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Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Ahead of the AGNSW's Robert Mapplethorpe retrospective next year, educate yourself on the man/myth/legend/Patti Smith's 'Just Kids' BFF with ...

Julieta

It’s a happy day when there’s a new Pedro Almodóvar film to bathe in, and Julieta is one of his finest yet – a story of emotional guilt, familial secrets, pe...

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Two Thousand Film Club: Evil Angels

Oh Meryl. That accent. That bowl cut. THAT “a dingo ate my baby!” quote…* It was only time before we decided to revisit Evil Angels in our...

Girl Asleep

Girl Asleep isn’t a perfect film, but I guarantee you won’t regret watching it. I don’t fancy myself as a film expert, but this is an Australian movie about ...

Sydney Underground Film Festival 2016

In a 1964 Village Voice ad, Jonaz Mekas wrote that the NYC Cinematheque, “…will be our workshop, our testing ground, where anything goes, because of t...

Lebanese Film Festival

It is known, habibis, that the Lebs can tell a story. Some might even say it is the national pastime. And despite disruptive political and economic condition...

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Down Under

“Nice jeans faggot!” hollered a voice as my colleague and I strolled home after work at 3am. “Fuck you cunts!” I offered back. Ches...

Two Thousand Film Club: Young Einstein

The next instalment of Two Thousand Film Club at Golden Age Cinema is Oz cult classic Young Einstein. The iconic, wild haired inventor is re-imagined here as...

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Scandinavian Film Festival

It's arguably perfect weather to bunker down in a cinema and watch film after film from some of our world's iciest, crispest countries. Incorporating...

The Fits

Girl is a girl is a girl is a girl. Bit of a risky introduction for a cissy white boy to make, for sure. Whatever. I couldn’t not write it; I felt inspired...

Let's stop calling 'Mustang' the 'Turkish Virgin Sui...

“Not so long ago, in the East End of London, a Pakistani father murdered his only child, a daughter, because by making love to a white boy she had ...

Win tix to the last weekend of the Sydney Film Festival

We're shocked. Stunned. Is it really over? Can it be? Was it us? Something we said? The sad news is that the Sydney Film Festival is almost over. We know...

Win tix to Sydney Film Festival

To thermos, or not to thermos? That is the annual question this holy time of year. The Sydney Film Festival has now officially opened with its fully-bloody-c...

Two Thousand Film Club: Monkey Grip

The next instalment of the Two Thousand Film Club is going to be a Noni Hazelhurst affair. You're welcome, we miss you Noni. That's why we're scr...

Two Thousand Film Club: Dogs In Space

“Bloody crazy sex maniacs!” The next instalment of Two Thousand Film Club at Golden Age Cinema is Oz cult classic Dogs in Space, starring a young...

A Bigger Splash

David Hockney’s A Bigger Splash (1967) is all pastel California hues, flat lines, stillness and (literal) reflection – disrupted by that white kick of water,...

Alliance Française French Film Festival Guide for th...

This year the Alliance Française French Film Festival is so tres bien, that just looking at the program will make you have la petite mort. Let’s start wit...

Room

Jack, aged five, lives in hell. He doesn’t know it yet though because he’s being kept in the dark, literally and figuratively. His ferociously protective gua...

Carol

Carol is exquisite. Not just Cate Blanchett as the titular, restrained powerhouse of a character, but the whole film, all one hour and 58 dreamy minutes of i...

Two Thousand Film Club: Hackers

We're rebooting our Film Club for 2016 with digital-era doozy Hackers. Join us for an exclusive screening of what is arguably the best depiction of inter...

Suffragette reviewed by Dave

Ever since Bridesmaids, the cinemas have been inundated with a spate of women-centric comedies. The Heat, Spy, Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2, Trainwreck and...

The Lobster

After seeing the trailer for The Lobster, leading up to the Adelaide Film Festival, I was immediately intrigued and excited: a dystopian world in which singl...

Mistress America

Hello, my name’s Kate Jinx and I’m a… Greta Gerwig/Noah Baumbach pushover. So much so, that I went back and saw Mistress America twice so that I could convey...

She's Beautiful When She's Angry

From Beyonce sampling Chiamamanda Ngozi Adichie’s speech in ‘Flawless’ to Australian of the Year Rosie Batty's tireless campaigning for better education ...