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motherless brooklyn (2019)  the movie review

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) The Movie Review

This neo-noir crime thriller based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem, is set in the 1950s. Written, directed, produced and starring Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Illusionist) draws its...
miss fisher and the crypt of tears – the movie (2019)

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears – The Movie (2019)

After thirty-four episodes across three seasons, the Australian made international television hit Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries based on the twenty Phryne Fisher novels written by Kerry Greenwood, has finally made it to the big...
jojo rabbit  (the movie review)  2020

Jojo Rabbit Movie review 2019

I initially resisted seeing this movie mainly because of my unfounded preconceived idea that it was nothing more than a silly comedy about World War Two in Nazi Germany. Wrong!! This Best Adapted Screenplay winner at...
melbourne women in film festival 2020

Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2020

We recently attended the launch of the fourth MWFF Melbourne Women Film Festival at the Melbourne Capital Theatre. This year’s festival is entitled Stories In Colour and the featured film for the opening night was...
emma – the movie (2020)

EMMA – The Movie (2020)

This recent adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel is certainly not what I expected.  Having never read the book, I always (mistakenly) considered this to be a tale tailored for young girls. I was...

A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood

The film basically told through the eyes of the troubled and angry investigative reporter sent to interview Mr Rogers, balances for some time on whether the children's show host is too good to be true. Isn't it revealing that we feel more comfortable with people of darkness than people of light?
parasites – the movie  (2019 – korean language with english subtitles)

Parasite – The Movie (2019 – Korean language with English subtitles)

“With No plan – Nothing can go wrong”. To call this film different or even original would be an absolute understatement. Traditionally foreign language films are delegated to a short run art-house release or hidden amongst...
true history of the kelly gang review: an unheroic portrait of a violent, unhinged, colonial punk

True History of the Kelly Gang review: an unheroic portrait of a violent, unhinged,...

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This screen version of Ned Kelly does not die a hero. Stan Justin Kurzel’s latest film, True History of the Kelly Gang, marks the tenth screen version of the 1878-1880 Ned Kelly outbreak. It began in 1906...
by rejecting stereotypes, slam and ramy show us authentic arab muslim men on screen

By rejecting stereotypes, Slam and Ramy show us authentic Arab Muslim men on screen

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Two new screen productions – Ramy and Slam – tell stories embracing the complexity of young Arab and Muslim men in the US and Australia. Hulu There is a long history of damaging stereotypes of Arab and Muslim...
in ride like a girl, rachel griffiths feminises the traditionally male hero’s journey – and warms hearts

In Ride Like a Girl, Rachel Griffiths feminises the traditionally male hero’s journey –...

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Teresa Palmer, centre, as Michelle Payne in Ride Like a Girl. Transmission Films Review: Ride Like a Girl Award-winning actor Rachel Griffiths takes the reins on a large cast and crew to direct and co-produce...