"I know what it's like to put a show on and be disappointed with everybody's responses, because you want them to see it the way that you see it."
There's nothing glamorous about throwing it all away too early.
The uncertainty surrounding the future of Melbourne's iconic Astor Theatre is over. But will that last?
Disregard the the scathing reviews and the boos it received at Cannes, Ryan Gosling's directorial debut is a great, dreamy film that captures the American nightmare that is the Great Recession.
Finally receiving a proper theatrical release in the US 23 years after it was made, Rebels of the Neon God is a fitting introduction to Tsai's singular style and a haunting work.
On my off days, I despair. But in general, all this morbid thinking actually thrills me, making me more grateful for every second I'm allowed. And I owe On The Beach for teaching me to stop worrying and to love the bomb.
We talked to Bleeding Skull Video about why it's important not to let low-budget, homemade exploitation films get lost in the annals of time.
We talked to the cult director about new queer cinema, post-punk, and crushing on Eva Green.
We talked to some of competing filmmakers about why Africa needs FESPACO film fest, and picked out the best of the features, documentaries, and shorts.
We talked to filmmaker Kate Kunath about gentrification, queer spaces, and the legacy of south Brooklyn gay club Starlite.
Did the 1986 version of Transformers desensitize me toward death?
Women haven't traditionally been protagonists in major movies, but that might be changing—even if that change comes too slowly and not soon enough.
On a sleepy Sunday afternoon, VideoBusters in Caulfield South is the perfect emblem for the dying video store.
We met up with the British filmmaker to talk about her latest documentary, Dreamcatcher, a bleak but strangely warming film about an former prostitute turned guidance counselor in Chicago.
Barbara Loden's film about an aimless woman who abandoned her children made me realize how grateful I am for my own mother's love and care.
A nightmarish, drug-fueled, modern twist on the western, the film tells the story of an attempted honor killing on the Yorkshire Moors.
The verdict came after a bizarre trial that was heavily covered by the national media and renewed focus on the problem of mental health among America's veterans.
We talked to director David Robert Mitchell about his new film, in which a girl gets stalked by a strange, malevolent presence she contracts after having sex.
In today's outrage culture, it's hard to believe that the Italian cannibal-rape films of the 1970s ever received theatrical releases.
Including Pablo Larraín's El Club, Alex Ross Perry's Queen of Earth, and Sebastian Silva's Nasty Baby.
Today's big-budget video games look and sound great, but "cinematic" is something that they're not.
Richard Linklater's lazy Gen X indie flick taught me that sometimes, it's OK to take the roundabout way.
Village Roadshow donated more than $500,000 to both political parties in the hope someone will help them stop you stealing TV shows.
There were some amazing films this year, including Adam Curtis's Bitter Lake, Sono Sion's Tokyo Tribe, and Kim Longinotto's Dreamcatcher.