The vigilante tale we need right now, pushing back on the decay of decency with pulp in the first truly great Netflix original film.
When Ruth (Melanie Lynskey) sighs in I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore, it feels like she’s a conduit for the frayed patience of a world shedding all forms of human decency. Kind of appropriate in 2017, no?...
A lo-fi look at real, everyday people.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The gap between those adults who have children and those who are still experiencing their own extended adolescence is explored with zest and sensitivity in Joe Swanberg’s latest low-budget improvisational...
A ridiculous take on the whistleblower tale.
Steven Sodebergh has shot this deadpan, funny true-life farce about corporate chicanery in a kind of sick-yellow tone, like the colour of butter that's been left out in the sun too long. It's a neat and concise visual lick that suggests that...
An effortlessly funny riddle, wrapped in a chubby enigma.
The Informant! – based on the true story of an American corporate whistle-blower with a fab talent for fabulation – is a very entertaining and densely layered comedy for grown-ups with attention spans.
Heart and humour in the countdown to Armageddon.
A giant asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and oblivion for the planet is just three weeks away. That premise sounds grimly depressing but Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is an absorbing, insightful and entertaining film, blending...