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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.



Author Archives: Damien Straker

Dune – Trailer, Poster, and Synopsis

July 23rd, 2021 | by Damien Straker

Synopsis: Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the big-screen adaptation ...


Malignant – Trailer, Poster, and Synopsis

July 22nd, 2021 | by Damien Straker

“Malignant” is the latest creation from “Conjuring” universe architect James Wan (“Aquaman”, “Furious 7”).  The film marks director Wan’s return ...


Stillwater – Cannes Film Festival Premiere

July 18th, 2021 | by Damien Straker

Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Tom McCarthy, Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain, and Noé Debré Producers: Steve Golin, Tom McCarthy, Jonathan King, and Liza Chasin ...


Embattled – Trailer and Synopsis

June 16th, 2021 | by Damien Straker

Starring Stephen Dorff, Darren Mann, Elizabeth Reaser and a host of UFC stars, EMBATTLEDwill be released in Australia on digital download from 21 July ...



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