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  • We Were Here

    We Were Here

    ★★★★

    Directors David Weissman and Bill Weber (The Cockettes [2002]) return to screens this week with the powerful and moving AIDS focused documentary We Were Here (2011), set during the 1970s and 80s in the liberal US city of San Francisco. Drawing on intimate interviews from people who moved to San Francisco in the early 70s, we are introduced to those who first came face-to-face with what would become one of the most terrifying pandemics of the 20th century.

    Paul Boneberg…

  • Dream House

    Dream House

    ★★

    Director Jim Sheridan, best known for the Academy Award-winning In the Name of the Father (1993), returns with Dream House (2011), a mystery-thriller starring Daniel Craig (returning in the role of 007 for Bond 23, Sam Mendes' Skyfall [2012]), Rachel Weisz and Naomi Watts (next seen appearing alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood's eagerly-awaited biopic J. Edgar [2011]).

    Soon after buying an idyllic new house in the suburbs, a family discover that a brutal crime was committed within the premises.…

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  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    ★★

    Director Brad Bird is perhaps best known for Pixar efforts The Incredibles (2004) and Ratatouille (2007), but has now turned his hand to live action filmmaking as he directs Tom Cruise (who recently announced the possibility of a sequel to the 1980s classic Top Gun) and home grown comic talent Simon Pegg (soon to reprise his role of Scotty in the as-yet-untitled Star Trek 2) in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), the fourth instalment in the series.

    When the…