Ever since it became public knowledge that Justin Kurzel’s next film would tackle the 1996 massacre in Port Arthur – when lone gunman Martin Bryant killed 35 people – there has been uproar in Australia.
FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: Frank Perry, who helmed a series of fascinating and highly unusual films throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
One of the best received films at the recent Toronto International Film Festival was writer/director Michael McGowan’s adaptation of Miriam Toews’ highly personal novel All My Puny Sorrows, starring Alison Pill, Sarah Gadon and Mare Winningham.
Directed by and starring Mélanie Laurent, The Mad Women’s Ball – which made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week ahead of its Amazon Prime Video debut – is a luscious period thriller with a “Sixth Sense” twist.
FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: Amy Holden Jones, who helmed the pioneering 1982 horror flick The Slumber Party Massacre.