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Practical Effects Abound in the Bloody, but Messy The Retaliators

The Retaliators screener provided by Better Noise Films  “The Retaliators is never wholly committed to frightening your socks off nor is it ever […]

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Prey goes back to its Predator roots

Prey screening provided by Disney “…Prey understands what the most crucial aspect of the franchise is — the hunt itself.” What made Predator […]

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The Forgiven is an Uneven but Worthwhile Modern Drama.

The Forgiven screening provided by Madman Entertainment “…a compelling yet beguiling moral parable held together by its stellar cast.” In the year of […]

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Looking Ahead to the 70th MIFF and What’s On Offer

It’s been almost three years since Australia’s longest running and most prestigious film festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), had its […]

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Where the Crawdads Sing is a mawkish adaptation

Where the Crawdads Sing screening provided by Sony Pictures “…walks in the same path of its source material, but never stands on […]

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The Black Phone is a minimalist horror that finds strength by keeping its distance

The Black Phone screening provided by Universal Pictures “…injects enough fear to keep audiences squirmish, while keeping a level of reservation to […]

(L-R): Natalie Portman as Mighty Thor and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Marvel Studios' THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER. Photo by Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved.

Thor: Love and Thunder Takes the God of Thunder to New Heights

Thor: Love and Thunder screening provided by Disney “…a film very much in the vein of its striking precursor that once again sacrifices […]

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Alexander Skarsgård stars as Amleth in director Robert Eggers’ Viking epic THE NORTHMAN, a Focus Features release.  
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The Northman is a rare brazen blockbuster built for the big screen

The Northman screening provided by Universal Pictures “It’s precisely in the quest to be brutal and unforgiving that The Northman finds its strength” Out of […]

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is an ode to Nicolas Cage

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent media screening provided by Studio Canal “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is everything fans of Nicolas Cage […]

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Ambulance proves why Michael Bay is the king of modern action filmmaking

Ambulance screening provided by Universal Pictures “Ambulance hits like a heavy dose of morphine, and it keeps you infused right from its early […]