Murderdrome – Australia, 2013 – overview and reviews

‘Stop screaming, keep skating’ Murderdrome – aka Murder Drome – is a 2013 Australian action horror comedy feature film directed by Daniel Armstrong (SheBorg Massacre). The film stars Kat Anderson, Rachael Blackwood, and Jake …

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Ozploitation Trailer Explosion

While Intervision’s Ozploitation Trailer Explosion is ostensibly a companion piece to Severin’s Aussie horror Blu-rays, it’s real connection is to 2009 documentary Not Quite Hollywood – they’d make a great double package, if not double bill. …

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Wake in Fright aka Outback – Australia, USA – reviews

Wake in Fright  – aka Outback – is a 1971 Australian/American thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence (Halloween; The Mutations; Death Line) and Chips Rafferty. The screenplay was written by Evan Jones, based on Kenneth Cook’s …

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Lady, Stay Dead (1981) reviews and overview

Lady, Stay Dead is a 1981 Australian horror-thriller feature film written, produced and directed by Terry Bourke and starring Chard Hayward, Deborah Coulls and Roger Ward. Despite being an English-language horror …

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Drak Pack – animated TV series

Drak Pack is an animated sixteen episode television series produced by Hanna-Barbera’s Australian subsidiary. The series aired in the United States on CBS Saturday Morning between September 6, 1980 and September 12, 1982. Drak (voiced by Jerry Dexter), Frankie and Howler (both …

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Rogue – Australia, 2007 – reviews

‘How fast can you swim?’ Rogue is a 2007 Australian action horror feature film written directed and produced by Greg McLean (The Darkness; Wolf Creek). The movie stars Radha Mitchell, …

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Body Melt – Australia, 1992 – reviews

Body Melt is a 1992 Australian horror feature film directed by Philip Brophy from a screenplay co-written with Rod Bishop. The satirical film, released in 1993, was influenced by “splatstick” Peter Jackson films …

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Razorback (1984) reviews and overview

Razorback is a 1984 Australian horror feature film, based on Peter Brennan’s novel, written by Everett De Roche, and directed by Russell Mulcahy who would later make the first two …

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Patrick (1978) reviews and overview

Patrick is a 1978 Australian paranormal horror feature film co-produced and directed by Richard Franklin (Link; Roadgames; Psycho II) from a screenplay by Everett De Roche (Long Weekend). It stars Susan …

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Monstro! – Australia, 2010 – reviews

‘Killer vixens vs. the creature from the deep’ Monstro! – aka El Monstro del Mar – is a 2010 Australian horror comedy written and directed by Stuart Simpson. Three attractive female killers – …

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The Loved Ones – Australia, 2009 – reviews

‘Prom night can be torture’ The Loved Ones is a 2009 Australian horror feature film written and directed by Sean Byrne (The Devil’s Candy). The movie stars Xavier Samuel and Robin McLeavy. Brent (Xavier Samuel) …

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Thirst – Australia, 1979 – reviews

‘A conspiracy of terror with only one desire.’ Thirst is a 1979 Australian horror feature film directed by Rod Hardy. It has been described as a blend of vampire and science fiction genres, …

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