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The Disaster Artist Film Review

‘What a movie, James!’ Everyone knows where they were when they first saw Tommy Wiseau’s The Room. It’s a movie ...
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Murder on the Orient Express Film Review

It’s one for the Cluedo addicts. Sometimes you know immediately whether or not a movie is made for you. If ...
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Stranger Things Have Happened: Is TV Overtaking the Movies?

The new season of Netflix’s Stranger Things aired on October 27, right in time for Halloween. It was, arguably, this ...
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Thor Ragnarok Film Review

 The goofy sight gags and quips will keep non-fans at least mildly entertained. Taking its cues from the ultra-successful Guardians of the ...
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Happy Death Day Film Review

Trite moralising sours an already pretty bland teen slasher movie. Happy Death Day is the story of one slightly narcissistic ...
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Battle of the Sexes Film Review

Lovingly detailed recreation of an era. There’s not much subtlety in a title like Battle of the Sexes. Calling their ...
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The Best Things Said About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

A much-needed discussion is finally being had. Harvey Weinsten, co-founder (with his brother Bob Weinstein) of influential American entertainment companies ...
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Blade Runner 2049 Film Review

Sit and stare in awe. Some films are difficult to review. I don’t envy the weekly reviewers who had to ...
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The Book of Mormon Theatre Review

International smash hit musical does not disappoint Musical theatre ought to be bursting with unrestrained joy, setting the stage alight ...
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‘mother!’ Film Review

If nothing else, the most confounding film of the year. It’s not often anymore that a film gets reviewed as ...
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MoviePass and the Future of Cinema Attendance

Does anybody go to the movies anymore? Most movie journalists would have you believe they don’t – in fact, if ...
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‘Wind River’ Film Review

Expands far beyond its remote location. I love a good police procedural movie. The escapism you get from the movies ...
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What’s in a Number? The Insidious Influence of Rotten Tomatoes

Critics love to tell stories about the times filmmakers got back at them for their reviews. Beloved Australian critic and ...
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‘Ali’s Wedding’ Review

The romantic comedy continues to evolve with Ali’s Wedding. I think there must be something wrong with me. Osamah Sami’s ...
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MIFF 2017 Film Review: Australia Day

It hits hard and leaves bruises. Reviewing films at a festival, especially one as packed as the MIFF, you remember ...
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‘Human Traces’ – MIFF 2017

Though its characters lack motivation, Nic Gorman’s Human Traces is a finely executed and taught thriller. Nic Gorman’s first full ...
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‘The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio’ – MIFF 2017

Less thinking, more feeling. ‘Don’t think. Feel!!!’ advises the poster for Takashi Miike’s The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capiccio. It’s ...
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‘Axolotl Overkill’ – MIFF 2017

German tale of boundless youth doesn’t quite go far enough. First published as a novel titled Axolotl Roadkill when its author ...
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‘Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts’ – MIFF 2017

American directors could learn a thing or two from Mouly Surya. On a desolate landscape in Indonesia where the sun ...
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Melbourne International Film Festival: Top 5 Australian Films

The 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival has arrived and, as usual, picking from the gargantuan list of films is an ...
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Dunkirk Film Review

Empty your pockets for the biggest screen you can find – Dunkirk is all about the experience. Sometimes a film ...
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‘Baby Driver’ Film Review

Movie magic at its most magnificent Apparently, it takes a Brit to make a truly entertaining American blockbuster these days. ...
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‘Una’ Film Review

Successful art, questionable entertainment. Una is an unfamiliar movie. On the surface, it sounds like a well-worn revenge picture, the ...