American Essentials Film Festival

April 27, 2017

Fresh indie films from the US festival circuit at Palace Cinemas It was only last year that Palace Cinemas added American Essentials to its line-up of international film festivals. Not before time – for decades […]

American Essentials

April 27, 2017

American Essentials Film Festival 2017 Twenty new films from the US, all from maverick and independent voices will feature at the American Essentials Film Festival at Palace Cinemas from May 9-24. They include fresh features […]

Censorship in the inner west

April 21, 2017

Dendy Cinemas Newtown pulled a film after a student-led campaign to ban it. What is going on? The decision Dendy made to stop the screening of a doco about gender politics, The Red Pill because of […]

The Innocents

April 20, 2017

Anne Fontaine’s (Gemma Bovery, Coco Before Chanel) newest film, which opens at Palace Cinemas on April 27,  is a deeply emotional but nuanced exploration of complex themes. Set in Poland in December 1945 – the Second World […]

Movie giveaway: The Innocents

April 20, 2017

Anne Fontaine’s (Gemma Bovery, Coco Before Chanel) newest film, which opens at Palace Cinemas on April 27,  is a deeply emotional but nuanced exploration of complex themes. Set in Poland in December 1945 – the Second World […]

Spanish Film Festival’s top five

April 19, 2017

Not everyone knows this, but Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world (after Mandarin). And as audiences were told at the opening night of the 20th Spanish Film Festival, by 2050, there […]

Movie giveaway: Raw

April 17, 2017

A taste for meat French director Julia Ducournau’s startling first feature Raw has been scooping up festival awards and stunning audiences wherever its been shown. Reportedly one cinema hired paramedics on stand by to treat […]

Special events and screenings

April 15, 2017

At inner west cinemas   April 21  Movie Club previews: Get Out There’s lots of buzz about for this American indie-thriller, about a young black man’s strange visit to his white girlfriend’s parents house. It’s […]

New movies this week

April 12, 2017

Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 13.04 Frantz François Ozon shot this reworking of an earlier fevered melodrama (Ernst Lubitsch’s Broken Lullaby) in black and white, with only a few brief scenes in colour. […]

Raw

April 12, 2017

A taste for meat French director Julia Ducournau’s startling first feature Raw has been scooping up festival awards and stunning audiences wherever its been shown. Reportedly one cinema hired paramedics on stand by to treat […]

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