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Check out the official trailer for Diego Maradona!

On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee. For seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated football icon and the most passionate but dangerous city in Europe were a perfect match for each other. On the pitch, Diego Maradona was a genius. Off the pitch, he was treated like a God. The charismatic Argentine loved a fight against the odds and led Napoli to their first-ever title. It was the stuff of dreams.   //   But ...

2040 Movie Review

In stark contest to works like An Inconvenient Truth, which really only highlighted the dangers of Global Warming, Gameau offers solutions to the problems. In a wide spectrum of topics, he provides ideas that range from grass roots actions to the implantation of emerging technologies to help turn things around.   //   As a filmmaker he also uses some clever choices to give brevity to what are some very serious subject matters. His use of comments by young children ...

Asbury Park: Riot Redemption Rock ‘n Roll is screening for one night only at Dendy Coorparoo!

A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park suffered a race riot on Independence Day, 1970, crippling the town for the next 45 years and reducing it to a state of urban blight. A town literally divided by a set of railroad tracks, the riot destroyed the fabled Westside jazz and blues scene but from the flames of the burning city emerged Bruce Springsteen and the fabled Jersey sound.   //   “Asbury Park” returns Asbury denizens Springsteen, Steve Van Zandt and Souths...

Win tickets to a special screening of 2040!

The hit 2015 documentary That Sugar Film saw Gameau transform himself into a ‘human lab rat’ to trial the effects that a high sugar diet has on the human body. The film received widespread critical acclaim and at the time of release became the most successful Australian documentary ever released. Damon’s new film 2040 is a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and ...

Watch the trailer for the hotly anticipated film 2040!

The hit 2015 documentary That Sugar Film saw Gameau transform himself into a ‘human lab rat’ to trial the effects that a high sugar diet has on the human body. The film received widespread critical acclaim and at the time of release became the most successful Australian documentary ever released. Damon’s new film 2040 is a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and ...

Breaking Habits Movie Review

She endured hardships that would have left most people broken. She was married to a man for seventeen years who stole over a million dollars from her and then turned out to be a polygamist. She was kicked out of the house she shared with her brother and children because of his criminal activity and even spent time being homeless.   //   Throughout these ordeals however, she remained strong. As inspirational as her story is, the tale of the community she calls home is ...

McKellen: Playing the Part Movie Review

Told mostly in taped interviews with the man himself, his early years are illustrated by humble beginnings and then finding his true calling at quite a young age. He is reserved in delivery but there is often a twinkle in the eye that denotes a sense of pride and stature.   //   He also goes into some detail about his work in helping to overturn unfair laws in England in regards to the age of consent between gay couples. He was fearless in a time before enlightenment. He ...

RBG Movie Review

. Now in her eighties and every bit the fire brand of her younger years, she has become emblematic of how things can be if brilliant minds are put to task and party politics are left behind. It’s a stark contrast to the ever widening division now being perpetrated in America between the haves and have nots in relation to basic human rights.   //   It’s also a love story that shows a man can support a woman in all ways and not be thought the lesser for it. Her succes...

Pop-Up Cinema comes to Brisbane!

FilmHouse co-creators Portia Hunt and Michael Brooks vow to make each screening a unique experience and the venue will change to compliment the film being screened. More information about FilmHouse and future screening locations can be found on the pop-up cinema's Facebook page. Filmhouse Pop-up Cinema Mowbraytown Hall, East Brisbane www.facebook.com/filmhousebne

Tea with the Dames – Seniors Preview Screening at Dendy Portside!

Tea with the Dames is a unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of our most iconic actresses; Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith. All four have gone from being fledgling actresses in the 1950s to acting royalty. They’ve watched each other’s careers grow and bloom and have celebrated life’s ups and downs together. Tea with the Dames invites you to spend time with these acting legends as they talk about their lives and their ...