Triangle of Sadness
Pick by Nashen Moodley, Festival Director
“The State Theatre erupted when it screened at SFF in June this year – it’s a movie made to bring people back to the cinema. Go watch it with a crowd, and you’ll have a great time.”
Where to watch: In cinemas December 26.
Pick by Frances Wallace, CEO
“Excellent to be back home and thinking of all the Australian cinema that had such an impact on my former life here – here’s one of the most impactful”
Where to watch: Steam on Netflix, Amazon Prime. Rent on Apple TV.
A Brighter Summer Day
Pick by Janette Chen, Digital Marketing Manager
“For the Summer of it all!”
Where to watch: Kanopy, The Criterion Collection
Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar
Pick by Justin Martyniuk, Program Coordinator & Advisor
“Take a holiday with Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo and Jamie Dornan in this Summer-y, silly, side-splitting film about friendship before boys. It leaves you in stitches and feeling rejuvenated.”
Where to watch: Rent on Apple TV or Amazon
Pick by Georgia Shepherd, Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships
“One of my all-time favourite Tim Winton books which I used to read to my kids, albeit through teary eyes. It’s a beautiful story about valuing the extraordinary natural world we are a part of.”
Where to watch: In cinemas January 1
If Beale Street Could Talk
Pick by Joshua Forward, Head of Marketing
“How can a film be so heartbreaking but so uplifting at the same time? Barry Jenkins finds a way.”
Where to watch: Rent on Apple TV
Pick by Joshua Taylor, Grants and Special Projects Manager
“Alain Delon sizzles in this sexy poolside ménage à quatre psycho-thriller”
Where to watch: The Criterion Collection
Pick by Lisa Kitching, Industry and Guest Manager
“A coming-of-age memoir loosely based on Steven Spielberg’s own formative years. A fantastic cast and one that has moments of pure joy and real tears.”
Where to watch: In cinemas January 5
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Pick by Kate Dunn, Festival Administrator
“The Enterprise crew voyage back in time to rescue a whale… but maybe the real voyage was the friends they made along the way.”
Where to watch: Stream on Binge, Stan or Paramount+. Rent on Apple TV.
The Great Beauty
Pick by Judy Gilfeather-Zhu, Partnerships Manager
“A beautifully captured love letter to the city of Rome, for when you need a little escapism to Italy, Aperol Spritz in hand!”
Where to watch: Stream on Binge. Rent on Apple TV.
Pick by Emily Windsor, Queen of Tickets
“Because Summer Breaks are as good as an Abba Song!”
Where to watch: Stream on Binge or Netflix. Rent on Apple TV.