We spoke to director Andrew Wiseman about ON RICHARD’S SIDE, the third and final film in his three-decades-long documentary trilogy about carer Deidre Croft, whose son Richard suffers under a severe intellectual disability.
On Richard’s Side
The final chapter in Andrew Wiseman’s documentary trilogy is a powerful film about the unique challenges that come with caring for a child born with a complex intellectual disability decades on.
You Have to See… The Boys (dir. Rowan Woods, 1998)
In this week’s You Have To See… Ali Schnabel looks at Rowan Woods’ haunting study of Australian masculinity, THE BOYS, in light of a new restoration premiering at Sydney Film Festival.
The feature-length directorial debut of Hillevi Loven is a touching and confronting tale of a man coming to grips with his gender identity and sexuality, and their place in the church.
Stirring Up Trouble: Bond Villains in the Craig Era
In the lead-up to the release of SPECTRE, we look at the three most recent Bond villains, and what makes two of the three so effective.
The Chimpanzee Complex
Marc Schmidt’s documentary about the process of dehumanising traumatised chimps is a largely repetitive and unengaging.
The Closer We Get
Karen Guthrie’s personal documentary is a moving exploration of a fractured family.
Digging Up The Marrow
Adam Green’s meta-found footage parody fails to land, a muddled mess lacking the necessary substance to capture a wider audience.
Dude Bro Party Massacre III
5 Second Film’s debut feature is a wonderful riff on the ’80s slasher movie jam-packed with hilarious content, amusing cameos and laced with a slew of subtle gags.
Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop
Thematically, the film is intriguing, but Thought Crimes seems hesitant to go beyond the safe space it firmly occupies.