The newest from Todd Solondz continues his penchant for funny and withering social critique with a four-part anthology of sharp, sad stories.
With a novel but perfunctory story starring Dave Franco and Emma Roberts, the directors of CATFISH continue their fascination with new media.
We speak to Oscar-winning director Michaël Dudok de Wit about his feature debut, collaborating with Studio Ghibli and finding the film’s identity.
The mediocrity and surface-level insight of ROOM FULL OF SPOONS does next to nothing for the Tommy Wiseau-directed phenomenon and its fans.
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas dives deep into the underseen and oft-underappreciated films of director Elaine May, whose A NEW LEAF screened at Melbourne International Film Festival this year.
In time for the Australian federal election, a new video essay from Conor Bateman on Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson’s RATS IN THE RANKS, which is 20 years old this year.
THE OTHER SIDE is Roberto Minervini’s look into the abject poverty and political dissent of rural Louisiana, with results as fascinating as they are morally murky.
We speak to Thorsten Schütte, director of EAT THAT QUESTION, about his lifelong appreciation of Frank Zappa and the process of documenting his life and worldview exclusively through archival footage.
Nanfu Wang’s documentary on protests against a Chinese legislative cover-up is a vital condemnation of government-sanctioned violence.
Using only interview and performance footage, director Thorsten Schütte revitalises Frank Zappa’s unique persona for fans and newcomers alike.
With an oddball performance from Christopher Lloyd, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER’s mix of teen tropes and horror gore mostly succeeds in its attempt at originality.
The latest live-action remake by Disney is a heartfelt tale with a strong sense of place, thanks to accomplished work by indie director David Lowery.
We spoke to Jai Love, the Sydney-based director of DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP, about the documentary’s iconic subject, death-rock frontman Edwin Borsheim, and the process of investigating his dark worldview.
Richard Bates Jr.’s follow-up to SUBURBAN GOTHIC and EXCISION is a frightening exercise in suspense that turns realism and the mundane to its advantage.
We speak to Ben Ferris, director of 57 LAWSON and the Sydney Film School, about melding documentary with fiction and creating an egalitarian history of the city.
With emotional interviews and smart use of historical materials, Marcia Tambutti Allende’s award-winning documentary is a tender study of her Chilean-presidential grandfather and the impact he has left on his surviving family.