Belle Époque dance innovator Loïe Fuller’s gruelling rise to fame and rivalry with Isadora Duncan is intelligently explored in this highly accomplished biopic showing as part of the French Film Festival in Adelaide.
Lars Eidinger’s horrifying charisma as the Machiavellian Richard is the beating heart of this innovative, mesmerising and unmissable production, writes Rachael Mead.
Danny Boyle’s original Trainspotting film shocked audiences with its violence and graphic commentary on 1990s Scottish drug culture, but it also won a legion of fans. So how does the sequel stack up?
From the moment you enter the Trainspotting performance space, which feels like a cross between an underground tube station and a urinal, you are transported back 20 years to the grungy club scene of the 1990s. ★★★★
Matthew McConaughey sinks his teeth into another juicy character role as the paunchy, bald and more than a little sweaty prospector Kenny Wells in Gold.
Highly promoted new Australian film Lion lives up to its promise, writes Rachael Mead … but you might need to take the tissues.