The punk, the poet and the paedophile

June 25, 2017

From the sleazy to the sublime, there’s something for everyone amongst this week’s art-house movie releases Una Those who green-lighted this adaption of David Harrower’s dense and gut-wrenching 2005 play about 40 year-old man’s affair […]

Monsieur Chocolat movie giveaway

June 22, 2017

This lively French box-office hit, which recently screened at the French Film Festival tells the fascinating rise-and-fall story of the first popular Afro-Cuban artist of the French stage. During the late 1800s, former slave Chocolat […]

Only at Dendy Newtown

June 22, 2017

Hotel Coolgardie could be the most shocking film about Australia ever made This startling and powerfully provocative doco from Pete Gleeson screened at Sydney Film Festival last year. It didn’t get nearly the attention it deserved then, […]

Detour giveaway

June 15, 2017

Detour is stylish new crime thriller that takes us on a trip through the seedy side of California and beyond. This sinister “Sliding Doors” follows over-privileged law student Harper (Tye Sheridan) who, after a drunken […]

Sad songs

June 14, 2017

Two movies about musicians who died tragically open this week at local cinemas. Whitney: Can I Be Me Who killed Whitney Houston? Well now, that’s’ a question… That Nick Broomfield’s (Kurt & Courtney) unauthorised biopic only […]

Arthouse overdose

May 25, 2017

To get you in the mood for the Sydney Film Festival  (June 7 – 18), our arthouse distributors have just released two of their strongest films all year – on the very same day. Great timing! Neruda […]

Neruda giveaway

May 24, 2017

2017 Golden Globe Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Neruda is a glorious mix of history and imagination from the award-winning director of Jackie and No, Pablo Larraín. It’s set in 1948 as the Cold […]

The Sense of An Ending giveaway

May 24, 2017

Bound to be a hit with discerning cinema-goers who love quality British drama, this adaptation of Julian Barnes’s Booker-winning novel by by Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) also stars arthouse favourites Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling. […]

Five movies you must see in May

April 30, 2017

You won’t find our top choice in inner west art-house cinemas this month. In fact, it’s getting far too few screens anywhere. Is this a case of trans-Tasman jealousy asks our NZ-born reviewer? Pork Pie Once again […]

Movie giveaway: American Essentials Film Festival

April 30, 2017

Twenty new films from the US, all from maverick and independent voices will feature at the American Essentials Film Festival at Palace Cinemas from May 9-24. They include fresh features and documentaries, and they’ll be […]

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