UMRIKA is a unique visual and dramatic experience and ought to be celebrated as such.
Meghna Gulzar’s TALVAR is a triumph: a complex and layered examination of a notorious murder investigation with an intelligent script and strong lead performances.
Chronicling the New Indian Cinema – An Interview with Film Critic Rajeev Masand
At the Indian Film Festival Melbourne we spoke to film critic Rajeev Masand about modern Indian cinema and the influence of celebrity.
IRRATIONAL MAN, Woody Allen’s latest effort, is let down by its creator’s frustrating overindulgences and a hackneyed, uneven screenplay.
Sleeping with Other People
Leslye Headland’s rom-com is an amusing modern take on the genre, led by two impressive performances from Jason Sudekis and Alison Brie.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Guy Ritchie turns in an enjoyable if slight re-imagining of the Cold War-era television show.
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is a strong collaborative effort that is a worthy homage to Gibran’s enduring work and eclectic philosophy.
The End of the Tour
THE END OF THE TOUR isn’t a biopic of the David Foster Wallace, but a compelling film that does shed light on the less celebrated, humanistic side of the late author
Beyond Bollywood – Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Unveils Eclectic Program for 2015
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, which unveiled its 2015 program yesterday, promises to capture the diversity of Indian cinema.
The Bolivian Case
The Bolivian Case is a fascinating example of documentarians subverting audience expectations, moving from a critique of media trials to a deconstruction of racial politics.