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Film Review: The Innocents

Luxembourg-born director Anne Fontaine has made films in France (notably Nathalie…, Coco Avant Chanel and Gemma Bovery) and Australia (Adoration a.k.a. Adore), …

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Film Review: Berlin Syndrome

Berlin Syndrome is Australian writer and director Cate Shortland’s darkest work and is more intense than her previous effort Lore (which confrontingly contraste…

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Film Review: Their Finest

Director Lone Scherfig’s previous films in Scandinavia (Italian For Beginners) and the UK (Wilbur Wants To Kill Himself, An Education, One Day) have been charac…

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Film Review: Raw

Raw, the first feature from Parisian writer/director Julia Ducournau (after the short Junior and the TV movie Mange, which she states are also about transformat…

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Film Review: Colossal

Colossal‘s Spanish writer/director/producer Nacho Vigalondo has always had a fondness for the science fictional and fantastic (consider his previous pics …

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Film Review: Frantz

As he turns 50 this year, Parisian writer/director François Ozon is probably getting a bit old to continue being an enfant terrible, and many of his recent film…

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Film Review: Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper, the follow-up to Parisian writer, director and provocateur Olivier Assayas’ Clouds Of Sils Maria again features Kristen Stewart and several ca…

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Film Review: Denial

Denial is factually-based drama from English director Mick Jackson concerning the ‘Irving V, Penguin Books Ltd.’ court case. It features lengthy sequences taken…

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Film Review: The Family

The Family, a Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere Fund-supported documentary from writer/director Rosie Jones and producer Anna Grieve is a labour-of…

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Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

The original manga/comic/graphic novel Ghost In The Shell by Masamune Shirow spawned a franchise that’s proven hugely popular in Japan and beyond, and includes …

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Film Review: Land of Mine

Land of Mine, a Danish/German co-production from writer/director Martin Zandvliet, was a Best Foreign Language Film nominee at the Academy Awards and it’s easy …

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Film Review: Beauty and the Beast

A remake of the 1991 animated Disney musical from director Bill Condon, this ‘live action’ version of Beauty and the Beast, also from Disney, should prove pleas…

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Review: Life

The refreshingly grisly sci-fi/horror outing Life, from Swedish director Daniel Espinosa, has acknowledged a debt to Ridley Scott’s original Alien in order to d…

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Film Review: Loving

Loving, writer/director Jeff Nichols’ fifth film (made back-to-back with his science fictional Midnight Special) is a biographical drama that follows the facts …

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Film Review: Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island is less a remake of the classic 1933 version, the cynical 1976 rehash, or Peter Jackson’s spirited 2005 take and more a reboot – the fi…

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Film Review: The Salesman

Asghar Farhadi’s latest Persian–language effort The Salesman (his seventh film, although his true breakthrough internationally was his fifth, A Separation) is a…

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Film Review: Logan

It’s no secret that Logan is Hugh Jackman’s last hurrah as surely the most popular and angriest of the X-men. And so all the stops are pulled out he…

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Review: My Leonard Cohen

Stewart D’Arrietta has previously performed tribute shows concerning the life and work of Randy Newman, Tom Waits and John Lennon, but tackling the classics of …

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