Sweet Country

Directed by Warwick Thornton, ​Sweet Country ​is a brutal but piercingly moral film set in the Australian outback some time after the first world war. Sam Kelly (Hamilton Morris) lives with his...

Cult Column: Yi Yi (2000)

On March 5th, something brilliant, and much overdue, happens. A Region 2 Criterion Collection Blu-Ray of a film long missing from many a DVD shelf is made available; just as, coincidentally, the film...

Mute

Mute is a strange, abrasive, and often repellent movie from Duncan Jones, director of the very interesting Moon (2009) and the superior Source Code (2011). It follows Leo (Alexander Skarsgård), a...

I, Tonya

There are two things I can say in favour of ​I, Tonya, ​Craig Gillespie’s frequently callous and unempathetic biopic of the former figure skater Tonya Harding. Firstly, the skating scenes, the...

A Woman’s Life

What a sympathetic piece of cinema this is. A Woman’s Life is the French-Belgian drama film directed by Stéphane Brizé which follows Jeanne (Judith Chelma) through a considerable part of her...

The Post

Katherine Graham (Meryl Streep) is the owner of The Washington Post, a serviceable newspaper but not quite in league with the prestigious New York Times. The Times has just published articles using...