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★★★★

- EMPIRE - 

Ben Wheatley’s new film begins epically, with an unassuming suburban bungalow. Outside stands Neil Maskell’s middle-aged Colin, vaping for England in his sleeveless V-neck, for 15…

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★★★½ 

- STUFF - 

Colin Burstead (Neil Maskell) thought a New Year's celebration in the country would help bring his family together – instead it threatens to tear them even further apart.

For a…

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★★★★★ 

CULTURE WHISPER - 

Ben Wheatley's excellent new comedy Happy New Year, Colin Burstead is a dizzy exploration of family and its many burdens - 

Families have sensitive structures – they’re…

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★★★★★ 

Frank re-evaluation feels just as relevant today. 

Anne Frank was born in 1929 into a German Jewish family.

When Anne was four, her family moved to the Netherlands. The Nazis poured into…

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★★★★

Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta’s life presents a dizzying success story. It begins in the Havana slums where 10-year-old Carlos is displaying a precocious gift for the new art of breakdancing,…

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★★★★★

Sometime in the very latter years of last century, in that brief moment in the epoch in which one could wear a Nirvana T-shirt, but not own a cellphone, parents Pedro and Lucrecia and their…

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The pain in Spain: Camino Skies star Terry Wilson sees the trek as a 'metaphor for life'.

"Believing the world would be a better place if everyone walked the Camino because of the life lessons it…

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★★★★ 

Actress Tessa Thompson has well and truly arrived. She's been on well-known projects for years (WestworldSelmaCreedDear White People) but after recent appearances as Valkyrie in Thor:…

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★★★★ 

A new start beckons for Oleander "Ollie" Hale (Tessa Thompson).

Her restitution is all paid up and she has does 10 days left on her probation. She even has a job interview for "something…

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★★★★ - News.com.au

“A powerful performance piece for Tessa Thompson and Lily James, the directorial debut by Nia DaCosta is a stunning, deep and thoughtful portrait of two marginalised women in…

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★★★★ - Sydney Morning Herald

"The ambience is new and precisely evoked as a world of cruel contrasts."

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★★★★ - NZ Herald

"Wonderfully offbeat...this thriller will put a smile on your face."

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