Category Archive: Film

Possible Worlds US & Canadian Film Festival

The 9th Possible Worlds US & Canadian Film Festival showcases some of the best new independent cinema from those countries and is heading back to Australia in August. Damon Collum has a chat to Festival Director Mathieu… Read More

The Keeper Of Lost Causes – Film review

Somethingyousaid.com’s J. Alistair Darcy battles some seriously aggressive lifts en route to checking out Danish movie “Kvinden i buret”: Initially, I wasn’t so sure I was going to make it to the preview screening at… Read More

Words & Pictures ticket giveaway

We’ve teamed up with our chums at Umbrella Entertainment to give away ten double passes to our Australia-based readers to upcoming movie release, Words & Pictures. Read on… Choose your weapon – the pen… Read More

The Last Impresario ticket giveaway

Exciting news! We’ve teamed up with our buddies at Umbrella Entertainment to give away ten double passes to our Australia-based readers to The Last Impresario.  What is it? Well, it’s a documentary about notorious London theatre… Read More

The Lunchbox – Film Review

Holding Irrfan Khan (recognisable from Life of Pi, The Amazing Spiderman and Slumdog Millionaire) in high regard, we sent Carol Bowditch to check out The Lunchbox: A carefully prepared meal is passed though many… Read More

London’s Backyard Cinema returns

London-based film aficionados and general outdoor enthusiasts take note, the interactive, atmospheric Backyard Cinema is back this summer, and it’s even bigger and better than ever. That’s right, if you like going to… Read More

Yves Saint Laurent, Film Review

Yves Saint Laurent is a biopic based on the iconic designer and his progression from a painfully shy 21-year-old aspiring designer to a man who single handedly revolutionised the fashion world and at… Read More

The Volcano – Movie Review

From the creators of the delightful The Intouchables is The Volcano (alternative title – Eyjafjallajökull), a hilarious French-language romp that follows two ex-lovers that by chance (due to Eyjafjallajökull, an active volcano in… Read More

Anna Broinowski Aims High – Interview

Australia-based filmmaker Anna Broinowski wanted to make a documentary to stop fracking in Sydney Park. Yes, they were trying to mine Sydney Park. She needed to find a way to get her message to… Read More

The Hunger Games’ District Heroes

The first two Hunger Games instalments offered utterly engaging and thrilling teen action with a brain and a conscience. Also, Katniss Everdeen proved to be a strong, female role-model. However, if you’ve been following the… Read More

Coming soon: The Inbetweeners 2

Turning sitcoms into full length movies can be a precarious business. For every ace adaptation like Partridge’s Alpha Papa or The South Park Movie, there’s a disappointment like Guest House Paradiso – a poor effort from the… Read More

Garish Hearts is uniquely Sydney

The debut feature from production company Ruin Films is Garish Hearts, an absurdist melodrama featuring many familiar Sydney faces and locations; distorted through the peculiar lens of Jay Cruikshank and Angela Garrick. The film… Read More