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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A B-movie that falls victim to the requirements of a blockbuster The biggest question raised by Jurassic World: ...
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What’s On: Perth in July

Whether you want to channel your inner artist, travel the world through cinema or have dinner on the ...
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Tag Film Review

At least Hannibal Buress is funny Is it to the film’s credit if you laugh a great deal, ...
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The Incredibles 2 Film Review

Revitalises the superhero genre, Pixar-style The Incredibles 2 opens where the last one left us 14 years ago, ...
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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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Cargo Film Review

We’re not using the ‘z’ word Cargo is packed full of ideas. Directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben ...
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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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Crooked House Film Review

An unexpected improvement on the last Agatha Christie adaptation, Crooked House still leans on its source material like ...
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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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Deadpool 2 Film Review

More wisecracks don’t hide Deadpool 2’s lack of purpose Probably the worst thing about Deadpool 2 is that ...
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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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The Death of Stalin Film Review

A chance to laugh at history’s biggest bullies There’s no such thing as a cheap laugh and you ...
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What’s On: Adelaide this April

South Australia’s capital is infamous for its rich and vibrant food and wine produce. Tasting Australia will be ...
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What’s On in Melbourne this April

With Easter Sunday sharing a date with April Fools Day this year, it looks like Melbourne is in ...
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Here it is: Netflix’s releases for April

Although we’re still recovering from the killer content (Annihilation, anyone?) Netflix released in March, it’s time to move ...
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12 Strong Film Review

Pays tribute to the soldiers while doing nothing for the audience. Nicolai Fulgsig’s 12 Strong turns warfare into ...
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Red Sparrow Film Review

Gratuity is the point. Red Sparrow probably came out at the wrong time. A movie with bodily exploitation ...
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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Film Review

Rose-tinted glasses don’t disguise a plodding script. For their first date, aging Hollywood star Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) ...
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New Adaptations To Watch Out For in 2018

Christopher Booker once said that there were only seven stories in the world. And in the case of ...
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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 ...