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 […]

Movie giveaway: Whiteley

April 30, 2017

WHITELEY is a visual journey into the private life and creative legacy of Australia’s most iconic artist, Brett Whiteley, told “in his own words” using personal letters, notebooks and photographs, interwoven with reconstructions, animations, archival […]

American Essentials Film Festival

April 27, 2017

Fresh indie films from the US festival circuit at Palace Cinemas It was only last year that Palace Cinemas added American Essentials to its line-up of international film festivals. Not before time – for decades […]

New movies this week

April 25, 2017

Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 27.04 Things To Come In this lovely and thoughtful new film from Mia Hansen-Løve (Goodbye First Love, The Father of My Children), Isabelle Huppert (Elle) plays Nathalie, a […]

Special events and screenings

April 25, 2017

At inner west cinemas May 4  $7 Golden Club Screenings: The Zookeeper’s Wife Jessica Chastain is always a fascinating actress to watch, and here she stars in this real-life story of courage and defiance. When Poland is […]

Censorship in the inner west

April 21, 2017

Dendy Cinemas Newtown pulled a film after a student-led campaign to ban it. What is going on? The decision Dendy made to stop the screening of a doco about gender politics, The Red Pill because of […]

Movie giveaway: The Innocents

April 20, 2017

Anne Fontaine’s (Gemma Bovery, Coco Before Chanel) newest film, which opens at Palace Cinemas on April 27,  is a deeply emotional but nuanced exploration of complex themes. Set in Poland in December 1945 – the Second World […]

Spanish Film Festival’s top five

April 19, 2017

Not everyone knows this, but Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world (after Mandarin). And as audiences were told at the opening night of the 20th Spanish Film Festival, by 2050, there […]

Movie giveaway: Raw

April 17, 2017

A taste for meat French director Julia Ducournau’s startling first feature Raw has been scooping up festival awards and stunning audiences wherever its been shown. Reportedly one cinema hired paramedics on stand by to treat […]

New movies this week

April 16, 2017

Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 20.04 Berlin Syndrome Have there been too many movies about girls kept captive by horrible men? Do we really need another? In her third film […]

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