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The Best Offer movie review: the finer points of fakery

The Best Offer movie review: the finer points of fakery

Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore directs a perfectly cast Geoffrey Rush in this gloomy and deceptive film set in the industry of high-end art dealing.

The King’s Speech movie review: addictively entertaining historical fiction

The King’s Speech movie review: addictively entertaining historical fiction

Set during the 1930s, when the British royal family were slowly making peace with the realization that the monarchy was no longer about ruling and governance but about stage managing media representations, The King’s Speech is the story of King George VI’s transition from a blubbering stutter-stricken wreck to a smooth spokesperson for the throne. […]

Jacki Weaver snags Golden Globe nod; three other Aussies nominated

Jacki Weaver snags Golden Globe nod; three other Aussies nominated

Fresh from a win at the AFI Awards last weekend, veteran Australian actress Jacki Weaver has received a Golden Globe nomination for her frame chewing performance as a crime family matriarch in director David Michod’s acclaimed Melbourne-based drama Animal Kingdom. Weaver has had a very good fortnight: on top of winning an AFI she was […]