Annette Bening and Jamie Bell breathe life into Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, as TOBY WOOLLASTON discovers.
Author: Toby Woollaston
TOBY WOLLASTON finds enough existential insight and astute observations to make 20th Century Women a worthy viewing experience.
TOBY WOOLLASTON heads to the movies and discovers the soft tones of Kodachrome.
Toby Woollaston heads to the movies to see Chappaquiddick, and finds himself glad he’s not a Kennedy.
Tear-jerker Breathe is being released on Blu-ray in time for Mother’s Day. TOBY WOOLLASTON settled down for an early screening and was pleasantly surprised.
This Cannes prizewinner will intrigue, provoke and disturb in equal measure, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
Want to know what it’s like to get your foreskin torn off in a bizarre initiation rite? TOBY WOOLLASTON reviews a film about that, and much more.
Here’s a powerful exploration of a dissolute older man’s waning fortunes and the shock that brings him out of his apathy, writes TOBY WOLLASTON
TOBY WOOLLASTON looks to the magic of cinema to shed some light on the murky waters of gender and sexuality.
America is suddenly examining its deep, worrying underbelly of racism through its cinema, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
Toby Woollaston views a film about one of NZ’s lesser-known but more interesting figures, and emerges from the cinema with a deeper understanding.
A magical and emotionally charged journey into the heart of darkness that’s the Amazon jungle, this film is a must-see, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.