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Sci-Fi Film Fest 2021

Beam me up Scotty! The 12th Sci-Fi Film Festival has finally arrived in Sydney and lovers of quality science fiction and fantasy films should be delighted with the curated program. Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns and the uncertainty as to whether cinemas would be reopened in time to host this film festival, it was […]

2018 Thai cave rescue comes to the big screen in ‘The Cave’

In 2018 the real-life rescue of a young soccer team in the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand made headlines all over the world and now the first film produced depicting the gruelling rescue mission is available to watch on digital platforms. Soon after the announcement was made; “We have a problem… some […]

The Long & Winding Road: Abbas Kiarostami Retrospective

The Sydney Film Festival (SFF) and Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will present a program of eight essential features and three short films from trailblazing Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami. Audiences can view the full retrospective as part of the 68th Sydney Film Festival and a selection at ACMI in September. Abbas Kiarostami films serve […]

French Retro Film Festival

Lovers of French Cinema should be delighted with the specially curated Vive La Revolution: French Retro Film Festival which arrives just in time for the Bastille Day celebrations. The program consists of 12 classic comedies and dramas that have made an impact on discerning audiences over the years and should also be of interest to […]

THE NAKED CITY – LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION – SYDNEY!

Think of some of the classic movie locations of all time and you might immediately recall the mean streets of New York City, the boulevards of Paris or the historic precincts of Rome. All have been the urban film sets of some of cinema’s greatest classics. Sydney, on the other hand, can’t quite match its […]

THE NAKED CITY – CINEMA PAMPERDERO!

Back in the 1950s the most exciting thing about your cinema seat was when you flipped it up at a Saturday Matinee to discover a lucky number, redeeming it for an icy pole at the candy bar. These days things are much more sophisticated and the modern movie patron is now wooed with not only […]

Let yourself recline at Hoyts cinema

BY JADE MORELLINI Watch the latest blockbusters in comfort at HOYTS with their brand new recliner seats, making a night or day out at the movies a much more comfortable experience. HOYTS Broadway has been renovated and fitted out with powered recliner seating, offering guests extra legroom and wider seats – where they can enjoy […]

BEST CINEMA – HAYDEN ORPHEUM

In a world of Netflix and online streaming, there is still unbeatable romance in watching a film at the cinema. When Events or Hoyts get a bit repetitive, we might try and venture out to a drive-in or open-air. But without doubt, the most remarkable cinema in Sydney is Cremorne's old-timey art deco picture palace, […]

Jurassic World

It’s been 22 years since the first Jurassic Park left audiences enamoured with the concept of a dinosaur theme park, and that sense of wonderment has been successfully reinvigorated in this third sequel. Jurassic World happily skips over sequels two and three and gives plenty of nostalgic nods to the popular original. The park, also named […]

Golden Age Cinema & Bar

Managing Director Bob Barton dots our conversation with film references, but baulks at being called a film buff.