Ethan Hawke

Film Review: The Truth is a star-studded family drama and a battle of wits

December 26, 2019

There are many ways to tell a story. We all have varying perspectives and world views. The Truth (La vérité) is a film that explores this notion in a smart and philosophical way. The result is a slow and gentle look at some complex human emotions. This film is written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda […]

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The critically acclaimed First Reformed is getting an exclusive Sydney release at Golden Age

October 30, 2018

Sydneysiders can look forward to Australian Exclusive season of the searing, suspenseful new release First Reformed, from the director of the iconic Taxi Driver, Paul Schrader. Set to hit Golden Age Cinema from 8th November, the film stars Ethan Hawke (Dead Poets Society, Predestination, The Purge), and Amanda Seyfried (Mean Girls, Mamma Mia!, In Time), and since its premiere at the Venice […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Juliet, Naked (USA, 2018) Is The Rom-Com We Deserve

June 13, 2018

Relationships are hard, messy complicated things. Finding a balance between what you want and what your partner wants, whilst still retaining a sense of uniqueness feels impossible. Most mainstream Hollywood rom-coms would have us believe that it’s possible with their glossy happy endings. Juliet, Naked is not the rom-com we need but the one we […]

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Interview: Musician Ben Dickey talks playing songwriter Blaze Foley and working with Ethan Hawke

March 30, 2018

Arkansas musician Ben Dickey is no stranger to the stage; releasing a solo record, performing in bands like Amen Booze Rooster, Blood Feathers and featuring as the vocalist and guitarist in Post-Hardcore group Shake Ray Turbine. But now the accomplished, if widely unknown, artist is taking the stage in a new role: artfully portraying singer/songwriter […]

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Interview: Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra on her acting debut in Blaze and Bluesfest in Australia

March 24, 2018

Last week at SXSW we caught up with Hurray for the Riff Raff‘s Alynda Segarra to talk about her acting debut in Ethan Hawke‘s new film Blaze, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year. The film documents the life of songwriter Blaze Foley. While on the red carpet to promote the film, we also chatted about […]

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SXSW Interview: Ethan Hawke on directing Blaze Foley’s story in Blaze

March 22, 2018

Ethan Hawke‘s film about iconic country blues singer/songwriter Blaze Foley has been praised by critics since its premiere at Sundance in January, and last week it was Austin’s turn, with Blaze screening at SXSW. At that event, held in the city where Blaze lived for much of his life, we caught up with the Hawke […]

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DVD Review: Regression (MA15+) (Canada/Spain/USA, 2015)

May 19, 2016

What an incredibly frustrating film Regression turned out to be. It’s competently made, well-acted, and contains interesting ideas that are suitably unnerving; ingredients that make it all the more disappointing when its ultimate culmination results in a resounding whimper rather than a wow. Director Alejandro Amenabar knows his way around dark material, and for a […]

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Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington’s The Magnificent Seven gets its first trailer

April 21, 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a great year for Westerns that start with ‘the’ and end in a number of gun-slinging bros. Following Quentin Tarantino‘s latest meticulously-curated bloodbath, The Hateful Eight, and Netflix’s Adam Sandler vehicle, The Ridiculous Six, comes The Magnificent Seven. Based off John Sturges‘s 1960’s classic of the same name, The […]

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Get a first look at Luc Besson’s next sci-fi epic, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

March 25, 2016

Luc Besson’s has revealed new details and a first look at his upcoming sci-fi film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in a new interview over at Entertainment Weekly.  Based on French comic Valerian and Laureline, the film stars Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, John Goodman, Ethan Hawke and Rihanna. As part of the […]

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