Wonder

Wonder – Review

Arriving against the backdrop of division, intolerance and hate that is 2017, Wonder is exactly what the doctor ordered to cheer us all up in time for Christmas. With a marketing campaign based around the...
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The Disaster Artist – Review

Imagine a film no one really wanted, fronted by an enigmatic auteur with a questionable past whose name is all over the credits as producer, director, lead star, etc. A match made in heaven (or San Francisco),...
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Manifesto – Review

Originally a multi-screen installation for exhibition at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Manifesto belongs more to Cate Blanchett than to director Julian Rosefeldt. Split into thirteen segments,...
Three Faces

Three Faces – LFF 2018 review

In the fourth film made under his 20-year ban from the Iranian government, Jafar Panahi continues to audaciously fly in the face of his home country’s demands. Opening on an unnerving cameraphone recording...
The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us – Review

The ‘plane crash survival drama’ sub-genre has been visited many times on screen over the years, from The Flight of the Phoenix and Alive to Cast Away and TV’s Lost. Now, twice Oscar-nominated director...
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El Pastor – Review

To say that El Pastor is a thing of beauty is an understatement. The endless, broad landscapes of central Spain play a crucial role not only in the film’s stunning visuals, but also in the feeling of...