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Taking a chance at the art of love

Geoffrey Rush new movie

THE BEST OFFER (La Migliore Offerta). Starring Geoffrey Rush, Sylvia Hoeks, Jim Sturgess, and Donald Sutherland. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. Rated M (Infrequent coarse language and violence). 131 min. THIS is a romantic film directed in thriller mode by the same director, Giuseppe Tornatore, who brought us Cinema Paradiso in 1988. Australia’s Geoffrey Rush joins him to depict a love story ... Read More »

Elysium’s parable of the future

Changing times

ELYSIUM: Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley. Directed by Neil Blomkamp. Rated M15+ IN 2009, South Africa-born writer-director Neill Blomkamp made a stir in Hollywood with his low-budget, high-box office science fiction film District 9. Penned in collaboration with Terri Tatchell, the movie used its human characters’ interaction with an invading race of unpleasant-looking, insect-like extra-terrestrials as a prism ... Read More »

Teen searching for his way

Teen searching for his way

THE WAY WAY BACK: Starring Liam James, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell and Alison Janney. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Rated M (coarse language). 103 minutes. Reviewed by Fr Peter Malone MSC TROUBLES of a 14-year-old adolescent? Again? Well, yes. But this time in The Way Way Back the topic is more interestingly explored than usual – and with ... Read More »

Teen searching for his way

THE WAY WAY BACK: Starring Liam James, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell and Alison Janney. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Rated M (coarse language). 103 minutes.

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Visual feast brings classic to life

THE GREAT GATSBY. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, and Elizabeth Debicki.  Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Rated M (Mature themes and violence). 142 min.   THIS film is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald¹s 1925 novel of the same name, and is the eagerly anticipated next movie by Australia’s Baz Luhrmann, who gave us Strictly Ballroom (1992), Moulin ... Read More »

Unmasking the Lone Ranger

THE LONE RANGER: Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter and Barry Pepper. Directed by Gore Verbinski. 149 minutes. Rated M (violence).

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Nightmares await the unsuspecting

WORLD WAR Z. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Sterling Jerins, Abigail Hargrove, and James Badge Dale. Directed by Marc Forster. Rated M (Horror themes, violence and infrequent coarse language). 116 min.

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Till death do us part

STILL MINE: Starring James Cromwell, Genevieve Bujold, Campbell Scott, Julie Stewart, Rick Roberts, George R. Robertson, Barbara Gordon, Zachary Bennett. Directed by Michael McGowan. 102 minutes. Rated PG (adult themes).
Reviewed by Fr Peter Malone MSC

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