Flickerfest Launches Into 2020
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Flickerfest Launches Into 2020

Now entering year 29, Flickerfest has launched into action at its local home and mainstay the Bondi Pavilion
Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

The problem with ‘Jojo Rabbit’ isn’t that it’s offensive. It isn’t offensive, it’s just that it’s not especially good
Past and Future: Persian Film Festival 2019

Past and Future: Persian Film Festival 2019

“We are proud that the 8th Persian Film Festival is paying a tribute to the strength and resilience of women from Iran and Afghanistan all around the world”
Knives Out

Knives Out

Mystery-comedies don’t get made very much, nor do flicks that would have Agatha Christie queuing up
Color Out of Space
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Color Out of Space

First of all; it’s stunning
Winda Expands Scope in 2019

Winda Expands Scope in 2019

“We have seen a strengthening of stories from around the world playing into genres"
Jojo Rabbit, Jewish Cinema & #JIFF2019

Jojo Rabbit, Jewish Cinema & #JIFF2019

You may as well go out with a bang
Japanese Film Festival 2019 Program Lands Across Aus

Japanese Film Festival 2019 Program Lands Across Aus

“We can't wait to see what next year has in store for Japanese cinema!”
Iranian Film Festival sets off across Aus

Iranian Film Festival sets off across Aus

"We have a spotlight on first-time Iranian filmmakers as we wanted to bring their exciting new works to the centre of attention"
Megan Riakos on Horror Anthology 'Dark Whispers'

Megan Riakos on Horror Anthology ‘Dark Whispers’

“Hopefully this project will provide opportunities for our directors and to dispel the myth that women only make one kind of horror or that they aren’t interested in the genre”
British Film Festival Highlights

British Film Festival Highlights

Keira Knightley. Ian McKellen. Helen Mirren. Even more Helen Mirren
Transnistra

Transnistra

If you had to look up the title you may not learn what you want to from this film – a Wikipedia entry this is not
Hi, A.I.

Hi, A.I.

This review was not written by a machine
Judy

Judy

First thing’s first – Renee Zellweger; she’s good. Really good. She’ll probably win an Oscar, but we’re not here to talk about that
Benjamin

Benjamin

Despairing of his second feature, British filmmaker Benjamin (Merlin’s Colin Morgan) quickly falls for singer and all round charming dude Noah, played by Phenix Brossard who at the time of writing has likely been cast in a Mick Jagger biopic
'Blue Moon', 'Sad Sachs' take top prizes at SF3 2019
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‘Blue Moon’, ‘Sad Sachs’ take top prizes at SF3 2019

Most films forget to place the bomb under the table – very few manage three ticking simultaneously
Alice

Alice

Alice, abruptly discovering that her life savings were depleted by her husband’s use of escort services, turns to the industry to reclaim her property and support her child
Ad Astra

Ad Astra

Sad Astra. Sad Astronaut. Brad Astra. Dad Astra. Sad Brad Dad Astronaut movie
Tone-Deaf

Tone-Deaf

Millennials! Baby boomers! Cinema’s just only catching up on this trove of terror and the latest one is Tone-Deaf
Greener Grass

Greener Grass

An appropriately bizarre addition to this year’s Sydney Underground Film Festival, Greener Grass wants you think it’s better on the other side
Italian Film Festival Highlights

Italian Film Festival Highlights

Here’s a few picks that might just help you sort out your IFF 2019 schedule!
The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense

They’re men! Men in belts, tight belts! They roam around the dojo looking for fights!
Dreamland

Dreamland

Defying straightforward explanation, the first of three imminent flicks titled Dreamland will surely be the most bizarre
SF3 Celebrates Fifth Year with First Smartphone Feature

SF3 Celebrates Fifth Year with First Smartphone Feature

“My prediction is that a couple of years from now the fact a feature was shot on a phone will be totally unremarkable"
Short+Sweet Film Festival Finals Wrap in Sydney

Short+Sweet Film Festival Finals Wrap in Sydney

"It always feels good to get recognition, what made this one special is that it was in my home town"
Braid

Braid

As this is the Underground Film Festival, the resulting trials are not especially G-rated
Mantis Nest

Mantis Nest

Discovered with a smoking gun and all three of her dead parents, Sugar has a very short window to convince the authorities she didn’t do it
Searching

Searching

Memorable above all for breaking one ever-cautionary and cardinal rule of the detective thriller and to the film’s great credit doing it well