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Watch the new trailer for new Australian film Palm Beach!

Set in Sydney’s iconic Northern Beaches Palm Beach is a heartwarming story which sees a group of lifelong friends with a lifetime of history reunite for one very special occasion.   //   The good times roll in one of Australia’s most idyllic settings, with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and music. However not all is smooth sailing as slowly tensions begin to mount and deep secrets arise, posing questions about the rich history this group once shared....

Watch the trailer for Palace Film’s latest release Burning!

Novelistic in scope, grandeur and impact, and featuring three remarkable performances, it’s a gripping psychological study of thwarted love, ambition and obsession.   //   Winner - Cannes International Film Festival 2018, FIPRESCI Critics’ Prize for Best Film; Short-listed – Academy Awards 2019, Best Foreign Language Film; Official Selection – 2018 New York, BFI London, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide Film Festivals. Burning is in Australian cinemas April ...

The Aftermath Movie Review

Setting The Aftermath in this time frame colours the story to a degree but it under-utilises the emotional turmoil of the time to tell a somewhat conventional love story. It is set in the dead of winter and the stark white of the snow underlines the coldness between its main players.   //   Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) is reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a high commander and part of the occupational forces in Germany. Their relationship is one of ...

Watch the Teaser Trailer Debut for Joker – starring Joaquin Phoenix!

“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.   //   JOKER also stars Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge and Josh Pais. JOKER releases in Australia on October 3, 2019. www....

Win tickets to a special screening of The Chaperone!

The Chaperone takes place amid the backdrop of the tumultuous times of the early 1920’s. The life of a Kansas woman (Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey) is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer named Louise Brooks to New York for the summer. One of them is eager to fulfil her destiny of dance and movie stardom;  the other hopes to unearth the mysteries of her past.   //   The Film reunites the writer, director and star of ...

Swimming with Men Movie Review

Comedian/actor Brydon has the perfect face to translate the boredom and uncertainty of his middle years. He lets things get out of control at home and ends up leaving his wife Heather (Jane Horrocks) and son Billy (Spike White). He is also frustrated with his repetitive work as an accountant.   //   While the overall theme of the film may seem slight on paper, on-screen, the results are very charming albeit in a very British way. Eric’s underwater friends all have ...

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

Their lives revolve around schedules and treatment but within those strict confinements they are still teenagers. They push the limits and still believe in love (or at least the teen version of it). Will and Stella are drawn to each other, he is the resident bad boy with a disregard for protocol and she is the OCD teen that must have everything perfectly organised.   //   Of course they fall for each other and run headlong into the myriad of rules and restrictions, the ...

Fighting With My Family Movie Review

When the son and daughter get the opportunity for a try out with the American company, the youngest member of the family, Saraya (Florence Pugh) makes the grade but has to leave behind her brother Zak (Jack Lowden). This causes a strain in the family as Zak has also dedicated his life to the squared circle.   //   Wrestling forms the backdrop but what the film is really about is the power of love and the feeling of inclusion that can only be provided by family. By blood ...

Check out the brand new trailer for Tolkien!

This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the "fellowship" apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.   //   Tolkien is in Australian cinemas June 13. www.facebook.com/foxmoviesaus

Hotel Mumbai Movie Review

The main trust of the film is the attack on the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. This site was chosen for its opulence and the large numbers of Westerners that stayed there. We follow the plight of the humble hotel staff, most notably Anupam Kher as head chef Hemant Oberoi and Dev Patel as Arjun, one of his waiters. The staff are presented as selfless and brave. This reality is confirmed by the high number of actual staff members that were killed in the siege while protecting their guests. &nbs...