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Circa’s Leviathan is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

Under the direction of Yaron Lifschitz, 36 performers defy gravity as they propel themselves across the stage, tumbling, balancing and soaring together as one.   //   Exploring the massive and unpredictable energies that are unleashed in a civilisation careening toward an unknown fate, Leviathan offers hope in these complex times. Connecting the local with the global, it celebrates what we can achieve when we work together. The dramatic power and extreme skill of ...

Retro Movie Review – The Disaster Artist

Now using one of the most unintentionally funny films of all time as fodder for a film about a film has yielded comic gold. James Franco nails the role of The Room’s creator Tommy Wiseau (minus the middle age creepiness) and has never been more fearless or funny. It’s also a family affair and features his brother Dave as a co-lead actor.   //   The Room was beyond bad and feels as if it was alien in origin while The Disaster Artist feels Hollywood through and ...

Watch the trailer for Becky – in Aussies cinemas August 13!

But the trip soon takes a turn for the worse when convicts on the run, led by the merciless Dominick, suddenly invade the home.   //   Becky will be released in Australian cinemas August 13! www.facebook.com/RialtoDistributionAU

Retro Movie Review – Blade Runner 2049

As visual arresting today as the first edition was 35 years ago, Blade Runner 2049 asks as many new questions as it does answering questions of old. It’s visual mix of cultures and moods (complements of genius director of photography Roger Deakins) adds so much to each scene that the film is never less than visually stunning. The story still raises questions about what it is to be truly human but from a slightly different vantage point than before and the main actors keep things as fluid ...

Watch the trailer for We’ll End Up Together – in Aussie cinemas today!

It’s been years since middle-aged restaurateur Max (François Cluzet) has received his friends at his gorgeous summer house in the chic beach community of Cap Ferret. The group have traditionally reconnected there for his birthday, but since things didn’t exactly go as planned last time, they haven’t seen much of one another. It turns out Max is divorcing and his villa is up for sale, so when pals Marie (Marion Cotillard), Vincent (Benoît Magimel), now-famous actor Eric (Gilles ...

Watch the trailer for La Belle Époque – in Aussie cinemas August 13!

Seeking a way out from his emotionally hostile present, Victor gets a chance to travel back to his own youth, in 1974 at La Belle Époque, the famous French bistro where he first met 20-year-old Marianne, the girl who took his breath away and changed his life for good.   //   A charming and witty French comedy about a man who travels back in time to relive the special moment that transformed his life. La Belle Époque will be released in Australian cinemas August ...

Blood Vessel Movie Review

Their captain (Robert Taylor), even after recognising the ship’s Nazi flag sees little hope without their assistance and orders his men, one woman, and a Russian soldier to board the ship. He does not survive the boarding. When the survivors finally board the ship, they initially discover that there are no occupants on-board, and so begins the glorious schlockfest that is Blood Vessel.   //   Getting the balance between believability and outrageousness right is the key ...

BIFF 2020 is coming to GOMA this October!

Starring Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul, Jack Thompson, Aaron Pedersen, Witiyana Marika, Caren Pistorius, Esmerelda Marimowa and Sean Mununggurr, High Ground is the second feature film from Stephen Maxwell Johnson, director of Yolngu Boy 2001.   //   With over 70 films from 28 countries, BIFF can’t wait to welcome audiences back for BIFF 2020. Experience 11 exhilarating days of unmissable cinema! And they will be taking extra steps to prioritise the health and ...

Watch the trailer for Deerskin – in Aussie cinemas August 6!

A man’s obsession with his designer deerskin jacket causes him to blow his life savings and turn to crime.   //   Starring Jean Dujardin (Academy Award Winner – The Artist) and Adele Haenel (Portrait of a lady on Fire) www.facebook.com/UmbrellaEnt

Retro Movie Review – Get Out

The story revolves around leaving the big city and going out to the country to meet the girlfriend’s parents for the first time. Along the way it touches on issues as diverse as rich white privilege, social injustice, true friendship and how often times people are completely different than the first impression would lead you to believe.   //   The direction is assured and important elements of the story arrive with perfect timing. For a first time director, this level ...