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 […]

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 […]

Cine Latino’s top 5

November 16, 2018
The twenty six new films in this year’s Cine Latino Film Festival at Palace Cinemas include some of the most eagerly awaited critical favourites of the year, a fair smattering of festival award winners as well […]

Cine Latino giveaway

November 6, 2018
After a few years of erratic scheduling by Palace, the annual Cine Latino Film Festival is settling into its November slot and going from strength to strength. By far Australia’s largest festival of Latin American […]

Local cinemas this week

October 22, 2018
A father battles his son’s addiction , a super spooky movie from Britain and another tone-death Aussie misfire. Beautiful Boy Belgian director Felix van Groeningen reduced me to a blubbering wreck with Broken Circle Breakdown, […]

Local cinemas this week

October 22, 2018
The ladies definitely come out on top in two new movies opening this week  A Star Is Born The magnetic star-power presence of you-know-who will probably be enough to ensure this latest retelling (the fourth) of […]

Local cinemas this week

October 9, 2018
A bittersweet Palestinian comedy about identity, a rollicking  jaunt up the Australian coast with a young Errol Flynn and a violent boxing drama set in a Thai prison Movie of the week: Wajib: The Wedding Invitation Annemarie […]

Ghost Stories giveaway

October 7, 2018
The brain sees what it wants to see. In this expertly constructed British spookfest, Professor Philip Goodman (Andy Nyman), renowned sceptic and supernatural debunker, is given three case files of baffling paranormal activity that promise […]

Local cinemas this week

October 3, 2018
An attractive adaption of a classic Russian play and a queasily compelling true crime thriller  The Seagull When Chekhov first staged The Seagull in St Peterburgh in 1896, it was greeted with catcalls and the […]
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