Should we choose our festival schedules carefully to avoid a pile-up of horror?
On Sunday, the final day of the 2015 Sydney Film Festival, I watched a survivor of the Indonesian genocide interviewing his brother’s killers (The Look of Silence), baby seals being clubbed to death and the sea turning red around harpooned...
A strange collage of a complex character
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Fimmaker, author, poet, leftist, shit-stirrer, and dedicated intellectual, Pier Paolo Pasolini was notorious in life and his premature end has been the subject of conjecture, conspiracy, even folklore. 
Deserves the description \'operatic\' - it\'s thoroughly gripping, and represents some of the wayward Ferrara`s best work to date.
The maverick independent director Abel Ferrara has come up with a characteristically tough and brooding film about revenge and family ties in The Funeral , a claustrophobic gangster drama which compares interestingly with Coppola`s currently...