Never trust a politician

May 10, 2018
Two movies about the dark art of politics open in the local cinemas this week Chappaquiddick OMG, what was he thinking?!! That’s likely to be most people’s reaction to what Senator Ted Kennedy did after he drove […]

Two limited release movies not to miss

May 6, 2018
On Body And Soul Hungarian director Ildikó Enyedi is a bold and unique filmmaker who doesn’t play by any of the usual rules. Her first film in nearly 20 years is about two people who share […]

Local cinemas this week

May 2, 2018
Breath It’s a sobering thought that the best new Australian movie since, um… (I don’t know…. forever!) may not have even been made on these shores. That’s if author Tim Winton’s Nimby-ish instincts had held sway. […]

American Essentials Film Festival’s top 5

April 29, 2018
At first glance, a festival dedicated only to US films seems strange – isn’t every film at our multiplexes American, and half those at arthouses as well? True, but the American Essentials Film Festival sets out to […]

Local cinemas this week

April 27, 2018
Unsane Steven Soderbergh shot his latest new thriller entirely on an iPhone 7 in just over a week, something hailed as a breakthrough. “I think this is the future,” he’s been quoted as saying. Maybe… […]

Chappaquiddick giveaway

April 25, 2018
The untold true story of the scandal that changed the world Chappaquiddick is a piercing reexamination of the true murky events surrounding the most difficult seven days of Senator Ted Kennedy’s career. In the aftermath […]

The Ultimate Weekend

April 25, 2018
Queenstown in New Zealand is a great destination for both adventure seekers and gourmets, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. It’s the birthplace of bungee jumping, the Kiwi capital of jet boating and a Mecca of […]

Breath ticket giveaway

April 24, 2018
Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel of the same name, Simon Baker’s feature film directorial debut Breath follows two teenage boys, Pikelet (Samson Coulter) and Loonie (Ben Spence), growing up in a remote corner of […]

Tully ticket giveaway

April 23, 2018
Charlize Theron stars As Marlo in Tully, the smart new comedy-drama from Academy Award nominated director Jason Reitman (Juno and Up in the Air). When Marlo is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass) […]

On Body And Soul ticket giveaway

April 22, 2018
2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Winner of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival Award and the 2017 Berlinale Golden Bear, On Body and Soul is about the unconventional romance between two co-workers who discover that […]
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