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Saturday
Aug042018

REVIEWS / LIVING UNIVERSE

Drawing upon the brilliant minds in both the global space science community and the special effects houses of the world. Living Universe explores what it will take to answer the question, 'Are we alone?' (Click here)

Thursday
Jul262018

REVIEWS / ANGIE

2018 NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Documentarian Costa Botes delivers what may be his masterwork with Angie, a heartbreaking yet hopeful account of sexual abuse survivor Angie Meiklejohn (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul242018

INDUSTRY / MAD MAX FURY ROAD BEST OF OZ CINEMA’S NEW CENTURY CELLULOID, SAY LOCAL CRIX

The largest poll ever of Australian film critics, undertaken by local film site Flicks.com.au, has determined the Best Ten Films of the new millenium (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul242018

FEATURES / RUSSIAN WWII MASTERPIECE RESURRECTED FOR SYDNEY AUDIENCES

Elem Klimov's 1985 classic Come And See, a brutal, heartbreaking account of one boy's experience during the Nazi's insurgence into Belarus, returns to Sydney screens for an unmissable event screening (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul172018

FEATURES / TEXAN HEAT WON'T FAZE FANDANGO FANS CELEBRATING 80'S BROMANCE CLASSIC

A four-day road odyssey taking in key locations from the 1985 cult favourite may exhaust attendees but won't lessen the fan fervour for the kevin Costner/Sam Robards bromance classic, Fandango (Click here).

Monday
Jul162018

FEATURES / MELBOURNE DOC FEST HONOUREES CAPTURE THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

2018 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: From wartorn Ukraine to the North Atlantic Ocean to the New South Wales Central Coast, the films honoured at this years MDFF Award Night suggest this Melbourne institution is eyeing global expansion (Click here)  

Friday
Jul132018

INDUSTRY / CATE SHORTLAND CONFIRMED AS MCU TENTPOLE 'BLACK WIDOW' DIRECTOR

ScarJo, meet CaSh. Aussie arthouse darling Cate Shortland set to drag the MCU kicking and screaming into the femme-director arena having been named director of Black Widow (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul102018

BLOG / FROM TEEN DREAM TO GAY ICON: TAB HUNTER'S MEMORABLE HOLLYWOOD MOMENTS

Guest columnist STEPHEN VAGG recalls 10 of the late Tab Hunter’s finer moments from a filmography that came to symbolize the vagaries of Hollywood fame (Click here)

Wednesday
Jul042018

REVIEWS / ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT

2018 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: Director Skye Borgman has crafted a chilling study in manipulation, sociopathy, faith and abuse in her retelling of the abduction of 13 year-old Jan Broberg by 40 year-old Robert Berchtold in 1973 (Click here)

Tuesday
Jul032018

WORLD CINEMA / BULGARIA

Bulgaria's cinema history began when the wealthy embraced filmmaking as an art-form and invested in production and exhibition assets. It is still regarded with the utmost respect by a population that adores its domestic industry (left; Todor Dinov's iconic short, The Daisy; click here)   

Monday
Jul022018

FEATURES / FIVE MUST-SEE AUSTRALIAN SHORTS AT THE MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

2018 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL: From the deep pool of locally-produced short films at this years MDFF, we pick five standouts (amongst them, the mesmerising Wolfe from director Claire Randall, left). (Click here)

Sunday
Jul012018

REVIEWS / ANIMAL WORLD

The promise of Manga-inspired, CGI-generated fantasy madness and a "how-did-this-happen?" appearance by Hollywood heavyweight Michael Douglas isn't enough to carry Han Yan's Animal World into the realm of cultdom (Click here

Sunday
Jul012018

REVIEWS / ADRIFT

Shailene Woodley bridges her teen queen roles and pending adult career with a strong, sweet performance as oceanfaring survivor Tami Oldham in Adrift (Click here)

Tuesday
Jun262018

FEATURES / THE RATS THAT ATE LOUISIANA (AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM)

2018 MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: An environmental plague of South American swamp rats was all that the people of Delacroix Island, Louisiana, needed to come together, defy adversity and have a wild ol' time doing it, in the documentary Rodents of Unusual Size (Click here

Saturday
Jun232018

REVIEWS / LOTS OF KIDS, A MONKEY AND A CASTLE

LALIFF 2018: A Spanish matriarch's personal struggle and how her extended family must reconcile their own fate with hers makes for a charming, bittersweet profile in Gustavo Salmerón's winning doco (Click here