A drama tracking the aftermath of a moral and legal crisis, The Children Act is clean, couth, and devastating, but only on cue.
Hao Wu’s documentary looks at a group of people who make their living from a Chinese livestreaming platform.
The latest documentary by Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor is fixated on Issei Sagawa, the infamous Japanese man who in 1981 murdered, had sex with, and cannibalised a classmate.
Pedro Pinho’s narrative debut is easier to admire for the scope of its ambition than it is to necessarily enjoy.
Alice Lowe’s pre-natal horror Prevenge shies away from biting commentary, content with absurd bloodlust.
Damien Power’s debut feature harks back to the golden age of Australian genre film but its approach to landscape is sadly ahistorical.
Priscilla Cameron’s debut feature is every bit as adolescent and as troubled as its protagonist, writes Greer Forrester.
Ildikó Enyedi’s Sydney Film Prize winner squanders its surrealist potential, shedding its focus on magical intimacy to establish a well-worn and simplistic romance.
Frankie Fenton’s documentary on the life of director Simon Fitzmaurice unfortunately positions the filmmaker only in the context of his disability.
Angry Inuk is a small step forward in acknowledging the complexity of an issue that’s long been portrayed as black and white.