Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a top U.S. diplomat, left Lebanon in the 1970s after a tragic incident. Ten years later, the CIA calls him back to a war-torn Beirut with a mission only he can accomplish. Meanwhile, a CIA field agent who is working undercover at the American embassy is tasked with keeping Skiles alive and ensuring that the mission is a ... more
An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers show how her early legal battles changed the world for women. Now, this 85-year-old does push-ups as easily as she writes blistering dissents that have earned her the title ... more
If you missed this French cinematic gem now is your chance to see it at Cinema Paradiso. Albert Dupontel (In Harmony; The First, the Last) stars, writes and directs this epic crime drama adapted from the best-selling, award-winning novel by France’s answer to James Ellroy, Pierre Lemaitre.
The documentary Whitney (directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald) tells the story of Whitney Houston’s life through the original studio recordings of her greatest hits and footage from the Houston estate's archives. Due to the access that the film-makers were given, the film also includes previously unreleased ... more
The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and ... more
Behind any great man, there’s always a greater woman. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambition to support her charismatic, philandering husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his brilliant literary career. Their faithful pact reaches breaking point on the eve of his being awarded the ... more
In the early 1960s, a young couple on their honeymoon struggle to physically connect in this sensitive adaptation of Ian McEwan’s acclaimed short novel. As Florence and Edward settle down for their first dinner as a married couple, a nervous energy fills the air. But while it might appear the fledgling husband and wife are suffering from ... more
Starts Thu 9 Aug at: Luna Leederville, Cinema Paradiso, Luna On SX, Windsor Cinema
Spike Lee Ignited Cannes this year with his BlacKkKlansman, which received an 8-minute standing ovation after the World Premiere of his acclaimed feature, produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.
From visionary filmmaker, Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of ... more
The dynamic directorial duo behind 2011 smash The Intouchables – Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache – reunite for C’est la vie!, in which a wedding threatens to erupt into an utter nightmare for the party’s cantankerous planner, Max.
Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Max ... more
James (James McAvoy) is a British agent under the cover of a water engineer, while Danny (Alicia Vikander) is a bio-mathematician working on a deep-sea diving project to explore the origin of life on our planet. On a chance encounter in a remote resort in Normandy where they both prepare for their respective missions, they fall rapidly, and ... more
The impressive debut feature from writer-director Jason Raftopoulos, whose most recent short Kin screened at Cannes, was shot in Melbourne and tells the story of a father who has less than a day to pay back a debt to a loan-shark, while at the same time trying to look after his young son. The film received a five-minute standing ... more
Mired in debt, Ronnie is a struggling Adelaide restaurateur looking after her elderly mother and living with good-hearted boyfriend Jeff.
Five years ago, while catering on a film set in Australia, she had an intense affair with British movie star, Henry. Despite wild declarations of love, as the movie wrapped so did the relationship, ... more
Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan—an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. Duncan is far more devoted to his musical idol than to Annie. When the acoustic demo of Tucker’s hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, it leads to a life-changing encounter between Annie and the elusive rocker himself.
Groundbreaking designer Alexander McQueen redefined fashion in the 1990s and 2000s. His graduation collection was purchased by Isabella Blow, he designed outfits for David Bowie, he was appointed Givenchy’s chief designer, and his legendary collections continually challenged fashion. Savage Beauty, the 2015 retrospective exhibition of his ... more
The always excellent Joaquin Phoenix delivers an intense, powerful performance as Joe, a traumatised veteran, haunted by his past, who tracks down missing girls for a living. But then he is called upon to rescue the daughter of a senator, and slowly everything begins to unravel.
Multi award winning director Lynne Ramsay (We Need To ... more
Ziad Doueiri’s (The Attack), Oscar-nominated drama, The Insult, took out the Audience Prize for Best Feature at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival! Ziad Doueiri’s thrilling legal drama explores festering historical, political and religious divisions in his native Lebanon.