The most interesting thing about Iron Man 3 isn't the movie itself, but the return of legendary screenwriter Shane Black.
Director John Hillcoat's terrifically acted prohibition era thriller, inspired by the real-life story of the Bondurant brothers, shows how the American dream starting to go wrong -- before it even existed.
Animal Kingdom is the debut feature of former film journalist David Michod, who has triumphantly countered the spurious argument that industry commentators are inevitably all talk and no action – sayers rather than doers, critics rather than creators. The argument is spurious not because it’s untrue but because it’s irrelevant: cue familiar talking points about […]
A little over a year after Adam Elliot’s sublime stop motion feature Mary and Max opened the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, a Melbourne-based crime flick, Animal Kingdom, has been awarded Sundance’s coveted grand jury prize. Yesterday the gong was dished out to debut writer/director David Michod, a Victorian College of the Arts graduate who shot […]