Robert Machoain’s The Integrity of Joseph Chambers, his second collaboration with Clayne Crawford follows suit from his previous hit, The Killing of Two Lovers, with a brooding, introspective examination of masculinity with fatal consequences.
Filmmaker Peter Strickland has developed a shorthand for horror and tension in his cinematic oeuvre with a fetishistic soundscape of food, objects and even the idiosyncrasies of characters. His latest film, Flux Gourmet, sardonically offers a dual perspective on food as pleasure and pain.
Much like the life of its muse, Benediction tosses between the translucent and opaque, the subtle and overt.
The Innocents sees a small group of kids with telekinetic powers do some horrible things.
Robert Eggers’ The Northman might lack heart, but it’s undoubtedly hard to look away from, with unbridled energy and machismo not seen since the action-movie glory days of the 80s and 90s.
Ambulance sees the return of the true summer popcorn movie with an easy-to-follow story, outrageous chase scenes and explosions, and even a little bit of melodrama.
A film that is experienced more than viewed, Memoria brings slow cinema to the forefront of arthouse films.
As ever-changing Australian Iconography is scattered across every wall, Friends and Strangers poses the question, what if it begins to stare back?
The effect of watching Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time is the same as not watching it.
More a symbolic than a literal figure, The Greenhouse is a head-trip where grief flourishes as vividly as ever.
Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog sees the Kiwi director again displaying her under-praised and little-spoken genius.
“Keep noise to a minimum, they can hear you” is the overarching phrase that haunts the retelling of the tragedy in Spencer.
Guillermo del Toro directs the latest adaptation of Nightmare Alley based on the 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham.
In the Greek myths, Cassandra, the daughter of King Priam of Troy, was afflicted by the gods with the curse that she would have accurate knowledge of future events but that nobody would ever believe what she said. Scientists in movies are the modern Cassandras.
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