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 […]

Local cinemas this week

July 26, 2018
Movie of the week: Whitney Maybe it wasn’t so wise to tag Kevin MacDonald’s heartbreaking new doco on Whitney Houston’s troubled and tragic life as “The untold story. For the first time” Sure, this is […]

Local cinemas this week

July 13, 2018
An Iranian drama that soars, and hokum high in the sky No Date, No Signature Outside of the Film Festival, very few Iranian films ever manage to find arthouse screens in Sydney. In the last […]

Local cinemas this week

June 13, 2018
Two very different Sydney Film Festival hits turn up on general release this week Disobedience The words “forbidden” or “illicit” seem to always be used to describe the sort of relationship between Ronit (Rachel Weisz) […]

New movies this week

March 3, 2017
Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 16.03 Loving Surprisingly, it was only in 1958 that the US Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in that country. Director Jeff Nichols takes a restrained […]
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