Local cinemas this week

March 25, 2018
The Death Of Stalin At least none of the all-star cast in Armando Iannucci’s latest scabrous political comedy had to adopt a stilted Russian accent. How on earth would they have got through all the lightening-fast quips, lacerating […]

The Other Side Of Hope giveaway

March 9, 2018
Winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, where it topped the prestigious Screen International critics’ poll, The Other Side Of Hope is the hilarious and poignant new comedy […]

Local Cinemas this week

February 27, 2018
The Square Christian (Claes Bang) is the head curator at a prestigious contemporary art museum in Stockholm. Startlingly handsome, elegantly dressed and decked out in fashionable eyewear, he’d be instantly recognizable in the hippest of […]

The Square giveaway

February 27, 2018
“…it sets out to make your jaw drop. And it succeeds.” Christian is the respected curator of a prestigious contemporary art gallery in Stockholm. He thinks of himself as a decent man—after all, he drives an electric car and supports […]

Local cinemas this week

February 13, 2018
Lady Bird Greta Gerwig’s debut is quite simply a delight – so wonderfully fresh and warm that it seems set on another planet rather than the American teen universe we usually see on screen. It […]

Local cinemas this week

February 7, 2018
Happy End Michael Haneke certainly doesn’t like “privileged white people.” In film after film (Funny Games, Hidden and the excruciating Benny’s Video) he’s sliced through the hidden veneers of social ritual and acceptable behaviour to […]

Local cinemas this week

January 31, 2018
Molly’s Game Aaron Sorkin, the writer behind The Social Network, The West Wing and the unfairly maligned Newsroom has long been known for his rapid-fire dialogue. His characters tend to lob whole thesauruses at each […]

Happy End giveaway

January 25, 2018
Master auteur Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon, Hidden) returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values set in the shadow of the European refugee crisis. Featuring a cast of top acting talent, including Isabelle Huppert, […]

Local cinemas this week

January 25, 2018
Sweet Country In the opening scene of Warwick Thornton’s provocative and powerful new film we gaze into dark water as a billy boils. Sugar is added, lots, while off camera a racially charged argument explodes into thudding […]

New at the arthouse

January 19, 2018
Embarrassed by Swinging Safari? You should be… Swinging Safari You know a film’s in trouble when the actors in it are having more fun than you are… Guy Pearce, Julian McMahon, Jeremy Sims, and Radha […]
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