month : 03/2021 43 results

White Riot Movie Review

The lines were drawn between the Callaghan government and their passive support of the anti-immigrant National Front and the opposition to this status quo by the more forward-thinking youth of the time. This situation found its champions in Red Saunders, Jo Wreford, Pete Bruno, and others. They conceived a one-off concert called Rock Against Racism as a reaction to the racist rhetoric put forth by Eric Clapton, yes that Eric Clapton.   //   That concert helped start a ...

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), ...

James Corden features in a new Peter Rabbit 2 vignette just for Australian fans!

In PETER RABBIT™ 2, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.   //   Peter Rabbit 2 stars Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, ...

Retro Movie Review – Shame

The sex addiction angle is given main focus and this has led to the film being in the crosshairs of both film censors and the more conservative reviewers. The press generated about its raunchy nature is well founded but the end result of so much disconnect sex is just tedium. The more sexual contact Brandon has, the less he feels and the harder it is for the viewer to feel engaged.   //   The acting is of a high calibre and seeing Carey Mulligan step outside her usual ...

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

Experience Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic Alice in Wonderland Live on Stage at QPAC this school holidays!

“The most hilarious madcap fun” - Broadwayworld.com This glorious production features breathtaking costuming and puppetry using ingenious stagecraft and limitless imagination, will thrill children and adults alike. Meet the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and of course the boisterous Queen of Hearts as a cast of brilliant actors bring over 20 curious characters to life.   //   “The perfect holiday treat” - Stage Whispers True to the ...

Watch the trailer for Antoinette in the Cevennes, in Aussie cinemas from April 8!

She portrays the titular Antoinette, a primary school teacher whose long-planned summer vacation with her married lover Vladimir (Benjamin Lavernhe) is upended when she discovers he is taking his family on a hiking trip in the picturesque Cévennes National Park instead.   //   Antoinette - completely unversed in the ways of the wilderness - decides to follow their trail and, paired with an unlikely donkey companion, discovers much more than she bargained for. Antoi...

Retro Movie Review – Robin Hood

Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe) is an expert archer in King Richard The Lionheart’s army who becomes disillusioned with some of the things he was forced to do while in battle and when the King is killed, he and his cohorts escape France and return to England. The boys soon arrive in Nottingham, where Robin meets Lady Marian (Cate Blanchett) and joins the town’s battles.   //   The tale of Robin Hood is one of cinema’s most well used story lines and many films and ...

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. ...

Watch the full trailer for Voyagers – in Aussie cinemas April 8!

But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they’re consumed by fear, lust, and the insatiable hunger for power.   //   Written and directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist), the film stars Tye Sheridan (The X-Men franchise), Lily-Rose Depp (Savage), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk), Chanté Adams (Roxanne, Roxanne), Isaac Hempst...