The Lumière Reader publishes a selection of informal, ongoing Film Columns to complement its Film and DVD Reviews, broadly encompassing cinema primarily outside of the ‘current release’ sphere. Supplementing these is a year-round Festival Column surverying the local film festival scene, published separately under The Festival Reader.


New observations and impressions on films, past and present; film events, inititives and projects; + primetime television.


Odes to classic and neglected films; actors and filmmakers we love; sympathy for the critically maligned; + guest column: The Movie That Got Me Into Movies.

Dailies + Editorials

Monthly recaps of existing film and DVD reviews due for re-release; new film and DVD capsules; comment and opinion on current film rumours, murmurings and events.