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Pride

The true story that Pride is based on is really one worth telling, and to as many people as will listen. In 1984 a group called LGSM (Lesbians and Gays Suppo...

Whiplash

Alpha males are boring. Underdogs are interesting. In Whiplash, J.K. Simmons plays Fletcher, an overbearing teacher at the best music school in the U.S. who ...

Rooftop Movies Summer Season 2014/2015

Summer nights are all about the Piña Coladas matched with the kickback. The team at Artrage is bringing back another summer classic, the Rooftop Movies. Once...

Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets

Despite being a Britpop tragic in the 90s (that Select Magazine subscription was a waste of my allowance), I didn't actually notice when Pulp went on hia...

An interview with the makers of 'Advanced Style'

Blogger Ari Seth Cohen has been chronicling the fabulous older ladies of New York and their flamboyant attire since 2008. Advanced Style introduces us to som...

Borderline

Just like Summer and Seth, madness and art go a long way back, be it Adolf Wolfli rewriting his world from scratch, or Joe Meek beating the Ruskies and the Y...

Skeleton Twins

Suicides, underage relationships, adultery, making do. Sheesh! There are some pretty heavy themes in Skeleton Twins, but like any family worth its salt, ther...

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

Ohhhh, Italy. You boot-shaped, pasta-inventing paradise. You gave us Monica Bellucci and margherita pizza. Versace. Leonardo Da Vinci. Ravioli. The Roman Emp...

All This Mayhem

Skater boys. So cute! Soooooo disgusting. They make more sense when you understand skateboarding; the playful bravado, creative transgression and nihilistic ...

What We Do in the Shadows

I've lived in some pretty weird share houses in my time – including one where the previous tenant collected their menstrual blood in a jar in the bathroo...

'One Day In Tokyo'

Imagine a magical land where everything is cute (even the damn salad), you're allowed to dress like this, gift wrapping is recognised as the art form it ...

Magic in the Moonlight

The jazz age. Magic fakery. An older man interested in a (much, much) younger woman. Let's get this out of the way, shall we? Yes, Woody Allen traverses ...

Boyhood

Some of us attempt to forget our childhoods. We pack the embarrassing details away and shoebox them into our parents' garage, or shred our epically cring...

Display Home

In between running the very-much-killin'-it label This Thing and producing his own solo work at a prolific rate, you'd think Wooshie wouldn't hav...

20,000 Days on Earth

A lot of critics have commented that 20,000 Days on Earth is only of worth to the musician's fans. Not true. I'll be honest, my own Nick Cave knowled...

Palo Alto

Gia Coppola's debut film Palo Alto feels totally familiar when you watch it. During pre-production for the coming-of-age tale - drawn from James Franco&#...

The Keeper of Lost Causes

The hard, humourless detective. Arrogant, difficult and brilliantly intuitive. His wife's left him. He chain smokes, hates bad coffee and falls asleep in...

Freaks and Geeks

Remember that time our guidance counsellor embarrassed us with a gender-neutral version of Alice Cooper's Eighteen? Or what about when Jason Schwartzman ...

Sex Tape

Politicians and outraged conservative fuddie duddies are wasting their energy pointing at Frozen, queers on the telly and teaching in schools for pushing a h...

An interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky

Cult filmmaker and spiritual guru Alejandro Jodorowsky is having a resurgent cultural moment. Known for his esoteric movie classics El Topo and The Holy Moun...

Scandinavian Film Festival Guide for the Disorganised

Clogs? Tick. Pinterest board of mid-century Danish furniture you can't afford? Tick. Weakness for mulled wine aka glögg/gløgg/glögi? Tick. A weird obsess...

Calvary

If you had just seven days left to live, would you quit your job and turn into one of those bucket list assholes? Probably. Chances are you'd at least re...

Muscle Shoals

Deep south in the U.S. is a region that has enthralled for years, and while Australia is about to OD on po' boys, pulled pork, and honkytonk bars, those ...

The Two Faces of January

Donuts, minotaurs, gold snake bracelets, crisp suits, murder: I’d give my last Aegean cat to go back to Greece in 1962. Happily, Patricia Highsmith wrote abo...

Revelation Film Festival 2014

After torrent-ing the hell out of the season finale of Game of Thrones you probably owe it to the film industry to part with some of the dosh you saved. Luck...

Frank

Plucky young adult Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is an aspiring musician. His indomitable spirit won’t be worn down by his dull office job or the fact that he lives...

Good Vibrations

When the going gets tough, the tough get pogoing. Terri Hooley discovered punk rock amidst the violence that tore apart Belfast in the 70s. By DJing, running...

The Trip to Italy

If not for the bouts of improv banter and Michael Caine impersonations, it could be a slick European car commercial. If not for the long expansive sequences ...