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 […]

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 […]

Local cinemas this week

April 7, 2019
It’s a remarkably strong week for arthouse and indie releases – all screening at Dendy Newtown Movie of the week: Galveston Roy Cady (Ben Foster, Hell or High Water) is an angry two-bit crim and violent hitman, […]

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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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February 21, 2019
Two movie about the perils of show-biz fame open this week, one of them a misunderstood masterpiece Vox Lux Brady Corbet’s provocative first feature, The Childhood of a Leader astounded critics and festival-goers in 2015, […]

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February 12, 2019
An exquisite portrait of an artist at work, a whole bunch of date movies for Valentine’s Day, and finally, that all-important question: Do cyborgs go to the toilet? Pick of the week: At Eternity’s Gate Vincent […]

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January 14, 2019
Political junkies have struck it lucky this month – with no less than three major cinema releases (The Front Runner is yet to come) making strong statements on the nature and abuse of power. Movie […]

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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 […]

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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 […]
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