film January 15, 2022

House of Gucci

Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci disappoints, but the cast’s committed performances still make it worth watching.

film January 8, 2022

The Matrix Resurrections

The fourth instalment in The Matrix franchise is a joyless, pompous, unimaginative exercise in greed.

film January 8, 2022

Actor Rita Moreno

Sixty years after winning an Oscar for her role in West Side Story, Rita Moreno appears in Steven Spielberg’s version, which has a new sense of what it means to ‘get it right’.

film December 18, 2021

The sad age of home cinema

Through the second year of the pandemic, watching big films on the small screen became ever lonelier.

film December 11, 2021

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

In The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a fascinating real-life story of the televangelist movement is obscured by its redemptive narrative.

film December 11, 2021

Filmmaker Eva Orner

Oscar-winning documentary-maker Eva Orner says that despite the dark places she explores, she never gives up hope.

film December 4, 2021

Actor Timothée Chalamet

For his leading role in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Timothée Chalamet has been charged with ‘saving the film industry’, but he wears the mantle modestly.

film November 27, 2021


Julia Ducournau’s Palme D’Or-winning film Titane gives horror a high-octane twist.

film November 20, 2021

The chilling effect of film censorship in Hong Kong

New film censorship guidelines in Hong Kong, released this month, will have a chilling effect on a once-vibrant industry.

film November 20, 2021

The Power of the Dog

Flawed but utterly mesmerising, Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog demonstrates her mastery of filmmaking.

dance November 20, 2021

2022 Sydney Festival director Olivia Ansell

Sydney Festival’s new director, Olivia Ansell, wants to remind the city of its unruly histories.