Local cinemas this week

June 17, 2019
The Sydney Film Festival has finished, our local arthouse cinemas no longer have to desperately discount, and the first of the festival’s in-competition movies hit their screens. It’s one of the best. Movie of the […]

Sydney Film Festival at Dendy Newtown

June 3, 2019
We all know what happens to suburbs that gentrify. Sure they become more prosperous – but inevitably, also more boring and staid – the very opposite of what attracted the young urban adventurers to the […]

Election Day movies

May 16, 2019
Most Australians are probably more invested in who wins the Iron Throne than the outcome of the Federal election. But for those who are interested in how things are decided without dragons, two sensational new […]

Local cinemas this week

May 16, 2019
Two tough and sinewy films open this week – for those who like plenty of meat on the bone. Acute Misfortune Undoubtedly the real Adam Cullen would have been delighted to have been portrayed on […]

German Film Festival giveaway

May 14, 2019
Making a welcome return to Palace Cinemas on May 21, the German Film Festival is about to treat cinema-lovers with the latest and greatest in Deutsch cinema. Once again presented in collaboration with German Films, the always […]

Local cinemas this week

May 6, 2019
Two Australian movies set in the tropical far north hit our screens this week. A+ for effort and intent, C- for the results Top End Wedding A few critics have broken ranks, but only the […]

Local cinemas this week

April 15, 2019
We don’t see nearly enough Asian movies in our arthouse cinemas. Why? Movie of the week: Burning Like many disaffected millennials the world over, Jong-su (Ah-in Yoo) is underemployed and listless. He works as a delivery […]

Local cinemas this week

April 9, 2019
Post-war hanky-panky, and post-capitalism explained The Aftermath Put two of Hollywood’s hunkiest hot properties together in a handsome period drama and you can be pretty sure that soon enough they’ll get horizontal. Though when they […]

Fabulous female filmmakers

April 7, 2019
This year’s Moro Spanish Film Festival, which starts its nationwide run at Sydney’s Palace cinemas on April 16, includes a Spotlight on Female Directors interwoven into its other two strands – New Spanish Cinema and Cine Latino. […]

Local cinemas this week

April 7, 2019
It’s a remarkably strong week for arthouse and indie releases – all screening at Dendy Newtown Movie of the week: Galveston Roy Cady (Ben Foster, Hell or High Water) is an angry two-bit crim and violent hitman, […]
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