The up-and-coming director on horror, comedy, and being a humanist at heart.
The colour of money is red in E.L. Katz’s fiendish debut feature.
The seasoned British filmmaker behind the indelible Up Series talks about the latest installment and his seven year itch.
Filmmakers Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett on finding the Hackney brothers, their unknown legacy, and what’s in a name.
Four new documentaries at the New Zealand International Film Festival showcase plenty that’s grim, and more than a little bit that’s not, in contemporary United States.
Goblin play Suspiria, North by Northwest on the big screen, Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise Trilogy, and other brief observations from the opening weekend of the New Zealand International Film Festival.
The trailblazing cinematographer and early independent shares thoughts on the art of lighting, making and restoring Utu, and the state of New Zealand cinema.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, workaholic Takashi Miike gets reacquainted with his exploitation roots.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, a conversation with Daniel Joseph Borgman ahead of the Australasian premiere of his debut feature, The Weight of Elephants.
Notes on Alfred Hitchcock’s underrated 3-D murder mystery and King Vidor’s underseen silent-era masterpiece, screening in retrospect at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
Nga Whanaunga curator LEO KOZIOL (Ngati Rakaipaaka, Ngati Kahungunu) offers notes on this year’s Maori Pasifika short film harvest at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
An interview with Mike Lerner, co-director of the rousing Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.
The incisive documentarian on We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks and Silence in the House of God.
Jem Cohen explores the fluidity of art, the post-punk ethos, and the invigorating act of seeing and thinking in his absorbing new film.
Joshua Oppenheimer, whose staggering documentary is essential viewing at the New Zealand International Film Festival, talks in-depth about filming Indonesia’s killer elite.
Selected highlights from our film festival coverage abroad: Camille Claudel 1915, Child’s Pose, Gloria, Harmony Lessons, Nobody’s Daughter Haewon, Dormant Beauty, Gebo and the Shadow, Lines of Wellington, To the Wonder, Prince Avalanche. Plus, NZIFF picks by our editors and contributors.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, Sarah Polley explores the complexity of memory through her family’s oral history.
Three of Brannavan Gnanalingam’s favourites from the Festival de Cannes: The Great Beauty, Behind the Candelabra, Norte, the End of History.
Danish filmmaker and social anthropologist Andreas Dalsgaard discusses cities and their inhabitants, with special concern for Christchurch, ahead of the New Zealand International Film Festival.
Three essential documentaries: The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, and The Act of Killing.