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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Category: Films and TV

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Now showing: Radioactive (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 British drama, Radioactive, starring Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie.

From the Hunter to Housos: Kyrah’s comedic debut

Kyrah Brock-Fenton has made the most of her time in lockdown – the 19-year-old is about to become a face you’ll easily recognise. Tomorrow night, she will grace television screens as the country’s...

Double trouble as sisters search for love on The Bachelorette

Newcastle’s Elly and Becky Miles have traded sunset dates at Bar Beach for finding love on national television. Originally hailing from Parkes, the sisters made their reality debut last week and, in an...

Filmmaker shines light on domestic violence

Jye Currie has always been a man on a mission. In 2018, he travelled to the most impoverished and dangerous parts of Africa to capture the living conditions there. Now, in a new short...

What’s streaming in October in Australia

After scouring the depths of Australia’s streaming services, NW shares our list of the best new streaming content available for your viewing pleasure across Netflix, Stan and SBS on Demand this October. Netflix Scott Pilgrim Vs...

We’re ‘the product’: a review of The Social Dilemma

Newcastle-based contributor Meldi Arkinstall reviews Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma. A new documentary, The Social Dilemma, has people panicking and wanting to remove themselves from Facebook and other social media platforms. But guess what? Even...

Fundraiser to cure the Bali blues

COVID-19 travel restrictions have left many dreaming of an island escape, so Newcastle-based organisation Corethics has come up with an alternative to help people through their Bali blues.   The social enterprise will...

Now showing: An American Pickle (PG)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 comedy-drama film, An American Pickle, starring Seth Rogen and Sarah Snook.

Now showing: The New Mutants (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the latest installment of the X-Men franchise, The New Mutants, starring Maisie Williams.

Now showing: Bill & Ted Face the Music (PG)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 comedy film, Bill & Ted Face the Music, starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter.

Lights, camera, action: Movies to return to Civic Theatre

The magic of cinema has returned to Newcastle with the Civic Theatre welcoming a 7.5-metre-wide movie screen in the iconic main auditorium. The theatre is set to help fill the gap left by...

Now showing: Les Misérables (MA 15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 film, Les Misérables, that is based on a real-life occurrence of police violence.

The Secret Garden hits the right note

AURORA may be a name you're unfamiliar with, but soon enough she will be a voice you cannot get enough of. Some festival goers across the Hunter would have been lucky enough to...

Now showing: Tenet (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 spy film, Tenet, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Robert Pattinson.

Now showing: Made in Italy (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 comedy-drama film, Made in Italy, starring Liam Neeson and Micheál Richardson.

Now showing: Blood Vessel (MA 15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 horror film, Blood Vessel, that was filmed in Melbourne.

Now showing: Unhinged (MA15+)

Luke McWilliams give his review of the 2020 thriller film Unhinged, starring our very own Russell Crowe and Caren Pistorius.

What’s streaming in August

This month’s pick of new content streaming in Australia this August features Academy Award-winning movies, curious documentaries, low budget indie darlings and Hollywood blockbusters across SBS on Demand, Stan and Netflix. Stan The Bling...

What’s streaming in July

NW is all over everything streaming in July across SBS on Demand, Stan and Netflix; with a list of our personal highlights below. SBS on Demand The Italian Job (1969) (PG) The cars, the cast, the...

SBS On Demand: 3 of the best

Streaming providers have recently uploaded a fresh bounty of movies for your streaming pleasure in June. Here are some of our top picks from SBS On Demand. The Cobbler (2015) Love him or loathe...

Extraction (MA 15+): Review

Extraction is not a film for everyone. Are you after a storyline? Not for you. Do you get upset at the sight and sound of extreme violence? You might want to give...