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Only Lovers Left Alive

· April 17, 2014

With the blood moon still howling somewhere in the galaxy, it was the perfect week to release Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch’s new beauty of a dark dre...

Fargo

· April 17, 2014

For a state full of seemingly sunny-dispositioned people, bad things seem to happen an awful lot in Minnesota. From the opening shot of new FX series Fargo -...

Any Day Now

· April 10, 2014

Parenting is the most important job in the world. Don't confuse that with the oldest job in the world, or you'll be hiring hookers to look after your...

The Grand Budapest Hotel

· April 3, 2014

High atop a snowy peak sits Wes Anderson in a pastel-hued daydream, casually blissing out in his trademark mustard suit, om-ing along to a Donovan song or ma...

Broad City

· April 2, 2014

The question of whether women are funny just ain't a thing any more – Bridesmaids, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler settled that argument years ago. And speaking...

Nymphomaniac

· March 26, 2014

Nymphomaniac follows the erotic flowering of a woman named Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) whose insatiable carnal appetite leads to endlessly escalating scenario...

Cuban Fury

· March 20, 2014

I live for a good dance montage. Live for them. Not montages of dance scenes (though this one's pretty good), but an entire scene made up of someone lear...

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema Perth

· March 18, 2014

Over the past twelve months or so there has been a tidal wave of dairy muscling in on delicatessens, coffee shops, the good ol’ IGA and even when stopping in...

Wadjda

· March 13, 2014

Don't you hate it when someone tells you to see a film because it's 'worthwhile'? Sounds like the cinematic equivalent of having your teeth c...

The Wind Rises

· March 6, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki's swan song is as poignant as we'd heard it would be. It tells the real-life story of aeronautical engineer Jiro Horikoshi, designer o...

Tracks

· February 27, 2014

God I'm just so sick of the rat race, aren't you? Doesn't it make you wanna just chuck it all in and go hike more than 2000km across the desert w...

Dallas Buyers Club

· February 20, 2014

Jean-Marc Vallée's period pieces (period pieces because they try to stay true to each era they portray; see C.R.A.Z.Y and Café de Flore) are what entices...

Blue is the Warmest Colour

· February 6, 2014

Ah, young love. It's disgusting! And wonderful. And horrible all at once. Highly acclaimed new French film Blue is the Warmest Colour has made it to our ...

12 Years a Slave

· January 30, 2014

If you're familiar with director Steve McQueen's work, you should be thoroughly prepared for what you're getting yourself in for here. His debut ...

The Great Beauty

· January 23, 2014

Surely Paolo Sorrentino titled this film The Great Beauty because Woody Allen had already taken To Rome With Love? Never mind, the intent is the same. Recent...

Her

· January 16, 2014

The title's apt. As much as the film's visual space is taken up with Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore Twombly (and his moustache), it's not really abo...

bamBOO Outdoor Cinema - 2014 Summer Highlights

· January 14, 2014

Has anything bad ever happened at the movies? Aside from spilling your popcorn or going through an awkward definitely-not-really date, all that’s left is emb...

Anchorman 2

· December 19, 2013

In many ways, this seems like an exercise in futility. If you have seen Anchorman and enjoyed it (like I did), you know what to expect. I guess you are wonde...

American Hustle

· December 12, 2013

Director David O Russell has come a long way since Spanking the Monkey, everyone's favourite black comedy about mother–son incest. Since then he's ta...

Kill Your Darlings

· December 5, 2013

A film about the Beats should leave you with the desire for whisky, sex and writing a resignation letter to your own humdrum life, followed by more whisky an...

Maltesers Moonlight Cinema Kings Park

· December 3, 2013

Why is it that when we finally get some time off over summer all the decent films we'd been hanging out to see, but were too busy to catch, have finished...

'Uncharted Waters: A Personal History of Wayne Lynch'

· December 3, 2013

If, like me, your only experience of surf on film is Point Break (and what an experience!), Uncharted Waters is an exhilarating and heart-breaking doco that ...

How I Live Now

· November 28, 2013

It's been quite a couple of years for plucky movie girls in war-torn landscapes, particularly those who started out in young adult novels. We've seen...

Gimme Some Truth: RTRFM's Music Documentary Festival

· November 21, 2013

This time of year – usually synonymous with the arrival of tired shopping centre tinsel and slowly melting santa-wearing-board-shorts shaped chocolates – has...

Hola Mexico Film Festival 2013

· November 14, 2013

There are new film festivals setting up projectors all over the place, while others have been gaining a steady cult following. Now in its eight year, the Hol...

Enough Said

· November 7, 2013

Nicole Holofcener's films always feel a bit messy in such a wonderful way. Enough Said is easily her biggest and most accessible film to date, but it has...

Tiny Furniture on DVD

· October 31, 2013

Before the question “Is Girls the new Sex and the City?” and the phrase “Is [insert whatever show happens to have some women in it here] th...

Rooftop Movies Summer Season 2013/2014

· October 24, 2013

As much as we love a cosy little movie theatre, seriously… why waste a balmy summer night in a carpeted room when you could be six storeys (don’t wor...