month : 03/2021 43 results

French Exit Movie Review

Once ensconced in the city of lights, the indifferent members of French society have met their match. Her disdain for being ignored leads to one of the film’s funniest moments when Frances lights a table setting on fire when neglected by a waiter. Watching Pfeiffer chew up scene after scene while never raising her voice beyond a murmur is completely beguiling.   //   The story takes great liberties with reality and features several quite absurd moments like Frances ...

Crisis Movie Review

A trio of tales tells the story. They feature a badass DEA agent (Armie Hammer) who is on the hunt to bring down a Canadian drug lord Mother (Guy Nadon). A recovering addict (Evangeline Lilly) who suffers a personal loss that triggers a revenge plot, and Gary Oldman, a Doctor that gets put under pressure to follow a Big Pharma party line in regards to testing on a new drug. Oldman was also a producer on the project.   //   The three provide the bedrock to the film with ...

Watch the trailer for Collective – screening exclusively at Dendy Coorparoo from April 8!

The story starts in 2015 with a fire at the Bucharest nightclub Colectiv. The tragedy killed 27 people on site and injured over 100 more. Romania's Health Minister promised the burn victims would get the highest-quality treatment, but, in subsequent months, dozens more perished. What was going wrong inside the hospitals? Gazeta Sporturilor's investigative team, led by Catalin Tolontan, digs into this with old-fashioned gusto, conducting stakeouts, analyzing data, and working sources like ...

Watch the trailer for The Painter and the Thief – screening exclusively at Dendy Coorparoo from March 25!

In April of 2015, her two most valuable, large-format paintings are stolen - with care - in broad daylight from the windowfronts of Galleri Nobel in Oslo's city center. Desperate for answers about the theft of her paintings, Barbora is presented with an unusual opportunity to reach out to one of the men involved in the heist - Norwegian career criminal, Karl-'Bertil' Nordland.   //   Filmmaker Benjamin Ree begins to document the story after Barbora unbelievably ...

Retro Movie Review – The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg has never been better as Mark Zuckerberg, the man/boy who turned and burned most everyone he came in contact with while creating the Internet tsunami that is Facebook. Director David Fincher tones down some of his more overt mannerisms and gets things just right. Even Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker (the creator of Napster) delivers career-defining work. It’s a sign of the level of film mastery that a subject with so little visual identity could be made into such a ...

Watch the trailer for Disney and Pixar’s Luca!

Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.   //   Directed by Academy Award® nominee Enrico Casarosa (“La Luna”) and produced by Andrea Warren (“Lava,” “Cars 3”), “Luca” releases June 17, 2021. www.facebook.com/DisneyAUNZ

Murder Mysteries at Dendy Coorparoo and Dendy Portside!

The film festival, titled Murder Mysteries, brings you the very best classic whodunit films spanning from the 40’s all the way through until the late 70s. Don’t miss Humphrey Bogart in Maltese Falcon, classics like The Third Man and Kind Hearts & Coronets.   //   Of course Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest will be screened and you couldn’t have a murder mystery film festival without including the famous detective writer, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the ...

Win tickets to Peter Rabbit 2 in Aussie cinemas March 25!

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, ...

Watch the trailer for White Riot – in Aussie cinemas March 18!

The National Front, a far right and fascist political party, is gaining strength as politicians like Enoch Powell push a xenophobic agenda. Outraged by a racist speech from Eric Clapton, music photographer Red Saunders writes a letter to the music press, calling for rock to be a force against racism. NME, Melody Maker, and Sounds all publish the letter. Flooded with responses, Red discovers many share his views. Teaming up with like-minded creatives Roger Huddle, Kate Webb, Syd Shelton ...

Watch the trailer for Tom & Jerry – in Aussie cinemas April 1!

The ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and possibly the hotel itself. But soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them.   //   An eye-popping blend of classic animation and live action, Tom and Jerry’s new big-screen adventure stakes new ground for the iconic characters and forces them to do the unthinkable… work together to save the day. Tom & Jerry will be ...