Swinging Safari Reviews

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February 22, 2018
Elliott whizzes from montage to sight gag to flashbacks and flash-forwards, skittering sideways for frequent discursions about the family pets, or a disastrous incident with a beach umbrella.
December 19, 2017
As he did so winningly in "Priscilla" and 1997's unfairly overlooked outback comedy "Welcome to Woop Woop," Elliott celebrates Australian identity with genuine love while simultaneously roasting it over the coals of no-holds-barred satire and parody.
June 10, 2019
There's a lesson here about the limits of permissive parenting, but it's mostly a Martin Parr-like evocation of a cartoonishly narcissistic time.
May 24, 2019
Shambolic rambunctious and fun.
December 14, 2018
If you need a way to laugh at all the reasons you're deficient, or to examine why your white Australian friends are the hot messes they are, grab your sluggers, lather up that body in oil, spark up a dart and laugh. And, hopefully, don't cry.
October 23, 2018
...a nostalgic comedy.
September 7, 2018
Unfortunately, once the need to tell a tall story about partner-swapping parents and their hilariously unsupervised offspring kicks in, the movie is soon cut down to size.
March 15, 2018
It's vulgar and absurdly over-the-top. It's also really funny and a surprisingly refreshing summer tonic during Oscar season...
February 22, 2018
Unlike most Australian comedy films, which can barely sustain one viewing, Surfing Safari definitely holds up to a second helping, if for no other reason than to relish the period detail embedded into each frame, right down to the exploding pyjamas.
January 26, 2018
This is a movie that had an immediate effect on me and my co-viewer. We talked about it for hours. It's still on my mind.
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