MOVIES

IGOR

This animated mashup of Shrek and Frankenstein is a fun fable about hope and the power of self-belief. In the land of Malaria, the King … Read more

JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

BY AMELIA GROOM Showcasing a diverse range of Japanese cinema from recent years, The 12th Japanese Film Festival opens next month. Director Minoru Kawasaki will … Read more

THE WACKNESS

New York City, 1994: Luke (Josh Peck) has just finished high school. Most of his classmates have left for the summer, but he’s listening to … Read more

Dying Breed

Locally produced horror-thriller film Dying Breed delves deep into Tasmanian folklore to create a macabre and distinctly Australian story.  The legend of the illusive Tasmanian … Read more

THE WOMEN

The Women is a remake of the 1939 classic of the same name, telling the story of a group of New York socialites and their … Read more

BODY OF LIES

Body of Lies comes across as your typical Middle East espionage thriller but has a sophistication that its predecessors were lacking. Leonardo DiCaprio is compelling … Read more

Film: Fight for Land Rights

BY SOPHIE TARR Land rights are a touchy topic in Cambodia, it seems. So much so, according to amateur filmmaker Tim Frewer, that in some … Read more

Film: Fight for Land Rights

BY SOPHIE TARR Land rights are a touchy topic in Cambodia, it seems. So much so, according to amateur filmmaker Tim Frewer, that in some … Read more

Lionel

In 1968, the world-champion Aboriginal boxer Lionel Rose was embraced by his countrymen (a 250,000-strong ticker-tape parade); honoured by his government (the Australian of the … Read more

BRIDESHEAD REVISITED

Brideshead Revisited is a quintessentially English film adapted from the novel written by Evelyn Waugh during WWII. A middle-class artist, Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) meets … Read more