4 stars - Sydney Morning Herald - By Sandra Hall
The controversial film from 23-year-old director Luke Sullivan continues its impressive festival run.
Ukraine has selected Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass, a drama centered on an ongoing military conflict in East Ukraine, for the best foreign-language film Oscar race.
Reflections In The Dust will have its Australian debut on October 20 at Event Cinemas George Street as part of the 5th Annual Sydney SciFi Festival.
Dov Kornits and Travis Johnson from FilmInk interview Director Luke Sullivan and lead actress Sarah Houbolt.
Don Groves from Inside Film reviews The School.
Ukrainian documentarian and writer/director Sergei Loznitsa takes a sprawling dark comedy, with a vast ensemble cast, to evoke purposely manufactured social breakdown in the Donbass region of his homeland.
Donbass was selected as the opening film in the Un Certain Regard at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where it was also awarded Best Director (Sergei Loznitsa) in this category.
The three-time Oscar nominee, who directed Buena Vista Social Club, said on Sunday the Briton landed the role in his latest film Submergence because of his extraordinary talent. Speaking at the movie’s world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, the Paris, Texas director told the Press Association: “I think he is the best actor of his generation.
Among the likely contenders are John V Soto’s sci-fi thriller The Gateway, which launches on Thursday on 10 screens via The Backlot and is performing strongly on VOD in the US where it is ranked at No. 6 on Amazon Prime Video’s most popular titles this year - by Don Groves from Inside Film.
Samera Entertainment, who manage Australian director John V. Soto, are delighted to announce that his sci-fi movie about parallel worlds, THE GATEWAY (aka Alpha Gateway in North America) starring Jacqueline McKenzie (Deep Blue Sea, The 4400) and Myles Pollard (Drift, Looking for Grace) has received Official Selection for the London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film (London Sci Fi).
James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander play separated lovers in Wim Wenders' romance, his most broadly accessible fiction film in ages.