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Sunday
Feb052017

REVIEWS / I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

OSCARS 2017: Raoul Peck's supremely eloquent and angry recounting of the great unpublished work of James Baldwin is the the film to beat in the Best Documentary category (Click here).

Wednesday
Feb012017

FEATURES / TRUE BLUE HOUND BOUND FOR BERLIN RED CARPET.

BERLINALE 2017: Producer Nelson Woss and head animal trainer Zelie Bullen recall the production of the hit sequel Red Dog True Blue, a journey that has taken them from Western Australia's desert Pilbarra region to the Berlin Film Festival. (Click here).

Sunday
Jan292017

MEDIA / TRAILERS, SHORTS AND FIRST-LOOKS

The images of Andrei Tarkovsky; new trailers from Natalie Portman and Sigourney Weaver; revelations from the 2017 Oscar nominees; and, in honour of the late John Hurt, a 'making of...' glimpse behind his infamous demise in Alien (Click here).

Thursday
Jan262017

HORROR / GLASGOW FRIGHTFEST WARMS TO HOT OZ HORROR

FRIGHTFEST 2017: Three Australian films, including the World Premiere of Steven Kastrissios' enigmatic sophomire effort Bloodlands, are set to shock Scottish genre fans attending the Glasgow leg of the UK horror celebration, FrightFest (Click here).

Wednesday
Jan252017

FEATURES / A.M.P.A.S. ADRESSES DIVERSITY DETRACTORS WITH 2017 OSCARS NOMS.

OSCARS 2017: The award season reaches its zenith with the announcement overnight of the 2017 Academy Award nominations (Click here).

Thursday
Jan192017

REVIEW / GHOST TEAM

A band of intrepid goof-offs, including Jon Heder and Justin Long, suit up to exploire the world of paranormal investigation in Oliver Irving's low brow guilty pleasure, Ghost Team (Click here).

Monday
Jan092017

WORLD CINEMA / NORWAY

For years Scandinavia's minnow industry sector, Norway has emerged as one of the region's most versatile and energised filmmaking communities (Click here; pictured, Fante-Anne, 1920)

Sunday
Jan082017

REVIEWS / THE WAVE (BOLGEN)

A Norwegian disaster film delivers all you would expect, and then some, from a modern tsunami thriller (Click here). 

Thursday
Dec292016

BLOG / THE WORST FILMS OF 2016

The worst that global cinema had to offer is recalled in our annual rummage through the dumpster of movie trash (Click here).

Wednesday
Dec282016

FEATURES / VALE CARRIE FISHER

Her life in her words (Click here).

Sunday
Dec252016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS:...AND A LIST FIT FOR 2016

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: Merry Christmas, loyal readers! Finally, on this, the first day of Cine-Mas, we offer up the obligatory 'Best Of' rant, in a ...LIST FIT FOR 2016 (Click here)

Saturday
Dec242016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: TWO PERFECT PARTNERSHIPS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINEMAS: Laurel & Hardy, Ford & The Duke, Cassavetes & Rowlands, Newman & Redford. Great cinema is often defined by great pairings. In 2016, some unusual movie match-ups provided TWO PERFECT PARTNERSHIPS (Click here).  

Friday
Dec232016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: THREE TARNISHED IDOLS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: These men are our cinematic Gods, but in 2016, their best efforts left fans and some critics feeling let down by these THREE TARNISHED IDOLS (Click here)

Thursday
Dec222016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: FOUR FLEDGLING FESTIVALS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: This year in Australia, FOUR FLEDGLING FESTIVALS took on all the obstacles that rookie events face and achieved someting special (Click here)

Wednesday
Dec212016

BLOG / TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: FIVE T'RIFFIC TRAILERS

TWELVE DAYS OF CINE-MAS: The best trailers capture in 2 minutes all the thrills, chills and drama that most features fail to capture in 2 hours. FIVE T'RIFFIC TRAILERS (and a handful of other faves) stood out in 2016 (Click here