After the Wedding giveaway

September 25, 2019
As if driven by an inescapable force, Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India […]

Local cinemas this week

September 23, 2019
Movie of the week: Buoyancy Few of us ever think about where all the stuff we buy comes from. Pretty much everything we do, from hopping into a Uber to buying fashionable gear from Uniqlo is […]

Local cinemas this week

September 5, 2019
Child endangerment features in two releases this week, one a chilly remake of a true original, the other a bloated and unnecessary sequel. Top pick: Angel of Mine Noomi Rapace, from the original Danish The Girl […]

2040 preview giveaway

May 6, 2019
Can ingenuity and scientific progress save our planet from ecological disaster? Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we […]

The real Wonder Woman

February 3, 2019
A real-life feminist hero gets the Hollywood treatment On the Basis of Sex – Shall we go the movies tonight? – Yeah, the one where Liam Neeson kills drug dealers. – Err… – What about […]

French new wave classics on screen

August 31, 2018
The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival  is returning for the fourth time to Palace Norton Street for a season of eternal French cinema this month. The festival is also running in Melbourne and Perth later, and […]

You Were Never Really Here giveaway

August 27, 2018
Fresh from screenings at both the Sydney and Melbourne film festivals, two of the greatest cinema artists of our time, director Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin) and actor Joaquin Phoenix unite in this masterpiece about a missing teenage […]

Never trust a politician

May 10, 2018
Two movies about the dark art of politics open in the local cinemas this week Chappaquiddick OMG, what was he thinking?!! That’s likely to be most people’s reaction to what Senator Ted Kennedy did after he drove […]

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 […]
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