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You can watch the Jewish International Film Festival at home
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You can watch the Jewish International Film Festival at home

The festival has just added a triple bill of top picks from the 2019 program to an exciting collection of previous fest highlights available as video-on-demand treats

The best kids' shows to stream online right now
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The best kids' shows to stream online right now

These shows are all available to stream right now and a fantastic way to keep the little monsters from driving you up the wall, now that we’re all cooped up together for a while

14 best escapist movies to watch right now on Netflix
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14 best escapist movies to watch right now on Netflix

There's nothing here to get you down: just nostalgia, hilarity, heart and a good dollop of hope

This service lets you watch Netflix together with your friends while under quarantine
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This service lets you watch Netflix together with your friends while under quarantine

Pro tip: consider having a Netflix Party to help you get through the coronavirus-forced quarantine

Guides for Melbourne movie lovers

See all of our latest film reviews
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See all of our latest film reviews

Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics

Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne
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Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne

Attention movie buffs: add these excellent Melbourne film festivals to your diary

The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
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The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Catch cult classics, new releases and family favourites under the stars in Melbourne.

Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists
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Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists

A sweaty handful of movies making Tourism Australia's job that little bit harder

Film screenings and events in Melbourne

Latest film reviews

Queen & Slim
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Queen & Slim

A couple goes on the lam in this racially charged update of a familiar formula

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Dark Waters
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Dark Waters

Given the talent involved, this drama about a quiet but deadly environmental disaster should have been more gripping

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
The Invisible Man
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The Invisible Man

HG Wells’ seminal sci-fi novel becomes a tart statement on toxic men and their gaslighting ways

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
The Call of the Wild
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The Call of the Wild

Harrison Ford brings his gruff charisma to this man-and-CG-dog adventure

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Emma
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Emma

Jane Austen’s spry matchmaker gets a fizzy modernisation

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Movie lists you'll love

The 100 best comedy movies
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The 100 best comedy movies

The 50 best family movies
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The 50 best family movies

The 50 best romantic comedies
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The 50 best romantic comedies

The 100 best horror movies
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The 100 best horror movies

The 100 best romantic movies
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The 100 best romantic movies

The 100 best animated movies
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The 100 best animated movies

The best cinemas in Melbourne

Cinema Nova
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Cinema Nova

Melbourne's largest arthouse movie complex also hosts regular films events, special screenings and festivals

Users say
4 out of 5 stars
Lido Cinemas
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Lido Cinemas

An arthouse complex complete with a jazz bar, rooftop cinema and Huxtaburger

The Astor Theatre
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The Astor Theatre

A single-screen Art Deco theatre with a program of new and classic films in 35mm, 70mm and digital

Coburg Drive-In
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Coburg Drive-In

One of Melbourne's last remaining drive-ins, this is a cinematic experience brimming with nostalgia

The Sun Theatre
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The Sun Theatre

This pint-sized Art Deco cinema counts Quentin Tarantino among its legion of film-loving fans