New at the arthouse

January 19, 2018

Embarrassed by Swinging Safari? You should be… Swinging Safari You know a film’s in trouble when the actors in it are having more fun than you are… Guy Pearce, Julian McMahon, Jeremy Sims, and Radha […]

Sweet Country giveaway

January 18, 2018

Appropriately enough, Warwick Thornton’s (Samson and Deliah) latest festival and critical triumph is set to open on the Australia Day weekend. Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback […]

Dendy exclusive – The Final Year giveaway

January 10, 2018

Remember when the US actually did have a “like, really really smart” president?  The last year of President Obama’s administration, particularly in foreign affairs, was one of substantial achievement, and yet all of it can […]

New year, new movies

January 7, 2018

All The Money In The World On the very same day we found out that Australian living standards were actually falling and were now lower than in 2011, I saw a movie whose message was a […]

A nostalgic ode to the power of print

January 7, 2018

The Post Much of the appeal of Steven Spielberg’s timely and exhilarating drama The Post lies in its misty-eyed nostalgia. It takes us back to a time when we all read printed newspapers, when journalists […]

The Shape of Water preview giveaway

December 28, 2017

From master story-teller Guillermo del Toro, The Shape Of Water is an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War era America in 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, […]

Summer holiday movies

December 27, 2017

Some of 2017’s best movies are on their way to your arthouse screens this christmas. Call Me By Your Name In the course of the six week time span of Luca Guadagnino’s (I Am Love, A […]

The year’s best movies

December 13, 2017

No 1. The Florida Project Sean Baker’s warm-hearted third feature takes us to Florida, to a tacky sun-blasted highway strip near DisneyWorld (“the happiest place on earth”) lined with abandoned and derelict condos, garishly painted roadside stalls […]

Call Me By Your Name giveaway

December 13, 2017

Nominated – Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor – 2018 Golden Globe Awards 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is spending a lazy summer in the Italian countryside with his parents. Excitement arrives in the form […]

Breathe movie giveaway

December 13, 2017

Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) has his whole life ahead of him when he is paralysed by polio while in Africa and given just months to live. Against all advice, Robin’s wife Diana […]

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