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Buckley's Chance

Buckley's Chance (Tim Brown, 2021) Bill Nighy, Kelton Pell, Milan Burch, Victoria Hill; family; WA

Ari Mattes:
The problem isn’t the film’s adherence to a tried and true formula, or its absolutely rudimentary narrative, but the flat, careless execution of it all. It all seems so terribly contrived in its attempts to affect us both comedically and dramatically. At one point Ridley’s mum says to him: “No more Mad Maxing around the outback” (!). The Conversation.

Garry Gillard | New: 14 October, 2012 | Now: 24 June, 2021