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Everybody Knows Movie Review

Laura (Penélope Cruz) returns to Spain for the wedding from her home in Buenos Aires. She is traveling with her children but not her husband. She comes in contact with an old flame Paco (Javier Bardem). They enjoy an idyllic ceremony, even the man of the cloth pimping for his church does little to tarnish the joy.   //   The afterparty is going strong with lots of dancing and free flowing alcohol when suddenly there is a power failure. It’s from this point on, the ...

If Beale Street Could Talk Movie Review

Set in seventies America, Alonzo 'Fonny' Hunt (Stephan James), a man of colour is falsely accused of rape and get chewed up by the system. It’s a slow grind for both the incarcerated and the viewer. Even the love and effort of both of his families, his and hers, cannot sway the outcome.   //   Filmed with subdued colour pallets and dimly lit scenes, we see the affection that Fonny feels for Clementine ‘Tish’ Rivers (KiKi Layne) but their young love is anything but ...

Valentine’s Day Special Event – see If Beale Street Could Talk at Palace Barracks or Palace James Street!

A beautifully-crafted love story set in 1970s New York, If Beale Street Could Talk gives voice to a couple’s unbreakable bond and a family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish (KiKi Layne). Friends since childhood, Tish and Fonny (Stephan James) fall in love and are soon expecting their first child. But their plans for the future are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. Valentine’s Day Special Event A glass of premium red or ...

Check out the new trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum!

After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.   //   Starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Saïd Taghmaoui, Jerome Flynn, Jason Mantzoukas, Tobias Segal, Boban Marjanovic, with Anjelica Huston, and Ian McShane, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum will be released in ...

Win tickets to a special screening of King of Thieves!

A famous thief in his younger years, widower Brian Reader (Michael Caine), 77 years of age, pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot an unprecedented burglary at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. The thieves, all in their 60s and 70s except for one, employ their old-school thieving skills to plan the heist over the Easter holiday weekend. Posing as servicemen, they enter the deposit, neutralise the alarms, and proceed to drill a hole into the wall of the safe.   // ...

The Mule Movie Review

Earl Stone (Eastwood) is a down on his luck horticulturist whose business and passion has been ruined by changing times and the Internet. He becomes a drug runner out of necessity but grows to enjoy the money and the thrill. Eastwood looks every wrinkle the part and shuffles his way through the performance in a most engaging way.   //   Poster art to the contrary, the cast is filled with heavyweights like Bradley Cooper and Michael Peña as DEA agents, Dianne Wiest as ...

Win a double pass to see Golden Globe winning If Beale Street Could Talk!

Following his Best Picture Academy Award® winner Moonlight, writer/director Barry Jenkins adapts James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel in IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, a love story set in 1970s Harlem, New York. After her fiancé is framed for a crime, a young woman races against the clock to prove his innocence while pregnant with their first child.   //   DIRECTED BY Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and STARRING KiKi Layne, Stephan James (Selma), Teyonah Parris (Mad Men), Regina ...

Win a double pass to see The Mule!

Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for the cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler.   //   But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar ...

Watch the first look trailer for Everybody Knows starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem!

Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed.   //   Everybody knows stars Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Racardo Darín and will be released in Australian cinemas March 2019! www.facebook.com/UniversalPicturesAU

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Movie Review

She is outstanding as is her co-star Richard E. Grant who stars as her flamboyant drinking buddy and partner in crime, Jack Hock. Israel was a once successful writer that had fallen on hard times and turns to a life of crime forging letters from famous people.   //   By all accounts, the real Lee Israel was a difficult and rather unpleasant person and McCarthy gets those nuances just right. She plays her with just the right amount of grit but keeps her from becoming a ...