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Disobedience

Director Sebastian Lelio has a way of handling tricky subject matter with delicacy, honesty and good story-telling. He did it with the Spanish film, A Fantastic Woman (2017) and he’s done it again with this romantic drama set within an insular, traditional Jewish enclave in a northern London suburb.  Ronit (Rachel Weisz), a successful New York […]

Game Night

Max and Annie’s weekly couples game night gets a kicked up a notch when Max’s brother Brooks, returns to town and arranges his own murder mystery for the weekly meet in which one of the participants will be kidnapped. The gang thinks it’s all fun and games until they realise Brooks and his antics are […]

Gad Elmaleh

Coming to Australia for the very first time in his stellar career, to headline the Just For Laughs comedy festival, Gad Elmaleh, has become one of the most recognisable comedic talents in the world. His steady rise to fame has been accentuated by a global tour, and the opportunity he had to support Jerry Seinfeld, […]

A Most Wanted Man

A banker, lawyer, preacher, and spy combine to provide mystery and intrigue in John le Carré's A Most Wanted Man. Set in a blue- and yellow-soaked Hamburg, Philip Seymour Hoffman's last movie sees him portray the dissipated and avuncular Günther Bachmann, the head of a small Secret Service section of dubious legality. The surreptitious arrival […]