Heather Maggs

6 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | @HeatherMaggs | Film student; Australian; Ameteur creator.

If I Stay review – a life-and-death teen romance with smarts

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic<p>First published on Sat 30 Aug 2014 19.05 EDT<p>Hot on the heels of <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> comes another teen romancer in which love is a matter of life and death. Adapted from Gayle Forman's YA novel by <i>Whip It</i> screenwriter Shauna Cross, this stars Chloë Grace Moretz as …

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari review – a timeless classic and a visual archetype

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic<p>First published on Sat 30 Aug 2014 19.05 EDT<p>A welcome cinema outing (preceding a "Masters of Cinema" Blu-ray release next month) for this painstaking restoration of Robert Wiene's timeless classic, arguably the most visually influential movie of the silent period. …

Night Moves review – taut intrigue and existential angst

Having earned a reputation as a master of low-key, observational "anti-drama" (the plot of <i>Wendy and Lucy</i> can be encapsulated in a single sentence), Kelly Reichardt kicks things up a gear with this initially gripping thriller about three mismatched eco-warriors planning to blow up a hydroelectric …

Mystery Road review – stylish Aussie thriller that rises above pulpy cliche

Despite playing out in locations with such evocative names as Massacre Creek, Slaughter Hill and the titular Mystery Road, this atmospheric Australian thriller is closer in tone to the measured, brooding unease of Ray Lawrence's <i>Jindabyne</i> than to the visceral thrills and spills of Greg McLean's <i>Wolf</i> …

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 gets green light to shoot in Australia

The next instalment of Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean film series looks set to shoot in Australia after ministers approved tax incentives worth a reported $20.2m (£12.1m).<p>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will be the fifth movie in the franchise, which has so far taken …

Nordic designers create furniture and homeware for Muuto

<b>Maison&Objet 2014:</b> Danish design brand Muuto's latest collection features skinny tables, magnetic ceramic vases and candlesticks with small tabs for …