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Watch the trailer for the upcoming biopic of Adam Cullen – Acute Misfortune!

The debut feature of Thomas M. Wright (Sweet Country, Top of the Lake, Everest), is produced by Plot Media, Blackheath Film and Arenamedia, and features AACTA Best Actor winner Daniel Henshall (Snowtown) as Adam Cullen and with a breakout performance by Toby Wallace (Romper Stomper) as Jensen. ACUTE MISFORTUNE was named one of the best films of the year by The Monthly and Screen Daily and was the recipient of The Age Critics Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It was ...

Fighting With My Family Movie Review

When the son and daughter get the opportunity for a try out with the American company, the youngest member of the family, Saraya (Florence Pugh) makes the grade but has to leave behind her brother Zak (Jack Lowden). This causes a strain in the family as Zak has also dedicated his life to the squared circle.   //   Wrestling forms the backdrop but what the film is really about is the power of love and the feeling of inclusion that can only be provided by family. By blood ...

Check out the brand new trailer for Tolkien!

This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the "fellowship" apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.   //   Tolkien is in Australian cinemas June 13. www.facebook.com/foxmoviesaus

New Official Trailer for Rocketman with Taron Egerton as Elton John!

Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.   //   This inspirational story - set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton - tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop cultur...

Watch the all new trailer for All Is True starring Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen!

The year is 1613, Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.   //   Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and ...

Stan & Ollie Movie Review

This bittersweet tale is set in the latter part of their careers as they tour England after World War II. It shows two men that were creative partners for most of their adult lives but never really communicated in words or deeds their true feelings for each other.   //   Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy are absolutely convincing in their roles. They are outstanding in showing the physical comedy side of their art with its strict timing and ...

Watch the trailer for Academy Award Nominated film At Eternity’s Gate

Schnabel; his co-writers Jean-Claude Carrière and Louise Kugelberg, also the film’s editor; and cinematographer Benoît Delhomme strip everything down to essentials, fusing the sensual, the emotional, and the spiritual.   //   And the pulsing heart of At Eternity’s Gate is Willem Dafoe’s shattering performance: his Vincent is at once lucid, mad, brilliant, helpless, defeated, and, finally, triumphant. With Oscar Isaac as Gauguin, Rupert Friend as Theo, Mathieu ...

On The Basis Of Sex Movie Review

The filmmakers have wisely chosen a single case to focus on and it formed an important milestone in Bader Ginsburg’s career. In it she took on generations of prejudice based on gender in American law and won her first important case. In a life filled with many major accomplishments, trying to feature too many cases would have defused the film’s impact.   //   The story also sheds a spotlight on how marginalised women were in American society in the fifties, sixties ...

Win a double pass to see Stan and Ollie!

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star as Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.   //   Directed by Jon S. Baird (Filth) and starring Steve Coogan (Philomena), John C. Reilly (Chicago), Danny Huston (American Horror Story), Shirley Henderson (Happy Valley) and Nina Arianda (Florence Foster Jenkins) NOMINATED FOR 1 GOLDEN ...

Green Book Movie Review

Italian American Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) is a salt of the earth kind of guy who is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a hyper intelligent and cultured man of colour through the American South for a musical tour in the sixties. They couldn’t be more opposite.   //   The oppression in the South at the time towards people of colour becomes the catalyst for the two finding common ground. That racism is not shown in even a close manner to its actual horror ...