Film Reviews

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Dream Horse

Peter Malone MSC 17 June 2021

True story of racehorse, Dream Alliance, who was bred by small-town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in to help raise the horse in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites. It’s a story of patriotism, success, tragedy and resilience.

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My Name is Gulpilil

Peter Malone MSC 17 June 2021

As an actor, dancer and performer, David Gulpilil has been an Australian icon for 50 years. Diagnosed with cancer in 2017, this is his story as told by himself.

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From the vine

Peter Malone MSC 17 June 2021

A Canadian lawyer in personal crisis returns to his ancestral home in Italy and discovers new life in winemaking.

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Peter Malone MSC 17 June 2021

The third Conjuring film showing the work of real-life exorcists, Ed and Lorraine Warren, investigating a curse and diabolical possession.

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Percy v Goliath

Peter W Sheehan 7 June 2021

This Canadian-American film is based on a 1998 lawsuit involving a small-town farmer who is served notice of infringement by a giant agricultural corporation, and is based on true events. The farmer took the Corporation to court for interfering with his crops, and scored a moral victory.

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Heroic losers

Peter W Sheehan 7 June 2021

This Argentinian comedy-drama tells of a group of townspeople who are swindled out of their life savings by an unscrupulous lawyer and a corrupt bank manager. It is a tale of working-class solidarity and revenge in Robin-Hood style. The group robs to take back what was stolen from it.

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Cruella

Peter Malone MSC 4 June 2021

Cruella De Vil is known to children and adults alike as the famous villain who wanted to turn Dalmatian puppies into a fur coat. Now the film-makers have imagined her beginnings, growing up and clashing with the Baronness in the world of fashion.

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Deliver Us From Evil

Peter Malone MSC 4 June 2021

A Korean violent action drama with a Thai setting, that highlights the evil of child trafficking, especially for organ transplants.

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King Otto

30 May 2021

Coached by legendary German football coach ‘King’ Otto Rehhagel, underdog Greece entered the 2004 Football World Cup and astounded the world.

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Breaking Bread

30 May 2021

Documentary about a food festival in Haifa, both Israeli and Palestinian/Arab cooks participating, a contribution to peace and reconciliation.

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Minamata

30 May 2021

This feature-length film, based on true events, documents the effects of mercury poisoning by a Japanese factory on the residents of the city of Minamata. The factory contaminated the city’s water and food supply, and hid what it did. The film reveals the tragic effects of industrial pollution, and the forces gathered to negate it.

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Lapsis

30 May 2021

This sci-fi movie satirically addresses modern trends in digital technology. It focuses on technological trends of the near future, and offers a biting social critique of them at the same time.

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