"The violence, the mystery, the fantasy, combine to create an enigmatic outcome, par for the course in this genre," writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD after seeing "Freaks".
The Canberra Short Film Festival received 387 submissions – a 20 per cent jump on last year — of which 155 will be screened across 13 screening events.
Four stars from reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD for the new movie "The Farewell".
Movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD has some misgivings about the veracity of the Melbourne movie "Angel of Mine".
"Films like 'It: Chapter 2' have an audience. I don’t recall ever meeting a member of it," says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Canberra actor and top costume designer Fiona Victoria Hopkins is branching out into film production, writes HELEN MUSA.
"The Nightingale" is not a “nice” movie in the sense of sweetness and light, but as imaginative of what might have been possible, it ticks just about every possible dramatic box, says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new gangster movie "The Kitchen".
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews Mel Gibson's new R-rated movie "Dragged Across Concrete".
“'Overcomer's' a well-crafted piece of cinema blessed with impressive performances and agreeable credibility," writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"No prizes for predicting how this little lot will turn out after spending an estimated $US80 million staging scads of small-arms fire, road wreckage, bodies and blowings up," writes DOUGAL MACDONALD in his review of 'Angel Has Fallen'.
Reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD says "The Australian Dream" is a movie we should all see. It offers mind food to help us think not about an us-and-a-them but about an all-embracing us, regardless of race, skin colour, place of birth or ancestry.
The National Film and Sound Archive is kicking off its new "Arc Out Loud" season tonight with a screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Heading out to see "A Dog’s Journey" this weekend? See what movie review DOUGAL MACDONALD thought of the film.
Movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD enjoyed "Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood". Are you going to see it?
“Midsommar”... By and large it’s as boring a movie as you might hope ever not to see, writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
The characters are real and the film’s depiction of their parts in the battle is by and large accurate, writes film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD after watching "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan".
Is it a drama? A comedy? A love story? A social analysis? A satire? asks Dougal Macdonald after he watched the movie "Palm Beach".
For sheer imaginative absurdity and mindless, expensive-looking fun (mostly created by several huge computer graphics teams) the film is hard to beat, writes DOUGAL MACDONALD after seeing "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw".
The production shortcomings in "The Public" are not powerful enough to displace the human values that form its core, writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.