Film

The debut director goes home to make a funny, touching film about wanting to leave it
By Luke Goodsell
Still from BPM
The French-Moroccan director presents a clear-eyed portrayal of true activism during the AIDS epidemic
By Harry Windsor
Image from ‘Molly’s Game’
The screenwriter leaves nothing unexplained in his directorial debut
By Harry Windsor
Still from The Commuter
Having conquered planes and automobiles, Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra move the action to trains
By Harry Windsor
Still from Call Me By Your Name
Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Call Me By Your Name’ is a passionate, positive tale of first love
By Luke Davies
The director of ‘The Lobster’ can’t quite pull off this high-concept dance between the grandiose and the grotesque
By Luke Goodsell
Still from Blade Runner
Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is maddeningly close to a classic
By Shane Danielsen
The lo-fi New Yorkers take on a Robert Pattinson–starring genre thriller
By Harry Windsor
Still from mother!
A creative’s mea culpa? An allegory for environmental devastation? Either way, Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ is an exhausting film.
By Shane Danielsen
Matthew Newton’s latest film is – appropriately – a story about facing up to the past
By Shane Danielsen
Australia’s first Muslim rom-com is a shimmering, engaging romp
By Steve Dow
‘American Made’ provides more subversive smarts than you’d expect from a Tom Cruise vehicle
By Harry Windsor
James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’
By Shane Danielsen
Still from The Silent Eye
‘The Silent Eye’ is the latest of Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s films to resist easy categorisation
By Lauren Carroll Harris
Luc Besson discusses humanity, utopia and his latest film, ‘Valerian’
By Luke Goodsell
David Lowery’s ‘A Ghost Story’ successfully combines sorrow, absurdity and the supernatural
By Luke Davies
‘Lady Macbeth’ is a cold and confronting take on the period drama
By Harry Windsor
Laura Poitras’ ‘Risk’ sidesteps the biggest question about Julian Assange
By Robert Manne

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