CANNES 2016: An immersive haunted house experience inspired by a blockbuster film franchise convincingly confirms the legitimacy of Virtual Reality (Click here).
CANNES 2016: Known for his bleak portraits of desperate humans, French director Bruno Dumont looks on the bright side of life with Ma Loute, his first comedy (complete with cannibals and in-breeding) (Click here)
Festival favourites Ken Loach, Xavier Dolan and Asghar Farhadi take top honours at the 2016 Festival du Cannes (Click here)
The biggest teen star of her generation is eyeing a long term international career, if her 2016 films are any indication (Click here)
The Cannes Classic sidebar was home to the World Premiere of Nicholas Winding Refn's restoration of Italian horro legend Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires (Click here)
What reads as the dream-come-true triptych of the great storytellers Steven Spielberg, Roald Dahl and Disney Studios becomes something else entirely in the finished product (Click here)
A Russian teen turns increasingly hostile as dogmatic Christian fundamentalism drives him towards an act of heartbreaking religious extremism in Kirill Serebrennikov's The Student. (Click here)
The Hollywood power triptych of George Clooney, Julia Roberts and director Jodie Foster deliver bang-for-buck and some social commentary to boot in their crowdpleasing thriller, Money Monster (Click here)
Woody Allen returns to The Croisette with a work of sweet, sly immorality, a star turn from Kristen Stewart and award season buzz for veteran DOP Vittorio Storaro (Click here)
Shine director Scott Hicks returns to the obsessive personalities and brilliant talents of classical music in his new documentary, Highly Strung (Click here)
An expanded focus on international content and a strong commitment to diversified visions highlight the 250+ films on offer at this year's Sydney Film Festival (Click here)
A third Opening Night honour for Woody Allen ensures the director a place in cinema history even before the 69th Cannes Film Festival launches next week (Click here)
A surfing protege denied the life he envisioned and the country girl struggling with acceptance share a newly-unified fate in Michael Lawrence's heartbreaking, spirit-lifting doco (Click here)
Under the curative might of Richard Sowada, a new film festival event celebrates the fearless and off-centre spirit of American independent cinema and the mavericks, like John Cassavetes (pictured, left) who have forged its path (Click here).