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BAPFF review: Another Country (2015)

There are few films I would term absolutely essential viewing. That statement is somewhat hyperbolic, implying that watching a certain film is essential to one’s life or understanding of a topic. 636 more words


Burning down your own house

A spoiler alert for people who have not yet seen Jocelyn Moorhouse’s recent film The Dressmaker, an adaptation of Rosalie Ham’s novel published 15 years earlier: it ends with an act of violent retribution, as the returning ‘femme fatale’ heroine Myrtle Dunnage burns her family home (and the rest of the town) to the ground. 1,020 more words

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Australian Cinema’s Lost Wave

Australian film critic Luke Buckmaster brings to light perhaps the most interesting issue I have come across in my investigation of the Australian film industry and why there seems to be a lack of support in Australian cinema. 264 more words

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Wrong Opinions and the Supposed Death of Australian cinema

There are many opinions surrounding the nature and future of the Australian film industry, particularly the assumption that all hope is lost, there is nothing anyone can do without funding, and there is no point in trying to compete with the force that is Hollywood. 213 more words

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Australian Movie Pick of the Week- Holding the Man

Holding the Man (2015) is the true-life story of Timothy Conigrave and John Caleo, a couple to met in high school and whose love affair endured serious adversity. 196 more words

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My Mistress (2014)

Sometimes when I go over on to IMDB after a film to see what others have thought of it, I wonder if I’ve actually seen the same movie. 457 more words


Classic Australian Films- Which Is Your Favourite?

At The Movies critic Margaret Pomeranz shared her top 10 Australian film s of all time with Sydney Morning Herald (Farifax Media).

She stated that “any list of top Australian films is a moveable feast, there are just so many good ones to choose from. 218 more words

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