Local cinemas this week

September 6, 2018
Two outstanding docos, two amazing men… McQueen There’s a such an incredible wealth of details in this exhaustive, (exhausting!) portrait of Lee Alexander McQueen, the prodigiously talented British fashion designer who hung himself at the age of […]

Win tickets to the Italian Film Festival

September 5, 2018
Ever since 2006 Ciao has been able to offer its readers a chance to win tickets to the Lavazza Italian Film Festival, which opens at Palace Norton Street on Sept 11 and in other states […]

Film festival favourites

September 5, 2018
No less than six films from the Sydney Film Festival are arriving on our local screens this week. Some may be hard to find, but you really should make an effort to seek out these […]

French new wave classics on screen

August 31, 2018
The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival  is returning for the fourth time to Palace Norton Street for a season of eternal French cinema this month. The festival is also running in Melbourne and Perth later, and […]

Beast giveaway

August 30, 2018
Be careful what you unleash  Moll (Jessie Buckley) feels suffocated by her oppressive family and the small island community in which she lives. When she meets mysterious outsider Pascal (Johnny Flynn), she finally experiences a […]

Thailand on the Cheap

August 30, 2018
Head to Thailand in the wet season and you can save hundreds of dollars, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. If you really want to travel on a tight budget then visiting Thailand in the off […]

Local cinemas this week

August 29, 2018
Movie of the week: The Insult It’s easy to see why this Beirut-based drama got its Academy Award nomination and then went on to win the Audience Award at this year’s Sydney Film Festival. Writer/director […]

The Miseducation of Cameron Post giveaway

August 29, 2018
Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Desiree Akhavan’s new feature stars Chloë Grace Moretz in a career-best performance as a young teen sent to a gay conversion therapy camp. Recently orphaned, Cameron looks the […]

You Were Never Really Here giveaway

August 27, 2018
Fresh from screenings at both the Sydney and Melbourne film festivals, two of the greatest cinema artists of our time, director Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin) and actor Joaquin Phoenix unite in this masterpiece about a missing teenage […]

Local cinemas this week

August 23, 2018
Movie of the week: Leave No Trace Maybe it’s an indictment on the state of art-house programming – or something else (have you noticed how they’ve been all desperately discounting?) but this week’s only high-quality […]
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