Category Archive: Film

French Film Festival ticket giveaway

The Alliance Française French Film Festival arrives in Australia’s cities this coming Autumn, delivering a lineup of 49 beautifully worked features and documentaries, and we’ve got six passes to giveaway for a screening of your… Read More

Film Review: A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year, the third feature from writer/director J.C. Chandor, is a crime-drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the area’s history. It sees husband-and-wife, Oscar… Read More

Film Review: Whiplash at Moonlight Cinema

We headed to Moonlight Cinema in Sydney to watch Oscar-nominated, drumtastic drama “Whiplash” under the stars:  Whiplash sees a young, talented and driven drummer (Miles Teller) land under the wing of the most respected… Read More

That Sugar Film is food for thought

In the words of Nancy Sinatra, Damon Gameau is in shoo-shoo, shoo-shoo, shoo-shoo Sugar Town. And he doesn’t want to be there. The Australian actor, known for his role in TV series, Love My Way,… Read More

Kidnapping Mr Heineken – Ticket Giveaway

In conjunction with our buddies at Becker Film Group, we have ten double-passes to giveaway to celebrate the release of Kidnapping Mr Heineken, which hits cinemas March 12th. Read on for your chance… Read More

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Alors, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is once again working its way through Australia’s cities and into our hearts this coming Autumn, showcasing a lineup of 49 beautifully worked features and documentaries starting… Read More

Film Review: X+Y looks at love and loss’s Addy Fong reviews the latest film from director Morgan Matthews, starring Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall and Sally Hawkins: I’ve never liked maths. In fact, I remember telling my high school maths teacher how… Read More

Taboo tubes: Homosexuality in Surfing

As a Frenchman living in the coastal enclave of Bronte, Sydney, Thomas Castets surfs just about everyday. But around 2010 Castets began noticing a pattern among his surfing buddies – they’d marry off,… Read More

Surf Film Festival hits Sydney

Heads-up (or should that be surf’s-up?). Whatever, all dudes/dudettes should take note because a spectacular two-week celebration of surf cinema and culture is heading to Australia’s original surf city. Excitingly, the first year of… Read More

Something You Said’s best films of 2014

Here are the best films of 2014, as voted for by’s team of contributors. We reckon it’s the strongest top 20 we’ve ever had (oh, and for the pedants amongst, the release dates of films vary between… Read More

Bill Murray pushes himself in St Vincent

Bobby Townsend headed to the Moonlight Cinema in Sydney to review the latest offering from writer/director Theodore Melfi, in which Bill Murray pushes his boundaries: Some actors can elevate movies. Bill Murray in… Read More

Exists demonstrates the stupidity of humans

Addy Fong checks out the latest flick from Blair Witch Project co-director Eduardo Sanchez: Legendary creatures are mysterious and rarely seen, so upon hearing about a film that portrayed a Sasquatch, or Bigfoot… Read More