F. Gary Gray’s STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON is almost great, its visceral sense of time and place undercut by uncomfortable historical revision and an adherence to biopic tropes.
Nicole Ma’s documentary is an impressive effort – a film 14 years in the making that chronicles a remote Aboriginal communities fight for land rights.
For the 30th anniversary of John Hughes’ THE BREAKFAST CLUB, Jim Poe looks back at the film for the first time in 27 years, through the prism of childhood nostalgia and now, as a parent.
This week on You Have To See… we look at GIMME SHELTER, which focuses on the infamous Altamont Free Concert, in which a Hells Angels member stabbed a concertgoer to death while the Rolling Stones played onstage.
Focusing more on texture and atmosphere than its loose narrative, BUGARACH is a captivating and underseen documentary well worth your time.
With NIGHT MOVES playing at Melbourne International Film Festival ahead of its wider theatrical release, we talk to American director Kelly Reichardt.