Film

22/07/13

Step Four: Watch Manhattan Murder Mystery and realise the whole sleeping-with-his-stepdaughter thing doesn’t bother you so much anyway.

22/07/13

How could the man who brought us Pan’s Labyrinth produce such garbage?

15/07/13

Never fear! Here at Salient we have condensed the NZIFF guide into seven new categories.

04/06/13

It’s now time for Salient to throw off the shackles of “good taste” and give in to our gnawing base urges. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to review porn.

27/05/13

Helmed by the seemingly evergreen J. J. Abrams, Into Darkness epitomises everything great about the Hollywood blockbuster—it’s big, flashy, compelling, and a little bit corny.

20/05/13

Every year, thousands of eager filmmakers compete in what is arguably the most hectic film-production contest known to mankind. Salient Film Editor Gerald Lee sat down with student filmmaker Michelle Kan to discuss the competition and its appeal.

13/05/13

Evening Flix comprises a series of movies examining the lives, works and worlds of various artists. Here’s a quick guide to what’s being shown.

06/05/13

While Alex Galvin’s new sci-fi feature proves to be a technical success, it falters on an emotional level due to some irritating performances and underwritten characters.

06/05/13

Rust and Bone really should have been titled Raw and Bloody—such is the level of realism and graphic imagery that prevails in this French film.