“There’s a vastness of vision in the 2019 line-up”
Those who fall from grace can yet fall farther
Very rarely does a film so nail a premise
A burgeoning cinematic focus on disability would not be complete without venturing into the funny
Talking all things Melbourne International Film Festival 2019, The Unknown Saint, The Death of Dick Long, Machine & The Dead Don’t Die #MIFF2019
It’s far from unheard of that a film’s production or genesis is as if not more interesting than the finished product, but it’s rarely the case for so quality a picture. Billi (Awkwafina), on finding […]
It’s a strange thing to say that something is deceptively good
The Death of Dick Long is having none of your genre.
Kursk doesn’t want you to remember the actual disaster too closely, just some of its fallout. This week’s thriller is based on the disappearance of Russia’s titular submarine and it’s 118 personnel 19 years past. […]
Monsters are almost always metaphors for something. Many films forget this and just have something wreaking havoc, while others make it crystal clear. When Hank’s (Jeremy Gardner) long term partner Abby (Brea Grant) leaves him […]
If you see this film you will never forget the title
The 9th film by Quentin Tarantino was always going to be one of the most anticipated of 2019
An all too frequent answer to ‘why’ in the film industry is someone rubbing their thumb and forefinger together. As much as it should be, it’s not funny
A mixed bag, Midsommar isn’t nearly so overrated as its creator’s precursor even if it seldomly makes exceptional use of its ample time.
Imitated, parodied, celebrated, overrated… there’s a lot of views on the man immortalised as Inspector Clouseau
Joyous, littered with great performers and frequently unimaginative, Booksmart deserves to be seen even if it’s but patches of what came before
Toy Story 4 doesn’t need to exist but I’m so glad it does
Netflix aren’t short on romcoms or talent. Here’s the latest and being average is about the best thing it has going for it
Peter Parker says “friendly neighbourhood” Spider-Man one too many times
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
In a Festival beset by unnecessary controversies and ill-considered depictions of violence, Dirty God showed us how well it can be done