Category Archive: Film

Interview: Lara Goldie rolls with the punches

Australia-born, New York-based actress Lara Goldie has a chat with somethingyousaid.com’s Kaya Strehler: I’m not going to lie. The following interview was conducted as a major powerplay move by myself in my bid… Read More

Why you need ’71 in your collection

Marking the directorial debut from Yann Demange, ’71 was one of the finest films so far this year. It’s released on DVD/Blu-ray/Digital tomorrow and here’s why you need to add it to your collection: … Read More

Film Review: Mr Holmes is a masterclass

British literature’s most famous super sleuth returns in the form of a retired, close-to-the-grave old man wrestling with his increasingly unreliable memory. Ian McKellen plays the iconic role of Detective Sherlock Holmes, trying to piece… Read More

Ruben Guthrie ticket giveaway!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Madman Entertainment to give away five double passes to Ruben Guthrie, the directorial debut of award winning playwright, writer and actor Brendan Cowell, adapted from his critically acclaimed… Read More

Event: The BBR French World Festival

Sydney, prepare for mouth-watering delights, musical performances, an authentic European-style Artisan Market and an open-air cinema:  They say good things come in threes and this is certainly the case with the BBR French World… Read More

Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Directed by by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, this American comedy-drama screened at the Sydney Film Festival at the weekend. Here’s why it was our favourite movie from the entire programme:  If you weren’t a fan of… Read More

Film Review: Women He’s Undressed

We attended the World Premiere of director Gillian Armstrong’s documentary about the life of Australian costume designer and three-time Oscar winner, Orry-Kelly. Here’s our review and photos: You probably haven’t heard of Orry-Kelly. He… Read More

Film Review: Amy is gut-wrenching

Just as he did with the frankly magnificent Senna, British filmmaker/director Asif Kapadia takes a story of which everyone knows the conclusion, and still manages to make it utterly engaging. The generally accepted persona… Read More

Film Review: Slow West is tight and arresting

Director/writer John Maclean’s story is set at the end of the 19th Century and follows the journey of sixteen year old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee), who has made his way from Scotland and is travelling solo across… Read More

Documentary: A Riot Of Our Own

Somethingyousaid.com’s Addy Fong checks out A Riot of Our Own, the powerful and sobering documentation of London’s live music scene, and picks the brains of the film’s director. You can watch the entire… Read More

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