Craig Mathieson

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Craig Mathieson is a film and television critic with Fairfax Media, contributor to The Monthly, and creator of the streaming review site BINGE-R.

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Top 20 best action films on Netflix and Stan

Craig MathiesonFeatures

Before there were action movies there was the action scene: a flickering 1920s Hollywood delight of physical expressiveness or heroic daring conjured up for a backlot western or a costumed period adventure. Eventually, with bigger budgets and dedicated filmmakers, the action film became a kinetic genre unto itself. But even now the fight scene, car […]

Films arriving on Netflix and Stan in July

Craig MathiesonNews

Another month, another smattering of films soon to arrive on Netflix and Stan. What are these films, we hear you ask? Here’s a guide to titles arriving on Netflix and Stan in July, from critic Craig Mathieson. NETFLIX The Fast and the Furious franchise (July 1) Need a high-octane binge? All seven films in the […]