A conversation about tackling rugby, male identity, and rural stoicism with filmmakers Christopher Pryor and Miriam Smith.
At this year’s Autumn Events, Damon Gameau puts his body to the sugar test.
Reading Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, one mystery at a time.
At this year’s Autumn Events, a slanted look at Carol Reed’s archetypal film noir, plus a few questions for a world expert in film restoration.
On the fashionable/unfashionable style of Stanley Donen’s 1957 musical. Plus, a digression on Rouben Mamoulian’s neglected Silk Stockings.
New films by Eugene Jarecki and Olivier Assayas were among the highlights of the recent Autumn Events calendar.
At the newly christened Autumn Events, four films by Asghar Farhadi.
At the World Cinema Showcase, the good, the bad, and the not so ugly.
At the World Cinema Showcase, crime and punishment in Vincent Garenq’s harrowing reconstruction of the ‘Outreau Affair’.
At the World Cinema Showcase, BRANNAVAN GNANALINGAM on the West Memphis Three and Woody Allen; TIM WONG on Alex Ross Perry’s double act.
At the World Cinema Showcase, Whit Stillman makes a comeback—but after 14 years, has his cinema of propriety and verbal wit aged well?
At the World Cinema Showcase, the injustice and creative resilience of Jafar Panahi’s captivating new film.
At the World Cinema Showcase, acknowledging New Zealand’s atrocious history in mental health care through documentary and testimony.
At the World Cinema Showcase, harsh realities as seen through the documentary lens.
At the World Cinema Showcase, Kenneth Lonergan’s all-too-human drama, a film as mercurial as it is masterful.
At the World Cinema Showcase, the receding tide of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová’s musical romance.
At the World Cinema Showcase, Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ is both celebrated and scrutinized.
At the World Cinema Showcase: Mohammad Rasoulof’s arresting fable of Iranian sorrow; Jorge Michel Grau’s horror movie as social satire.
The Australian director talks Picnic at Hanging Rock, working in Hollywood, and his return to the big screen after a seven-year absence.
Three films at the World Cinema Showcase. By CALEB STARRENBURG, BRANNAVAN GNANALINGAM, STEVE GARDEN.