The much-loved MINI British Film Festival returns to Perth on October 30, and the line-up is looking like a cinephile’s dream. Opening with Military Wives starring Kristin Scott Thomas, the festival closes with another star-studded gem, The Good Liar, starring Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Helen Mirren. Luckily for Scoop readers, the resident film buff at Cinema Paradiso, Jacob Brinkworth, has made the top picks below.
As if watching horror movies wasn’t terrifying enough, Perth is hosting the country’s first stand-alone VR film festival designed the make you tremble. The inaugural Fright Fest VR Festival is set to land on Palace Raine Square Cinemas from October 24 to November 2, with a ghoulish line-up for the Halloween season.
The fourth annual Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival kicks off this week with a smorgasbord of 20 unique films from the Nordic region screening right here in Perth. National Festival Director Elysia Zeccola gives Scoop her top 5 picks of the 2017 programme.
A visceral but gripping thriller that is both innovative and intimidating.
A film shot on location in Pinjarra, WA is one of four that have made it on to the CinefestOZ Film Prize shortlist.
A seductively sinister remake of the Clint Eastwood classic that is both gripping and darkly comic.