What makes a good 'political' movie? (Movie still)

Hugh Jackman has charm for days in 'The Front Runner' but is the film, about a 30-year-old political scandal, a comment on the current political climate? And what makes a good 'political' movie anyway? Fiona and Nick discuss, and give you some personal recommendations on what to watch at SBS On Demand and in cinemas.  

SBS Guide
Presented by
Fiona Williams, Nick Bhasin
Published on
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 11:37
File size
40.8 MB
22 min 17 sec

00:40 The Front Runner, and what makes a good political drama

13:45 Eurovision - Australia Decides is coming. But what exactly is it?  Eurovision nut Fiona tells all. 

15:45 What Have You Been Watching - Fiona: She catches us up on movies from the Screenwave International Film Festival, where she spent a week: Arctic, Backtrack Boys, Happy Sad Man, and O, Brother, Where Art Thou? 

18:40 What Have You Been Watching - Nick: It's Oscar season, so he's been catching up, and was astounded by Free Solo, and he's also caught a new comedy from Julia Davis, Sally Forever.

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