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Wednesday
Sep122018

REVIEWS / FIVE OF THE BEST AT SUFF 2018

2018 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: From a line-up of wildly eclectic films, some of which come with a sting in their tail (including Satan's Slave, left), we consider five films sure to entertain at this years SUFF (Click here)

Saturday
Sep082018

BLOG / THE BURT REYNOLDS 'COLD STREAK'

Guest columnist STEPHEN VAGG ponders the troubled productions, commercial duds and cynical cash-grabs that kept Burt Reynolds off the A-List for 30 years (Click here)

Friday
Sep072018

FEATURES / R.I.P. BURT REYNOLDS

One of the biggest movies stars of the last half-century, Burt Reynolds has passed away, aged 82. He left behind a remarkable career of both crowd-pleasing blockbusters and under-valued acting turns (Click here)

Thursday
Sep062018

FEATURES / PREVIEW: 2018 SCIFI FILM FESTIVAL

2018 SCIFI FILM FESTIVAL: From the Opening Night film, a compilation-documentary made from clips from 550 films to the Closing Night retro-screening of a nuclear era classic, the 2018 SciFi Film Festival promises to leave audiences spellbound (Click here).

Saturday
Aug252018

BLOG / SO WE'VE SETTLED ON THE WORST FILM OF THE YEAR THEN...?

Brian Henson's R-rated puppet murder-mystery comedy The Happytime Murders was all set to be the breakout comedy smash of 2018. What went wrong? (Click here)

Thursday
Aug232018

REVIEWS / CHASING COMETS

NRL tough guy Jason Stevens pens his first screenplay, a faith-based sports drama, casting Dan Ewing as the bigscreen version of himself (Click here)

Thursday
Aug162018

REVIEWS / BOOK WEEK

2018 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The sophomore feature from Heath Davis positions the young writer/director as one of the most exciting new voices in Australian cinema (Click here

Saturday
Aug112018

REVIEWS / THE MEG

How bad can a giant-shark movie starring Jason Statham be? (Click here)

Thursday
Aug092018

FEATURES / PREVIEW: 2018 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

2018 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: From Hollywood stars Nicholas Cage, Jack Black and Ethan Hawke to bleak French nihlism to 35 year-old stand-up comedy meltdowns...frankly, I don't know where to start summing up SUFF 2018 (Click here)

Tuesday
Aug072018

BLOG / THE STORY SO FAR...: TARANTINO'S ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

The history of Quentin Tarantino's currently-in-production LA nightmare, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, starts in 1969, when the city was gripped in terror in the wake of the Manson murders (Click here)

Saturday
Aug042018

REVIEWS / LIVING UNIVERSE

Drawing upon the brilliant minds in both the global space science community and the special effects houses of the world. Living Universe explores what it will take to answer the question, 'Are we alone?' (Click here)

Thursday
Jul262018

REVIEWS / ANGIE

2018 NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Documentarian Costa Botes delivers what may be his masterwork with Angie, a heartbreaking yet hopeful account of sexual abuse survivor Angie Meiklejohn (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul242018

INDUSTRY / MAD MAX FURY ROAD BEST OF OZ CINEMA’S NEW CENTURY CELLULOID, SAY LOCAL CRIX

The largest poll ever of Australian film critics, undertaken by local film site Flicks.com.au, has determined the Best Ten Films of the new millenium (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul242018

FEATURES / RUSSIAN WWII MASTERPIECE RESURRECTED FOR SYDNEY AUDIENCES

Elem Klimov's 1985 classic Come And See, a brutal, heartbreaking account of one boy's experience during the Nazi's insurgence into Belarus, returns to Sydney screens for an unmissable event screening (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul172018

FEATURES / TEXAN HEAT WON'T FAZE FANDANGO FANS CELEBRATING 80'S BROMANCE CLASSIC

A four-day road odyssey taking in key locations from the 1985 cult favourite may exhaust attendees but won't lessen the fan fervour for the kevin Costner/Sam Robards bromance classic, Fandango (Click here).