How to Go to the Movies in a Pandemic

The last film I saw in the cinema was a press screening of historical drama The Current War on Monday, March 9. Then the hammer came down, press screenings started falling off the calendar, studios b...

MDFF Review: Wongar

Wongar is available to stream on demand as part of the 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. This observational documentary is a look into the life of the titular Serbian-Australian writer. Born Sreten ...

MDFF Review: Batman and Me

Batman and Me is screening as part of the 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. If you spend any time in nerdy circles you get exposed to plenty of obsessive collectors. I know guys who have sunk unholy...

MDFF Review: Strangers to the World

Strangers to the World is screening as part of the 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. The big problem that Strangers to the World faces is that it’s coming to us after the release of A Hidden Life la...

The King of Staten Island (2020)

When you use that title structure, you’re kind of making a promise to your audience, whether they’re conscious of it or not. The obvious allusion is to 1972’s The King of Marvin Gardens, Bob Rafelson’s down...