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The-Inbetweeners-2

The Inbetweeners 2

The Inbetweeners 2 once again revolves around fictional teenagers Will, Simon, Jay and Neil reuniting on holiday in Australia during their Easter Holidays... Read more...


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Das-Cabinet-des-Dr.-Caligari

Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

Arguably one of the most influential horror films from the German Expressionist movement and the silent movie era per se, Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920) inspired countless other movies Read more...

Into-the-Storm

Into the Storm

The Al Gorian philosophy is not too heavy-handed in ‘Into the Storm’, after all the film’s audience has come to gawk at apocalyptic destruction rather than hear a sermon on the ethical implications of industrialisation on global ecology.. Read more...

Million-Dollar-Arm

Million Dollar Arm

This film has all the charm of its lead actor John Hamm. So it has charm and lots of it. Sometimes it has so much charm you feel it is unfair on other less charming movies but such is life. Read more...


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Faust---A-German-Folk-Tale

Faust - A German Folk Tale

The classic German tale of Faust, a man who sells his soul to Mephisto, servant to the devil, in exchange for greater knowledge and power, has inspired countless plays Read more...

Show-Boat

Show Boat

The 2014 season of Show Boat at the elegant State Theatre in Melbourne features an array of wonderful hits including, “Cotton Blossom”, “Life Upon the Wicked Stage” and “Can’t help Lovin” Dat Man”. Loved by many, Show Boat has Read more...

Dulcima

Dulcima

Even the cocks are crowing for Dulcima! This moving little film from 1971, made in glorious Technicolor, received favourable reviews at the time. It even won the coveted Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival 71. Read more...

Girls-Will-Be-Boys

Girls Will Be Boys

A surprisingly spirited effort from 1934, directed with verve, in which gamine German star Dolly Haas indulges in a bit of gender bender fun. Despite the film’s age, it has worn well! Read more...

Bound

Bound

This steamy and clever little thriller, made by The Matrix’ Wachowski Brothers back in 1996, puts a twist on the classic film noir in so far as the anti-heroes are not only female (one more femme, the other more fatal), but are no holds barred lesbians. Read more...

Venus-In-Fur

Venus In Fur

This witty, battle of the sexes two hander, directed by Roman Polanski and based on the Tony® award-winning play by David Ives, is a complex examination and dissection of male and female domination and submission. Read more...

Welcome-To-New-York

Welcome To New York

Welcome to New York is the controversial new film based loosely on the scandal involving Dominic Strauss-Khan, former head of the International Monetary Fund Read more...

Eternal-Journey:-New-Atlantis

Eternal Journey: New Atlantis

AS we grow up, there is never a story more memorable than that of the lost city of Atlantis. Researchers across the globe have long been determined Read more...

The-Man-Who-Wouldnt-Talk

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

Now what can we say about this little ‘gem’? Unfortunately not a great deal. Yet another vehicle for the great Dame Anna Neagle created by – yes you guessed it –her director husband Herbert Wilcox. Read more...

Hands-Of-The-Ripper

Hands Of The Ripper

One could not help to think if you were a Hammer Horror fan back in 1971, what Hammer were doing here. With a cast comprised of mainly classical thespians Read more...

The-Man-Who-Loved-Redheads

The Man Who Loved Redheads

Based on one time top playwright Terence Rattigan’s lesser known plays, ‘Who Is Sylvia'’, this early 50’s effort is not exactly in the class of, say, ‘The Browning Version’. Read more...

Rapture

Rapture

The rugged coastline of Brittany sets the mood for this underrated little gem from 1965, starring American actors Melvyn Douglas and Dean Stockwell, French actress Read more...

Victim

Victim

When this BAFTA-awarded film was released in 1961, it touched on a controversial topic that had never been challenged quite so openly before. Full plaudits, in more ways than one Read more...

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NOW-The-Movie

NOW The Movie

In 2011 one of the hottest tickets in the West End was the Sam Mendes - Kevin Spacey production of Richard III at the Old Vic. This was a project to bring together American and British actors in a touring version of Richard III. Read more...

Mother-and-Son

Mother and Son

The long awaited premiere of Mother and Son at The Comedy Theatre in Melbourne was well worth the wait. It’s difficult to believe it's been 30 years since Read more...

Alexander-Haney-Interview

Alexander Haney Interview

At 18, Alexander Haney possesses an impressive body of work. The young filmmaker's latest project is an anti-bullying film entitled “Charity”, produced in association with The Stop Bullying Foundation Read more...

Too-Late-Blues

Too Late Blues

Rarely has the title of a film matched the story as poignant as in director John Cassavetes underrated and almost forgotten Too Late Blues (1961) Read more...

Braquo---The-Complete-Series-3

Braquo - The Complete Series 3

Series 3 of this ultra-violent French cop drama enters an explosive start when, in a brief recap, we see Theo Vachewski’s car blown up. Theo, part Eddy Caplan’s team Read more...

Alain-Robbe-Grillet-Six-Films-1963-1974

Alain Robbe-Grillet Six Films 1963-1974

Perhaps best known as the writer of Alain Renais’ ‘Last Year In Marienbad’, Alain Robbe-Grillet was also the leading novelist of the French nouveau roman Read more...

Wallander---Collected-Films-27--32

Wallander - Collected Films 27- 32

It is curtains down for Wallander – the daddy of all daddies of the increasingly Nordic Noir franchise. In this, the final series, Sweden’s much-loved detective not only has to Read more...

Transformers:-Age-Of-Extinction

Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Michael Bay's Blockbuster Transformers franchise returns, often notorious for it's critical backlash, in what can overall perhaps be classed as an reboot, ditching Shia LeBouf for an action-heavy Mark Walberg... Read more...

Guys-and-Dolls

Guys and Dolls

Opening night of Guys and Dolls in Melbourne at the State Theatre was a glittering evening filled with celebrities and an array of wonderful hits including, Read more...

Sullivans-Travels

Sullivans Travels

Witty, poignant and cynical, Sullivan’s Travels is a biting 1941 satire which lampoons the success of funny yet shallow Hollywood comedies. Joel McCrea plays frustrated movie director John L. Sullivan Read more...

Inside-Llewyn-Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen Brothers new film hits you like a battered guitar – set in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1961, it tells of Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac), an ambitious young folksinger who is as unsuccessful as he is penniless. Read more...

This-Sporting-Life

This Sporting Life

Richard Harris gives a tour-de-force performance as Frank Machin, a bitter Yorkshire coal miner whose aggressive streak make him a successful rugby player, but a loser on the battlefield called love. Read more...

If...

If...

Winner of the 1969 Palme d’Or at Cannes, Lindsay Anderson’s caustic satire If… proved to be an instant hit with both critics and audience alike, and launched the international career Read more...



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