Double Bill Revenge Madness (Pt. 2)

Red Hill, stylistically unlike anything from Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios, plays the revenge theme in reverse, its narrative’s retribution sought by the nominal antagonist of the piece. It also plays its hand so unevenly that it’s a wonder the film was financed without at least one backer asking for another rewrite. Written, directed and edited by …

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Double Bill Revenge Madness (Pt. 1)

Review of double bill of Machete and Red Hill, the Astor cinema, St Kilda, 6th January 2011. Seeing a double feature can be a risky endeavour. It’s the price of a single admission, so you tend to hang your hopes on the main feature, but the thought lingers that a couple of hours of your …

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