#102: Battle Royale

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Year: 2000 Genre: Action/Thriller Since the release of The Hunger Games films Battle Royale has fought its way back into the public consciousness. The latter is a Japanese film released in the year 2000 based on a novel of the same name. These two franchises, The Hunger Games and Battle Royal, have been compared due […]

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#96: Sin City

Director: Robert Rodriguez Year: 2005 Genre: Action Rodriguez’s adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel series, Sin City, is hands down the best comic book adaptation to hit the big screen. Why? Because it’s not just faithful to Miller’s work, it literally IS his work. Rodriguez brought Miller on as co-director/producer to help lift Sin City from the page and to the […]

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#99: From Russia With Love

Director: Terence Young Year: 1963 Genre: Action I could only fit 1 Bond film in my Top 100, and my favourite is From Russia With Love, the 2nd installment in the series. There’s no need to explain what’s so good about James Bond films, but why choose this one? It all starts with a time, […]

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#100: Mad Max

Director: George Miller Year: 1979 Genre: Action Welcome to 1979. A time where one could look to the future of Australian cinema (and Mel Gibson) with great anticipation. A time before I was born.  Being an Australian myself, I am proud to begin my Top 100 with an Australian film. Ranking at #100…George Miller’s Mad […]

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