Category Archive: Film

Film Review: Woman in Gold

Woman In Gold tells the incredible true story of an Austria-born, America-based, elderly Jewish woman and her battle to reclaim her heritage. Starring the always-engaging Helen Mirren as Maria Altmann, the film revolves around… Read More

Film Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart team up in the latest, slow-burning offering from writer/director Olivier Assayas: Clouds of Sils Maria is a film which looks at death, youth, age, self-image and change. It… Read More

Sydney Film Festival 2015 – The deets

The ever-awesome Sydney Film Festival announced its programme this morning, along with the movies selected to compete for the Sydney Film Prize. Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming festival… What:  The… Read More

Sydney Film Festival’s Gourmet Cinema

Here at somethingyousaid.com, if you asked what our all-time favourite things in the world were, the words “food”, “booze” and “films” would rank highly. Combine the three, and we’re pretty much in heaven.… Read More

Bend the rules with HP Spectre x360

We always attempt to look at things from a different perspective here at somethingyousaid.com. So we’re very interested in what HP has been cooking up. Read on, to find out more and also… Read More

Banksy Does New York: ticket giveaway

Elusive, Britain-based street artist Bansky’s month-long “residency” in New York is studied in this upcoming documentary. We’re giving away TEN DOUBLE PASSES to our Australia-based chums. Read the review to find out how to… Read More

Film review: The Age of Adaline

Occasionally, there are specific moments during a film’s narrative which force you into decision-making. A fork in the road, if you will. They’re often semi-ridiculous and you have to choose to either go with them or give… Read More

Film review: Testament of Youth

Based on the First World War memoir by renowned English writer/pacifist, Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth is a story about family, strength, weakness, love and remembrance. It is about finding hope in a world… Read More

Film review: While We’re Young

Noah Boaumbach (the man who gave us Frances Ha) is back with a new offering: The movie follows a 40-something couple, Josh and Cornelia, played by Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts. They feel disenfranchised from their peers who are… Read More

Movie Review: The Salt of the Earth

For over four decades, photographer Sebastião Salgado has been making his way through the continents, all the while capturing images of conflict, starvation and exodus, and this new film from Wim Wenders sees him reflect on… Read More

Movie Review: Black Sea is claustrophobic

Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (Touching the Void, The Last King of Scotland) returns with an under the sea thriller starring Jude Law. But what’s going on with that Scottish accent? Bobby Townsend investigates:… Read More

The Sydney Film Festival Is Coming!

Sydneysiders, it’s approaching that time of year again. Your hair’s frazzled, you’ve just gotten off work and you’re rushing towards the city. The pigeons are pecking at the scent of anticipation and you… Read More