Movies – 230

March 28, 2014

Divergent As Trish, Shailene Woodley is the title’s “divergent,” a “different one” who doesn’t fit into any of the five clans everyone has to belong to in Veronica Roth’s dystopian future. This is some time […]

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March 14, 2014

The much anticipated 13th annual Audi Festival of German Films is hitting Sydney from this month, showcasing over 50 award-winning, critically acclaimed features, shorts and documentaries that cinema-lovers won’t want to miss! There’s sure to […]

Movies – 229

March 14, 2014

Romeo & Juliet After Baz ‘s version, there wouldn’t be much point in trying to capture the hip zeitgeist, or whatever it is that endlessly motivates new productions of Shakespeare’s plays. Downton Abby’s Julian Fellowes […]

Movies – 228

February 28, 2014

Tracks Even in 1977, a trek across 3000km of desert with only grumpy camels for company must have seemed mad. But as Robyn Davidson explains her reasons at the outset of John Curran’s beautifully rendered […]

Movies – 227

February 14, 2014

Le Week-End Remember Jeff Goldblum from the The Big Chill? He starred as a horny smartarse and here he is again reprising that role as that same generation face up to the fact that they’re […]

Movies – 226

February 3, 2014

Blue Is The Warmest Colour You will probably hear about Abdellatif Kechiche’s Palme d’Or winning lesbian romantic drama for all the wrong reasons. Yes, it is “out there”, yes it is sexy – explosively so […]

Movies – 225

December 16, 2013

Short Term 12 All the distributors roll out their big hits on Boxing Day with so much trumpeting that it’s impossible not to know everything about them. Which makes this one so remarkable. It comes […]

Movies – 224

December 2, 2013

Night Train To Lisbon By his own admission, Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) is a boring man. We first meet him playing chess by himself before setting off to work teaching classics at a Swiss university. […]

Movies – 223

November 18, 2013

20 Feet From Stardom “And the coloured girls go, Doo doo doo doo doo doo…” You know the rest, but Lou Reed’s 70s hit was probably the last time you (or any of us) ever […]

Movies – 222

November 3, 2013

Adoration Naomi Watts is a brave actress. Fresh from tackling the near impossible task of portraying Diana, here she dives into something even more dangerous – a story by feminist icon Doris Lessing. And into […]

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