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Review | Meet Australia’s  Queen of Honky Tonk in ‘I’m Wanita’

Review | Meet Australia’s Queen of Honky Tonk in ‘I’m Wanita’

I’m Wanita | Dir: Matthew Walker| ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  This documentary grew from Matthew Walker’s short 2014 Hot Doc about Australian country singer Wanita Bahtiyar who he met at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Blown away by her prodigious talent, he couldn’t understand why she wasn’t better known in Australia until the chaos that was […]

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Applications open for Revelation’s City of Vincent Film Project

Applications open for Revelation’s City of Vincent Film Project

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival have announced the fifth annual City of Vincent Film Project. The project provides $7,000 to three local filmmakers to produce a non-fiction short (10-min or less) highlighting a story from within the municipality. The successful filmmakers are mentored through the process from start to finish, with this unique collaboration […]

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Review | ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ is a joy to watch

Review | ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ is a joy to watch

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie | On Amazon Prime | ★ ★ ★ ★    The delivery of the film version of musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has been delayed many times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and finally audiences can see it through streaming service Amazon Prime. The musicals journey to the screen however has been a lightening […]

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Review | Revenge thriller is on the menu with Nicholas Cage in ‘Pig’

Review | Revenge thriller is on the menu with Nicholas Cage in ‘Pig’

Pig | Dir: Michael Sarnoski | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Robin (Nicholas Cage) lives a reclusive life in his small wooden shack in the middle of the Oregon wilderness. It’s just him and his truffle-foraging pig, and the occasional visit from the young, arrogant and ambitious Amir (Alex Wolff) who exchanges his truffles for […]

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Get ready to reconnect with ‘The Matrix Resurrections’

Get ready to reconnect with ‘The Matrix Resurrections’

The trailer for The Matrix Resurrections has just dropped and fans of the original trilogy will be counting down to the film’s January arrival. From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles […]

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Review | ‘Miss’ explores gender identity at the Miss Universe pageant

Review | ‘Miss’ explores gender identity at the Miss Universe pageant

Miss | Dir: Ruben Alves | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ This French film begins in 2004 when a young boy stands in front of his class and declares that his dream is to be crowned Miss France. This is greeted with sniggers and laughter as it is not something little boys are meant to […]

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Pride WA and PFLAG team up for screening of ‘Joe Bell’

Pride WA and PFLAG Perth are teaming up for a special fundraiser, an advance screening of the Mark Wahlberg film Joe Bell.  The advance screening will be happening on 21st September at 6:30pm at Luna Leederville, and tickets are on sale now. The biographical film will begin publicly screening at Luna from Thursday 7th October. The film is based […]

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Get a dose of LGBTQIA+ cinema with Queer Screen Film Fest

Get a dose of LGBTQIA+ cinema with Queer Screen Film Fest

The upcoming Queer Screen Film Fest will bring much needed new, comforting and inspiring content to the small screens from Thursday 16 September to Sunday 26 September. Tickets are on sale now at queerscreen.org.au for over 40 films that will screen nationally on-demand. Bringing the world to Australian audiences who currently cannot travel, the Festival […]

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Review | ‘Respect’ brings Aretha Franklin’s life to the big screen

Respect | Dir: Liesl Tommy | In Cinemas Now| ★ ★ ★ ★  Her story is brought to the cinema screen in the new bio-pic Respect which sees Jennifer Hudson deliver an impressive performance, both with acting and music, in the leading role. The challenge with this film is that Franklin lead just one life, and if your […]

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Review | Hugh Jackman survives a dystopian future in ‘Reminiscence’

Review | Hugh Jackman survives a dystopian future in ‘Reminiscence’

Reminiscence | Dir: Lisa Joy | ★ ★ ★ ★   The co-creator of television’s Westworld sets her debut film in Miami in the near future, where water levels have risen and streets are flooded to create a new Venice. While the wealthy live in the Drylands, the rest inhabit half-submerged buildings and everyone is nocturnal because of […]

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