Max Hayward is a Melbourne-based writer who is passionate about film musicals and mimosas.
A man’s world is seen through a woman’s lens in New Zealand’s cinematic triumph. Max Hayward reviews this intimate story between man and woman, woman and piano, as it unravels in an unknowable, rain-drenched landscape.
Max Hayward reviews this full-hearted biopic following a charismatic Che Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado as they navigate the windswept landscape and harsh social climate of South America.
Max Hayward draws our attention to past and present race relations in America through the powerful and poetic words of civil rights activist and writer James Baldwin in the essayistic documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’.
Considered one of the films that kick-started the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague), Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Breathless’ is a rule-breaking tribute to youthfulness, recklessness and gangster movies. Max Hayward escorts us through this black and white 60s Parisian maze.
Max Hayward walks us through Wong Kar-wai's dizzying portrait of a man and a woman living in a ramshackle Hong Kong neighbourhood in—what has been granted time and time again—one of the best films ever made.