Gorillas descend on Fyshwick with new movie

Bright Blue Gorilla are Robyn Rosenkrantz and Michael Glover, filmmakers and musos from Los Angeles who, since 1990, have been travelling the world making movies and music. They'll be in Fyshwick tonight.

Movie review / ‘Honeyland’ (M)

DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "Honeyland" .

Movie review / ‘Citizen K’ (M)

"I had difficulty simply keeping up with who was doing what to who else for what reason." But movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD still awarded "Citizen K" with 3.5 stars.

Film review / ‘Dark Waters’ (MA)

Movie review / Four stars for a forensic thriller about Teflon.

Movie review / ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ (M)

Movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD lurves "Motherless Brooklyn" .

Movie review / ‘Honey Boy’ (MA)

DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "Honey Boy". He likes it.

Movie review / ‘Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears’ (M)

"Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears" (M) * and a half DON'T get me wrong about that star rating. The big-screen successor to TV’s...

Women’s talent surfaces in ‘Undertow’

A NEW Australian feature which celebrates women’s talent is about to be  released nationally in time for International Women’s Day, but Canberrans will get a sneak preview this weekend.

Peep into the reel world of Charles Aznavour

Arts editor HELEN MUSA speaks to artistic director of the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival, Philippe Platel.

Movie review / ‘The Professor and the Madman’ (M)

"Does compiling a massive dictionary strike you as not the most exciting theme for a 125-minute-movie? If you don’t see it, you can’t know what you’re missing," says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD. 

Movie Review / ‘A Guide to Second Date Sex’ (MA)

DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "A Guide to Second Date Sex".

Movie review / ‘Richard Jewell’ (MA)

"There is no denying that Clint Eastwood has again delivered a cracker of a film. The cast is good. The tempo and tensions hold up well." Thumbs up from reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD for "Richard Jewell".

Movie review / ‘Parasite’ (MA)

See it, even if you hate subtitled dialogue. reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD has no qualms about the Oscar-award top dog "Parasite".

Movie review / ‘H Is For Happiness’ (PG)

“H Is For Happiness” may be billed as a comedy (and it does indeed have a good sprinkling of humour) but beneath its surface there’s some serious stuff that adults understand because of having survived it, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.

Movie review / ‘For Sama’ (MA)

"For Sama" is remarkable documentary that has been nominated for an Oscar. Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD has no hesitation: four stars.

Movie review / ‘Birds of Prey’ (MA)

"It’s not the most compelling argument for the feminist cause." Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD finds "Birds of Prey" boring.

Moview review / ‘A Hidden Life’ (PG)

Five stars from reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD for "A Hidden Life".

Movie review / ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ (PG)

"It’s amusing, but not a full-on comedy. It’s warm-hearted but not effusively so. It’s a thriller but only on a very minor scale." Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD has mixed if warm feelings for the 'The Peanut Butter Falcon' .

Movie review / ‘Seberg’ (M) ***

DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "Seberg", about how the FBI destroyed the life of French actress Jean Seberg.

Movie review / ‘Just Mercy’ (M)

Film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD has some strong feelings for "Just Mercy". Four stars.





‘Essential’ papers struggle against coronavirus

Local newspapers are an 'essential service'. They deserve a government rescue package, too, say KRISTY HESS and LISA WALLER.


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