Yes, we’ve seen it before, but the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper reboot of ‘A Star is Born’ is strangely fresh.
Bart Layton’s first feature is a combination between heist movie and documentary, giving a real edge to a tired genre.
Every so often, a satire comes along that transcends the form. ‘The Death of Stalin’ is very much that. Go see it.
Churchill has been fictionalised to death, with 35 Winstons gracing our screen. However, what Gary Oldman has achieved is truly unique.
The thematically deep OtherLife curiously prods us to reconsider our readiness to give ourselves an escape through technology.
The real ‘Battle of the Sexes’ was a chintzy OTT spectacle, the movie about it is a nuanced and intelligent commentary on gender. Go see it.
The towering Oscar buzz surrounding La La Land highlights not only in the problems in Hollywood, but also how they see the diverse city of Los Angeles.
Well, we’re all dead. Fortunately, the aliens of the future still have our movies. What would an advanced species make of Mean Girls?
Walking the line between thriller and thinkpiece, Midnight Special deserves to be seen in its short window of opportunity.
Batman v Superman represents not only a missed opportunity, but an obvious money grab, with the characters thrown asunder.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest vehicle Grimsby has its windows smashed with repeated vulgarity while the plot sits up on bricks.
As he crawls ever closer to his maiden Oscar, Glen Falkenstein feels Leo DiCaprio’s vehicle, The Revenant, has been vastly miscast.
Maria Tedeschi watched the tragically muted Amy Winehouse speak again in the documentary Amy and while Winehouse remains enigmatic, her talent lives on.
Glen Falkenstein witnessed the finale of the colossal Hunger Games juggernaut and found it a fitting finale…albeit with some issues.
Glen Falkenstein braved the premiere of Magic Mike XXL in Sydney, where he would like to have seen Channing Tatum flash something other than his abs…
Maciej Radny ventures into Jurassic World, only to find that the film hates him…and you too.
Bianka Farmakis caught 54: The Director’s Cut at the Sydney Film Festival and saw the film the way it was meant to be – unapologetically camp instead of conservative, with a whole lot of glitter.
They’ve finally made an Entourage movie and Glen Falkenstein couldn’t be happier, but does the movie live up to the legacy left by the TV series?
Glen Falkenstein reviews the latest big, dumb disaster flick San Andreas – if you like seeing the world getting wrecked, this film is for you.
While many Australian films have candidly framed social issues for all the world to see, few are likely to pack as much of a punch as Touch, writes Josh Sampson.
Don’t let the “based-on-a-true-story” label scare you off, Glen Falkenstein found Woman in Gold to be a touching drama about two very different people with a common past.
The recent explosion in female-led films, like “Maleficent” and “Frozen”, may seem a great leap forward for women on screen, but Elise Bottle thinks such “feminist” fantasies skate on thin ice.