November for movie lovers

November 9, 2017
Cine Latino Film Festival Sadly, there’s no German Film Festival this year – bad new for fans of dour and uncompromising European cinema! But into its vacate November spot on Palaces Cinema’s ever growing list […]

Three Summers giveaway

October 18, 2017
Internationally renowned writer/director Ben Elton’s new comedy Three Summers opens in local cinemas on November 2. It’s an ensemble comedy which follows the annual festival goers at a regional music festival over three consecutive years, focussing on the difficult […]

Five movies you must see in October

September 30, 2017
It’s a great month for challenging and provocative movies, and no surprise that many of our recommendations also screened at the Sydney Film Festival this year. But if you missed any of these five then, there’s no […]

Blue – movie giveaway

September 22, 2017
Blue is a film about how the oceans are broken, and what can be done to fix them. Half of all marine life has been lost in the last 40 years. And by 2050 there […]

Final Portrait movie giveaway

September 22, 2017
In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer) is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush), to sit for a portrait. […]

New movies this week

September 21, 2017
Kingsman: The Golden Circle It takes a full hour into Vince Waughn’s bloated, adolescent and painfully retro pastiche of sexist dross and meaningless pop nostalgia before the real Kingsman (Colin Firth) is resurrected from the […]

New movies this week

September 12, 2017
Victoria & Abdul David Stratton bravely managed to award this oddity three stars, but admitted, “there’s something a bit off-key” about it. He may have been too polite to point out what that was out. So, for […]

New movies this week

September 5, 2017
That’s Not Me A disclaimer in the credits of That’s Not Me states, “Jared Leto was in no way involved in the making of this movie.” Phew! Just as well, since Melbourne husband and wife […]

The inner west that vanished

August 27, 2017
Ali’s Wedding Not so long ago someone like Osamah Sami, the talented co-writer and star of the sweetly charming Ali’s Wedding would have lived in the inner west. Wave after wave of migrants once made […]

God’s Own Country giveaway

August 24, 2017
John Saxby works long hours in brutal isolation on his family’s remote farm in the north of England. He numbs the daily frustration of his lonely existence with nightly binge-drinking at the local pub and […]
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