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Saturday
Mar022019

FEATURES / PREVIEW: GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2019

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2019: A twelve day program of cinema from every corner of the globe confirms that the 17th annual Gold Coast Film Festival should now be spoken of as one of our nation's premier film events (Click here)

Saturday
Mar022019

FEATURES / 5 REASONS WHY A STAR IS BORN WILL WIN BEST PICTURE

Although pundits are now ranking it an outside chance at best, here are five reasons why we think/hope AMPAS voters should cast their ballot for A Star is Born (Click here)

Sunday
Feb242019

BLOG / SHERLOCK HOLMES, DONALD TRUMP DOMINATE 2019 RAZZIES 

Two fictional constructions of clearly disturbed minds led the pack of shitty film nominees at the 2019 Golden Raspberry Awards (Click here

Sunday
Feb242019

INDUSTRY / THE GENTLEMAN G.M. GUIDING CINEMA GIANT'S NEW WAVE OF OLD FILMS

As the mind behind the Event Cinema chain's retrospecive sessions, Anthony Kierann feels a great sense of responsibility, both to the legacy of the century-old exhibition leader and the film buffs who count on his taste in movies (Click here

Thursday
Feb212019

FEATURES / FORM, BEAUTY, AMBITION CELEBRATED IN MELBOURNE DESIGN WEEK FILM FESTIVAL

One of Australia's leading film festival directors turns to the world of design to program a new festival that celebrates the visionaries who work on a grand scale (Click here)

Thursday
Feb212019

REVIEWS / THE WAY WE WEREN'T

Love at first sight then a dash to the altar proves fertile, funny ground for a new low-budget rom-com romp starring Australian heartthrob Ben Lawson (Click here)

Thursday
Feb072019

WORLD CINEMA / BERLINALE: FILMS OF THE PACIFIC NATIONS CELEBRATED IN NATIVE 2019

BERLINALE 2019: This year, the program strand NATIVe - A Journey into Indigenous Cinema will cast an eye of the vast cinematic output of the Pacific Islands nations, including a rare screening of Kanakan-Balintagos' Palawán classic, Busong (pictured, left; Click here

Thursday
Feb072019

REVIEWS / THE LAST LAUGH

NETFLIX: Two of Hollywood's once wild and crazy guys play their age (mostly) in Greg Pritikin's road-trip romp, The Last Laugh (Click here)

Wednesday
Feb062019

INDUSTRY / AUSTRALIAN FILMS UNITED AT 2019 MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL

Led by the features Book Week and Celeste, a vast talent pool of Australian creatives are bound for Manchester in March (Click here)

Friday
Feb012019

REVIEWS / I STILL SEE YOU

Starlet Bella Thorne and journeyman lead Dermot Mulroney breathe some life into the YA-adaptation genre with the serviceable supernatural thriller, I Still See You (Click here)

Friday
Feb012019

BLOG / DICK MILLER & HIS DIRECTORS: LIFE AS HOLLYWOOD'S MOST WANTED CHARACTER ACTOR

One of the global industry's most beloved character actors, Dick Miller was the go-to bit-player for Hollywood's great directors for half a century. He died on january 30, aged 90 (Click here)

Saturday
Jan262019

FEATURES / THE PRODUCER WHO SEDUCED THE PRESS AND WON HIS WIFE A GOLDEN GLOBE

The scandal has plagued the Globes for nearly four decades. Did Meshulam Riklis, who passed away Friday, pay-off the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to get his wife Pia Zador a career-boosting trophy? (Click here

Wednesday
Jan232019

BLOG / ROMA, THE FAVOURITE LEAD 91ST ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS.

2019 OSCARS: That two films about strong, complex women lead a pack of nominees lacking a female nominee in the Best Director race is just one of the many surprises to be taken from the 2019 Academy Award nominations list (Click here)

Wednesday
Jan232019

REVIEWS / EMOCEAN

2019 SWIFF: The spiritual bond shared with the briny deep in all its manifestations is explored with nuance and grace in Tony Harrington's stunning new documentary (Click here)

Saturday
Jan192019

INDUSTRY / TEEN SCREEN TALENT SHINES AT 2019 NEXTWAVE AWARDS NIGHT 

2019 SWIFF: The next generation of great Australian film talent stepped into the spotlight in Coffs Harbour last night, as part of the Screenwave International Film Festival's commitment to young, local moviemakers (Click here)