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Cinema in Perth

Michael Bazeley and Suzanne Worner talk what’s happening in Perth cinema, here with Jenny on Friday afternoons.

Cinema in Perth #8

ALIEN: COVENANT

NOW SHOWING:

CAST: Michael Fassbender (The Light Between Oceans, Assassins Creed, X-Men), Amy Waterston (Fantastic Beasts), Billy Crudup (Almost Famous, Watchmen, Big Fish), Guy Pearce, James Franco.

It’s 2099, 10 years since starship USS Prometheus disappeared without a trace, on its secret mission to discover the origins of the human race on a distant planet. The colonisation starship Covenant is enroute in its decades-long mission to a distant star and the Earth-class planet in its orbit. Covenant’s onboard synthetic […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:12+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #7

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Season starts Thursday, May 25th  Advance screenings (Luna) Fri May 19th – Sun 21st

CAST: Jim Broadbent (Bridget Jones, The Iron Lady, Game of Thrones); Harriet Walters (Downton Abbey), Charlotte Rampling (A Hard Days Night, Henry VIII and His Six Wives, The Avengers), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey); Emily Mortimer (The Newsroom, Shutter Island).

When a […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:18+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #6

THIS WEEK’s REVIEW:

WHITELEY from Thursday, May 11th

Directed by Steve Bolger, featuring public, archival and private footage of Brett Whiteley and his family, his work, his letters, plus interviews with his former wife Wendy Julius.

This is a cinematic journey, deep into the life and times of one of Australia’s most awarded, celebrated and iconic artists.

With the crucial cooperation and commentary of Wendy Julius, Whiteley’s longtime partner and mother of their daughter, Arky, this exquisitely structured and lavishly […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:30+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

Cinema in Perth #5

THIS WEEK’s REVIEW:

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE from Thursday, May 4th

CAST: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl

SYNOPSIS: Based on historical events, Antonina Zabinska (2x Oscar nominee, Chastain) loves her life at the Warsaw Zoo with husband, Jan (Heldenbergh) and the animals they care for as they raise their young son together.

But it’s 1939 and the German war machine overran Poland in a matter of days. The Zoo’s prize most prize animals are taken off to German zoos by the Nazi’s chief zoologist, […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #4

COMING SOON:

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 from Tuesday, April 25th

CAST: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Michael Rooker

Awesome Mixtape #2 is the soundtrack to this blockbuster sequel that tracks down the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. This movie should gross over USD$1bn.

TRAILER

RULES DON’T APPLY from Thursday, April 27th

Hollywood legend Warren Beatty returns to the big screen as writer, director, producer and star of another story about another Hollywood legend: Howard […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:38:12+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #2

I sat down at Somerville Auditorium fully prepared for classical elitism and snobbery but was soon being entertained by the likes of classical Chinese pipa player Wu Man, playing a Led Zeppelin riff …and who knew the Spanish also have a bagpipe tradition? I was elevated to tears of both joy and bitterness at points throughout.

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:25+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #1

LEGO BATMAN – Opened 30/3

CAST: featuring the voices ofWill Arnett (Arrested Development), Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galafinakis, Conan O’Brien, Billy Dee Williams, Seth Green, Jermaine Clements, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Eddie Izzard…need we continue? Even Siri makes an appearance, making it a star-spangled panoply of celebrity voices. 

STORY: Batman (Arnett) has been fighting crime for a long time…a very long time. He’s been doing it alone and the loneliness he masks with […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:39:38+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|