One thing to keep in mind before viewing The Killing of a Sacred Deer is that if you have seen director Yorgos Lanthimos’ previous work, which includes The Lobster (2015) and Dogtooth (2009), then you might almost be prepared for what’s in store.
Damien Power’s debut feature finds its strength in the familiar. The tried and true slasher formula is introduced and then destroyed in Killing Ground – a dark Australian thriller that is so much more than it seems.
We meet awkward teenager Jeffrey Dahmer in 1970’s Milwaukee, and as we view his troubled life through the eyes of his peers in high-school, we learn that there is much more to him than one would expect.
The Butterfly Tree is a breathtaking Australian drama that takes its viewers on a journey of love and loss; showing how the two intertwine for a grieving father and son.
Yes this is a buddy movie between a boy and his dog, though not the type you’d might expect – rather it’s the complete opposite.
Taiwanese director Chung Mong-Hong’s Godspeed, is the most bizarre, hilarious, and gruesome account of a drug-culture caper film to have recently hit our screens.
Peter Mackie Burns’ debut Daphne is the anti-romantic comedy of 2017.
A River Below explores the campaign to save the Amazon’s endangered pink river dolphin, with shocking insights into the culling of the species.
The full program for the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival has been released, check out some of the festival highlights here.
Finally Australian audiences will be able to see Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest, the dazzling horror film, The Neon Demon.
The Handmaiden is the latest film from Korean auteur Park Chan-wook and the great man doesn’t disappoint in what is his most grandiose effort yet.
Louis Theroux has made a name for himself as a documentarian who remains stone faced and unwavering in spite of meeting some of the most hateful, prejudiced, and weird people the world has to offer. He has spent time with Nazis, paedophiles, porn stars, and the Westboro Baptist Church. His cool headedness is laudable. But how does he stand up in the face of one of the most controversial and litigious ‘religions’ in the world?
The Neon Demon is a beautiful looking, psychological horror film from the warped mind of director Nicolas Winding Refn – and is some of his best work to date.