April 28th, 2017

MIFF round-up: highlights and lowlights

Well, that’s all folks. The Melbourne International Film Festival is done for another year, and we can all crawl back into our burrows, load up on echinacea and try to recover just in time for the next film festival.I attended 30 sessions, slightly less than I had hoped for before the festival, but due to […]

MIFF day fifteen: Innocent Saturday, The Triangle Wars, Client 9, Viva Riva!

I woke up on this Thursday morning barely wanting to drag myself out of bed, but one of the things I love most about attending MIFF is the sheer variety in films that you can see. My plan for Thursday included a Russian drama, two political documentaries (one local, one foreign) and a crime thriller […]

MIFF 2011: Top ten most anticipated MIFF picks

Melancholia

Tomorrow marks the opening night of the 60th annual Melbourne International Film Festival, and to me that sounds like the perfect time to start a film blog. So it is with no fanfare at all that I welcome you to Cinema Quest, a place where I can air my von Trier-related grievances, viciously defend the […]