The Whistleblower is based on a real-life pursuit of justice on behalf of women. It screens this Saturday at 8.30pm on SBS One.
True heroism The Whistleblower is a story of pure, real heroism. It is based on the true story of how Kathryn Bolkovac fought tooth and nail to try and prevent sex trafficking in Bosnia while she was working there as a peacekeeper in the l...
Epic biopic resonates with timely relevance.
A period film always looks at the past through the filtering window of the present. This happens with Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln in small ways. Consider the way in which Lincoln’s youngest son regards glass plate photographs, the way a modern...
Being Paul Giamatti.
French-born debutant director Sophie Barthes has placed a great deal of faith in her leading man Paul Giamatti, who plays a twisted, anxious, depressed version of his real-life artistic self in her chilly parable, Cold Souls.
An elliptical, increasingly tormented study of a family falling apart.
Emily Browning, the young Melbourne actress best known for playing one of the eternally pursued Baudelaire children in 2004’s Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, has a luminous face that is tender and horizontal in the face of her...