Sydney Film Festival keeps Newtown weird

May 20, 2018
A few years ago Sydney Film Festival organisers went looking for somewhere to screen their “highly unusual,” movies safely away from the eyes of their regular daytime subscribers. Naturally they chose Newtown. Since then Dendy Newtown has […]

Local cinemas this week

May 11, 2018
Tully Marlo (Charlize Theron) is married to Drew (Ron Livingston). Every night, according to Marlo at least, he “goes upstairs, puts on a headset, kills zombies, passes out.” Her nightly routine is to serve frozen […]

The Bookshop giveaway

May 11, 2018
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name, The Bookshop is set in 1959. Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop – the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The month’s best film

April 20, 2018
Loveless They banned The Death of Stalin in Russia, but really – state censors chose the wrong film to get all huffy about. That satiric comedy’s mockery and depiction of one of Mother Russia’s former supreme […]

Local cinemas this week

April 18, 2018
The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society Potato peel pie is quite revolting. We do learn that half way in, and it’s as you’d expect of something concocted during a time of extreme wartime deprivation […]
1 2 3 10