Back to Burgundy – Ce qui nous lie

Directed by Cedric Klapisch, Back to Burgundy is a drama set in the rolling hills of one of the most celebrated wine making districts in France. In an evocative, slow transitioning of the seasons the film explores the lives of siblings Jean (Pio Marmai), Juliette (Ana Girardot) and Jeremie (Francois Civil) over one year. The…

Mary Magdalene

Rooney Mara plays Mary Magdalene in the latest movie by director Garth Davis. Due to be released this Easter, the brave production gives a contemporary take on one of the most mis-represented figures in biblical history. Wrongly cast as a sinner and prostitute by Pope Gregory in 591, Davis’s version of Mary Magdalene shows her…

French Film Festival – Opening Night

Champagne flowed at the recent opening of the 29th French Film Festival in Brisbane. Lovers of French Cinema and party goers flocked to Palace Barracks to enjoy a very special evening and screening of C’est La Vie! to celebrate what promises to be the festivals most successful year to date. On arrival, guests were served…

C’est la vie! AF French Film Festival

If you’re looking for a giggle and grin then C’est la Vie is the one for you! The light hearted comedy goes behind the scenes of a glamorous wedding set in an 17th century chateau. C’est la Vie is co-directed by the successful duo Oliver Nakache and Eric Toledano (The Intouchables). The movie features a…

29th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

It’s been a long hot summer in Brisbane but excitement is bubbling with the arrival of The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival this autumn! Now in its 29th year, it’s the biggest foreign film festival in Australia and the largest celebration of French Cinema outside France. This year promises to be one of the most…

Brace yourself for epic Black Panther

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther Long Live the King is a vibrant film that uses fantasy to deliver a hip modern take on African tribes and their traditional dress, ceremonies, battles for the title of King and ways to save the world. Based on Marvel Comics, the 2018 American superhero film Black Panther follows the story…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

As someone who watched the original Jumanji (1995) on repeat as a kid, I was super pumped to see the new release Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The film continues the board game, this time as a retro video game, with a group of teens and a bunch of hilarious lines, all set in the…