Film Review: ‘Casting JonBenet’ is an ingenious, instant classic

Reviews, Screen |

How do you make a documentary about a murder case when nobody knows who did it? Filmmakers sometimes put inverted commas around ‘guilty’ and frame their investigations from the perspective of proving a wrongly convicted person innocent, or possibly innocent – recently in the popular Making a Murderer, but more memorably in Errol Morris’ The

Read More

Foxtel updates ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ with lesbian erotica and a wooden dildo

News & Commentary, Screen, TV |

If you’ve read Dame Joan Lindsay’s famous 1967 novel about three schoolgirls who disappear from Hanging Rock outside Melbourne on St Valentine’s Day 1900, then you’ll remember the schoolgirl crushes of the privileged young girls boarding at Appleyard College for Young Ladies. Peter Weir’s 1975 film adaptation that made Lindsay’s Picnic at Hanging Rock internationally famous certainly picked up on

Read More

Newsletter Signup