Local cinemas this week

August 21, 2019
A whole lot of love in “Once Upon a Time…” or a long stern lecture on Australian racism. Now what would you choose to see? Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood So much has already […]

Local cinemas this week

August 5, 2019
History is written by the victors. So what should we make of this version? Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan Kriv Stenders’ (Red Dog) new film is undoubtedly one of the year’s big local […]

Local cinemas this week

July 30, 2019
Movie of the week: Who You Think I Am “On the internet, no one knows you’re a dog.” So goes that old well-known New Yorker cartoon showing two conniving canines at the keyboard. Though to even […]

Local cinemas this week

July 23, 2019
Football players being booed is nothing new… Movie of the week: The Keeper Back in the early 50s Manchester City’s ace goalie Bert Trautmann got the same aggressively hostile reception as Adam Goodes, only more so. […]

Scandinavian Film Festival top picks

July 12, 2019
Don’t be fooled by Sydney’s blue skies – it is winter out there. And what better way to enjoy the cold weather than inside a heated cinema – visiting countries much cooler than ours. You […]

Local cinemas this week

July 8, 2019
This teenage buddy movie screened at the Sydney Film Festival. Why? Booksmart The end-of-high-school romp, where the kids go wild/take drugs/drink themselves senseless/have sex and yet still learn something really significant about life is a […]

Local cinemas this week

July 5, 2019
Movie of the week: The Third Wife Set in Vietnam during the late 19th Century, Ash Mayfair’s exquisite debut feature revels nostalgically in the country’s rural past and its lavish costumes while exploring some of the […]

The Keeper giveaway

July 3, 2019
The legendary story of Bert Trautmann, Manchester City’s first German goalkeeper, is exquisitely portrayed in this romantic, life-affirming biography. Featuring a marvellous lead performance by David Kross, The Keeper charts the euphoric highs and traumatising lows […]

The Third Wife giveaway

June 26, 2019
In 19th-century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May (Nguyen Phuong Tra My) becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can […]

Scandinavian Film Festival giveaway

June 24, 2019
Winter in the inner west means lots of things: Snuggling under donnas with another warm body, doing the Bay Run in a puffy black jacket and maybe even wishing that climate change would hurry up […]
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