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Nightmare Alley Movie Review

We follow the life of Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) a drifter who finds a purpose at the feet of Pete (David Strathairn), a grifter running the psychic medium scam at a traveling carnival with his partner Zeena the Seer (Toni Collette). Stanton learns the trade and sees himself as capable of more and aggressively makes those ambitions come to fruition.   //   The story is told in two distinct parts and part two features Cate Blanchett as the sultry Dr. Lilith Ritter. ...

Watch the trailer for Queen Bees – in Aussie cinemas January 27!

Once behind the doors of Pine Grove Senior Community, she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls” the likes of which she hasn’t encountered since high school, all of which leaves her yearning for the solitude of home.   //   But somewhere between flower arranging and water aerobics Helen discovers that it’s never too late to make new friends and perhaps even find a new love. A heartwarming and humorous look at ...

Spencer Movie Review

Things were not helping by her choice of partner. To say Prince Charles came with baggage is a severe understatement. His heart lie elsewhere and the marriage was little more than transactional. Her unhappiness after almost a decade in the circus is palpable in almost every scene. Director Pablo Larraín (Jackie and Ema) and Cinematographer Claire Mathon sell the bleakness with washed-out colours and grey skies.   //   With Hollywood typecasting in full swing, you know ...

Win ticket to C’mon C’mon – in cinemas February 17!

  //   Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew (Woody Norman) forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills. www.facebook.com/transmissionfilms To enter this great competition, just fill out the entry form below: Competition will be drawn February 15, winners ...

House Of Gucci Movie Review

Having caught a documentary before seeing the film on the real-life story that underlines this tale, it only hints at the depravity and manipulation that took place. Everyone has an agenda and they are all completely self-serving. The acting is also gloriously overstated and perfectly suits this fable of overindulgence. Lady Gaga is particularly adaptable at this excess.   //   There is entertainment to be had in several ways. It’s a lot of fun to catch the scenes that ...

Watch the new trailer for Belfast – in Aussie cinemas February 3!

At the center of the film is Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance.   //   Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life. Belfast stars Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jude Hill and will be released in Aussie cinemas February ...

Watch the new clip from Uncharted – starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg!

What starts as a heist job for the duo becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Moncada (Antonio Banderas), who believes he and his family are the rightful heirs.   //   If Nate and Sully can decipher the clues and solve one of the world’s oldest mysteries, they stand to find $5 billion in treasure and perhaps even Nate’s long-lost brother... but only if they can learn to work together. Uncharted stars Tom Holland, Mark ...

Watch the official trailer for Moonfall – in Aussie cinemas this February!

With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler (Halle Berry) is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past, Brian Harper (Patrick Wilson), and conspiracy theorist K.C. Houseman (John Bradley) believe her. The unlikely heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space only to find out that our moon is not what we think it is.   //   Moonfall is ...

Win tickets to Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Mothers!

Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis, middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana, an adolescent, is scared, repentant and traumatised. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like sleepwalkers along the hospital corridors.   //   The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between the two, which by ...

King Richard Movie Review

The sisters, both Serena and Venus’ ascendancy into the upper echelon of the tennis world, a world of old money and privilege has been encouraging to behold. Their start in more than humble beginnings only makes their accomplishments more vivid. This film highlights the struggles that the family faced with the entrenched attitudes at the time and the financial hardships as well.   //   Once the sisters’ tennis prowess becomes known outside the local community, the ...