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Film Review: Good Time

Robert Pattinson finally shakes off that Twilight shame with this tense, foul-mouthed and ironically-titled character/crime drama from the Safdie brothers, name…

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Film Review: Paths of the Soul

Yang Zhang’s Paths of the Soul is a docudrama shot under treacherous conditions, and works beautifully as a study of faith, compassion and spirituality.…

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Film Review: The Mountain Between Us

While The Mountain Between Us flirts with being tough and unsentimental, it’s actually all a bit contrived and soppy, with only stars Kate Winslet and Idris Elb…

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Film Review: Blue

Aussie writer, producer and director Karina Holden’s documentary Blue isn’t exactly a wonders-of-the-deep documentary a la David Attenborough, although it is, a…

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Film Review: Song to Song

Genuinely mysterious writer/director Terrence Malick has truly come out of hiding and into the spotlight as he approaches his mid-70s and unfortunately this dec…

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Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Released in 1982, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner (his follow-up to the first Alien and drawn from the late great Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electr…

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Rise of the Vertical Video

Michael Retter’s Youth on the March aims to tell a story authentic to Adelaide’s suburban life but with a unique twist: the film was shot on a camcorder turned …

Film Review: The Dancer (La Danseuse)

This handsome French/Czechproduced biopic from Stéphanie Di Giusto (adapting Giovanni Lista’s novel) is a sprawling, awkward and melodramatic piece that feature…

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Review: The Go-Betweens: Right Here

Brisbane band The Go-Betweens (an indie outfit before the word ‘indie’ was used that way) are somewhat unique as, aside from a cult following, never broke beyon…

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