Category: film

Abigail: A Bloody Good Time

Strap yourselves in because ‘Abigail’ is here to deliver the gore and camp in equal measure. This horror-comedy film by director Matt Bettinelli-Olpin throws a ragtag group of kidnappers together with a mysterious young girl, Abigail, whose secret is more…

Dune: Part Two – A Saga of Prophecy and Revolution

Denis Villeneuve’s epic sci-fi masterpiece, Dune: Part Two, continues the enthralling journey into Frank Herbert’s universe, delving deeper into the complexities of power, prophecy, and revolution. Picking up where its predecessor left off, Part Two sees Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet)…

Two Tickets To Greece

Just when you think summer is finally here, we’re thrown into another cold and wet week of classic Melbourne Spring. To be fair though, the rain, clouds and generally damp weather make for the best movie-watching weather! My plus one…

Saltburn Movie: A Dazzling Descent into Gothic Excess and Elegance

Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn is a cinematic experience akin to a fever dream, a Gothic thriller that intoxicates with its poisonous candy-pop glitter. Following her Oscar-winning success with “Promising Young Woman,” Fennell once again proves her mettle in crafting narratives that…

Asteroid City hits Australian Cinemas

Asteroid City takes audiences on a whimsical and enchanting journey through time and space, all within the unique cinematic universe crafted by the masterful Wes Anderson. In this 2023 comedy-drama, Anderson weaves a metatextual tapestry that melds the charm of…

The Flash races into Cinemas across Australia

Announced all the way back in 2014, one of DC’s most popular superheroes The Flash (aka Barry Allen) finally has his own film! Up to this point we’ve seen actor Ezra Miller portray the police forensic investigator turned Jusice League…

ACMI Goddess Nights

Hollywood’s hottest and most rebellious goddesses have arrived in Melbourne, and they’re ready to tell their stories of challenging the norm, climbing to the top and forging the way forward for women’s rights. ACMI’s newest exhibition, Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion…

Shorts of all stripes at the Saint Kilda Film Festival

Short and sweet. Short and sad. Short and scary, silly, sincere, surreal, and surprising. The Saint Kilda Film Festival launched 12 days of short films, workshops and special events. This year marks the festival’s 39th anniversary and it claims the…

FAST X

The end of the road begins. Fast X, the tenth film in the Fast & Furious Saga (but the 11th film in the franchise), pushes the pedal to the floor. In its third decade with the same core cast and…

Polite Society

Writer and director Nida Manzoor’s feature film directorial debut ‘Polite Society’ follows aspiring stunt woman Ria Khan who believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage to a devilishly handsome suitor. After enlisting the help of…