Nacho Vigalondo’s COLOSSAL uses its kaiju hook to explore darker emotional terrain than its audience might usually be exposed to.
Anne Fontaine’s World War II drama follows a group of pregnant nuns during the Winter Offensive, reclaiming the historical narrative through its postfeminist cultural critique.
Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art have partnered to screen a series of experimental film programs in 2017. In this feature piece, Phoebe Chen and Conor Bateman write on films featured in the first two of the programs, Sheltering Island and Speleogenesis.
This morning Sydney Film Festival announced the first of their retrospective programs, a series of films from Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa.
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas talks to author Lee Gambin, whose new book explores the 1983 adaptation of Stephen King’s Cujo.
Today the first 28 films from this year’s Sydney Film Festival were announced, with an impressive slew of documentary works among them.
We spoke with director Mohanad Yaqubi after the screening of his film Off Frame at the Cinéma du réel documentary film festival in Paris, and discussed the image of Palestine throughout history, and the past, present and future of political filmmaking.
Train to Busan manages to stand out by finding new resonance in the presence of the horde, allowing the subgenre to remain firmly on track whilst chugging steadily along.
LEGO Batman plays into the inherent silliness of Batman in a way that no other version has. It’s amazing we’ve ever been able to take him seriously, let alone for so long.
The visually stunning, Scarlett Johansson-led remake of Mamoru Oshii’s anime classic can’t escape the spectre of its strange racial politics.