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Blue Crush official trailer
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Blue Crush official trailer

Watch the official trailer for Blue Crush, starring Kate Bosworth.

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After 50 years, Peter Tatchell still has plenty to fight for

After 50 years, Peter Tatchell still has plenty to fight for

There’s a long list of people who hate the former Mount Waverley boy and it doesn’t bother him a jot.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Suicide Squad is a gory, sentimental, crass fever dream
★★★★
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Suicide Squad is a gory, sentimental, crass fever dream

Whether or not this brand of splashy horror-comedy floats your boat, it’s been put together by an uncommonly skilled filmmaker.

  • by Jake Wilson
Did Val Kilmer take the wrong road in his acting career?
★★★★
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Did Val Kilmer take the wrong road in his acting career?

Val Kilmer’s obsession with documenting his own life on video forms the centrepiece of this revealing documentary.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Broad human comedy found in France’s wars of the roses
★★★
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Broad human comedy found in France’s wars of the roses

This clever film takes us into the world of the rose-growers of rural Provence, defending their tradition and culture against modern industry.

  • by Paul Byrnes
‘Unforeseen personal circumstances’: Natalie Portman movie falls over in Sydney

‘Unforeseen personal circumstances’: Natalie Portman movie falls over in Sydney

HBO says Days of Abandonment, based on a novel by bestselling Italian novelist Elena Ferrante, “will not move forward”.

  • by Garry Maddox
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Rhythms of Cuba find animated home in Miranda’s latest creation
★★★½
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Rhythms of Cuba find animated home in Miranda’s latest creation

Like Lin-Manuel Miranda’s New York show In the Heights, Vivo is a tribute to Latin American music but this time the characters are animated.

  • by Sandra Hall
Film festival gems worth mining if you’re stuck on the couch

Film festival gems worth mining if you’re stuck on the couch

Melbourne International Film Festival includes an online cinema: here are our expert’s picks of the best of what’s on offer.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
‘There’s absolutely no one there’: Sydney Film Festival postpones to November

‘There’s absolutely no one there’: Sydney Film Festival postpones to November

Lockdown has meant another delay for the city’s biggest cinema event.

  • by Garry Maddox
Melbourne Film Festival flips virtual and cinema programs to beat COVID

Melbourne Film Festival flips virtual and cinema programs to beat COVID

Just days out from its planned opening night, MIFF has had to reorient its program, while hoping attendance caps lift by August 12.

  • by Karl Quinn
Jodie Comer: from TV’s sexiest villain to big-screen geek hero

Jodie Comer: from TV’s sexiest villain to big-screen geek hero

Having moved seamlessly from television’s sexiest villain to big-screen geek hero, it’s no wonder Jodie Comer is one of Hollywood’s hottest stars right now.

  • by Michael Idato