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- 24 March, 2023
Likeable sports dramedy a slam dunk
In Champions, an aggressive basketball coach caught drink-driving is sentenced to 90 days of community service – coaching a group of people with disabilities. Source: Jesuit Media.
Queen documentary puts photographers in the picture
Devotees of the late Queen Elizabeth II and keen photographers alike will find plenty to like in Portrait of the Queen. Source: Australian Catholics.
Emotionally wrenching US civil rights drama aims to educate and honour
Based on a true story, Till is a biographical drama about a mother’s pursuit of justice following the 1955 racially-inspired murder of her 14-year-old son in Mississippi. Source: Jesuit Media.
Director’s love letter to the movies
Empire of Light is a British-American romantic drama that focuses on the power of human connection during difficult times and is directed as a tribute to the magic of cinema. Source: Jesuit Media.
Talking about the oppression of women
In Women Talking, three generations of women experience sexual abuse in their reclusive faith community and meet to decide what they must do: stay, stay and fight, or leave. Source: Jesuit Media.
Jackman shines in painful drama of familial fear and loathing
In The Son, Hugh Jackman shines in this British-American drama about a father’s attempt to reunite with his teenager after a marital break-up. Source: Jesuit Media.
Engaging documentary for Young and old
Knowing the Score is a documentary portrait of Australia’s Simone Young, an international orchestra conductor who broke the glass ceiling in terms of women conductors. Source: Jesuit Media.
The man who dared to take on Putin
Nominated for Best Documentary in this year’s Oscars, Navalny is a portrait of former Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his quest to identify the men who tried to assassinate him Source: Jesuit Media.
Monstrous maestro faces the music
In Tar, a psychological drama, Australian Cate Blachett plays the role of a conductor and composer preparing to perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. Source: Jesuit Media.