Local cinemas this week

December 5, 2018
Movie of the week: Climax Gasper Noé is a professional provocateur – and his button-pushing works (Irreversible, Love) generally only turn up at film festivals where they can escape our Classification Board’s inevitable response. There […]

Local cinemas this week

November 21, 2018
The week’s best arthouse release is also it’s most unlikely Widows Steve McQueen is hardly a director you’d expect to make a heist movie, but then Widows, which is co-written by Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn […]

Local cinemas this week

November 8, 2018
The Girl with the Franchise Complex, the wildest movie of the year and just in time for Armistice Day, a powerful tribute to the men who fought in the trenches The Girl in the Spider’s […]

Local cinemas this week

October 22, 2018
A father battles his son’s addiction , a super spooky movie from Britain and another tone-death Aussie misfire. Beautiful Boy Belgian director Felix van Groeningen reduced me to a blubbering wreck with Broken Circle Breakdown, […]

Local cinemas this week

October 3, 2018
An attractive adaption of a classic Russian play and a queasily compelling true crime thriller  The Seagull When Chekhov first staged The Seagull in St Peterburgh in 1896, it was greeted with catcalls and the […]

Local cinemas this week

September 6, 2018
Two outstanding docos, two amazing men… McQueen There’s a such an incredible wealth of details in this exhaustive, (exhausting!) portrait of Lee Alexander McQueen, the prodigiously talented British fashion designer who hung himself at the age of […]

Film festival favourites

September 5, 2018
No less than six films from the Sydney Film Festival are arriving on our local screens this week. Some may be hard to find, but you really should make an effort to seek out these […]

Local cinemas this week

August 23, 2018
Movie of the week: Leave No Trace Maybe it’s an indictment on the state of art-house programming – or something else (have you noticed how they’ve been all desperately discounting?) but this week’s only high-quality […]

Local cinemas this week

August 15, 2018
Movie of the week: C’est La Vie Olivier Nakache and Eric Toleando, the French pair who gave us the monstrous 2012 hit The Intouchables have come up with another brilliant crowdpleaser with this Altman-esque look […]

Local cinemas this week

August 3, 2018
Movie of the week: Summer 1993 If you think that curly head girl in the yellow car looks familiar, you’d be right. Summer 1993, an autobiographical film from Catalan writer-director Carla Simon, has been around […]
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