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Retro Movie Review – The Wolf Of Wall Street

It’s a sign of the expertise at work here that the 180 minute long film literally flies by. It’s also helped along by Leonardo DiCaprio’s most manic performance yet. If you thought he was full on in Django Unchained, he ramps it up ten fold here. Quite a few of the support cast members also turn in career defining roles. This includes Jonah Hill, who get the mix of powerful and pathetic just right and Aussie soap star Margot Robbie’s clothing optional performance that proves her ...

The Irishman Movie Review

Based on the 2004 book, I Heard You Paint Houses by a former homicide prosecutor, Charles Brandt, it focuses on the life of mob hitman Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran played by Robert De Niro. In a confession given after the book was published, Sheeran claims to have been the hitman behind the murder and disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa who is played by Al Pacino. Spoiler alert, his body is not buried under the turf at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.   //   The film is ...

Watch the trailer for Martin Scorsese latest flick – The Irishman

The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. //   In particular, the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of his life-long friend, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975 at the age of ...

Silence Competition

Silence is the story of two young 17th century priests who go in search of their missing mentor in the mysterious and exotic land of Japan, where their faith is outlawed and their presence forbidden.  What follows is a dazzling and heart-stopping test of their endurance, faith and survival.   //   The film portrays a spiritual journey guaranteed to find warm reception from critics.  Based on the best-selling Japanese novel of the same name Silence stars Liam Neeson, ...

Scorsese Exhibition at ACMI

Whether it’s wolves, bulls, butchers or taxi drivers, Scorsese’s complicated anti-heroes navigate mean streets of their own morality, torn between rebellion and acceptance, sin and redemption. While his characters spiral out of control, Scorsese captures every frame with masterly control.   //   SCORSESE, drawn from his personal collection, explores his inspirations, creative process and key collaborations, offering comprehensive insight into Scorsese’s career as an ...

Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema Movie Festival at ACMI

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is delighted to present a collection of landmark Polish films curated by one of the most accomplished and respected directors of our time, Martin Scorsese in Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema. Following his 2011 visit to the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódž – the birthplace of the Polish Film School of the 1950s and 60s that put Polish cinema on the film map – Scorsese was compel...

The Wolf Of Wall Street Movie Review

It’s a sign of the expertise at work here that the 180 minute long film literally flies by. It’s also helped along by Leonardo DiCaprio’s most manic performance yet. If you thought he was full on in Django Unchained, he ramps it up ten fold here. Quite a few of the support cast members also turn in career defining roles. This includes Jonah Hill, who get the mix of powerful and pathetic just right and Aussie soap star Margot Robbie’s clothing optional performance that proves her ...