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Review | Jane Hammond shines a light on the ‘Black Cockatoo Crisis’

Review | Jane Hammond shines a light on the ‘Black Cockatoo Crisis’

Black Cockatoo Crisis | Dir: Jane Hammond | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Western Australia is home to three breeds of cockatoos and they are found nowhere else on the planet. You’d think that having custodianship of such unique wildlife treasures, we would be doing everything in our power to protect them, but all three species of black […]

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Festive Flicks offers free holiday entertainment in Northbridge

Festive Flicks offers free holiday entertainment in Northbridge

City of Perth Northbridge Piazza & Superscreen’s free films continue with its midweek and weekend movies and live entertainment taking on a seasonal flavour in December with Festive Flicks. Curator David Downie welcomed the return of the City’s outdoor cinema season to Northbridge’s dedicated community space after Festive Flicks’ three year hiatus. For the budget-conscious […]

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Nominees for WA Screen Culture Awards revealed

Nominees for WA Screen Culture Awards revealed

Comedian Joe White is set to host the WA Screen Culture Awards this week and the amazing work of a stack of local filmmakers and associated creatives is being highlighted. Celebrating the achievement, innovation and ambition of our local industry, the WA Screen Culture Awards (WASCAs) embrace all forms from new, established and emerging screen […]

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Luca Guadagnino shines a light on shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo

Luca Guadagnino shines a light on shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo

Luca Guadagnino, the director of Call Me by Your Name, A Bigger Splash and the upcoming Bones and All, has created a documentary about shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo. Growing up poor in Bonito, Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo began his career as a shoemaker before he was barely a teenager. Immigrating to America in 1915 at the age of 16, his work […]

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Review | ‘Blueback’ urges us to protect our local aquatic wonderland

Review | ‘Blueback’ urges us to protect our local aquatic wonderland

Blueback | Dir: Robert Connolly | ★ ★ ★ ★  Western Australian author Tim Winton lives in a small coastal town a couple of hours from Perth and is an outspoken critic of ecological degradation that results from human neglect. Many of his widely successful novels are set on the coast and in the ocean. The novel […]

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is going to appear on ‘Drag Race’

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is going to appear on ‘Drag Race’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is about to make history, he’ll be the first world leader to appear on an episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Trudeau, who has been Canada’s Prime Minister since 2015, is set to appear on an upcoming episode of the Candian edition of the reality program RuPaul’s Drag Race: Canada Versus the […]

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#LookAtMe has been banned in Singapore, but will screen at PrideFEST

#LookAtMe has been banned in Singapore, but will screen at PrideFEST

Director Ken Kwek’s new film #LookAtMe received high praise when it screened recently at the New York Asian Film Festival, but in his home country of Singapore the film has been banned by authorities. Singaporeans have been prevented from seeing the film after authorities said it “denigrates a religious community” and had the “potential to cause […]

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‘Magic Mike’ gets ready for his last dance with a new film in 2023

‘Magic Mike’ gets ready for his last dance with a new film in 2023

The third installment of the blockbuster Magic Mike film franchise will hit cinemas in early 2023 with the musical comedy Magic Mike’s Last Dance. The creative team behind the first film, which garnered praise from critics and audiences alike, has reunited to create the magic again. Channing Tatum reprises his role as Mike Lane and Steven […]

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Review | ‘She Said’ tells the story of the journalists that sparked #MeToo

Review | ‘She Said’ tells the story of the journalists that sparked #MeToo

She Said | Dir: Maria Schrader | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Warning: This review contains mentions of sexual violence. There was a time, not that long ago, when men in positions of power could intimidate young career-conscious women into sexual situations against their will and even rape them, and these women had no voice to protest, […]

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SBS axes ‘Australia Decides’ method for choosing Eurovision competitor

SBS axes ‘Australia Decides’ method for choosing Eurovision competitor

Broadcaster SBS have announced that they are ditching the Australia Decides methodology of choosing a representative for Eurovision. For the last few years viewers have been able to vote on several acts putting their hand up to represent Australia in the international singing contest. Kate Miller-Keidke, Montaigne and Sheldon Riley were all picked by public vote. Now […]

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