Review: The End of the Tour

Interesting characters portrayed in an engaging profile: Christian on James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, based on a 5-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter […]


Review: Phoenix

A woman who survives a concetration camp is unrecognisable to her husband, and plays along at pretending to be herself. Katie had […]


The Hollywood Retro Film Festival

Big stars on the big screen: Alice is enthralled by Bette Davis in Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s All About Eve (1950), and Marlon Brando in […]


Review: Freeheld

A little didactic, but an important political message of which Australia should take note. Katie on Peter Sollett’s Freeheld, as terminally ill police officer […]


Review: 99 Homes

The morals sacrificed in the name of protecting one’s family in an economic downturn. Christian and Lauren discuss Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes, starring Andrew Garfield, […]


Review: Corrections Class at the Russian Resurrection Film Festival

A dark, disturbing film exploring human cruelty and the prejudice around disability. Lauren discusses Ivan I. Tverdovsky’s Corrections Class, showing as part of the […]


Lido Cinemas Rooftop Launch

A roulette table, olive-laden martinis (shockingly stirred rather than shaken) and some very sharp suits: on Tuesday Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn put […]


Review: Battalion at the Russian Resurrection Film Festival

Women in all the horror and solidarity of war. Christian on Dmitry Meskhiev’s Battalion, screening as part of the Russian Resurrection Film Festival (in […]


Review: The Assassin

Daisy on Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin, which won Best Direction at the Cannes Film Festival. Chinese with English subtitles Run time: 1 hr […]


Review: The Last Witch Hunter

Dumb action horror that delivers what you’d expect. Katie and Christian on The Last Witch Hunter, directed by Breck Eisner and starring Vin […]