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Cott Film Fest reveals 2019 program

Cott Film Fest reveals 2019 program

Summer’s here and outdoor cinemas are springing up all over the city. From car park rooves to parks and reserves, there’s so many opportunities to catch up on some of newest films, or those you missed at the cinema, under the stars. One film festival you might not have come across before is the CottFilmFest, […]

‘Boy Erased’, ‘Riot’ and Hannah Gadsby win at the AACTA Awards

‘Boy Erased’, ‘Riot’ and Hannah Gadsby win at the AACTA Awards

Riot, ABC TV’s movie about the birth of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras picked up a bundle of awards at the AACTA Awards last night, Hannah Gadsby was also a winner for her comedy special Nanette, and the feature film Boy Erased picked up some trophies too. Riot won Best Mini-Series or Feature, Damon Herriman was named […]

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Review: Arctic is beautiful film filled with a mix of tension and wonder

Review: Arctic is beautiful film filled with a mix of tension and wonder

Arctic | Perth Festival | Until 16 Dec | ★ ★ ★ ★  There’s a long history of film about people marooned in desolate places. Some see people having to learn to get along with the people their trapped with, the classic The Flight of the Phoenix, The Poseidon Adventure or even sci-fi film Enemy Mine. Others have people fighting against nature like the […]

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Rooftop Movies announce second season program

Rooftop Movies announce second season program

Northbridge’s Rooftop Movies first program for the season was so popular sessions have regularly been selling out. People love hanging with their friends at the cinema on top of the car park in James Street. Now the cinema’s second program for the season is about to get underway and it’s got some great films on […]

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Kristen Stewart to star in Clea DuVall’s upcoming queer rom-com

Kristen Stewart to star in Clea DuVall’s upcoming queer rom-com

Kirsten Stewart is set to star in an upcoming romantic comedy from actor/director Clea DuVall. Happiest Season follows Stewart’s character and her on screen partner as they head to their annual holiday family party, where a marriage proposal goes horribly wrong when one half of the couple realises the other had not yet come out […]

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Celebrate Latin American cinema with Cine Vivo this weekend

Celebrate Latin American cinema with Cine Vivo this weekend

Cine Vivo Perth Independent Latino American Film Festival showcases short films and takes you to the rooftops for a Cuban celebration this weekend. On Friday 30th November it’s time for the annual showcase of short film from around the world. Featuring both documentaries and fictional works that explore the issues of human rights and migration, the compilation also includes […]

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Cine Latino Film Fest: Doco follows two year fight to marry in Mexico

Cine Latino Film Fest: Doco follows two year fight to marry in Mexico

No Dress Code Required (★★★★★) is a must-see documentary that chronicles the two years that long-term couple Victor and Fernando fought to get legally married. The two men run a beauty salon in Baja California which, despite the name, is actually in Mexico and were the first same-sex couple to apply to get married to […]

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Marvel Studios executive calls for more diversity on screen

Marvel Studios executive calls for more diversity on screen

Marvel Studios’ Executive Vice President of Production says she wants to see more on-screen diversity in their record-breaking comic book films. Speaking to the BBC on their Talking Movies program, Victoria Alonso said the movie giant still has a lot of work to do when it comes to representing queer, Latinx and Asian people in their […]

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Acclaimed Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci dies aged 77

Acclaimed Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci dies aged 77

Acclaimed Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci has died aged 77. The director was best known for his controversial 1970’s film The Last Tango in Paris but film lovers also embraced The Dreamers, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky, Little Buddha and Stealing Beauty. His second last film The Dreamers was based on the novel The Holy Innocents by Gilbert Adair, was released […]

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See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is filmed live at the Apollo Theatre in London, especially to be shown in cinemas. The feel-good musical is based on the true story of a 16 year old boy who was the subject of the 2011 BBC documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. The film 164 minute film (there is […]

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