Rialto After the Wedding

After the Wedding

The most shocking thing about bombastic drama, After the Wedding, is the fact that the film had managed to bamboozle two of this generation’s greatest actresses (Michelle Williams and Julianne Moore) into starring ...
AAR Umbrella Entertainment PROMISED

Promised

Though extremely capable of outlasting others on a deserted Fijian island, it is Pia Miranda’s AACTA award-winning performance in 2000s Looking for Alibrandi that will remain her careers most enduring achievement. Almost...
IFF Bangla

Bangla

Twenty-two-year-old Bengali-Italian man Phaim (Phaim Bhuiyan) lives a life according to boundaries. He doesn’t dare cross the hipsters that threaten to gentrify his neighbourhood, nor does he engage with the elderly folk...
AAR Downtown Abbey movie

Downton Abbey

The big screen film adaptation of Downton Abbey is deluxe in every way. The much-loved TV series followed the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. The film being ...
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

From bowl cuts to liking ‘that’ boy band (you know the one), it is easy to look back on childhood and wonder ‘what on earth was I thinking’. And while many adults would be ashamed to admit they share the same interests f...
Another Country

Another Country

I had expected to emerge from the cinema ready for some verbal activism on behalf of the afflicted Indigenous community shown on screen. I understand and despise cultural oppression and dispossession of a beloved land. I...