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Jane Campion: It's A "Fairy Tale" Time For Women In The Entertainment Business

The Piano and Top Of The Lake filmmaker Jane Campion has said the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood has made it a “fairytale” time to be a woman in the entertainment business. 205 more words

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TV Review: "Top of the Lake: China Girl" (2017) ★★★★★

The first season of “Top of the Lake” series by Jane Campion that aired in 2013 was too good to miss, thus, the expectations for the second season were really good. 533 more words

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Bright Star (2009)

I have to admit it. I judged this movie by its cover. Well, by its poster, I guess. The one they feature on Netflix.

After seeing the poster and reading the premise, it just looked like a B-list movie. 943 more words


VIFF 2017: Top of the Lake: China Girl (Jane Campion, 2017)

Jane Campion’s most recent project, Top of the Lake: China Girl, a follow-up to Top of the Lake (2013), is a 6-hour, episodic journey that premiered, variously, at Cannes, on the Sundance channel, and, played, most recently, at the Vancouver Film International Festival. 1,345 more words

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DUF Activity Roundup

In recent weeks I’ve had the opportunity to discuss Australian films and filmmakers outside the confines of Down Under Flix.

Over at Senses of Cinema… 90 more words

Holy Smoke (1999 Australia)

The bad news: That filthy old lecher Harvey Keitel is naked. A lot. (I thought I was in hell enduring root canal surgery when this was happening…telling myself… 662 more words



We’re halfway through season one of Top of the Lake, Jane Campion & Gerard Lee’s TV series. (Lee co-directed PASSIONLESS MOMENTS, one of my very favourite Campion things.) It’s not quite auteurist TV a la… 514 more words