Boxing Day’s best movies

December 21, 2018
Let’s assume you don’t want to spend Boxing Day watching a hairy tattooed man talking to dolphins and riding a giant seahorse (Aquaman is “inherently silly” says Variety, stating the obvious). So what else is on at […]

Loro giveaway

December 20, 2018
Seduction, glamour, corruption, drugs and raucous poolside parties: the life and times of scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi have long-demanded a screen depiction. And who else to deliver it than Paolo Sorrentino, the Academy Award-winning director of […]

Local cinemas this week

December 20, 2018
In the week before Christmas, two deliciously decadent costume dramas arrive on our screens Colette We’ve now had two movies this year in which a woman in an unequal partnership has penned works her husband […]

Colette giveaway

December 11, 2018
After wowing audiences at the opening of the recent British Film Festival, the thoroughly entertaining biopic Colette starring a radiantly feisty Keira Knightley arrives on local screens this month. After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly […]

The Wild Pear Tree giveaway

December 11, 2018
A deeply moving and visually outstanding tale of the coinciding destinies of fathers and sons, The Wild Pear Tree is touted to be one of the year’s most accomplished foreign language releases. The follow-up to acclaimed […]

Gourmet Paradise: Burgundy

December 7, 2018
Words: Winsor Dobbin  One of the most rural areas of France offers many gourmet treats, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. The French region of Burgundy (or Bourgogne in French) is a place of pilgrimage for […]

Local cinemas this week

December 5, 2018
Movie of the week: Climax Gasper Noé is a professional provocateur – and his button-pushing works (Irreversible, Love) generally only turn up at film festivals where they can escape our Classification Board’s inevitable response. There […]

Local cinemas this week

November 28, 2018
Movie of the week: Lean on Pete Did Andrew Haigh’s first US feature have the usual “no animals were hurt…” disclaimer in the credits? I didn’t notice, I was probably still mopping away tears. But I […]

Cold War giveaway

November 28, 2018
A critical and audience favourite at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Best Director prize, and touted as a major 2019 Oscar contender, Pawel Pawlikowski’s follow-up to the Academy Award-winning Ida […]

Local cinemas this week

November 21, 2018
The week’s best arthouse release is also it’s most unlikely Widows Steve McQueen is hardly a director you’d expect to make a heist movie, but then Widows, which is co-written by Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn […]
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