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If you're unsure what to watch at Sydney's premier film event, here's all of our coverage at your fingertips. Updated daily.
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1 Jun 2016 - 5:40 PM  UPDATED 21 Jun 2016 - 11:06 AM


Movie reviews

Review: 'Blood Father' delivers pure high-energy thrills
Mel Gibson delivers in this speedy action thriller with its own sense of dark fun.
'Land of Mine' review: WWII drama digs deep
No winners in story of vindictive victory.
Review: 'What's in the Darkness' is tantalising, but unfulfilled
Don't expect a satisfactory denouement in Wang Yichuan's coming-of-age/serial killer debut.
Review: Sydney Film Festival opener 'Goldstone'
Ivan Sen returns to the story of his conflicted antihero Jay Swan. Here's our take on the film.
Review: 'Under the Sun' is an intriguing and grimly amusing look at North Korea
An expose of the façade of prosperity that North Korea wants to present to the world.
Review: 'Aquarius' is a poetic protest film
The story of a Brazilian widow's face-off against dirty developers is a treasure, with a message that should play well with Sydneysiders.
Review: Personal Shopper: Kristen Stewart is a rare medium in existential ghost drama
Olivier Assayas’ Personal Shopper is an existential ghost story for people who say they don’t like scary movies.
Review: 'The Boys' is a disturbing portrait of hate and violence in the suburbs
Watch the original review from 'The Movie Show, as Rowan Woods' restored Australian thriller screens at the Sydney Film Festival
Review: Xavier Dolan's 'It's Only the End of the World' is not very good
The French-Canadian wunderkind hits a snag with a film that features a rare poor performance from Marion Cotillard.
Review: The Handmaiden: The Korean gothic lesbian revenge thriller that’s captivated Cannes
Park Chan-Wook's 'The Handmaiden' takes a 2002 historical crime novel set in Victorian England and places it in 1930s Korea under Japanese colonialism.


News and Interviews

Kristen Stewart talks fashion, fears, text etiquette - and 'Personal Shopper'
The actress sits down to talk her latest leap into the unknown, as a celebrity assistant being stalked by a ghost.
Ivan Sen and Aaron Pedersen on filming outback noir 'Goldstone'
Director Ivan Sen and actor Aaron Pedersen talk to Stephen A. Russell about the anticipated 'Mystery Road' sequel.
'Teenage Kicks' steams up Sydney Film Festival
Race, religion and homoeroticism collide in Craig Boreham’s coming-of-age queer surfer drama, 'Teenage Kicks' .
Love & Friendship: Xavier Samuel on going places by staying put
'There are so many amazing filmmakers working in Australia.'
Mahana: Interview with Lee Tamahori and cast
Helen Barlow speaks to the cast and crew of Lee Tamahori's 'Mahana' ahead of its Sydney Film Festival screening.
'Maybe more people will think twice before they go and get tickled in LA.' - 'Tickled' director David Farrier
The year's most talked-about documentary 'Tickled' explores the dark world of competitive endurance tickling.
'Mustang': Deniz Gamze Ergüven interview
The director of 'Mustang' talks about the power of empathy, and her need to inject humour into a story of forced marriage.
Ivan Sen's 'Goldstone' to open Sydney Film Festival
Unofficial sequel to 2013 opener 'Mystery Road' also get the top slot.


Viewing guides

10 essential films by female directors at the Sydney Film Festival
It's a great year for films by women at the Sydney Film Festival.
Sydney Film Festival: Queer Highlights
We asked the Sydney Film Festival's documentary programmer and festival director for their queer picks at this year's event.
Sydney Film Festival 2016 preview
Find out more about the films screening at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival.
Here are the 2016 Sydney Film Festival competition films
Find out more about the 12 films competing for the Sydney Film Festival's prestigious Sydney Film Prize.