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A classic Australian account of the damage done by rampant colonialism
★★★★
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A classic Australian account of the damage done by rampant colonialism

To call High Ground a timely film would be simplification. It’s timeless.

  • by Sandra Hall

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Clever, funny and bent on mischief: Pixie is a dark, hilarious delight
★★★★
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Clever, funny and bent on mischief: Pixie is a dark, hilarious delight

Olivia Cooke stars in this heist movie whose highlights include a couple of gun-toting nuns.

  • by Sandra Hall
Fantastic Four movie trailer
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Fantastic Four movie trailer

Ioan Gruffudd stars in the original Fantastic Four movie in 2005.

New movie is an irresistible story, made better by Tom Hanks’ mastery

New movie is an irresistible story, made better by Tom Hanks’ mastery

Directed by Paul Greengrass (the Bourne films, Captain Phillips), News of the World reworks themes from a classic John Wayne movie.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Virtual reality film takes you inside infamous South American jail

Virtual reality film takes you inside infamous South American jail

Violeta Ayala’s immersive and interactive Prison X will have a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

  • by Garry Maddox
‘Are you trying to get me killed?’: Olivia Cooke mum on GoT prequel

‘Are you trying to get me killed?’: Olivia Cooke mum on GoT prequel

The British actress has one request for press junket journos: Don’t mention the war. The one in Westeros.

  • by Robert Moran
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‘I’m going to write something big’: how a little-seen sci-fi movie spawned a $25m sequel

‘I’m going to write something big’: how a little-seen sci-fi movie spawned a $25m sequel

Even before he started to write the script, Luke Sparke knew he wanted to go big.

  • by Garry Maddox
‘We’re certainly busy’: behind the boom in overseas film and TV production

‘We’re certainly busy’: behind the boom in overseas film and TV production

Australia’s management of the pandemic has brought a surge in overseas productions to our shores.

  • by Garry Maddox
Zendaya rises to the occasion in new film – but what’s the point of it?
★★★
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Zendaya rises to the occasion in new film – but what’s the point of it?

Made under strict "social distancing" conditions, this intimate relationship drama is also an intervention into current debates about cinema.

  • by Jake Wilson
Is there a cult future for Sia's cinematic mess, Music?

Is there a cult future for Sia's cinematic mess, Music?

What happens when films are so bad they’re good? Music has cliched subplots and an ending that plays like Hollywood irony – so why can’t I stop thinking about it?

  • by Robert Moran
The farmer takes the bait in a scam that keeps moviegoers guessing

The farmer takes the bait in a scam that keeps moviegoers guessing

Dominik Moll's typically playful murder mystery has more than its fair share of twists.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury