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Robert Eggers’ Viking Revenge Tale ‘The Northman’

A Viking tale of revenge that is packed with lore, mystical visions, brutal violence, and a touch of romance to balance it all out. The latest film by director Robert Eggers (The Witch and The Lighthouse) sees him exploring his most expansive tale to date. The Northman follows Prince Amleth (Alexander Skarsgård), a young Viking prince […]

Walsh Bay Redevelopment Delays

By Madison Behringer. Plans to redevelop the Walsh Bay arts precinct in Barangaroo have been in the pipeline since as far back as 1998. In May 2018, plans were approved by the State Government for the precinct alongside a $207 million budget for the project. However just as quickly as the building began, the project […]

Destroyer

This is like a soup where you start with a few unconventional ingredients and it tastes great, but then you just keep adding different things to the mix and ruin the whole thing. The beef stock in this recipe is Nicole Kidman, looking like a messenger for the zombie apocalypse. She plays burnt-out cop, Erin […]

Aquaman

After years of waiting DC have finally redeemed themselves from the slew of flops that have been coming out of the studio. Aquaman is the sixth instalment in the DCEU with James Wan directing the story by Will Beall, Geoff Johns, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Wan. The superhero film features a star-studded cast of Jason […]

Stu Spence – When a Man Snaps

Stu Spence is a former TV host, renowned photojournalist, fine art photographer and writer. In his career, he has snapped the likes of Kylie Minogue and Michael Hutchence to You Am I, Nicole Kidman and many others. As a writer, Stu has contributed columns and features for magazines, online publications and newspapers. “I see these […]

The Beguiled

The Beguiled is a beautiful film directed by Sofia Coppola. Set in Virginia during the Civil War. Corporal John McBurney (Colin Farrell) is found in the woods injured and is bought to Miss Farnsworth’s Seminary School for Young Ladies. Miss Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) is an uptight moral women conflicted by her attraction for McBurney after she gave him […]

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

David Stratton has spent a lifetime reviewing and critiquing cinema from all around the world but his story is very Australian and his passion for movies has seen a new documentary being made about his life. Stratton who is best known as the host of the ABC program At The Movies and SBS’s predecessor The Movie […]

LION

This enthralling and inspiring cinematic experience details the true story of just one of the 80,000 children who go missing in India each year. Saroo (Sunny Pawar) is an energetic five-year-old boy who vanishes from Khandwa whilst on an outing with his brother. He embarks on a decommissioned train which takes him to Calcutta and […]

Before I Go to Sleep

If you can’t remember for yourself, you have to rely on others, and that’s the problem for Christine (Nicole Kidman), who wakes each day remembering nothing of her past due to trauma from an assault. Somehow she must sift truth from lies to regain her life and identity. Her mainstay is partner Ben (Colin Firth) […]

Grace of Monaco

French Director Olivier Dahan has taken artistic licence to heart with Grace of Monaco, played by a plastic Nicole Kidman. The film is set six years after Grace Kelly’s marriage to Prince Rainier III (Tim Roth). While Monaco struggles with political tension with France, unsurprisingly Kelly finds herself caught between her royal duties and the […]