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As if ole mate David Stratton hadn’t done enough for us in recent years, the legend has now brought us Essential Kaurismäki; a curated retrospective collection of Finland’s most prolific filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki. When we say prolific, we mean Continue reading “CITY EAR // Essential Kaurismäki”
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, and with booze, bratty kids and bad decisions, the sequel to Bad Moms is just as “bad” as the first. Continue reading “THE WEEKLY // A Bad Mom’s Christmas”
Based on Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel of the same name, Murder on the Orient Express explores one of her more thrilling cases about the spectacular Belgian detective Hercule Poirot’s. Continue reading “THE WEEKLY // Murder on the Orient Express”
When an impending snowstorm grounds all flights, strangers Ben (Idris Elba) and Alex (Kate Winslet) foolishly decide to charter a light plane to get them to where they need to be. I say foolishly, but while Continue reading “THE WEEKLY // The Mountain Between Us”
I love a good shark movie. The best ones are those which allude to the threat of the shark; a fin slicing through the water, a shadow underneath a swimmer, rather than the – often disappointing – full shot of the man-hungry beast. Continue reading “THE WEEKLY // 47 Meters Down”
Late 1980s Berlin was a frightening place to be and not just because of all the David Hasselhoff music. However, it is here in the beating heart of the Cold War and just before the fall of the Berlin Wall, that Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) an MI6 undercover Continue reading “SPOTLIGHT // Atomic Blonde”
Dendy Canberra is offering another fantastic opportunity to make some headway through my cinematic blindspot list by hosting a month-long celebration of the complete theatrical works, and more, from the acclaimed animation house Continue reading “CITY EAR // Celebrate Studio Ghibli”