This year’s Queensland Film Festival boasts an array of challenging and compelling short films. Dominic Barlow and Luke Goodsell look at a handful, including those from acclaimed directors like Lucile Hadžihalilović and Ben Rivers.
With the release of Rick Alverson’s ENTERTAINMENT on home video, we spoke to star and co-writer Gregg Turkington about his Neil Hamburger persona, as well as his ON CINEMA series with Tim Heidecker.
Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson turn in a bizarre and hilarious essay film in the guise of a behind-the-scenes feature on a big-budget war movie.
We caught up with Queensland Film Festival director John Edmond to discuss the second instalment’s eclectic program, its place in the Brisbane culture and plans for the future.
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.
THE YARD is another conceptually and visually impressive work from Swedish director Måns Månsson on the effects of globalisation on labour.
Filmmakers Kurt Walker and Isaac Goes have announced the launch of Kinet, an online cinema publishing platform for low-budget avant-garde cinema.
We take a look at the extensive and surprising program for the 2016 Locarno Film Festival.
GOLD COAST grounds its recreation of the 19th-century West African slave trade in powerful images, music and characterisation that make it utterly contemporary.
FURSONAS’ study of the American furry fandom goes from flattering to shocking, laying out the social hierarchies of an online community in admirable style.
Our contributors offer up their picks for the best films to see at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival.
Charlie Vundla’s feature is a fascinating account of male friendship and a nuanced representation of South African life.
The feature debut of Turkish director Can Evrenol turns the corruptions of masculinity into a brutal and meaningful horror tale.
Genuine beauty and a sense of playfulness make THE TOGETHER PROJECT, the last rom-com by the late Sòlveig Anspach, an entertaining and touching story despite its implausibilities.
We spoke to filmmaker Anna Biller about her new film THE LOVE WITCH ahead of its Australian festival screenings, and where sits in both her body of work and cinematic feminism.