REVIEW: Jodie foster directs and stars in an exploration of depression and puppet fetishes with Hollywood pariah Mel Gibson in The Beaver. Is this a case of art imitating life, or an actor who has hit rock-bottom using his experience to craft a fine performance?
FILM FESTIVAL: The first week draws to a close at the 60th Melbourne International Film Festival, with a stack of goodies yet to come. We take a look at Lena Dunham's mumblecore film Tiny Furniture, Sion Sono's brutal masterpiece Cold Fish and Richard Ayoade's sublime Submarine.
REVIEW: Director Eli Craig creates a clever twist on the splatter genre as he turns the tables on the unwitting hillbillies in this wonderful horror comedy starring Tyler Labine and Alan Tudyk as the titular pair of rednecks who are at the centre of a genuine 'spam in a cabin' scenario.
REVIEW: Tom Hanks gets back behind the camera, and in front of it, bringing Hollywood A-Lister Julia Roberts with him to discuss the plight of the common people in a post-financial crisis world, with a script co-written by My Big Fat Greek Wedding's Nia Vardalos.