Australia Day Reviews

October 23, 2017
This is a busy film... perhaps too much so. I like things "thick and fast" but with so many storylines, there's not a lot of time to question the actions of these characters.
September 20, 2017
Initially, the story is carried along by the momentum of its characters. But when they run out of steam, so does the screenplay.
August 29, 2017
A series of predictable story arcs, rudimentary characters and simplistic viewpoints on racism continuously weaken the good intentions behind the creation of Australia Day.
June 20, 2017
There's little that's subtle about that combination of elements, nor about director Kriv Stenders and writer Stephen M. Irwin's exploration of the attitudes that both bind and divide contemporary Australia.
June 14, 2017
"Australia Day" is stuck in an interconnecting formula that propagates stereotypes, and wedges gaps between racial tribes that no closing montage can correct.
June 13, 2017
A story with plenty of sparks and no fire.