Alexandra Heller-Nicholas pens a love letter to the work of filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, whose latest film THE ENDLESS screened at Queensland Film Festival.
Lost Girls: A Jean Rollin Roundtable
Alexandra Heller Nicholas speaks to Samm Deighan, Kat Ellinger, and Alison Nastasi about Jean Rollin’s almost sacred oeuvre, discussing their reflections on their own experiences in relating to the director’s work as both women, cult film fans, and critics.
Mainstream Obscurity: The Films of Elaine May
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.
The Other Exorcist: William Peter Blatty’s The Ninth Configuration
A loving look at the cult film that wasn’t: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas on William Peter Blatty’s underseen and underappreciated The Ninth Configuration, with some commentary from the director himself.
Lay Down Your Funky Weapon – In Praise of Prince’s Graffiti Bridge, 25 Years On
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Prince’s oft-maligned GRAFFITI BRIDGE, his pseudo-sequel to PURPLE RAIN and third directorial effort. Alexandra Heller-Nicholas looks at Prince’s filmography and writes in praise of his 1990 feature.