Review – Raising Dion

Netflix‘s newest science fiction-series, comes from the producers behind Jericho and 24: Legacy. The show is based on the by Dennis Liu written comic book “Raising Dion“, which celebrates diversity, while tackling the challenges of raising a child with superpowers. Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), a recently widowed, African American woman is trying to balance her professional […]

Issa Rae To Produce ‘Set It Off’-Reimagining for New Line Cinema

Issa Rae (Insecure) is set to produce – and possibly star in – a reimagining of the 1996 action drama Set It Off for New Line Cinema. This was first reported by Hollywood Reporter, earlier today. It won’t be a remake, as the studio and people attached to the project are saying it won’t necessarily […]

Review – Good Boys

“We’re in sixth grade now. We need to start doing sixth-grade things.” – Max Three 6th grade boys who ditch school, embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, and try to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. This premise sounds like a hit or miss, and even produced […]

‘2040’ to Screen to World Leaders at United Nations Climate Action Summit

It was announced today that footage from 2040 will be shown to world leaders at the official opening of the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23, 2019 and the film will also be screened in full to UN Climate Summit Youth delegates. Award-winning filmmaker Damon Gameau, who wrote and directed 2040, said of the announcement, “The […]

Rosamund Pike is Marie Curie in ‘Radioactive’

Studiocanal has just released the first poster and teaser trailer for Radioactive. From the 1870s to the modern era, RADIOACTIVE is a journey through Marie Curie’s (Academy Award® nominee Rosamund Pike) enduring legacies – her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs and the consequences that followed for her and for the world. After meeting fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Sam Riley), the […]

Top 10: Child Actors

With the upcoming Australian release of Good Boys, which revolves around three 6th grade boys, who ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and try to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party – we take a look at the best […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival Announces Full 2019 Line-Up

Antenna, Australia’s international documentary film festival, unveiled its full program for 2019. Featuring 50 of the most cutting-edge, thought-provoking documentaries from around the globe, Antenna is set to turn Sydney into a doc-lovers paradise from 17-27 October 2019. Traversing a range of themes and topics, the Antenna 2019 program is jam-packed with explorations into issues across the globe. […]

Review – Downton Abbey

“It’s 1927, we’re modern folk.” – Bertie Pelham It’s been almost four years, since the final episode of Downton Abbey aired on television and we had to say goodbye to the Crawley family. Who would’ve thought, there was more to explore and another story to tell? As things usually turn out after a successful series, […]

Flipping off the Führer: JIFF Announces ‘Jojo Rabbit’ First Australian Screenings

The Jewish International Film Festival (23 October – 21 November) announces a special Australian preview of Fox Searchlight Pictures’ Jojo Rabbit, the highly-anticipated World War II satire by Oscar-nominated director Taika Waititi, as the Festival’s Closing Night film.  Jojo Rabbit will have its first Australian screenings on Wednesday 20 November at Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick in Melbourne, and on Thursday 21 November at Ritz […]

Review – The Farewell

Based on an Actual Lie Lulu Wang‘s story of an independent Chinese-American woman returning to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer, is nothing less but captivating. From the very first shot inside a hospital, the director invites you to tag along with this Chinese family, while they struggle to keep the […]