Heathers Review

Heathers Studios: Cinemarque EntertainmentPublisher: New World PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now I first had Heathers described to me as “Mean Girls but with a serial killer”, which sold me immediately on the concept. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed the musical numbers from the stage musical adaption of the same name but I had not ever actually gotten around to seeing the original film. ...

Heat Review

Heat Studios: Regency Enterprises, Forward PassPublisher: Warner BrosPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now I had first heard of Heat years ago, when I still had a keen passion for performance, from an acting teacher who raved about the performances and editing of the film. He was a pretty good teacher and I remembered the recommendation to this day, so when I saw that the film would be in this se...

First Blood Review

First Blood Studios: Anabasis InvestmentsPublisher: Orion PicturesPlatforms: CinemaRelease Date: Out Now So In the House is back for another season and we’re very excited to see their triumphant return with the first installment in the Rambo action film series: First Blood directed by Ted Kotcheff. I had not previously seen the movie when I came in to the theatre and I honestly had some preconcept...

New In The House Line-up Released

Just when you thought In the House might pass Event cinemas this year, they go and put out their new line up for this year! We’re big fans of the cult classic film screening series and we’re very glad to see them make another return to give modern audiences a chance to see these films up on the big screen. This new season has a couple of old favourites (which we’ve reviewed) and quite a few ...

Special Effects and The Thing Interview with Aron Dosiak

Photo Credit: Zelkjko Nedic and Amelia Arsenic; Shivr Wax Wings Will Burn Aron Dosiak has studied at the Adelaide Central School of Art and the National Institute of Dramatic Art for sculpture and design. He’s worked freelance in the arts and entertainment industry building mechanical puppets, sets, props, prosthetics and make-up both for local and international productions. In the lead up t...

Labyrinth Review

Labyrinth Studios: Henson Associates, Lucasfilm Publisher: TriStar Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview After watching The Dark Crystal, I settled in for the long haul to watch the second film in the In the House double feature; another Jim Henson cult classic: Labyrinth. I’d previously seen this film when I was younger on TV and remember enjoying it; it was a fun adventure fi...

The Dark Crystal Review

The Dark Crystal Studios: Henson Associates, ITC Entertainment Publisher: Universal Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I’d always heard the name Jim Henson spoken about with reverence in the many (mainly geeky) circles that I move through. I’d only ever seen The Dark Crystal, a seminal work of his, on my computer screen quite recently (I kid you not within the last year) and...

Scarface Review

Scarface Studios: Universal Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Scarface is a cinema classic which has found a dear place in the heart of many people who admire the gumption of its protagonist. Having seen parts of the film previously, I looked forward to catching the full breadth of it’s majesty in a proper cinema theatre as it was originally intended to be screened. I have ...

Season Nine of In The House Starts Tomorrow

Wasting no time at all since last season, our good friends at In the House are kicking off season nine of their cult classic film series tomorrow with a screening of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. In the House is a long-running film screening which we’ve covered for some time now. They’ve done a lot of legwork in fostering a casual and friendly atmosphere for their screenings with plen...

Once Upon a Time in America Review

Once Upon a Time in America Studios: The Ladd Company, Embassy International Pictures Publisher: Warner Bros Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I’m a fan of spaghetti Westerns and I am familiar with director’s, Sergio Leone, works from A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. It was due to a blind spot in my film nerd knowledge that I didn’t actually know that Leone w...

Starship Troopers Review

Starship Troopers Studios: Touchstone Pictures; Jon Davison Productions Publisher: Buena Vista International Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Paul Verhoeven is a staple of sci-fi geeks everywhere with Robocop and Starship Troopers being his two most beloved works. I’m already a big fan of Verhoeven and of Starship Troopers, so I jumped at the chance to watch it up on the big screen...

The Shawshank Redemption Review

The Shawshank Redemption Studios: Castle Rock Entertainment Publisher: Columbia Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I was already familiar with Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption after having seen it a number of times broadcast on TV in my youth. This would be the first time I would be able to see the film on the big screen, however, and I looked forward to finally see...

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