The opening scene of A Hero follows Rahim (Amir Jadidi) as he leaves prison and heads to the Tomb of Xerxes where his brother-in-law is working.
Kurt Vonnegut had a special relationship with time. The late American author was often maligned between the high-water marks of his success.
The premise of Operation Mincemeat seems ludicrous. Hoping to make Hitler believe the Allies are about to launch a major offensive in Greece rather than Sicily, a dead body containing misleading plans is off-loaded from a submarine and left to wash ashore in Spain.
Medically assisted suicide is an issue that seems indelibly fraught. It’s an individual’s right to bodily autonomy, versus the sanctity of life.
The Duke is not quite the quirky British comedy its trailer suggests.
What makes a good boss? Early in El Buen Patrón, as it is in the original Spanish, we see Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem) holding court in the factory he owns.
CODA begins with Ruby (Emilia Jones) singing aloud aboard a fishing vessel. CODA begins with Ruby (Emilia Jones) singing aloud aboard a fishing vessel. Waves slap against the boat which creaks and clanks as gulls scream overhead.
This is a difficult film to categorise. Structurally, its core is a famous 2004 concert, where Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter – husband and wife, and both legends of the Australian music scene – joined the Australian Art Orchestra on stage for a musical odyssey through their back catalogue.
There is a long history in Australian cinema of depicting natural environments as a source of psychological and physical horror.
Belfast opens with a scene of nostalgic sweetness. It’s 1969 and Buddy (Jude Hill) fights dragons in his local laneways, as mothers call children in for tea.