After 35 years of marriage, Sandra (Imelda Staunton) stumbles upon her husband Mike (John Sessions) in the cellar with their close friend Pam (Josie Lawrence) – Pam’s tacky red lipstick smeared across his face. And so it goes in the British comedy-drama from director Richard Loncraine, Finding Your Feet.
Author: Terryn Wood
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Whether your allegiance is with Marvel or DC, there’s no denying that the Joker is one of the greatest comic book villains of all time, and Joaquin Phoenix, one of the best of actors of his generation.
Studios routinely use January-February as a dumping ground for their un-loved films; genre movies with B-list actors that earn neither critical nor commercial success. Den of Thieves may appear to meet the criteria, but don’t let that deceive you. It’s a gritty character-driven thriller that doesn’t play to the stereotypical, and works hard in its 140-minute runtime to shake the ‘dump’ month stigma.
Tom Cruise is back to his death-defying ways as Ethan Hunt in the 6th instalment of the Mission Impossible action franchise.
In 2013, former pro-skier turned “poker princess” Molly Bloom was arrested by the FBI for operating an illegal high-stakes poker game. Molly’s Game – the directorial debut from award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin with actor Jessica Chastain in the title role – is the true story of this woman’s upward trajectory within the world of underground poker and how it all came crashing down.
Actors Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards overnight – throwing sharp curve-balls our way in the process.
In The Commuter, a man’s family is held hostage and to ensure their safe return, he’s forced to follow the kidnappers every instruction – hardly a new concept by any stretch of the imagination.
See an unrecognisable Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour; a career-defining role that earned the actor his first-ever Golden Globe nomination and win.
Every so often a family-friendly film comes along that perfectly embodies what the genre so often lacks. Presenting exhibit A: Paddington 2 – the delightful follow-up to the 2014 debut of the well mannered and marmalade-loving bear.
Author and screenwriter William Goldman openly refers to his 1973 novel The Princess Bride as his best work – a view that speaks volumes considering his résumé. For a decade it seemed as though the whimsical tale of Westley and Buttercup would never make its way to the cinema screen. That is until Director Rob Reiner received the green light. The rest, they say, is history. December 4 marked the 30th anniversary of the film’s release in Australia and what better time to reminisce.
Sony Pictures Animation throws its hat in the ring of family-friendly summer flicks with The Star, a Christmas origin story told from the point-of-view of a group of animals.
Why am I so ugly? Just imagine for a moment that the one you love most in this world asked that very question. At the MTV VMA’s, global superstar Pink shared how she dealt with a similar experience when her 6-year-old daughter said, “Momma, I’m the ugliest girl I know!”. In the inspirational film Wonder, based on the debut and best-selling novel by Raquel J. Palacio, audiences explore this premise through a boy’s journey for acceptance.