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Goldstone (2016)

Directed by Ivan Sen.

Goldstone is an Australian Western, a sequel to Mystery Road  that further develops Sen’s delineation of white-indigenous relations in the far outback… 1,270 more words



Silence is golden for a good horror film.

Killing Ground isn’t the first shocker to be filmed in the isolation of the Australian bush, and based on the success of the formula, deployed to no small effect here, it won’t be the last. 428 more words



“It’s a beautiful film, it’s an absolutely beautiful film. I felt like I was almost watching another person that’s how long ago it was.”

Proof… 316 more words


Ten Canoes (2006)

Ten Canoes would have to be among the most beautiful films ever made. Dutch-Australian director Rolf de Heer is no stranger to visual flights of fancy, with films such as… 1,040 more words


Goldstone (2016)

Ivan Sen’s sequel of sorts to the excellent Mystery Road (2013) only enhances his reputation as one of our finest current directors. Using social commentary in subtle, intelligent ways, he returns us to the life of troubled detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) as he enters the sparsely populated Goldstone district on a missing person’s case. 610 more words

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Multiculturalism and Australian Cinema

In order to discuss this, I shall focus on Australian films produced from the 1990s to 2011; these films explored changes in Australian culture and the establishment of its multicultural identity. 1,537 more words

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Romper Stomper (1992)

Geoffrey Wright’s Romper Stomper was a landmark Melbourne film in the year of its release, 1992. Who can forget its in-your-face portrayal of an ugly behavioural extremism provoked by the ever-changing multi-cultural face of the city, especially the expanding Asian contingent in the western suburbs? 764 more words

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