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The Courier Movie Review

The conspirator is a Soviet military intelligence (GRU) colonel by the name of Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) who sees danger in the erratic leadership of Nikita Khrushchev played by the late Russian actor Vladimir Chuprikov. He reaches out to the West. Wynne is chosen to be his contact under the guise of being a simple businessman who Penkovsky can steal manufacturing techniques from.   //   The inherent danger of what the two are doing is never far from the surface and ...

Win tickets to Mortal Kombat at Dendy Cooparoo!

In “Mortal Kombat,” MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld's Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family's safety, Cole goes in search of Sonya Blade at the direction of Jax, a Special Forces Major who bears the same strange dragon marking Cole was born with. Soon, he finds himself at the temple of Lord Raiden, an Elder God and the ...

Nobody Movie Review

Bob Odenkirk plays Hutch Mansell, an everyday schmo whose family life is on repeat play until a home invasion turns things upside down and his past comes to the fore. For those that are fans of Mr. Goodman, it’s like seeing him transform into Rambo and play out an adult fantasy version of Home Alone.   //   There is a tie-in with the Russian mafia that doesn’t involve a puppy but might include a Van Gogh painting and one badass Grandfather (played with an infectious ...

Watch the trailer for Mortal Kombat – in Aussie cinemas April 22!

The film is helmed by award-winning Australian commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid, marking his feature directorial debut, and produced by James Wan (“The Conjuring” universe films, “Aquaman,”), Todd Garner (“Into the Storm,” “Tag”), McQuoid and E. Bennett Walsh (“Men in Black: International,” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”).   //   The diverse international cast reflects the global nature of the brand, with talent spanning the worlds of film, televi...

Retro Movie Review – Shutter Island

The film starts out with a boat ride that would be helped by a shot of Dramamine as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio) and his partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo) are sent to a hospital for the criminally insane located on an isolated island to investigate the disappearance of one of its patients. This sets off a chain of events that will push the already unstable Marshal to and over the edge.   //   The movie’s trailer to the contrary, the film is more of a psychol...

Win tickets to Willy’s Wonderland at Dendy Cooparoo!

A quiet loner (Nic Cage) finds himself stranded in a remote town when his car breaks down.   //   Unable to pay for the repairs he needs, he agrees to spend the night cleaning Willy's Wonderland, an abandoned family fun center. But this wonderland has a dark secret that the "The Janitor" is about to discover. He soon finds himself trapped inside Willy's and locked in an epic battle with the possessed animatronic mascots that roam the halls. To survive, he must fight ...

Godzilla vs. Kong Movie Review

Following Kong: Skull Island in 2017 and Godzilla: King of the Monsters in 2019, this latest edition in Legendary's MonsterVerse pits the two biggest box office titans against each other while the fate of the world hangs in the balance. The final battlefield this time takes place in Hong Kong and the city comes off very second best. The level of destruction is impressive.   //   The filmmakers have relied on the spectacle of the fight scenes to carry the movie as the ...

Win tickets to Six Minutes to Midnight – in Aussie cinemas April 22!

In the summer of 1939, school teacher Thomas Miller (Eddie Izzard) takes a last minute role teaching English at the Augusta-Victoria College, Bexhill-on-Sea, a finishing school on the south coast of England. Despite the political storm clouds forming across Europe, daughters of influential families in Nazi Germany learn deportment, Shakespeare and how to be faithful members of Hitler’s League of German Girls. Under the watchful eye of their headmistress Miss Rocholl (Dame Judi Dench), ...

Watch the trailer for The Courier – in Aussie cinemas April 1!

At the behest of the UK's MI 6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan ), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze ) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.   //   The Courier will be released in Australian Cinemas April 1. www.facebook.com/roadshow

Watch the trailer for Every Breath You Take – in Aussie Cinemas April 22!

Every Breath You Take is a searing psychological thriller about a psychiatrist (Casey Affleck), whose career is thrown into jeopardy when his patient takes her own life. When he invites his patient’s surviving brother (Sam Claflin) into his home to meet his wife (Michelle Monaghan) and daughter, his family life is suddenly torn apart.   //   EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE is directed by Vaughn Stein and stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Sam Claflin and Veronica Ferres. ...