2016 proved to be a turbulent year for video essayists. In this feature piece Conor Bateman writes about the impact social media has had on the form.
Kenneth Lonergan’s third feature film revisits his pet themes of grief, family and community, all conveyed with the sharply observed realism which defines his writing.
M. Night Shyamalan’s latest is outlandish in premise and limp in execution.
Wading through Burt Reynolds’ personal archive makes THE BANDIT much more than a simple behind-the-scenes doc.
Jonathan Demme’s exuberant concert film captures fleeting moments of intimacy embedded in a Justin Timberlake arena spectacular.
We spoke to Matt Johnson, director of OPERATION AVALANCHE, about his DIY filmmaking style and the perils of funding in Canada and abroad.
We spoke to directors David Farrier and Dylan Reeve about their strange and mysterious documentary TICKLED, which screened at Melbourne International Film Festival.
Nicolas Winding Refn’s fashion thriller is a simplistic and empty tale of clashing egos and sexuality that places the director’s suffocating visual maximalism front and center.
The debut feature from Cris Jones is a would-be mindbender about time and memory derailed at the outset by its overbearing approach to plot and the utter simplicity of its script.
We spoke with director Charlie Lyne about the essay film, Twitter videos and his latest feature, FEAR ITSELF, which has its Australian premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival.