Local cinemas this week

February 21, 2019
Two movie about the perils of show-biz fame open this week, one of them a misunderstood masterpiece Vox Lux Brady Corbet’s provocative first feature, The Childhood of a Leader astounded critics and festival-goers in 2015, […]

The House That Jack Built giveaway

February 8, 2019
“Notorious provocateur Lars von Trier is up to his old tricks with (this) savage but fascinatingly ambitious serial killer drama” – flicks.com.au In five episodes, failed architect and vicious sociopath Jack (Matt Dillon) recounts his elaborately orchestrated […]

The Guilty giveaway

February 7, 2019
Gustav Möller’s nail-biting Danish thriller about an emergency services phone operator was an audience and critical hit at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival. Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren), answers an […]

Local cinemas this week

January 29, 2019
A young teen finds her voice in an uneven Black Lives Matter drama, Julia Roberts struggles to help her drug addicted son, and Hugh Jackman stars in the smartest political movie in years. The Hate […]

Toxic politics

January 27, 2019
The summer holidays are almost over, and the smartest film of the season has been saved for last. It’s time for the adults to claim back to their cinemas! The Front Runner Most likely Jason […]

Local cinemas this week

January 21, 2019
Spoiler alert: He makes it to the top! And in the Deep South, two men become unlikely best buddies Free Solo Well really, that’s not telling you anything. If nutty Alex Honnold’s attempt to scale the […]

Local cinemas this week

January 14, 2019
Political junkies have struck it lucky this month – with no less than three major cinema releases (The Front Runner is yet to come) making strong statements on the nature and abuse of power. Movie […]

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 […]

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 […]
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