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‘Call Me By Your Name’ director and star reunite for ‘Bones and All’

‘Call Me By Your Name’ director and star reunite for ‘Bones and All’

The director and star of popular queer film Call by Your Name have reunited for a new project. Timothée Chalamet stars in Bones and All, the new film from director Luca Guadagnino. It’s described as a coming-of-age romantic horror road trip movie, and it made its debut at the recent Venice International Film Festival. The film is based on a […]

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Take a look at Cate Blanchett in the upcoming film ‘TÁR’

Take a look at Cate Blanchett in the upcoming film ‘TÁR’

TÁR, a new film starring Australian actor Cate Banchett has got a lot of hype following its debut at the recent Venice Film Festival. In what has been described as a “career best” performance Blanchett plays Lydia Tàr, a world-famous conductor and composer. Her high-profile life sees her dealing with artistic pressures, fans, proteges, colleagues […]

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‘The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone’ is coming to Netflix

‘The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone’ is coming to Netflix

Following its World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, and screening at Revelation: The Perth International Film Festival, the new short doc from Director Maya Newell, The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone will launch on Netflix global platform on September 22nd. Made over six years, the short documentary was created by director Maya Newell, who previously had […]

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Review: The Perfect Dinner is a comedy with generous dollops of love

Review: The Perfect Dinner is a comedy with generous dollops of love

The Perfect Dinner | Dir: Davide Minnella |★ ★ ★ ★   Carmine (Salvatore Esposito) has the favour of the Neapolitan mafia boss Don Pasquale (Gianfranco Gallo) as his father had once saved Don Pasquale’s life and died in the process when Carmine was just a boy. Unfortunately, Carmine doesn’t match up to the rest of the […]

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Review | ‘Moonage Daydream’ invites audiences into Bowie’s chaotic mind

Review | ‘Moonage Daydream’ invites audiences into Bowie’s chaotic mind

Moonage Daydream | Dir: Brett Morgan| ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  I think that this love letter documentary from writer, director, producer and editor Brett Morgen should have been called Montage Daydream as this homage to David Bowie is a collation of photographs, music videos, interviews, concert clips, movie and stage performances. They are interspersed with psychedelic […]

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Review | ‘The Quiet Girl’ is a poignant drama

Review | ‘The Quiet Girl’ is a poignant drama

The Quiet Girl | Dir: Colin Bairead | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Written and directed by Colm Bairead, this delicate drama takes the audience to rural Ireland in the early eighties. Nine-year-old Cait (Catherine Clinch) is the quiet girl in the middle of a chaotic family whose brood of neglected kids is about to increase again as […]

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Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton star in ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton star in ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

Three Thousand Years of Longing | Dir: George Miller | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Dr Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) is a narratologist who studies the myths and handed–down stories, and the challenges scientific advances have made to the stories that have shaped lives over the millennia. While presenting at a conference in Istanbul she buys […]

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Queer, coming-of-age drama, ‘‘Of an Age’ wins at CinefestOz

Of an Age, a queer, coming of age story, has won Australia’s richest film prize – CinefestOz. The second feature film from Macedonian-Australian director Goran Stolevski was named the best film at this year’s film festival held in Busselton over the weekend. Stolevski wrote and directed the film which tells the story of a Serbian […]

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Review: ‘Beast’ is enjoyable but you can’t help feeling you’ve seen it before

Review: ‘Beast’ is enjoyable but you can’t help feeling you’ve seen it before

Beast | Dir: Baltasar Kormákur | In cinemas now | ★ ★ ★   Recently widowed from his estranged wife, Dr Nate Samuels takes his two teenage daughters on a trip to their mother’s homeland of South Africa. He hopes the trip will bring him and his daughter’s closer together after their mother’s death from cancer. They […]

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Bassendream brings a much loved suburb to life with local stories

Bassendream brings a much loved suburb to life with local stories

Bassendream | Luna Leederville | Dir: Tim Barretto | ★ ★ ★ ★  The small suburb of Bassendean wakes up on a hot summer morning to the sound of birds and sprinklers. Writer/director Tim Barretto introduces the audience to the large cast of locals as their Sunday morning begins on the last day of the school holidays, […]

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