Showing articles by Mark Demetrius

Sydney Film Festival: Modest Reception

What begins as a twisted black comedy evolves into a psychologically fascinating journey - and proves another terrific cinematic entry for Iran.

Sydney Film Festival: Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

A slow-burner, but it\'s engrossing, complex and rich in detail.

Sydney Film Festival: Policeman

A taut political drama presenting an Israel we rarely see on screen...

Sydney Film Festival: Faust

One of the stranger cinematic excursions at this year\'s festival...

The Kid With A Bike

The classically Dardennian drama clinched the prestigious Jury Prize at Cannes - did it deserve it and should you check it out this week? Find out here...

Sydney Film Festival: 13 Assassins

An epic of a film, which begins and ends with bloodshed. And lots of it.

Sydney Film Festival: The Mill And The Cross

Polish artist and filmmaker Lech Majewski finds inspiration in Pieter Bruegel\'s 1564 painting \"The Procession to Calvary\"... with stunning results.

Sydney Film Festival: Ain\'t In It For My Health - A Film About Levon Helm

A rollicking and enjoyable doco about Levon Helm was, the drummer for The Band.

Sydney Film Festival: LENNONNYC

Another Beatles-related doco?! Rest easy, this one, which chronicles Lennon\'s time in New York, is brilliant.

Sydney Film Festival: HOWL

A fascinating tribute to the Beat poet