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Ant Man and the Wasp Film Review

More B movie than Ant movie Ant Man and The Wasp (dir. Peyton Reed) fits into a peculiar ...
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado Film Review

As fun as it is bleak and disturbing A couple of things happen when a new screenplay written ...
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Hereditary Film Review

Resist expectations and trust the filmmakers We will always need movies that mess with our expectations. Ari Aster’s ...
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Ocean’s 8 Film Review

Another missed opportunity to subvert Hollywood’s problematic genre tropes Working within the confines of a Hollywood studio system ...
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Reconsidering Red Sparrow: The Critical Aversion to Violence on Screen

There’s a sequence part-way through this year’s Red Sparrow (dir. Francis Lawrence) that feels designed to confound audiences: ...
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Solo: A Star Wars Story Film Review

A phoned-in Star Wars entry with some memorable lead performances It’s seems odd that Solo: A Star Wars ...
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Avengers: Infinity War Film Review

More showreel highlight than cinematic event While watching Wonder Woman in a packed screening, something occurred to me ...
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Truth or Dare Film Review

A perverse, self-aware delight Joining in with the uproarious laughter during my screening of Jeff Wadlow’s Truth or ...
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A Quiet Place Film Review

A lovingly detailed, well-acted and tense ride. ‘It’s sound!’ You’ll spot this headline on a framed newspaper clipping ...
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Phantom Thread Film Review

Phantom Thread is a lot of things: a complicated love story between an accomplished dressmaker and a much ...
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Game Night Film Review

You might know the story, but you haven’t seen it told this well. Sometimes I wonder if the ...
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The most anticipated films of 2018

Although the 90th Academy Awards are just around the corner, we’re already looking forward to what the new ...
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8 things to do in Brisbane this February

Before we know it summer is almost over – except in Brisbane. With so many events popping up ...
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Kingsman 2: After Parody Comes Farce And It Doesn’t Really ...

Here’s what to do before you go and See Kingsman 2, the Gold Circle – have a stiff ...
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Prepare to be spooked on Friday 13th

8 hours of 80’s horror will be brought to life on the big screen at Randwick Ritz on ...
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Tropfest 2018 is open for entries

The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest Australia will return next year and is calling for filmmakers to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Randwick Ritz revisits your favourites

The Ritz will be screening cult classics like Blade Runner, Scarface and Lord of the Rings. Randwick’s Ritz ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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‘The Dark Tower’ – Reviewing The Beginning Of The End

  “There are other worlds than these,” Jake Chambers, The Child. If you want me to explain the ...