Local cinemas this week

June 21, 2018
Ideal Home Right on cue, the predictable dull thud of leaden identity-politics announces its verdict: Ideal Home is “anti-gay” for pandering to outdated queer stereotypes. That’s because its lead character Erasmus (Steve Coogan) is an outrageously flamboyant, […]

Mary Shelley giveaway

June 21, 2018
Her greatest love inspired her darkest creation She will forever be remembered as the writer who gave the world Frankenstein. But the real life story of Mary Shelley—and the creation of her immortal monster—is nearly […]

Film Festival continues

June 21, 2018
Arthouse distributors are wasting no time, two more superb movies from the Sydney Film Festival hit our screens this week. And there’s plenty more to come… Foxtrot A lot of shocking things happen in writer-director […]

Local cinemas this week

June 13, 2018
Two very different Sydney Film Festival hits turn up on general release this week Disobedience The words “forbidden” or “illicit” seem to always be used to describe the sort of relationship between Ronit (Rachel Weisz) […]

Two is a Family giveaway

June 9, 2018
Hugo Gélin’s bona fide crowd-pleaser has been a phenomenal box office success in France, as well as charming audiences internationally, becoming the most popular French-language film of 2017 worldwide. Samuel (the irrepressible Omar Sy, The […]

Local cinemas this week

June 6, 2018
Hereditary The marketing hype is right, this blood curdling chiller is indeed “the scariest movie you’ll ever see.” But does that mean you should? Honestly, three days after seeing it I’m still in recovery (my […]

Local cinemas this week

May 28, 2018
Gauguin Paul Gauguin’s most famous works are those gorgeous brown-skinned nudes dubbed “the Polynesian babe” paintings. Anyone interested in art and art history will be fascinated in seeing how they came about, but the timing of […]

Local cinemas this week

May 24, 2018
There has to be something other than yet one more episode of that now endless franchise set on blank green screen in a galaxy far, far away worth seeing this week. Fortunately there is. The Bookshop […]

Tea with the Dames ticket giveaway

May 19, 2018
From time to time four old friends, all extraordinary actresses, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, to remember and to laugh. For once they let the cameras in… Tea with the Dames is […]
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