Xavier Dolan’s latest might be a difficult watch but is another powerful film about breakdowns and distances in relationships.
Addicted To Fresno
Jamie Babbit’s latest feature fails to land, an underwhelming comedy that brings some fresh ideas to the table but fails to deliver on their promise.
Liz in September
Fina Torres’s latest feature is a sweet, if slightly heavy handed, look at a blossoming romance, grief and legacy, holding strength in its analysis of queer relationships.
Andrew Haigh’s latest feature is a profoundly moving film about memory, tragedy and regret taking its toll on a decades-long marriage.
FREEHELD is an emotional and well-intentioned film, that is weakened by its appeals to cliche.
Holding The Man
Neil Armfield’s adaptation of Tommy Conigrave’s vitally important memoir is a beautifully composed and performed feature.
Brand: A Second Coming
Ondi Timoner’s documentary about Russell Brand is an intelligent and engaging look at a polarising figure.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
The Russell Brand-led political documentary is more than just a diatribe, thankfully director Michael Winterbottom grounds it in the plight of real people and effectively explains the ramifications of the GFC to a wide audience.
In AMY, Asif Kapasia delivers a clearly enunciated documentary about a complicated woman.
You Have to See… Weekend (dir. Andrew Haigh, 2011)
In this week’s You Have to See…, Grace Sharkey looks at WEEKEND from 2011, Andrew Haigh’s modern masterpiece of queer cinema.