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Richard Jewell Movie Review

Jewell was the security guard who was falsely accused of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia. The FBI in a rush to solve the case came up with a profile and then twisted the facts to fit their created scenario. And even though Jewell was never formally charged, the media picked up on the story and he was tried, convicted and sentenced in the press.   //   Eastwood’s direction is even handed and Paul Walter Hauser (I, Tonya and BlacKkKlansman) delivers ...

Watch the trailer for Dark Waters – in Australian cinemas March 5!

In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his own life - to expose the truth.   //   Dark Waters stars Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp with Victor Garber and will be released in Australian cinemas March 5. www.facebook.com/UniversalPicturesAU

Watch the new main trailer for Just Mercy

A powerful and thought-provoking true story, “Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley (Larson).   //   One of his first, and most incendiary, cases is that of Walter McMillian (Foxx), ...

The Keeper Movie Review

In the film, an English grocer who is supplying the camp with goods sees Trautmann playing football and recognises his skill as a goalie. He coaches a local team and works out a deal with the camp’s commander to have him leave the camp for the day and play for his team.   //   Trautmann has to overcome the prejudice and hatred post war for the Germans and so begins his odyssey. One that ultimately ends with him marrying the grocer’s daughter, playing for Manchester ...

Win tickets to a very special screening of Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan!

Starring an outstanding Australian cast including Travis Fimmel, Luke Bracey, Daniel Webber, Nicholas Hamilton, Stephen Peacock, and Richard Roxburgh, DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN is directed by Kriv Stenders (Red Dog), from a script by Stuart Beattie (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Australia), and is inspired by true events.   //   The dramatic new trailer follows Major Harry Smith (Fimmel) as he leads a dispersed company of 108 young ...

Watch the trailer for the highly anticipated film Ride Like A Girl!

She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up.   //   Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, ...

Win tickets to a special screening of King of Thieves!

A famous thief in his younger years, widower Brian Reader (Michael Caine), 77 years of age, pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot an unprecedented burglary at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. The thieves, all in their 60s and 70s except for one, employ their old-school thieving skills to plan the heist over the Easter holiday weekend. Posing as servicemen, they enter the deposit, neutralise the alarms, and proceed to drill a hole into the wall of the safe.   // ...

The Old Man & the Gun Movie Review

The story is based on the real life Forrest Tucker, a career criminal who was adept at robbing banks and escaping from prison. He continued to rob banks well into his senior years and that is where this story picks up. While fleeing a recent robbery, Forrest (Redford) meets Jewel (Sissy Spacek) and a relationship develops.   //   The two bond over coffee and conversation and it’s great to see an older couple (or any couple for that matter) charm each other without the ...

Win a double pass to see The Old Man And The Gun starring Robert Redford!

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.   //   Directed by David ...

Watch the new trailer for King of Thieves!

Posing as servicemen, they enter the deposit, neutralise the alarms, and proceed to drill a hole into the wall of the safe. Two days later, they manage to escape with allegedly over £200 million worth of stolen jewels and money.   //   When police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the misfit gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other. Meanwhile, the crime ...