Every Australian knows who Adam Goodes is – even this NSW native who has only ever watched one game of AFL in her life. Goodes’ name and image were splashed across the nation’s tabloids for years during his career with the Sydney Swans – all because he took a stand against the racist abuse he experienced from spectators while playing AFL at a professional level.
American writer and director Ari Aster announced himself last year with the release of Hereditary. An absorbing, yet unsettling horror in the vein of 70s classics The Exorcist (1973) and Don’t Look Now (1973), his debut was a critical and commercial hit and one of the best films of 2018. A year on and Aster delivers his much-anticipated follow-up, the folk horror, Midsommar.
Don’t expect much of a plot in this one, however, Tarantino devotees and/or film purists will find a lot to adore in the acclaimed director’s latest, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.
Shia LaBeouf writes and stars in the film Honey Boy, a semi-autobiographical retelling of his life and career to date.
The little-known godmother of modern filmmaking, Alice Guy-Blaché is the focus of the insightful documentary film, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché.
Anyone who has travelled with family and friends can attest to the difficulty of resisting the urge of telling someone to shut up. And that is putting it nicely.
For a film series quick to preach the importance of family, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw provides the most realistic portrayal of a family out of all of The Fast and the Furious (2001-) films. A separation.
A statue of a polar bear affectionately named Barry White stands tall in a Cincinnati library run by Stuart Goodson (Emilio Estevez).
Despite being extremely Instagram-able, the Kiwi’s that brave the Camino de Santiago trail in the documentary film Camino Skies are in search of something greater than superficiality.
When he’s not screaming “I did it for the nookie” to thousands of fans on stage, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst spends his time making movies – terrible movies I might add.
Jon Favreau’s 2019 live-action remake of Disney’s classic The Lion King (1994) features everything you loved about the original animated feature just with slightly less… Animation?
The B-grade-looking horror movie Crawl is produced by Sam Raimi and directed by Alexandre Aja (whose still yet to better 2003’s High Tension).
If you can separate Dave Bautista from his iconic role as Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), you’re in for a good time with the new comedy Stuber starring Kumail Nanjiani.
Booksmart is the latest entry into the high school teen-comedy sub-genre and it leaves a mark, but is it good enough to sit alongside the greats?