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‘Last Christmas’ gives George Michael’s music the romcom treatment

‘Last Christmas’ gives George Michael’s music the romcom treatment

A new Netflix film starring Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) will bring the music of George Michael to the streaming service later this year. Last Christmas stars Clarke as a miserable shopping centre Christmas elf who keeps bumping into Golding, a soup kitchen volunteer. The film also stars Michelle Yeoh […]

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Review | Explore Rottnest Island, the Kingdom of the Quokka

Review | Explore Rottnest Island, the Kingdom of the Quokka

Rottnest Island Kingdom of the Quokka | The Backlot | Aug 10 – 31 | ★ ★ ★ ★  The mysterious quokka, dubbed the happiest animal on earth, is the biggest star of this unique wildlife film. More than a selfie celebrity, the famous marsupial is incredibly tough, with this film revealing the adaptations it has made […]

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GRAI hosting info session and ‘Before Stonewall’ screening this month

GRAI hosting info session and ‘Before Stonewall’ screening this month

GLBTI Rights In Ageing (GRAI) are hosting an information session and screening of Before Stonewall at the State Library of WA later this month. The info session will begin with a talk on ‘Navigating Aged Care – Connecting with services and support’ from Justine Martyr, followed by refreshments and a film screening. The Australian premiere of […]

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Review | ‘The Australian Dream’ is a timely reminder of the power of community

Review | ‘The Australian Dream’ is a timely reminder of the power of community

The Australian Dream | Dir: Daniel Gordon | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The Australian Dream is the second documentary to be made about Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes this year and follows the release of The Last Quarter. Directed by Daniel Gordon, it tells a powerful story about race, identity and belonging as well as asking […]

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Marvel confirm first LGBTIQ+ hero is in the cinematic universe

Marvel confirm first LGBTIQ+ hero is in the cinematic universe

A lot of big news for comic book fans has been streaming out of last weekend’s massive Comic-Con event in San Diego, including some welcome news for LGBTIQ+ fans of Marvel’s expansive cinematic universe. Bisexual actor Tessa Thompson says she has always played her character Valkyrie as bisexual, as she appears in the source comic […]

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Review | ‘The White Crow’ doesn’t fly as high as its inspiration

Review | ‘The White Crow’ doesn’t fly as high as its inspiration

The White Crow | Dir: Ralph Fiennes | M | ★ ★ ★ ½  The White Crow, the third film to be directed by Ralph Fiennes, is a drama about the legendary Russian ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev’s defection to the West from the Soviet Union in 1961. Fiennes also plays Nureyev’s patient teacher and mentor Alexander […]

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The first trailer for ‘Cats’ reveals cast as human/cat hybrids

The first trailer for ‘Cats’ reveals cast as human/cat hybrids

After giving fans a behind the scenes look yesterday, the first trailer for the new live action film version of Cats is here – and people have a lot to say about it. The upcoming film stars Ian McKellen, Judy Dench, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo and Taylor Swift as the musical felines, […]

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Go behind the scenes on the new live action version of ‘Cats’

Go behind the scenes on the new live action version of ‘Cats’

The trailer for the new live action version of Cats will be released on Friday, but you can get a look behind the scenes of the film thanks to a special clip that has been released today. Dame Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, James Corden and ballet star Francesca […]

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‘The Third Wife’ is gentle and beautiful storytelling

‘The Third Wife’ is gentle and beautiful storytelling

New independent film The Third Wife is the directorial debut of Ash Mayfair. The film is based around a story from the director’s own family. In the mid nineteenth century, May, a 14 year old girl, is wed to a wealthy landowner. She is his third wife, and must take her place alongside his first two […]

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‘Judy’: Check out the first trailer for Renee Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic

‘Judy’: Check out the first trailer for Renee Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic

After teasing a sneak peek earlier this year, the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Judy Garland biopic is here. Renee Zellweger stars as Judy, 30 years after singing her way into the spotlight in the now-iconic The Wizard of Oz as she reaches the final years of her life. The film takes fans to 1968 London, […]

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