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Just When You Thought It Was Safe...

The essay analyses how the generic conventions of horror have been modified to depict ‘Australianness’ in the film Bait (Kimble Rendall, 2012). I will also discuss the history and rebirth of Australian horror over the past decade, and the problems surrounding the Americanisation of Australian horror films with regard to character types and settings… 2,697 more words

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Message Man

Last night I went to see Message Man with a Q & A with Director and Writer Corey Pearson.

Starring Paul O’Brien as a retired assassin living off the grid alone, who is befriended by a young boy and his family and then his past resurfaces. 26 more words

Movies

The Water Diviner  (2014)


Four years after the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian farmer Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Turkey to find out what happened to his three sons. This film also marked Crowe’s directorial debut. 221 more words

Film

Film Review Example

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Australian Cinema

Director Biography Example

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Australian Cinema

Sweet Country (Film)

Sweet Country

Director: Warwick Thornton

Year: 2017

Country: Australia

Sweet Country’s plot, set in 1920s Australia, is based on a real-life event which, surely and sadly, resembles countless related injustices like it. 819 more words

Reviews

KATE WARREN | Critical Wonder: Lynette Wallworth’s art in the age of spectacle and socially engaged practice

In contemporary art theory, much has been written about collaborative and socially engaged artistic practices, and their relationship to spectacle. The use of spectacle in contemporary art is frequently viewed pejoratively, connoting a waning of critical potential and the pacification of the audience. 151 more words

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