Fredrik Gertten’s film is indicative of the worst sorts of documentaries – well intentioned, but inane and often intellectually dishonest.
The Duke of Burgundy – An Interview with Director Peter Strickland
With his beguiling film THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY playing at Melbourne International Film Festival, we talk with writer-director Peter Strickland about exploitation films, Kafka and insect recordings
Sherpa – An Interview with Director Jennifer Peedom
We sit down with SHERPA director Jennifer Peedom to talk about her decade long experience filming Everest, the tragedy of the the 2014 avalanche and the film’s awe-inspiring cinematography.
Parking (dir. Jacques Demy, 1985)
Jacques Demy’s PARKING is a strange late-career misfire, an update on the Orpheus legend that doesn’t quite know what it’s trying to do
Women He’s Undressed – An Interview with Director Gillian Armstrong
With WOMEN HE’S UNDRESSED opening this week, we spoke to director Gillian Armstrong about the film, researching the life of Orry-Kelly and her relationship with Sydney Film Festival.
Beauty and the Beast
The 2014 French adaptation of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is disappointing, plagued by a weak handling of Seydoux’s character and an unconvincing visual style
THE HOMESMAN is a thoughtful and moving Western from actor and director Tommy Lee Jones.
Tab Hunter Confidential
TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL is a charming biography of one of the biggest stars from Hollywood’s yesteryear – and one who spent most of his career in the closet.
Miguel Gomes’ three-part Arabian Nights is a constantly evolving, spontaneous film that finds the filmmaker at his most dizzyingly unrestrained and mammoth in scope.
Women He’s Undressed
Gillian Armstrong’s WOMEN HE’S UNDRESSED is an extremely accomplished documentary on the life and career of Orry-Kelly, the legendary Australian-born costume designer.