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Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, the feature-length sequel to the rapturously popular anime series of the same name, delivers powerful emotional highs and an impressive visual style that will engage both longtime fans and newcomers alike. Picking up right where the 2019 series left off, the film follows the exploits of teenage demon slayers Tanjiro, Zenitsu, […]

The Truffle Hunters

Who would’ve thought that a film aimed at a very niche market which follows the day-to-day activities of elderly Italian truffle hunters and their dogs could have been such insightful and enjoyable entertainment! Truffles are incredibly rare strong-smelling underground fungi and are one of the most prized food ingredients in the world. They resemble irregular, […]

The Little Things

An impressive cast lead by three Academy Award-winning actors is unfortunately not enough to save Writer/Director John Lee Hancock’s crime thriller The Little Things from its confused direction and hackneyed use of metaphor – despite a suitably brooding atmosphere. The premise is classic: Disgraced and exiled former L.A. detective John ‘Deke’ Deacon (Denzel Washington) returns […]

A Writer’s Odyssey

From China comes this drama action-fantasy blockbuster which is destined to mesmerise enthusiasts of this style of film. Incorporating visually stunning CGI, the story centers on a man who in the real world is searching for his daughter who was kidnapped six years earlier. In another time and place, a man has embarked on a […]

Long Story Short

It’s been a great year thus far for Aussie flicks, but this hilarious comedy should prove to be a crowd-pleaser capturing the hearts of all audiences! Long Story Short is basically a comedic cautionary tale that resonates the importance of spending quality time with family and friends, as time flies by quickly and the past […]

Wild Things

Wild Things, directed by experienced environmental documentarian Sally Ingleton, is a sound overview of the ongoing climate change activism movements in Australia, and an engaging recount of the country’s storied eco-warrior past. The film tracks the course of action of several groups throughout 2019, leading into Australia’s hardest bushfire season yet in early 2020. Though […]

The Food Club

Three old friends in their later years take a trip to Puglia Italy on an Italian cooking course. The women have been friends since childhood and have kept in touch through the gauntlet of marriages, children, home ownership and divorce. Their lives have been full, varied and enveloped in family and commitment. Now, however, it […]

High Ground

The major American studios are continually holding back their blockbusters owing to the ongoing pandemic, but movie-goers have the opportunity to attend screenings of smaller films that would normally go unnoticed. High Ground is an Australian historical drama set in 1919 which highlights white man’s horrific treatment of Aboriginals and their ability to be unscathed […]

My Salinger Year

Relocating to New York all alone to pursue the ultimate dream of being a successful writer can be a daunting experience as Joanna (Margaret Qualley) discovered exclaiming, “I don’t want to be ordinary – I want to be extraordinary!” She accepts a job at a literary agency run by Margaret (Sigourney Weaver) which represented J. […]

Spread Your Wings

From the producers of Belle And Sebastian comes this delightful new film, perfect viewing for the whole family which broke box office records in France. Based on real-life events the film tells of an eccentric scientist who studies wild geese migrations. Along with his 14-year-old son Thomas, he plans to aid the endangered species by […]