July, 2010

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Win a double pass to attend the Journalism on Screen Film Festival

, Jul 11, 2010

The Journalism on Screen Film Festival runs from 11 July to 18 July at Melbourne’s Village Jam Factory cinemas. It will showcase an impressive selection of old and recent films that depict journalists and the industry Hunter S. Thompson memorably described as “a low trade and a habit worse than heroin, a strange seedy world […]
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Win a double pass to a preview screening of Farewell

, Jun 16, 2010

To mark the theatrical release of director Christian Carion’s Cold War thriller, Farewell, Cinetology gives readers the chance to win one of 15 double passes to attend a special preview screening at Melbourne’s Cinema Nova on Tuesday 22 June at 6:30pm. Here’s the official synopsis: Based on actual events, Farewell is a thriller in the […]
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Win a double pass to see Animal Kingdom

, Jun 01, 2010

Former film journalist David Michod’s directorial debut, Animal Kingdom, will deservedly be remembered as one of the best Australian films of 2010. To mark the film’s theatrical release (it opens nationwide June 3) Cinetology offers readers the chance to win one of 10 in season double passes valid nationwide. Here’s the official synopsis: Welcome to […]

Win a double pass to see Fish Tank

, May 26, 2010

To mark the Australian theatrical release of Fish Tank, the acclaimed British film that received the coveted Jury Prize at last year’s Cannes International Film Festival, Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of 20 in-season double passes, valid nationwide until the end of the film’s theatrical season. Fish Tank opens in cinemas tomorrow. […]
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Win a double pass to see The White Ribbon

, Apr 30, 2010

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To mark the Australian theatrical release of director Michael Haneke’s acclaimed German drama The White Ribbon, which won the coveted Palme D’or award at last year’s Cannes International Film Festival, Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of ten in season double passes, valid around the country from May 6. Here’s the official synopsis: […]

Win a double pass to Dennis Hopper and the New Hollywood

, Mar 26, 2010

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Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of five double passes to attend the Dennis Hopper & the New Hollywood exhibition, which runs at Melbourne’s Australian Centre of the Moving Image (ACMI) headquarters until April 24. Here’s the official description: When Dennis Hopper’s radical road movie Easy Rider was released in 1969, it signalled […]
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Win a double pass to see The Men Who Stare at Goats

, Mar 04, 2010

To mark this week’s theatrical release of The Men Who Stare at Goats – starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor and Jeff Bridges – Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes, valid nation-wide. Here’s the official synopsis: In a comedic look at real life events that are almost too bizarre […]
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Win double passes to see A Prophet

, Feb 03, 2010

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To mark next week’s theatrical release of director Jacques Audiard’s acclaimed French crime drama A Prophet, Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of 10 in-season double passes. They are valid nationwide from February 11. Here’s the official synopsis: Condemned to six years in a French prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahir Rahim), part Arab, […]

And the winners are…

, Dec 01, 2009

Last week Cinetologians were instructed to come up with the name of their own zombie movie in order to win tickets to see Woody Harrelson’s new zom com Zombieland (released December 3). Here are some of the titles suggested by you, my loyal sick in the head readers: The Corpse Whisperer, Night of the Living Spread, […]
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Win a double pass to Zombieland

, Nov 24, 2009

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To mark next week’s theatrical release of Woody Harrelson’s gnarly new action comedy Zombieland, Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of 25 in-season double passes. They are valid nationwide from December 3. Here’s the official synopsis: Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) doesn’t […]
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Win a double pass to Moon

, Oct 01, 2009

To mark next week’s Australian theatrical release of writer/director Duncan Jones’s exemplary in-space-nobody-hear-you-freak-out psychological drama Moon, Cinetology readers have the chance to win one of 25 in-season double passes valid nationwide from October 8. Here’s a chunk from my review: Sam Rockwell contributes a career high tour de force performance as an astronaut afflicted by […]
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Giveaways: win a double pass to Cedar Boys

, Jul 27, 2009

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So far 2009 has been littered with must-see Australian films and, ladies and gents, here is another one. Cedar Boys is a gripping crime-don’t-pay drug drama about two Lebanese-Australian Sydneysiders who happen across a massive bounty of ecstasy. Expect a review later in the week and, on Friday, my interview with up-n-comer lead actor Les […]
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Last Ride tickets on the way…

, Jul 06, 2009

Thanks to everybody who entered Cinetology’s Last Ride double pass competition, for which contestants were asked to pick their favourite Hugo Weaving film. The three highest scoring films were The Matrix, Proof and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Winners will be notified by email and tickets will be mailed out tomorrow.

Giveaways: win a double pass to Last Ride

, Jun 28, 2009

To mark the theatrical release of Last Ride, director Glendyn Ivin’s acclaimed drama starring Hugo Weaving and Tom Russell, Cinetology gives readers the chance to win one of 20 in-season double passes valid Monday to Friday across the country. Here’s the film’s official synopsis: “A desperate father takes his ten-year-old son, Chook (Tom Russell), on […]

And the winners are…

, Jun 02, 2009

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Last week Cinetology readers were invited to partake in another round of Spot the Junk on Luke’s Desk (photo left, click to enlarge) with the intention of a) winning the respect and adoration of their friends and colleagues and b) winning a DVD of Orson Welles’s classic film F For Fake. The person with the […]
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Giveaways: win an F for Fake DVD

, May 25, 2009

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Update: some great entries so far people, keep ’em coming. However, nobody has correctly identified the yellow furry puppet on my desk. If anybody can do so (if you know me personally you’re out of the running, you dirty cheat) the first correct submission will be rewarded with a Cinetology gift pack consisting of three […]

And the winners are…

, Apr 30, 2009

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Last week, armed with six Ten Empty DVDs to give away, I launched a competition challenging readers to examine a photograph of Cinetology HQ (left, click to enlarge) with the objective of identifying as many movies, books, characters, musicians and authors as possible. The competition was otherwise known as Spot the Junk on Luke’s Desk. […]
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Giveaways: win a Ten Empty DVD

, Apr 21, 2009

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To mark the DVD release of Ten Empty (now available to rent and own) Cinetology give readers the chance to win one of 6 copies. The film is a dark and unnerving psychological drama about a dysfunctional family in Adelaide, directed by Anthony Hayes and starring Daniel Frederiksen, Geoff Morell, Lucy Bell, Tom Budge and […]