Local cinemas go dark

March 11, 2020
All cinemas in Australia have been closed. You need to read the statement of our Prime Minister on Sunday March 22 closely. He stated that all the closures now being implemented by the Federal and […]

What to see at the French Film Festival

March 5, 2020
With less than a week to go before the biggest French Film Festival in the world starts (yes, our own Alliance Francaise French Film Festival does hold that honour), it’s time for film-lovers to get […]

Local cinemas this week

February 27, 2020
Two movies about troubled women from two talented Australian filmmakers. Both, in very different ways, point to our deeply disturbing times. Undertow Australian films hardly ever make much headway at the local box office, and […]

2020 French Film Festival giveaway

February 20, 2020
Making a welcome return, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is back in Sydney for the 31st time on March 10. It opens in other capital cities a day or two later, and will screen […]

Local cinemas this week

February 8, 2020
Two tales from distant days, both “vexing” in very different ways Emma. Leaving the horror of The Witch behind, here Anna Taylor-Joy plays Jane Austen’s most “difficult” heroine Emma Woodhouse – the incorrigible meddling matchmaker […]

Local cinemas this week

February 2, 2020
Two Kristen Stewart movies in one week, what a treat for fans… One brilliantly showcases her talents, the other is a sodden mess Seberg Ironically, the far superior of the two earns a lower Rotten […]

Local cinemas this week

January 21, 2020
Two movies about men in the media. One is an odious creep, the other the nicest guy in the entire universe Bombshell There’s a couple of things a lot of Australians may not know about […]

Boxing Day movies

December 19, 2019
Weird looking cats, even stranger Nazis and girls in love… What more could you want on the day after Christmas? Portrait of a Lady On Fire A coincidence surely! Pornhub’s 2019’s trends survey was breathlessly […]

Portrait of a Lady On Fire giveaway

December 12, 2019
Is this the hottest film of the year? Judging by the sizzling reviews it’s been getting, it sure is! From Girlhood director Céline Sciamma, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is an intimate and deeply […]

Local cinemas this week

November 7, 2019
Two grizzled elderly white men with dubious pasts dominate our screens this week. One’s a certified genius, the other a redundant robot. Pain and Glory Even in Spain, you don’t often see pretty women washing […]
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