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 Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.



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mother! Trailer and New Poster

August 14th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Jennifer Lawrence is hauntingly beautiful in the new poster for Darren Aronofsky’s film mother!, in cinemas September 14. Director: Darren Aronofsky Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed ...


Wind River – Film Review

August 7th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 7th of August 2017 Icon presents a film by Taylor Sheridan Produced by Elizabeth ...


IT Official Trailer Debut

July 31st, 2017 | by Damien Straker

About IT: New Line Cinema’s horror thriller IT, directed by Andrés Muschietti (Mama), is based on the hugely popular Stephen ...


SUBURBICON – Official Trailer Debut

July 31st, 2017 | by Damien Straker

About SUBURBICON: SUBURBICON is a peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns …the perfect place to raise ...


Dunkirk – Film Review

July 29th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 29th of July 2017 Roadshow presents a film by Christopher Nolan Produced by Emma ...


A Ghost Story – Film Review

July 26th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Reviewed by Damien Straker on the 26th of July 2017 Madman presents a film by David Lowery Produced by Toby ...


New to Dendy Direct August 2017

July 19th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

Listed below are just some of the newly-featured titles that can be rented or bought this August on Dendy Direct. ...



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