Victoria Zerbst spoke to Australian director Simon Stone.
We cap off our Sydney Film Festival coverage with reviews of two films bound for cinematic release; a six hour epic; and a little-seen director’s cut.
A couple of Australian docos, a 140-minute one-take heist film, a film shot entirely inside a cab, and an Italian gangster flick all feature in our third Sydney Film Festival dispatch.
Harry Welsh interviews 99 Homes director Ramin Bahrani.
Dom Ellis looks forward.
At the halfway mark of the Sydney Film Festival, we review some of the best, worst and weirdest films on show.
We kick off our Sydney Film Festival coverage in style, with reviews of Slow West, The Chinese Mayor and The Daughter.
Jeremy Elphick went nuts at the Sydney Film Festival.
Wadjda navigates the often non-existent line between criticism of a patriarchal state and Islamaphobia. It gives the debate – which is the euphemism for misinformed and often racist assertions about what Islam is – complexity.
Stoker isn’t marked by the unabated savageness of Park’s Korean offerings, but rather restrains itself until tension builds overlong; bursting into sexual violence and bubbling back down again.