Joyous, littered with great performers and frequently unimaginative, Booksmart deserves to be seen even if it’s but patches of what came before
One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to come along and we are always glad when it does.
A solid premise matters little when the execution can barely match it
“It’s a story about Martin taking a big look at his life after a dire medical diagnosis that forced some real change… when I walked into his life I was dropped into a place where […]
Gabe Silverman and Fiona Dawson discuss the origins and impact of their powerful documentary, and its connection to the controversial Trump administration ban on trans people serving in the military
In a Festival beset by unnecessary controversies and ill-considered depictions of violence, Dirty God showed us how well it can be done
“As a fan making a film I wanted to make something that I knew would resonate with people who are savvy and maybe a little bit discerning”
There’s no better place for dry humour than the desert. Couldn’t resist
Possibly the only Sydney Film Festival title ever to feature a question mark
“Five wickedly twisted tales from the next generation of Aboriginal Writer/Directors all looking at the post-colonial Aboriginal experience through the horror genre”
Hundreds of films screen every year at the Sydney Film Festival and you can’t always rely on the best one, or close to it, getting it’s dues
“It’s a story of a woman who defies the rules of the establishment, of the Church, of the State. She goes against them all in order to redefine herself in her own terms, the way […]
Everyone involved in this movie wants you to like it, so, so much
Where we fight about our favourites, highlights, lowlights and trends from this year’s Sydney Film Festival and SFF flicks you can catch in cinemas soon!
Standing Up For Sonny is about Travis who is really reluctant to have a life and ends up getting a roommate who forces him to get out
What a waste of everyone’s time.
Us, the cast, Jim Jarmusch; everyone except Tilda Swinton who here made magic all on her lonesome
A film like this makes you wonder how it never got made up till now
Where we fight all things Sydney Film Festival, the many, many films we’ve seen in the past few days
“It’s completely changed the way I am and the way I see myself doing this movie”
Where we fight all things #SydFilmFest, what we’re seeing and what to look out for with Film Club’s Ian Barr & 2SER’s Stephen Hill
Note: Plot point discussions follow for Judy and Punch and The Nightingale It’s incredibly disquieting that two revenge flicks, both supported by Australian State funding agencies, both starring Damon Herriman in the role of an […]
“It’s a pretty unusual film, it’s a fictionalised origin story about the infamous Punch and Judy puppet play”