Ivan’s Sen’s GOLDSTONE is a triumphant, flawed follow-up to MYSTERY ROAD, held together by a distinctive visual style and a great Aaron Pedersen performance.
Paolo Sorrentino follows up his Oscar-winning THE GREAT BEAUTY with the platitudinous and disappointing YOUTH.
The Fantastic Films of Ray Harryhausen
Four of special effects titan Ray Harryhausen’s films come to Blu-ray, bringing the unique fun and artistry of his work with faithful transfers and a load of special features.
Sydney Underground Film Festival – An Interview with Festival Director Stefan Popescu
Ahead of the ninth Sydney Underground Film Festival, we sit down with Festival and Program Director Stefan Popescu to talk this year’s slate
Indie Gems – An Interview with Festival Director John L. Simpson
Ahead of Indie Gems Film Festival (11-13 September), we sit down with Festival Director John L. Simpson.
Listen to Me Marlon
LISTEN TO ME MARLON is a skilfully made documentary, often an illuminative – if not revelatory – portrait of the legendary actor.
Ryuzo and His Seven Henchmen
RYUZO AND HIS SEVEN HENCHMEN is a departure from Takeshi Kitano’s strongest work, but ultimately an enjoyable, broad comedy.
LA SAPIENZA is a frustrating mash-up of influences, and unclear whether it is an attempt at sincerity or a failed parody.
Storm Children – Book One
Lav Diaz’s latest, STORM CHILDREN: BOOK ONE is a stunning portrait of a country in the aftermath of a natural disaster, and full of its own moments of wordless poetry and beauty
Belluscone: A Sicilian Story
Franco Maresco’s film is a disappointing mockumentary looking at the connections Silvio Berlusconi had in Sicily, and while it’s funny at points, it’s lacking the insight or outrage such a project needs.