The Magic of Mads Mikkelsen

“Who the hell is this guy?” is the most common response to first seeing a Mads Mikkelsen performance. Some folks first had that reaction when he starred in the first two instalments of Nicolas Windin...

The Hopeful Apocalypse of War of the Worlds

We certainly do like our dystopian speculative fiction here at SBS, don’t we? Where else can you catch up with the misogynistic madness of Gilead before watching cyborg dogs hunt down the last ragged remnants ...

Review: Streamline (2021)

Sport can make for great onscreen drama for fairly obvious reasons—the competition is right there, the stakes are clear, there will in all likelihood be a winner and a loser by the time the credits roll. Bu...

Review: The Painter and the Thief (2020)

Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova first met Norwegian drug addict and petty criminal Karl-Bertil Nordland in 2015 when he was on trial for stealing two of her paintings. In the dock, the heavily tattooed, feral-l...

Review: Candyman (2021)

Artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) has all the trappings of success in his life, including a beautiful and gifted art curator girlfriend, Brianna (Teyonah Parris), and a luxurious condo in a recently...