Tag Archives: Bridge of Spies

Spotlight, Mad Max and Leonardo Dicaprio the big winners of 2016 Oscars

The verdict is in and this year’s Oscar Awards had plenty of big moments from Ex Machina‘s surprise win in VFX to Leonardo Dicaprio’s long anticipated-Oscar victory for Best Actor.... Continue Reading

St George OpenAir Cinema program announced for 2016; on sale from tomorrow.

The program for the St George OpenAir Cinema has been announced for 2016, with tickets going on sale from tomorrow -Monday, 7th December at 9am AEDT. The program reveals a 38 night season, with screenings of films such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Spectre, Steve Jobs and more, playing at Mrs Macquaries Point against a backdrop of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and city skyline, commencing on Friday 8th January 2016.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Bridge of Spies (US, 2015)

Watching Bridge of Spies, I couldn’t help picturing Steven Spielberg hopefully pressing his tuxedo. Along with Lincoln (2012), it is set in shadowy rooms with windows of blinding white light, like a Polaroid of American democracy in the process of development. Again, the themes are highly relevant today, despite taking place at the height of the Cold War.... Continue Reading

Tom Hanks reunites with Steven Spielberg for Bridge of Spies; watch the epic trailer now

The last time seasoned actor Tom Hanks teamed with seasoned Director Steven Spielberg was 2004, with romantic-comedy The Terminal, now 11 years later the dynamic Actor-Director duo have re-teamed to deliver a Cold War drama with Bridge of Spies. The forthcoming film, which also stars Amy Ryan and Mark Rylance, is about an insurance claims lawyer who must negotiate the release of a pilot, Francis Gary Powers (Austin Stowell), who has been captured by the Soviet Union. The historical thriller will be in cinemas next month, but for now you’ll have to make do with this stylish, exciting duo of trailers.... Continue Reading