This week’s Less Than (Five) Zero looks at Frederick Wiseman’s underseen and underappreciated exploration of a Benedictine monastery in Michigan.
For this week’s You Have To See… we look at musician Plan B’s debut feature, the Brit-crime film ILL MANORS
In this longform piece we look at the strange, impressive and downright regrettable acting performances by feature film directors in films they themselves didn’t direct.
Stan Brakhage’s The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes is very graphic, a confronting short film featuring scenes from actual autopsies. It is not for the faint of heart.
In this week’s Less Than (Five) Zero, we look at largely forgotten biopic of Maxim Gorky, one with a rare honesty toward its subject matter.
With both Sydney Film Festival and MIFF this year programming several films over three hours in length, we look back at the history of the ‘long film’, moving from Feuillade through Rivette and Warhol until we reach the contemporaries, most notably Wang Bing.