At last – a really great Aussie film?

May 8, 2019
“I’m not an animal Adam, I’m a journalist.”  – Erik Jensen It’s been quite a while since an Australian film has produced so much critical buzz and excitement, and not just amongst  journalists. Named one […]

The Realm giveaway

May 6, 2019
Fresh from the Spanish Film Festival and just in time for our own federal election, acting heavyweight Antonio De la Torre reunites with director Rodrigo Sorogoyen and gives another compelling performance in this multiple award-winning explosive political […]

2040 preview giveaway

May 6, 2019
Can ingenuity and scientific progress save our planet from ecological disaster? Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we […]

Local cinemas this week

May 6, 2019
Two Australian movies set in the tropical far north hit our screens this week. A+ for effort and intent, C- for the results Top End Wedding A few critics have broken ranks, but only the […]

Little Woods giveaway

May 6, 2019
Ollie (Tessa Thompson) is barely getting by in Little Woods, an economically depressed fracking boomtown in North Dakota. She has left her days of illegally running prescription pills over the Canadian border behind, eyeing a […]

Peterloo giveaway

May 1, 2019
Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh‘s impassioned new film is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned […]

Tin Star giveaway

April 23, 2019
A treat for Tim Roth fans, we have DVDs of  Tin Star Series 2 to giveaway. Most movie-lovers know Tim Roth from his memorable roles in Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction. Last year the often […]

Local cinemas this week

April 23, 2019
Stock up on the tissues, two lovely but emotionally potent little gems open this week in our arthouses Movie of the week: 1985 Expanding his own 2016 short of the same name, Yen Tan’s emotional tearjerker […]

The curious case of the dope dealing nuns

April 23, 2019
The transformation of cannabis culture from an illegal and socially disapproved-of activity to a multibillion-dollar mass marketed industry represents one of the largest social changes of this century. A distinctly odd film opening this week […]

Local cinemas this week

April 15, 2019
We don’t see nearly enough Asian movies in our arthouse cinemas. Why? Movie of the week: Burning Like many disaffected millennials the world over, Jong-su (Ah-in Yoo) is underemployed and listless. He works as a delivery […]
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