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Monday
Jul252016

MEDIA / THE COMIC-CON 2016 TRAILER REEL.

The trailers that premiered at the San Diego Comic-Con this week displayed all the might of the modern movie marketing machine. But did they impact the fanboy crowds and web denizens as the studios would have hoped? (Click here)

Saturday
Jul232016

BLOG / FITZROY'S EPHEMERA FAIR A FILM FAN'S FEVER DREAM

Bring your love of movies (and a great wad of cash) and you'll have the time of your life at the upcoming Fitzroy Film Fair (Click here).

Monday
Jul182016

FEATURES / HARMONIUM: THE KOJI FUKADA INTERVIEW.

CANNES 2016: Japanese arthouse auteur Kôji Fukada discusses the crumbling family dynamic in Harmonium, a dramatic tour de force that earned the director Un Certain Regard Jury honours at the 2016 festival (Click here).

Tuesday
Jul122016

REVIEWS / GHOSTBUSTERS

Director Paul Feig and stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy take on an iconic bigscreen comedy in their girl-power reboot of Ivan Reitman's beloved 1984 hit, Ghostbusters (Click here)

Wednesday
Jul062016

REVIEWS / SUSTAINABLE

The environmental debate is given a personal touch and midwest flavour in Matt Wechsler's Sustainable (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul052016

FEATURES / REVFEST HAS HAND IN PUPPET MASTER'S LEGACY

Counterpointing the often challenging slate offered by Perth's Revelation Film Festival will be a celebratory sidebar honouring the legacy of Muppets creator, the late Jim Henson (Click here)

Friday
Jul012016

REVIEWS / A BILLION LIVES

Aaron Biebert's scathing account of how Big Tobacco bullied the e-cigarette , or 'vaping', sub-industry into submission is teeth-grinding cinema of the highest calibre (Click here)

Friday
Jun242016

FEATURES / TO DIE FOR: THE ANURAG KASHYAP INTERVIEW

CANNES 2016: Firmly establishing his place amongst the leading genre filmmakers in the world, Anurag Kashyap returned to The Croisette with Raman Raghav 2.0, his reworking of the story of India's most notorious serial killer (Click here).

Wednesday
Jun222016

REVIEWS / INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

20 years after a united global nation fought off alien attackers, director Roland Emmerich reunites (most of) his original cast to battle a new wave of space invaders in Independence Day: Resurgence (Click here)

Tuesday
Jun212016

FEATURES / FRESH FACT-BASED FEST SET TO WARM SOUTHERN CINEPHILES

Lyndon Stone, Festival Director of the soon-to-launch Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, takes the reponsibility of representing Melbourne to the global film community as passionately as he advocates the skill of local and international fact-based filmmakers (Click here)

Saturday
Jun182016

BLOG / 11 UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS (10 GREAT; 1 TERRIBLE) FROM THE SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

2016 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: A wildly subjective recollection of the movie moments that left an impression from the 63rd Sydney Film Festival (Click here).

Wednesday
Jun152016

REVIEWS / PERSONAL SHOPPER

CANNES 2016: Kristen Stewart and director Olivier Assayas reteam to examine longing, loneliness and grief within a supernatural setting in the compelling Personal Shopper (Click here).

Sunday
Jun122016

WORLD CINEMA / ROMANIA

The nation's political and social struggle is reflected in the often bleak, hard-bitten social realism of the best of Romanian film, but the spirit of the population also emerges throughout a century of cinema (Click here).

Wednesday
Jun082016

REVIEWS / GOLDSTONE

2016 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: The 63rd edition gambles on a sequel and a western to open the event, but Ivan Sen's gritty, grim and fiercely compelling Goldstone proves the best festival first night in recent memory (Click here). 

Thursday
Jun022016

REVIEWS / UNIQUE ARTISTRY FINDS LOVE AT MELBOURNE DOC FEST

The artistic endeavours of a Japanese punk-rock group, an iconic Aussie band, the worst film director ever and a yacht-pop legend are examined in four films screening at the 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival (Click here).