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The Irishman Movie Review

Based on the 2004 book, I Heard You Paint Houses by a former homicide prosecutor, Charles Brandt, it focuses on the life of mob hitman Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran played by Robert De Niro. In a confession given after the book was published, Sheeran claims to have been the hitman behind the murder and disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa who is played by Al Pacino. Spoiler alert, his body is not buried under the turf at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.   //   The film is ...

Check out the trailer for Official Secrets starring Keira Knightley!

The memo proposed blackmailing smaller, undecided member states into voting for war. At great personal and professional risk, journalist Martin Bright published the leaked document in The Observer newspaper in London, and the story made headlines around the world. Members of the Security Council were outraged and any chance of a UN resolution in favour of war collapsed. //   But within days, Bush declared he no longer needed UN backing and invaded anyway. As Iraq descended into ...

Watch the trailer for FORD v FERRARI starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale!

Together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. //   FORD v FERRARI will be released in Australian cinemas November 14! www.facebook.com/foxmoviesaus

Watch the official trailer for Bombshell – in Australian cinemas January 16!

Directed by Emmy® Award winner Jay Roach and written by Academy Award® winner Charles Randolph. //   BOMBSHELL also stars Emmy® Award winner Kate McKinnon, Golden Globe® nominee Connie Britton, Emmy® Award winner Mark Duplass, Emmy® Award nominee Rob Delaney, Golden Globe® nominee Malcolm McDowell and Academy Award® winner Allison Janney. Bombshell will be released in Australian cinemas January 16! www.facebook.com/STUDIOCANAL.AUS

Judy Movie Review

Signed to MGM Studios at a very young age, her life was almost completely controlled by its studio head, Louis B. Mayer. Never considered an out right beauty of the caliber of Liz Taylor or Ava Gardner, she was made to feel second class and was never allowed a childhood. Labour laws of the time for children actors in Hollywood were almost non-existent. They also gave her regular quantities of amphetamines to keep her thin and working. This helped to create addictions that lasted her entire ...

Watch the new trailer for Dark Waters staring Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins!

In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his own life - to expose the truth. Dark Waters will be released in Australian cinemas January 30! www.facebook.com/UniversalPicturesAU

Watch the new trailer for Vita & Virginia

When their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. The film is a celebration of their unconventional bond; a vivid exploration of gender, sexuality, creativity and passion.   //   Vita & Virginia is a love story, told in a contemporary style, about two women - two writers - who smashed through social barriers to find solace in their forbidden connection. Vita & Virginia ...

Win tickets to a very special screening of Pavarotti!

From two-time Academy Award® winning director Ron Howard and the team behind the worldwide success The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, comes a documentary celebrating the life of the beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti. PAVAROTTI is an in-depth, no holds barred look at the life, career and lasting legacy of the musical icon who sold over 100 million records in his lifetime. Dubbed "The People's Tenor", Pavarotti was the rare combination of personality, genius and celebrity. He used his ...

Ride Like A Girl Movie Review

Payne played by actress Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies and Hacksaw Ridge) was the youngest of ten children born to father Paddy (Sam Neill) who ran a horse farm in Central Victoria. Her mother died in an auto accident when she was six months old and seven of her siblings also raced horses. //   She had to overcome many injuries and the gender bias inherent in such a male dominated sport to rise to the top of her field. The film dramatises these circumstances with a somewhat light ...

Watch the first official trailer for Judy starring Renée Zellweger in the title role!

It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in THE WIZARD OF OZ, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians, and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of romance seem undimmed as she embarks on a courtship with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. //   And yet Judy is fragile. After working for 45 of her 47 years, she ...