With the Australian release of the New Zealand smash hit HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE, Ella Donald caught up with director Taika Waititi to discuss the Australiasian film landscape and what makes a great kids’ film.
With terrific performances from Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, TUMBLEDOWN rises above rom-com trappings to becoming a moving look at grief and the grotesque nature of celebrity.
For all its lavish production design, the latest Disney adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s ALICE stories is plagued with both bustle and boredom.
The horror undertones and feminist revisionism of Civil War thriller THE KEEPING ROOM aren’t enough to salvage it from over-familiarity.
Fifteen years afters its original theatrical run, Felix Hubble pens a love letter to Tom Green’s irreverent directorial debut, the infamous FREDDY GOT FINGERED.
Reflecting on Women in Horror Month, Kate Robertson speaks with authors Alexandra Heller Nicholas and Emma Westwood about the gender politics of Dario Argento, found footage cinema, the ‘Final Girl’ and more.
I SMILE BACK’s gamble on Sarah Silverman as a dramatic lead backfires, with a screenplay and direction that is too eager to capitalise on her public persona.
Travis Wilkerson’s MACHINE GUN OR TYPEWRITER? is a restless and oft-entrancing piece of agit-noir, merging the avant-garde with a well-worn narrative trope to tell a political tale with mysterious participants.
American director Anna Rose Holmer spoke to us about her debut feature THE FITS, screening at the inaugural Essential Independents festival.
VISION OF PARADISE is a new documentary on reggae/dub music pioneer Lee “Scratch Perry”. We spoke to director Volker Schaner ahead of its sold-out premiere screenings at Golden Age Cinema.
Tracking an undercover FBI informant during a sting operation on American soil, (T)ERROR is a riveting look at the internal cost of America’s war with outside forces.
It might reach for timeliness and realism, but TIME OUT OF MIND is too unsubtle in its design to properly serve its compelling cast.
Sacha Jenkins’ documentary on hip hop fashion uses its extensive access to make pertinent observations about culture and identity in America.
The second adaptation of James Franco’s short stories is a moody and touching exploration of childhood from director Gabrielle Demeestere.