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Film Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye; or how Jessica Chastain’s stunning performance saves an average biopic

January 25, 2022

A film that’s likely to resonate with, or at least feel more familiar to American audiences, The Eyes of Tammy Faye does its best to clue in local Australian viewers as to just who was the larger-than-life personality Tammy Faye Bakker Messner.  An only-in-America type tale, Tammy Faye’s small-time Minnesota upbringing, where she “found Jesus” […]

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Film Review: Spider-Man: No Way Home is an emotional and extravagant sequel that pays specific service to its devoted fanbase

December 15, 2021

Arguably 2021’s most anticipated film – and safely the most anticipated Spider-Man title in the history of the character, thus far – Spider-Man: No Way Home is the epitome of the sweeping superhero epic.  Already a release that comes with an unreasonably high set of expectations (the are they or aren’t they debate surrounding the […]

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Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer teases the multiverse but still omits Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield

November 17, 2021

Once it was revealed that Spider-Man: No Way Home would be exploring the multiverse and introducing a slew of characters that appeared in previous Spider-Man films separate from the current slate, fans were convinced that both Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would be making return appearances as the respective web-slinger from their own films; Maguire […]

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an uneven, yet entertaining biopic driven by a show-stopping Jessica Chastain: Sydney Film Festival Review

November 13, 2021

A film that’s likely to resonate with, or at least feel more familiar to American audiences, The Eyes of Tammy Faye does its best to clue in local Australian viewers as to just who was the larger-than-life personality Tammy Faye Bakker Messner.  An only-in-America type tale, Tammy Faye’s small-time Minnesota upbringing, where she “found Jesus” […]

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National Theatre Live’s Angels in America is an eight hour epic that will leave you speechless

September 9, 2017

As part of the National Theatre Live broadcasts, we have been privy to some of the West End’s most prestigious plays from playwrights that span far and wide. However, Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play Angels in America is something else. You will never see anything like this in your life. Ever. Directed by Olivier and Tony award winner […]

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National Theatre Live pulls out all the stops for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (In Select Cinemas from August 19th)

August 18, 2017

If ever there was a play to see in your lifetime it has to be Edward Albee‘s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright creates work that errs on the edge of voyeurism and what reality actually is. Funnily, when people asked Albee what this famous classic was about, he often said it was about […]

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Film Review: Silence (MA15+) (USA/JAP/TWN, 2016) not one of Scorsese’s best, but an illuminating experience

February 16, 2017

If there’s one filmmaker who, in my opinion, hasn’t made a bad film, that filmmaker would be Martin Scorsese. Venturing from genre to genre with ease (who else can go from the family fantasy Hugo to the dark comedy The Wolf of Wall Street just like that?) and always applying professional care and passion within […]

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Mel Gibson to hit the red carpet for the Australian Premiere of Hacksaw Ridge

October 5, 2016

Director Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto) will be attending the Australian premiere of star-studded Biopic Hacksaw Ridge.  Written by Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan and Randall Wallace, Hacksaw Ridge made its world premiere in Venice were it was met with a ten minute standing ovation. The critically acclaimed film stars a slew of house-hold […]

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Mel Gibson’s directorial comeback Hacksaw Ridge reveals its first poster

July 5, 2016

‘When the order came to retreat, one man stayed’ are the words sprawled across the bottom of Hacksaw Ridge’s first poster, and give audiences a pretty good idea of the direction Mel Gibson’s latest film will take. Gibson will take the seat on his first film since Apocalypto in 2008, and tackle the true story […]

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