Both long on title and self-knowing laughs, Kiwi low-budget sci-fi romp This Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy is set to jump from film festival favourite to wider audience hit (Click here)
SUFF 2016: A YA bestseller adaptation dodges the studio route and emerges with all it's important elements intact in Billy O'Brien's Darko-esque I Am Not a Serial Killer, starring a resurrected Max Records (Click here).
MUFF 2016: Festival director Richard Wolstencroft jumps on the controversy bandwagon in referencing the GOP candidate in his press material, but is this year's Melbourne Underground Film Festival really under the influence of Trump politics (Click here).
CANNES 2016: A prized slot in the 2016 Un Certain Regard announced Michael O'Shea as a filmmaker to watch, reaffirmed by his moody, bloody makeover of the teenage vampire genre, The Transfiguration (Click here)
CINEFESTOZ 2016: A vengeance seeking brother mired in grief inadvertantly brings violence to a sleepy mid-north coast township in Tim Blackburn's noirish Burns Point (click here)
For Vanessa Moltzen, the very un-ladylike genres of western and horror have combined in Michael Du-Shane's Bullets for The Dead to provide a leading lady role she can sink her teeth into (Click here).
SUFF 2016: The 10th anniversary incarnation of Sydney's most out-there film event offers a typically eclectic mix of politically-charged, culturally-subversive and downright weird international and local film visions (Click here)
MIFF 2016: A yearning to reconnect with the spiritual essence of Thailand is central to Pimpaka Towira's return to feature film narrative in The Island Funeral, starring the wondrous Heen Sasithorn (Click here).
MIFF 2016: An expat Aussie filmmaker traverses the globe to uncover his heritage and define what drives his artistry in Trevor Graham's Monsieur Mayonnaise, which had its World Premiere overnight at MIFF 2016. (Click here)
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)
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).
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).