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Margaret & David call ‘cut!’ on At the Movies

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Margaret & David call ‘cut!’ on At the Movies

The end credits for At the Movies are set to roll later this year, as Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton’s 28-year partnership as film critic hosts will wrap on Tuesday,…

Review: Boyhood

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Review: Boyhood

Shot over 11 years in a young man’s life, Boyhood leaves a lasting impression with its gorgeous performances, inspired casting and acute relatability.

Review: Night Moves

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Review: Night Moves

Kelly Reichardt’s latest deliberately borrows its title from director Arthur Penn’s jaundiced, Gene Hackman-starring 1975 drama Night Moves, and therefore evidently wants to capture the famously dark mood and paranoid…

Review: 20,000 Days on Earth

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Review: 20,000 Days on Earth

Wannabe-Dark Lord Nick Cave, now into his later 50s, celebrates his 20,000 days on earth with this entertaining chunk of self-mythologising that’s part documentary, part mockumentary, part ego-trip and, knowing…

Review: Magic in the Moonlight

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Review: Magic in the Moonlight

With pseudoscience, spiritualism and mysticism rampant on social media – and increasingly more ‘mainstream’ sites – the timing of Woody Allen’s latest romp could not be more apt, which is…

Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

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Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

The Oscar-winning actor and director - best known for films such as 'The Great Escape', 'Jurassic Park' and 'Gandhi' - has been reported dead by his son over the weekend.

My Mistress

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My Mistress

Stephen Lance’s first feature film, My Mistress may at first glance appear to be a raunchy film following the affair of a young teen man and a much older lady…

Clara and the Secret of the Bears

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Clara and the Secret of the Bears

Clara and the secret of the bears has all the ingredients of a good ghost story. And although it’s rated as being ok for younger viewers, this film has enough…

Stray Dogs

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Stray Dogs

Stray Dogs is difficult to walk away from. And that is a good thing for this film - because it is equally difficult to watch.

Fred Schepisi Interview: Words and Pictures

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Fred Schepisi Interview: Words and Pictures

Fred Schepisi’s flight was delayed in Hobart when he spoke to me on his mobile about his latest film Words and Pictures, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, and discussed…

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