Peterloo giveaway

April 23, 2019
Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh‘s impassioned new film is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned […]

Local cinemas this week

April 23, 2019
Stock up on the tissues, two lovely but emotionally potent little gems open this week in our arthouses Movie of the week: 1985 Expanding his own 2016 short of the same name, Yen Tan’s emotional tearjerker […]

The curious case of the dope dealing nuns

April 23, 2019
The transformation of cannabis culture from an illegal and socially disapproved-of activity to a multibillion-dollar mass marketed industry represents one of the largest social changes of this century. A distinctly odd film opening this week […]

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 […]

The Chaperone giveaway

April 15, 2019
The Chaperone takes place amid the backdrop of the tumultuous times of the early 1920’s. The life of a Kansas woman (Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey) is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented […]

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

March 19, 2019
Our Nic is bruised, battered and bad Movie of the week: Destroyer We’ve had plenty of male bad cops on screen before, but so far no female actors have been prepared to get down and dirty. […]

Burning giveaway

March 19, 2019
Based on a Haruki Murakami short story and starring Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, Okja), BURNING is a gripping psychological study of thwarted love, ambition and obsession. Novelistic in scope, grandeur and impact, and featuring three […]

Local cinemas this week

March 13, 2019
Yes, there is something else on other than that blonde white chick running about in a silly superman suit. Two very fine films indeed… Multiplex pick: Hotel Mumbai Aussie filmmaker Anthony Maras opens his gripping account of […]
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