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Latest Movie Reviews

Creed II; Lean on Pete; Louis Theroux: Love Without Limits; The Grinch

Back for more: Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan get ready to go another round in the very fine ‘Creed ...
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Widows; Robin Hood; Strange Colours; The Children Act; The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Debt trouble: a terrific Viola Davis heads a great ensemble in the knockout femme-noir heist movie ‘Widows’. WIDOWS ***1/2 (129 ...
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Spitfire; The Old Man & the Gun; Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald;

The valiant legacy of the Spitfire fighter and its role in pushing back against Hitler’s invasion of England is profiled ...
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The Girl in the Spider’s Web; Journey’s End; Suspiria; They Shall Not Grow Old; Boy Erased

Queen no more: Claire Foy provides a hero for the #metoo generation in the otherwise ordinary The Girl in the ...
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Latest Video Interviews

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD – Special interview with director Peter Jackson

Back to life: director Peter Jackson and the WETA visual effects house has done an extraordinary job restoring WW1 footage ...
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Director Heath Davis on his long, hard journey to ‘Book Week’

Enduring the realities of “development hell” in Hollywood was no lark for Australian writer/director Heath Davis. BOOK WEEK **1/2 (101 ...
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1%: review and interview with Stephen McCallum and Matt Nable

1% ***1/2 (93 mins) MA The bitter battle for the leadership of an outlaw motorcycle club is at the rapidly ...
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Damian Callinan talks about The Merger and his comedy career so far

Ready at bat: prolific comedian Damian Callinan had a lot of adapting to do to turn his comedy show ‘The ...
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Latest Articles & Commentary

Robert Redford’s 25 Best Films

Vote magnet: In The Candidate Robert Redford played Bill McKay, a naive politician who learns fast about what it takes ...
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The Free Comedy Gig model Comedian Kieran Butler explains the “free gigs” model explained

Comedian Kieran Butler explains the “free gigs” model, which has been a huge success at the Edinburgh Fringe. Interview took ...
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Eurydice Dixon Tribute – post-gig interviews with friends

This article was first published by the Herald-Sun on 4 July, 2018. It was by any measure, a remarkable transformation ...
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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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