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The Shape Of Water Movie Review

The film is set in the early sixties during the days of the Cold War and the look and feel of the sets and costume design envelopes the viewer in a not so distant past that now feels ages ago. The casting is exemplary and Michael Shannon as the creepy government man and Sally Hawkins as the heroine of the piece give very affecting performances. Hawkins sets a high water mark in a rich career as Elisa Esposito, a cleaning lady that has been left mute by a childhood trauma. Her ability to say ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Phantom Thread staring Daniel Day-Lewis!

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock.   //   Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed ...

Special screening of The Shape of Water at Dendy Cinemas!

If I told you about her. The princess without voice . . . From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation.   //   Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment - a ...

Watch the new trailer for Alita: Battle Angel – in Australian cinemas July 2018!

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Rosa Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. Everything is new to Alita, every experience a first. As she learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to ...

Watch the Brand New Trailer for Sherlock Gnomes Starring James McAvoy, Emily Blunt & Johnny Depp!

However, they soon discover that someone is kidnapping garden gnomes all over London. When Gnomeo and Juliet return home to find that everyone in their garden is missing – there’s only one gnome to call… SHERLOCK GNOMES.   //   The famous detective and sworn protector of London’s garden gnomes arrives with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery will lead our gnomes on a rollicking adventure where they will meet all new ornaments and explore an ...

The Mountain Between Us Movie Review

The two leads, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet are both great actors but here their chemistry never really gels. Even the moments of adversity they overcome feel forced and more than a little unauthentic. The set up is believable and the third lead, the terrain, is visually stunning and more than sufficient to sell the absolute isolation faced by the stranded couple. Elba and Winslet riff off each other at first and it’s these early scenes that are most enjoyable but the film soon falls ...

WATCH the first trailer – Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name – at cinemas December 26!

Based on André Aciman's novel, with a screenplay by James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name is a sensitive and evocative romance from acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, A Bigger Splash).   //   Soundtrack includes new music by Sufjan Stevens. Call Me By Your Name was the recipient of the Audience Award for Best Film at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival and the runner up at the Sydney Film Festival. Opens December 26 at select cinemas nationally....

Win a double pass to see Home Again!

Recently separated from her husband, (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place to live.   //   Alice agrees to let the guys stay in her guest house temporarily, but the arrangement ends up unfolding in unexpected ways. Alice's unlikely new family and new romance comes to a ...

Award Winning Ali’s Wedding Screening at BIFF!

Charismatic Aussie actor Osamah Sami stars in an AWGIE Award-winning adaptation of his stranger-than-fiction true life story. Ali (Sami) is an Iraqi in Melbourne, the second son of a top Muslim cleric (Don Hany) who fled war-torn Iraq by way of Iran to come to Australia. As the son of the leader of a mosque, Ali has big expectations on his shoulders – none of which he feels like living up to. He doesn’t have the grades to get into medical school, but he lies about it to his whole ...

Win a double pass to see Hampstead, in cinemas August 17!

Starring Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson, Hampstead is a heartwarming romantic comedy set around the beautiful Hampstead Heath in London, a quiet piece of countryside in a vast metropolis. Living in a lovely old apartment on the edge of the Heath, American widow Emily Walters (Keaton) feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald (Gleeson), who has lived harmoniously on the Heath for 17 years in a ramshackle hut.   //   When property ...