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Thursday
Jan192017

REVIEW / GHOST TEAM

A band of intrepid goof-offs, including Jon Heder and Justin Long, suit up to exploire the world of paranormal investigation in Oliver Irving's low brow guilty pleasure, Ghost Team (Click here).

Monday
Jan092017

WORLD CINEMA / NORWAY

For years Scandinavia's minnow industry sector, Norway has emerged as one of the region's most versatile and energised filmmaking communities (Click here; pictured, Fante-Anne, 1920)

Sunday
Jan082017

REVIEWS / THE WAVE (BOLGEN)

A Norwegian disaster film delivers all you would expect, and then some, from a modern tsunami thriller (Click here). 

Thursday
Dec292016

BLOG / THE WORST FILMS OF 2016

The worst that global cinema had to offer is recalled in our annual rummage through the dumpster of movie trash (Click here).

Wednesday
Dec282016

FEATURES / VALE CARRIE FISHER

Her life in her words (Click here).

Sunday
Dec252016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS:...AND A LIST FIT FOR 2016

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: Merry Christmas, loyal readers! Finally, on this, the first day of Cine-Mas, we offer up the obligatory 'Best Of' rant, in a ...LIST FIT FOR 2016 (Click here)

Saturday
Dec242016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: TWO PERFECT PARTNERSHIPS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINEMAS: Laurel & Hardy, Ford & The Duke, Cassavetes & Rowlands, Newman & Redford. Great cinema is often defined by great pairings. In 2016, some unusual movie match-ups provided TWO PERFECT PARTNERSHIPS (Click here).  

Friday
Dec232016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: THREE TARNISHED IDOLS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: These men are our cinematic Gods, but in 2016, their best efforts left fans and some critics feeling let down by these THREE TARNISHED IDOLS (Click here)

Thursday
Dec222016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: FOUR FLEDGLING FESTIVALS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: This year in Australia, FOUR FLEDGLING FESTIVALS took on all the obstacles that rookie events face and achieved someting special (Click here)

Wednesday
Dec212016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: FIVE T'RIFFIC TRAILERS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The best trailers capture in 2 minutes all the thrills, chills and drama that most features fail to capture in 2 hours. FIVE T'RIFFIC TRAILERS (and a handful of other faves) stood out in 2016 (Click here

Tuesday
Dec202016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: SIX STUDIO SCORECARDS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The Hollywood 'Big Six' had typically mixed fortunes in 2016. We do the maths and cast a judgemental finger in our SIX STUDIO SCORECARDS (Click here).

Monday
Dec192016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: SEVEN CARTOON CLASSICS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: Given that our SEVEN CARTOON CLASSICS feature a rabbit cop, a mystical red turtle, a food aisle orgy, an origami warrior and a zombie outbreak, it might be said 2016 animated offerings were particularly imaginative (Click here). 

Sunday
Dec182016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: EIGHT WONDROUS ONE-SHEETS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The glory days of great poster art may not be behind us if these EIGHT WONDROUS ONE-SHEETS from 2016 are any measure (Click here)

Saturday
Dec172016

REVIEWS / ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

The passion that births a rebellion burns strong in the heart of Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, the first of Disney's stand-alone Star Wars stories (Click here)

Saturday
Dec172016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: NINE SORRY SEQUELS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINEMAS: Hollywood’s bottom line took a beating in 2016 when audiences turned their noses up at that revered cash cow, the sequel. Which NINE SORRY SEQUELS stand out as part of the problem…? (Click here)