In the hands of Greta Gerwig, ‘Lady Bird’ is an affirmation of all the brutality and beauty of the oft-criticised millennial set. Believe the hype.
While Jennifer Mills’ stunning debut novel addresses the end of everything, it does so in a very familiar place: home.
So, Elon Musk now owns space. Wow. However, with the final frontier now set to be the next billboard, we’re all doomed. Bring on the Spacebook Wars.
Social media, baseball statistics, the news cycle. Aaron Sorkin is collectively honoured as a man who can turn the most tepid of topics into entertainment. But can he direct?
Returning to what he knows, Guillermo del Toro toes the pool of romantic kink in ‘The Shape of Water’ a rippling reminder how the tide of love crosses the expanse of species.
Churchill has been fictionalised to death, with 35 Winstons gracing our screen. However, what Gary Oldman has achieved is truly unique.
‘Three Billboards’ challenges the morals of good small-town America when they’re asked to face a horror beyond definition.
If there’s a measure for how bad we’re doing as species, it’s clickbait. So, we’ve done a quick lap of the internet, and here’s what we’ll no longer have moving forward. Shocked? I’m not.
Opening Oscar season strong is Call Me By Your Name, a terrific, grown-up love story that pulls no punches.
If you want to enjoy the latest Star Wars, the math is simple. Go in fresh, sans all spoilers and influence from the fan base.
Alan Hollinghurst’s searing novel The Sparsholt Affair is a beast of many forms, where the words within shift with the changing eras the narrative flows through.
There seems to be a general misunderstanding about Milo Yiannopoulos’ visit. It has nothing to do with free speech.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a film of many aspects. Part horror, tragedy and comedy, the sum produces something entirely unique. Go see it.
Our reaction to those responsible for sexual abuses in Hollywood has been admirable, but misguided. We should still enjoy art for art’s sake.
The effects of a true-crime podcast on the victim’s family are the first steps of Kathleen Barber’s book, which examines the stock we place in casual justice.
The thematically deep OtherLife curiously prods us to reconsider our readiness to give ourselves an escape through technology.
‘Girl in Snow’ approaches a murder from three distinct perspectives, but it is the weight and brilliance of those narratives that sets Kukafka apart. A superb debut.
The real ‘Battle of the Sexes’ was a chintzy OTT spectacle, the movie about it is a nuanced and intelligent commentary on gender. Go see it.
As a nation, we seem to have a bit of a Tony Abbott problem. For whatever reason, we just can’t stop listening to him.
The romcom has dipped in recent years, barely echoing the challenges normal relationships face in the modern experience. The Big Sick refutes this, representing a true return to form for the genre.
I was puzzled why the Edgar Wright would tackle something as prosaic as a car chase movie, but Baby Driver is so much more than the genre it belongs to.
Despite the obvious failings of the current political system in this country, AusPol has completely lost their minds over where people are from. At least Pauline’s above board. Right?