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Game Night Movie Review

It throws so many jokes your way, that even when some fall a bit flat, you know more successful ones are just around the corner. The cast is well chosen and the fresh faced Rachel McAdams and the ever sardonic Jason Bateman have good chemistry together and the always weird and wonderful Jesse Plemons plays the creepy cop next door neighbour perfectly.   //   You can’t tell too much of the story without giving away some of the delicious surprises in store, so the best ...

Dendy Classics Screening of To Kill A MockingBird

When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping. "Artfully and delicately translated to the screen." – Variety "A time capsule, preserving hopes and sentiments from a kinder, gentler, more naive America." – Roger Ebert "A rare and worthy treasure." – Hollywood Reporter Seniors can enjoy classics monthly at ...

Molly’s Game Movie Review

Molly was once a Olympic caliber athlete who rose to infamy after being arrested by the FBI for running illegal high-stakes poker games. The movie jumps from flash back views of Molly’s earlier life to present day scenes of the goings on between lawyers, their clients (in this case Molly) and government prosecutors.   //   The story is told with enough salient details that even those with no previous knowledge of the actual case can easily get ensnared in the infecti...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Phantom Thread staring Daniel Day-Lewis!

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock.   //   Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed ...

Watch Sandra Bullock Assembles Her Heist Crew in the First Official Ocean’s 8 Trailer!

OCEAN’S 8 is directed by Gary Ross and stars Sandra Bullock, alongside Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Richard Armitage, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, James Corden, with Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.   //   OCEAN’S 8 releases in Australian cinemas on June 7, 2018. www.facebook.com/oceans8movie

All the Money in the World Movie Review

The kidnapping of the grandson of the at the time richest man in the world made headlines for all the wrong reasons. The crime of course but also the refusal of said rich man to even consider paying the ransom, it was an insight to a new level of greed and indifference to human suffering that set a new low human standard. One of the films most surprising elements is how many scenes replacement actor Christopher Plummer is actually in and how well he captures the prickly character of  J. ...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Movie Review

The screenplay gives them all they need to develop these characters into truly remarkable on screen presences. There is humour of the darkest variety and this makes the pathos even that more effective as this is a film that will stay with you forever. There are no heroes or quick and convenient resolutions here. It is ugly and real.   //   In a season where films tend to fall into easy entertainment categories, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a fiery ...

Watch Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin Get Dirty in First Trailer for Sicario 2: Soldado!

To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver reteams with the mercurial Alejandro.   //   SICARIO 2: SOLDADO is directed by Stefano Sollima and stars Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Catherine Keener and releases in Australian cinemas on June 28, 2018! www.facebook.com/SicarioMovie

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of The Commuter staring Liam Neeson!

In this action-packed, high-concept thriller, Liam Neeson plays Michael, an insurance salesman whose daily commute home quickly becomes anything but routine.   //   After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he soon realizes he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. The Commuter is in cinemas from ...

Watch All The Money in the World Official Trailer with Christopher Plummer Making His Debut After Replacing Kevin Spacey

Her son’s life in the balance with time running out, she attempts to sway Getty even as her son’s mob captors become increasingly more determined, volatile and brutal. When Getty sends his enigmatic security man Fletcher Chace to look after his interests, he and Gail become unlikely allies in this race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.   //   The film is inspired by historical events. Some scenes, characters and ...