A Fantastic Woman – Fundraising preview

January 31, 2018

The Oscar and Golden Globe nominated feature from Chile A Fantastic Woman will open at Dendy Newtown and Palace Norton Street on February 22. There’s quite a buzz about this  film –it’s the tale of a transgender woman […]

Happy End giveaway

January 25, 2018

Master auteur Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon, Hidden) returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values set in the shadow of the European refugee crisis. Featuring a cast of top acting talent, including Isabelle Huppert, […]

Local cinemas this week

January 25, 2018

Sweet Country In the opening scene of Warwick Thornton’s provocative and powerful new film we gaze into dark water as a billy boils. Sugar is added, lots, while off camera a racially charged argument explodes into thudding […]

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 […]

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