Local cinemas this week

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, […]

Local cinemas this week

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 […]

Local cinemas this week

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 […]

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 […]
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