Jennifer Kent

Jennifer Kent: ‘This is the story that has played out around the world’

By Hannah Woodhead

The Australian writer/director on why her brutal new film The Nightingale is about love, not hate.

The Nightingale

By Elena Lazic

Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a gruelling yet vital portrait of colonialism in 19th century Tasmania.

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How The Nightingale subverts the rape-revenge genre

By Madeleine Seidel

In reckoning with the horrors of colonialism, Jennifer Kent’s film implicates the audience in the graphic acts of sexual and racial violence it depicts.

How I broke into the film industry: Five women share their stories

By Hannah Woodhead

Indispensable first-hand advice for International Women’s Day 2019.

The Nightingale – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Jennifer Kent follows up The Babadook with a devastating interrogation of Australia’s dark past.

The Coen brothers are heading to the 2018 Venice Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Their feature-length western will screen in competition alongside new works from Luca Guadagnino, Jennifer Kent and Alfonso Cuarón.

Mommie Dearest: The changing face of maternal horror cinema

By Leila Latif

A Quiet Place and Hereditary are the latest films to challenge idealised notions of motherhood.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

60 films to look forward to in 2018 – part 1

By Joe Boden

Upcoming features to look out for, including new works from Wes Anderson, Ava DuVernay and Jennifer Kent.

Drew Barrymore is joining the female horror revolution

By Sofie Steenhaut

The all-female Black Rose Anthology is a necessary catalyst for achieving gender equality in the genre.

Jennifer Kent is ready to shoot her follow-up to The Babadook

By John Wadsworth

The Nightingale will tell the dark history of colonialism in Australia.

How female directors are staking their claim in horror

By Katy Vans

Karyn Kusama and St Vincent’s Annie Clark are among those contributing to an all-female anthology film.

The Babadook

By Chris Blohm

’Tis the season for great horror movies, so don’t miss this creepy corker from Australian director Jennifer Kent.

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