At the Melbourne International Film Festival, YOURSELF AND YOURS is a sharply observed romantic comedy that’s unique among director Hong Sang-soo’s work, writes Conor Bateman.
Directors Jarius McLeary and Gethin Aldous document a four-day therapy session inside Folsom Prison with THE WORK, a beautiful film with a willingness to step into fear to find a raw, unremitting beauty in the witnessing of healing.
Railway Sleepers observes a cross-section of life and activity in the railway cars that criss-cross Thailand.
Logie-award winning actor Henry Nixon reflects upon the third — and final? — instalment of the THE TRIP series, which finds our favourite travelling companions Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon lost in a labyrinth of their own metatextual design.
Josh and Benny Safdie’s energetic thriller plays out like a neon-drenched episode of COPS, propelled by Daniel Lopatin’s score and Robert Pattinson’s manic performance.
J.A. Bayona’s latest film is a roadmap through grief, childhood and the inevitable loss of loved ones.
Viktor Jakovleski’s visually striking documentary looks at Mexico’s National Pyrotechnics Festival, held annually in the city of Tultepec.
The pairing of animator Claude Barras and screenwriter Céline Sciamma results in a wonderfully moving film about anxiety and community.
Trey Edward Shults’ contagion thriller plays out as an assured close-quarter psychodrama, anchored by a mesmerising turn from Joel Edgerton.
Bruno Dumont engages in a restless confrontation with the historical drama in his delightfully rewarding JEANNETTE, a musical biopic about Joan of Arc.