Election Day movies

May 16, 2019
Most Australians are probably more invested in who wins the Iron Throne than the outcome of the Federal election. But for those who are interested in how things are decided without dragons, two sensational new […]

German Film Festival giveaway

May 14, 2019
Making a welcome return to Palace Cinemas on May 21, the German Film Festival is about to treat cinema-lovers with the latest and greatest in Deutsch cinema. Once again presented in collaboration with German Films, the always […]

The Realm giveaway

May 6, 2019
Fresh from the Spanish Film Festival and just in time for our own federal election, acting heavyweight Antonio De la Torre reunites with director Rodrigo Sorogoyen and gives another compelling performance in this multiple award-winning explosive political […]

Local cinemas this week

May 6, 2019
Two Australian movies set in the tropical far north hit our screens this week. A+ for effort and intent, C- for the results Top End Wedding A few critics have broken ranks, but only the […]

Peterloo giveaway

May 1, 2019
Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh‘s impassioned new film is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned […]

Local cinemas this week

April 23, 2019
Stock up on the tissues, two lovely but emotionally potent little gems open this week in our arthouses Movie of the week: 1985 Expanding his own 2016 short of the same name, Yen Tan’s emotional tearjerker […]

The curious case of the dope dealing nuns

April 23, 2019
The transformation of cannabis culture from an illegal and socially disapproved-of activity to a multibillion-dollar mass marketed industry represents one of the largest social changes of this century. A distinctly odd film opening this week […]

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 […]

The Chaperone giveaway

April 15, 2019
The Chaperone takes place amid the backdrop of the tumultuous times of the early 1920’s. The life of a Kansas woman (Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey) is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented […]

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 […]
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