Local cinemas this week

June 13, 2018
Two very different Sydney Film Festival hits turn up on general release this week Disobedience The words “forbidden” or “illicit” seem to always be used to describe the sort of relationship between Ronit (Rachel Weisz) […]

Two is a Family giveaway

June 9, 2018
Hugo Gélin’s bona fide crowd-pleaser has been a phenomenal box office success in France, as well as charming audiences internationally, becoming the most popular French-language film of 2017 worldwide. Samuel (the irrepressible Omar Sy, The […]

Local cinemas this week

June 6, 2018
Hereditary The marketing hype is right, this blood curdling chiller is indeed “the scariest movie you’ll ever see.” But does that mean you should? Honestly, three days after seeing it I’m still in recovery (my […]

Tin Star giveaway

June 6, 2018
A treat for Tim Roth fans, we have DVDs of his acclaimed new series Tin Star to giveaway. Set in the majestic Canadian Rockies, Tin Star tells the story of Jim Worth (Tim Roth), a […]

Two German gems

June 1, 2018
Most years the German Film Festival allows reviewers to simply trot out that same tired old cliche about Germans having no sense of humour. And repeat the commonly held view – that German filmmakers, burdened with the […]

Brothers’ Nest giveaway

May 30, 2018
Twelve years after the phenomenal success of Kenny, director and actor Clayton Jacobson reunites with his brother Shane Jacobson in Brothers’ Nest – a blackly funny and very different sort of film. On a cold morning […]

Local cinemas this week

May 28, 2018
Gauguin Paul Gauguin’s most famous works are those gorgeous brown-skinned nudes dubbed “the Polynesian babe” paintings. Anyone interested in art and art history will be fascinated in seeing how they came about, but the timing of […]

Local cinemas this week

May 24, 2018
There has to be something other than yet one more episode of that now endless franchise set on blank green screen in a galaxy far, far away worth seeing this week. Fortunately there is. The Bookshop […]

Upgrade giveaway

May 21, 2018
Upgrade is a thrilling cyberpunk vision of the near future from Aussie genre maestro Leigh Whannell (creator of Saw and Insidious) and Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge).  After his wife is killed during a […]

Sydney Film Festival keeps Newtown weird

May 20, 2018
A few years ago Sydney Film Festival organisers went looking for somewhere to screen their “highly unusual,” movies safely away from the eyes of their regular daytime subscribers. Naturally they chose Newtown. Since then Dendy Newtown has […]
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