March for movie-lovers

March 6, 2017

Special events and screenings at Inner West cinemas March 30 Land Of Mine opens Two Best Foreign Film Oscar-nominated movies open today – Sweden’s A Man Called Ove and this one from Denmark. Both are excellent, […]

New movies this week

March 3, 2017

Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 16.03 Loving Surprisingly, it was only in 1958 that the US Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in that country. Director Jeff Nichols takes a restrained […]

French Film Festival

March 3, 2017

C’est magnifique! The Alliance Française French Film Festival is back on Norton Street. Now one of Palace Cinema’s most popular events, it’s no secret why… With 45 formidable films, some of the best cinema anywhere […]

Movies – 300

February 17, 2017

Alone in Berlin Maybe it’s a sign of our times, but there’s been resurgence of interest in books and films about Nazi Germany recently. Based on the seminal 1947 novel by Hans Fallada, writer/director Vincent […]

Movies – 299

February 5, 2017

Toni Erdmann Germany’s entry in the 2017 Academy Awards snuck into Sydney unnoticed last year at the German Film Festival, but now its swag of awards, five star reviews and world-wide praise make it one […]

Movies – 298

January 20, 2017

Perfect Strangers “Digital disruption” takes on a new meaning in Paulo Genovese’s thoroughly entertaining comedy-drama. As a result of a dinner party dare that could only have been fueled by too many proseccos, a group […]

Summer movies

December 22, 2016

Summer movies There are Boxing Day/Summer holiday movie guides everywhere, and they’re all telling you the same things, recommending the same films… La La Red Dog yadda yadda, and maybe they’re right, maybe not… We’ve […]

Movies – 297

December 9, 2016

Red Dog: True Blue Kriv Stenders’ prequel to 2011’s high grossing Red Dog claims it’s based “on events which may or may not have happened.” Yes, the scene where our canine hero (very wisely) growls at […]

Movies – 296

November 25, 2016

Mahana Australian movies regularly fail to register at the local box office, but there’s no such problem just across the Tasman. What do NZ filmmakers know that ours don’t? Lee Tamahori, here borrowing freely from the Western […]

Movies – 295

November 11, 2016

The Fencer The biggest hit from this year’s Scandinavian Film Festival makes a welcome return this month. If you missed it then, don’t this time… Finnish director Klaus Haro’s The Fencer is a gorgeous-looking film […]

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