Anthony Hayes

A first-look review of the anticipated new Derek Cianfrance film.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The word "dark," when applied to filmmaking, has become a rather neutral description, because it can mean so many different things.
In David Michôd’s The Rover, ‘Post-collapse’ Australia is a grim and grimy dystopia where blood is spilled with no remorse and a man’s best friend is his…Holden Commodore. Set 10 years after the Australian economy has been obliterated, The Rover’...
Easily the best Australian film since Chopper.
Early on in Animal Kingdom, writer/director David Michôd’s frankly astonishing debut feature, the teenage narrator Joshua 'J’ Cody (James Frecheville) talks about the world he has entered upon moving in with his grandmother, a criminal matriarch,...