Category Archive: Film

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

St.George OpenAir Cinema 2015

Summertime in Sydney is pretty much unbeatable, right? Well, it just got even more unbeatable (wait, is it possible to be “more unbeatable?” Hmmm, dunno). Anyway, semantics aside, your summer evenings are now… Read More

Review: The Interstellar OMP Soundtrack

Four scores and eight years ago, Hans Zimmer began his now long-standing collaboration with director Christopher Nolan. He now returns to be part of his latest endeavour, Interstellar. It presents itself to be… Read More

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Splitting a film’s final instalment makes perfect financial sense, but it certainly seems to be narratively damaging. As The Hunger Games edges towards its conclusion, the trilogy cum quadrilogy perhaps suffers from what… Read More

Documentary review: Particle Fever

Particle Fever delivers a front-row seat to this generation’s most significant/inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happened. No, not the invention of Snapchat, but rather the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. In case… Read More

Film review: The Mule has guts

The Mule is a film about a slow-witted yet impressively-stubborn man trying not to do a poo. Seriously. Even stranger is that the movie, directed by Angus Sampson and Tony Mahony, is inspired… Read More

Moonlight Cinema hits Australia again

But for the mozzies and the fact that sleeping is often a sweaty experience, Summer in Australia is pretty-frickin-sweet. Festivals, beach hangs, long sunny days, barbecues and of course the opportunity to spend… Read More

Windows on Europe Film Festival

Now in its ninth year, the Windows on Europe Film Festival presents Australia with a smorgasbord of film to consume during the month of November. There are 15 new titles from which to choose,… Read More

Catching up with Sara Malakul Lane

LA-based, English/Thai model and actress Sara Malakul Lane has been a good friend of for a while now. We first interviewed her last year and she has since gone on to contribute to… Read More

Nightcrawler presents a dark canvas

Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance in the pulse-pounding new thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles has been getting plenty of plaudits, but are they deserved? Peter Watts finds out: Lou Bloom… Read More

My Old Lady – Movie Review

Addy Fong reviews the latest movie from writer/director Israel Horovitz, starring Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas and the wonderful Maggie Smith: It’s always going to be an uncomfortable situation, travelling to a foreign… Read More