About Damien Straker

Damien Straker is a freelance writer and film critic. He studied at the University of Sydney and graduated with an Arts Honours degree in Film Studies. He is a pop culture aficionado and enjoys talking about all films, 90s TV shows, ninjas and watching Rugby League. His favourite film directors are Alfonso Cuarón, Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.

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AACTA Award Nominees Announced

October 23rd, 2019 | by Damien Straker

With just six weeks until the 2019 AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel, excitement has increased today with the announcement of ...

The Jewish International Film Festival Returns

October 21st, 2019 | by Damien Straker

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Ritz Cinemas, Randwick and Roseville Cinemas! With sensational tales packed with screen luminaries, side-splitting comedies, and stories of ...

The Turning – Trailer and Stills

October 17th, 2019 | by Damien Straker

Genre: Haunted Tale Directed by: Floria Sigismondi Cast: Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince, and Joely Richardson Screenplay by: Chad ...


October 17th, 2019 | by Damien Straker

Starring Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award® nominee John Lithgow and Academy Award® nominee ...

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