culture

Venice International Film Festival 2019

Théo Court’s masterful ‘Blanco en Blanco’ is a bright point in a largely lacklustre line-up

Requiem for a stream

The promise and politics of livestreaming in ‘Present.Perfect.’ and ‘Jawline’

Girls, interrupted: Sophie Hyde’s ‘Animals’

This untamed depiction of female friendship moves beyond basic binaries of freedom and control

Tasmanian torments: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’

The Babadook director talks about the necessity of violence in her colonial drama

The transcendent ‘Amazing Grace’

After languishing for decades, the Aretha Franklin documentary is a revelation

Matteo Garrone’s ‘Dogman’

Man’s best friend takes on uneasy meaning in this brutal tale

Pagan poetry: the studied strangeness of Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’

The ‘Hereditary’ director micro-manages the mania in his new film

Quentin Tarantino’s Sisyphean task

The polarising director and actor Margot Robbie on making ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

Popcorn maker: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’

The tide may have turned against the director’s juvenile instincts and misogynist violence

Swan song: Documenting the Adam Goodes saga

Two documentaries consider how racism ended the AFL star’s career

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