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Stories about "cinema review":

Paper Towns

Reduced to the core ingredient, your typical teen flick is driven by the need to have its young protagonists, after trials and tribulations, finally...

Chappie

There is an ‘all that glitters is not gold’ moral here: Unheralded South African director Neill Blomkamp caught everyone’s eye with his confronting futuristic drama District 9 (2009).

Unfinished Business

This entirely forgettable movie is most notable for the physical appearance of Dave Franco – I had no idea he was so tiny.

Focus

As an offshoot of the anti-hero paradigm, the crim-as-good-guy is a relatively recent development.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Indophiles will tell you that India is not really like this – but in the same breath they will concede that, well, yes it is. The country is an enigma, embracing at every minute the ancient past and the cutting edge of tomorrow.

Jupiter Ascending

My first mistake was to see this in 2D and not 3D, for without the visual skullduggery it has little to offer. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that my second mistake was to see it at all when I could have been at home clearing leaf-litter out of the guttering.

Fifty Shades Of Grey

Anna, a virginal college undergraduate, is whisked away by Christian in his helicopter to the young billionaire’s palatial penthouse in Seattle. After a minimal preamble, she asks, ‘Are you going to make love to me now?’

What We Did On Our Holiday

It was a throwaway line from Mister Turner that boomeranged back into my head while watching this altogether adorable film; 'no good deed goes unpunished'.

Selma

Martin Luther King’s 'I have a dream' speech was one of the greatest ever made. It was delivered in 1963, two years before he led the famous freedom march from Selma…

Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh ventured into the Victorian era with his stupendous Topsy Turvy, an account of George Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s creation of The Mikado.

A new Mungo needed

A new Mungo is needed to investigate, report and comment, because the major media sure as hell ain’t! When is the Australian Government (via the...

Ballina’s Citizen of the Year announcement to be livestreamed

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Validity of a visa

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Tweed Shire celebrates Australia Day online

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