Local cinemas this week

May 24, 2018
There has to be something other than yet one more episode of that now endless franchise set on blank green screen in a galaxy far, far away worth seeing this week. Fortunately there is. The Bookshop […]

Upgrade giveaway

May 21, 2018
Upgrade is a thrilling cyberpunk vision of the near future from Aussie genre maestro Leigh Whannell (creator of Saw and Insidious) and Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge).  After his wife is killed during a […]

Sydney Film Festival keeps Newtown weird

May 20, 2018
A few years ago Sydney Film Festival organisers went looking for somewhere to screen their “highly unusual,” movies safely away from the eyes of their regular daytime subscribers. Naturally they chose Newtown. Since then Dendy Newtown has […]

Tea with the Dames ticket giveaway

May 19, 2018
From time to time four old friends, all extraordinary actresses, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, to remember and to laugh. For once they let the cameras in… Tea with the Dames is […]

Focus on Italy

May 18, 2018
Six outstanding Italian films at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival There are always a few Italian films at the Sydney Film Festival, but it has to be said, compared to other European countries, Italy does […]

TOTO comes to town

May 15, 2018
One of the most celebrated Italian Singer/Songwriters of modern time, Toto Cutugno is responsible for some of the great songs that shaped a generation, L’Italiano, Serenata, Soli, Le Mamme and Solo Noi, just to name […]

Your month in the stars – June

May 12, 2018
Aries Do less and achieve more under the Mars retrograde motion. This is an ideal time to review a situation, de-clutter your living or work space, or pursue forgotten passions. Taurus Reconnecting with a former […]

Local cinemas this week

May 11, 2018
Tully Marlo (Charlize Theron) is married to Drew (Ron Livingston). Every night, according to Marlo at least, he “goes upstairs, puts on a headset, kills zombies, passes out.” Her nightly routine is to serve frozen […]

German Film Festival ticket giveaway

May 11, 2018
After going MIA last year, the German Film Festival makes a welcome return to Palace Cinemas later this month. Though its former organisers the Goethe-Institut are still actively involved, its now being run by Palace themselves. It […]

The Bookshop giveaway

May 11, 2018
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name, The Bookshop is set in 1959. Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop – the […]
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