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Latest Movie Reviews

Solo: A Star Wars Story; Life of the Party

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY *** (135 minutes) M Though it often looks a little too much like too many ...
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Deadpool 2; Cargo

DEADPOOL 2 *** (119 minutes) MA A smirking Ryan Reynolds, and pretty much everything else from the first Deadpool, return ...
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Tully; Chappaquiddick

TULLY ***1/2 (96 minutes) M One of the funniest routines Robin Williams ever spouted exposed the fallacy of men who ...
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Breath; A Quiet Place

BREATH *1/2 (115 minutes) M It’s shaping up as another flat year for local film, with Simon Baker’s much-anticipated directorial ...
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Latest Video Interviews

How to make an Aussie zombie film: directors Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling explain

Cargo began life in 2013 as a short film for the Tropfest competition. It was a finalist, didn’t win anything, ...
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival interviews – 2018

These videos were produced as part of the Herald Sun’s coverage of the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Due to ...
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Pacific Rim Uprising – director Stephen S. DeKnight

While in Sydney recently on a promotional visit, director Stephen S DeKnight and actor/producer John Boyega were kind enough to ...
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Pacific Rim Uprising – actor/producer John Boyega

While in Sydney recently on a promotional visit, director Stephen S DeKnight and actor/producer John Boyega were kind enough to ...
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Latest Articles & Commentary

Frances McDormand’s diversity call at the Oscars could backfire

The acceptance speech that easily drew the biggest reaction at this year’s Oscars was the one given by Frances McDormand ...
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Oscars Overview 2018

In years past any acknowledgement of how wide-ranging and inclusive the line-up of Oscar-nominated films were came with the tacit ...
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Jerry Lewis – A Personal Tribute

Given the formidable heft of his legend, it was quite a relief to take my seat opposite Jerry Lewis – ...
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