Category Archive: Film

Film Review: Miss You Already

Remember when Slumdog Millionaire was released? It was advertised as “the feel good hit of the year”, with the smiling protagonists showered in confetti adorned on the sides of buses/billboards. Anyone who has seen… Read More

Film Review: Macbeth

Macbeth is the new film by Australian director Justin Kurzel, best known for his crime drama, Snowtown. An apt fit for one of Shakespeare’s darker and more powerful tragedies. Flawlessly cast with Michael Fassbender, Marion Cottilard,… Read More

Crimson Peak double pass giveaway!

In conjunction with our chums at Universal Pictures, we’re giving away ten double passes to an exclusive Sydney preview screening of Crimson Peak, the latest gothic romance thriller from director Guillermo del Toro, starring… Read More

Film Review: Cut Snake oozes menace

Cut Snake is a Melbourne-based crime drama set in in mid-1970s, focussing on the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), an ex-convict trying to lead a straightforward, quiet life with his beautiful bride-to-be, Paula (Jessica De Gouw).… Read More

How To Change the World: review/giveaway

In conjunction with Madman Entertainment, is giving away double passes to “How To Change the World” to our Australia-based readers. To be in with a chance of winning, read our review and then… Read More

Film Review: Kill Me Three Times

Kill Me Three Times, directed by Kriv Stenders, opens with this pleasantly-worded opening line, ‘Fuck me. I can’t believe I’m going to die in this place.’ The explosive expletive uttered by Simon Pegg… Read More

People, Places, Things Ticket Giveaway!

In conjunction with our friends at Madman Entertainment, we’re giving away five double-passes to our Australia-based readers to People, Places, Things, the new film starring Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement. We saw it… Read More

Pop Up Screens… here for Summer

Fancy watching Ghostbusters, The Shawshank Redemption, Grease, The Shining or Dirty Dancing under the stars in some of London’s most beautiful settings? Now’s your chance: Huddled under the warmth of those you hold… Read More

Film Review: Irrational Man is problematic

The newest offering from writer/director Woody Allen, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey and Emma Stone tells the story of the brilliant-yet-tormented philosophy professor in the midst of an existential crisis. When Abe (Phoenix) arrives… Read More

Holding the Man ticket giveaway!

Holding the Man is the highly anticipated film by acclaimed theatre director, Neil Armfield. Excitingly, we’ve teamed up with Transmission Films to giveaway five double passes to our Australia-based readers. Based on the… Read More

Join the Insurgent sleepover!

The Divergent series continues with Insurgent, which comes to Home Entertainment today on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD. And not only can you enjoy the latest instalment from the comfort of your sofa, but this Saturday… Read More

Backyard Cinema has all aspects covered

Kaya Strehler takes in a different kind of movie experience: What began as a personal revolt against shitty cinema food and underwhelmingly average ambience in commercial cinemas has now grown into a reputable business and all… Read More