Film: The Paperboy

Film: The Paperboy

    The Paperboy, by American author Pete Dexter, has been adapted for film by the author and director Lee Daniels.  Based on a true story of an unpopular murdered sheriff in the steamy bayous of Florida in the 1960s, it opened to a mixed reception at the...
Anna Karenina: Keira Knightley at her finest

Anna Karenina: Keira Knightley at her finest

    The glittering ballroom scene in Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina is an unforgettable highlight of this lush adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel of passion and betrayal. Kiera Knightley’s Anna is swept onto the ballroom floor by the dashing young cavalry...
Murder Whodunnit: West Memphis Three

Murder Whodunnit: West Memphis Three

  This gripping film is about what appears to be a gross injustice in a deeply flawed trial of three teenagers who have become known as “The West Memphis Three”. When three little boys aged eight were brutally murdered in 1993 in West Memphis, Arkansas, the...
Film: Elles

Film: Elles

  Elles is a slight little film worth seeing just to enjoy the beautiful and stylish Juliette Binoche. She plays the role of a Paris journalist, Anne, who is writing a magazine feature on young prostitutes in the city. Two fresh-faced girls, Charlotte (Anais...
The Big Apple in Focus

The Big Apple in Focus

  A taste of the Big Apple has arrived in Perth, in the form of some iconic 20th century images, on loan from New York’s Museum of Modern Art. You’ll see a frightened Italian family looking for lost baggage on Ellis Island in 1905. A welder, risking his life as...
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