French Film Festival giveaway

February 21, 2019
The Alliance Française French Film Festival arrives in Sydney for the 30th time on March 5, just a bit later than last year. It’s the largest of all celebrations of French cinema outside France, and […]

Local cinemas this week

February 21, 2019
Two movie about the perils of show-biz fame open this week, one of them a misunderstood masterpiece Vox Lux Brady Corbet’s provocative first feature, The Childhood of a Leader astounded critics and festival-goers in 2015, […]

Hotel Mumbai giveaway

February 18, 2019
Hotel Mumbai is based on the true story of the devastating terrorist attack on the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in 2008. The terrifying assault brings together the guests and staff of the luxurious hotel including […]

Sometimes Always Never giveaway

February 18, 2019
With a winning lead performance by Bill Nighy, Sometimes Always Never is a unique and heart-felt comedy-drama about a man’s search for his lost son. Alan (Nighy) is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp […]

Local cinemas this week

February 12, 2019
An exquisite portrait of an artist at work, a whole bunch of date movies for Valentine’s Day, and finally, that all-important question: Do cyborgs go to the toilet? Pick of the week: At Eternity’s Gate Vincent […]

The House That Jack Built giveaway

February 8, 2019
“Notorious provocateur Lars von Trier is up to his old tricks with (this) savage but fascinatingly ambitious serial killer drama” – flicks.com.au In five episodes, failed architect and vicious sociopath Jack (Matt Dillon) recounts his elaborately orchestrated […]

The Guilty giveaway

February 7, 2019
Gustav Möller’s nail-biting Danish thriller about an emergency services phone operator was an audience and critical hit at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival. Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren), answers an […]

Local cinemas this week

February 7, 2019
A heartbreaking but defiant look at a Beirut boy’s life, Liam Neeson turns the Colorado snow blood red and a feminist icon gets a Hollywood makeover. Pick of the week: Capharnaüm Nothing in Lebanese director Nadine […]

At Eternity’s Gate giveaway

February 7, 2019
Julian Schnabel’s luminous new film takes a fresh look at the last days of Vincent van Gogh, and in the process revives our sense of the artist as a living, feeling human being. The pulsing heart of At Eternity’s Gate is […]

The real Wonder Woman

February 3, 2019
A real-life feminist hero gets the Hollywood treatment On the Basis of Sex – Shall we go the movies tonight? – Yeah, the one where Liam Neeson kills drug dealers. – Err… – What about […]
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