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Film Review: ‘On Body and Soul’

Sometimes the most modest films deserve the biggest screens As production companies continue to balk at theatrically releasing their movies, streaming behemoth Netflix snaps up the most interesting and daring contemporary movies. On the one hand, smaller, more challenging movies…

Lady Bird

Film Review: ‘Lady Bird’

Familiar beats in this coming of age tale feel fresh under Gerwig’s camera eye. Greta Gerwig is one of those artists who you can’t help but notice. If it isn’t a film about her or her character, she’s still probably…

Better Watch Out

Film Review: ‘Better Watch Out’

The Christmas movie that certainly isn’t for the whole family. Any fan of slasher/horror movies will be able to place the line, ‘I want to know who I’m looking at’. It’s the moment in Wes Craven’s postmodern slasher film to…

Cult Cinema and Bar

Pairing films with themed food and drinks is quite a novel idea and opening night at Cult Cinema & Bar promised to pair the perfect movie and cocktail and let me tell you it did not disappoint, serving us up a…

Good Time

Film Review: ‘Good Time’

A pretty good time with a pretty bad dude. Some films have great openings. They kick into gear immediately, and you know what kind of a movie you’re about to watch, because, in the first few minutes, the tone is…

Ingrid Goes West

Film Review: ‘Ingrid Goes West’

Nobody wants to be like Ingrid. ‘Where’s my phone?’ This is the first thing Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) says after waking up in the hospital, towards the end of the film. A social media addict, Ingrid has invested the entirety…

‘Kingdom’ by Underground Cinema

With over 100 performances under their belt, Underground Cinema (UGC) has honed the art of tease and surprise. With the intension of “Taking cinema out of the cinema” the UGC crew screen films in secret locations in Melbourne and Sydney…