Film

July 29, 2013

The new season of Arrested Development is unmistakably a different beast to the one that was shown on Fox all those years ago.

July 22, 2013

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

July 22, 2013

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

July 15, 2013

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

June 4, 2013

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.

May 27, 2013

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.

May 20, 2013

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.

May 13, 2013

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.

May 6, 2013

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.