Local cinemas this week

February 8, 2020
Two tales from distant days, both “vexing” in very different ways Emma. Leaving the horror of The Witch behind, here Anna Taylor-Joy plays Jane Austen’s most “difficult” heroine Emma Woodhouse – the incorrigible meddling matchmaker […]

Local cinemas this week

February 2, 2020
Two Kristen Stewart movies in one week, what a treat for fans… One brilliantly showcases her talents, the other is a sodden mess Seberg Ironically, the far superior of the two earns a lower Rotten […]

Local cinemas this week

January 21, 2020
Two movies about men in the media. One is an odious creep, the other the nicest guy in the entire universe Bombshell There’s a couple of things a lot of Australians may not know about […]

Boxing Day movies

December 19, 2019
Weird looking cats, even stranger Nazis and girls in love… What more could you want on the day after Christmas? Portrait of a Lady On Fire A coincidence surely! Pornhub’s 2019’s trends survey was breathlessly […]

Portrait of a Lady On Fire giveaway

December 12, 2019
Is this the hottest film of the year? Judging by the sizzling reviews it’s been getting, it sure is! From Girlhood director Céline Sciamma, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is an intimate and deeply […]

Local cinemas this week

November 7, 2019
Two grizzled elderly white men with dubious pasts dominate our screens this week. One’s a certified genius, the other a redundant robot. Pain and Glory Even in Spain, you don’t often see pretty women washing […]

MINI British Film Festival giveaway

October 15, 2019
Win one of five double passes! There’s nothing “mini” about the MINI British Film Festival this year. Such is the popularity of this annual celebration of British cinema, organisers Palace Cinemas have had to extend […]

Three gems from the Italian Film Festival

October 15, 2019
Pavarotti and If Only have both been snapped up for general release. After winning the festival’s Bvlgari Critics Choice Prize, The Vice of Hope (above) definitely should be… Pavarotti For anyone wanting scuttlebutt about Luciano […]

Local cinemas this week

October 12, 2019
Two tales of fantastically flawed women top the week’s new arthouse releases NT Live: Fleabag Many people think Phoebe Waller-Bridge‘s Fleabag is the greatest TV comedy show ever. Could well be, it’s certainly a cultural […]

Local cinemas this week

October 7, 2019
Two movies about women in the workplace open this week. One of them is a complete fraud. Hustlers A marketing spruik for a “sparkling girls’ night out” from one of our leading arthouse cinema chains […]
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