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David Bowie remembered in the new doco ‘Moonage Daydream’

David Bowie remembered in the new doco ‘Moonage Daydream’

The career of musician and actor David Bowie is explored in a new documentary Moonage Daydream which has been highly praised after it’s debut screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Director Brett Morgen, who has a background in groundbreaking music documentaries, was given access to a treasure trove of previously unseen footage, interviews and recordings from across […]

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Revelation Film Fest celebrates 25 years with spectacular program

Revelation Film Fest celebrates 25 years with spectacular program

Bringing 25 years of the best local, Australian and international cinema, Revelation Film Festival is ready to celebrate their silver jubilee. Announcing their full program today, Rev will be bringing a massive 26 feature films, 16 documentaries and over 50 short films to WA screens this July. Festival Director Richard Sowada says Rev has become […]

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‘Joyland’ wins the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival

‘Joyland’ wins the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival

In Joyland, a new film from Pakistani director Saim Sadiq, the protagonist is a young man who is under pressure from his family to produce a son with his wife. Instead he joins an erotic dance company and a falls for the troupe’s transgender director. The taboo-breaking film is the first film from Pakistan to be […]

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‘Benediction’ focuses on the life of poet Siegfried Sassoon

‘Benediction’ focuses on the life of poet Siegfried Sassoon

The life of wartime poet Siegfried Sassoon is coming to the big screen with the new film Benediction.  The film is from writer-director Terrance Davies who previously explored the life of poet Emily Dickinson in A Quiet Passion. His other acclaimed films include The House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea, Neon Bible and Sunset Song. For his exploration of […]

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Review | Human connection helps a family heal in ‘Little Tornadoes’

Review | Human connection helps a family heal in ‘Little Tornadoes’

Little Tornadoes | Dir: Aaron Wilson | ★ ★ ★ ★   There was a lot happening in 1971, even in small Australian towns where everyone knew each other. But while people in the cities were protesting against the Vietnam War, prejudice against migrants was still going strong throughout the rest of the country. While Germaine Greer preached […]

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Virtual Indigenous Film Festival returns for Reconciliation Week

Virtual Indigenous Film Festival returns for Reconciliation Week

The Virtual Indigenous Film Festival (VIFF) is now screening, marking Reconciliation Week across the country. The festival’s aim is to showcase First Nations stories and voices, and spark conversations about how we can all contribute to Reconciliation in Australia. The fourth annual festival features five award-winning films including Firebite, My Name Is Gulpilil, Off Country and Wash […]

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Catch ‘Charli XCX: Alone Together’ at Luna Leederville this June

Catch ‘Charli XCX: Alone Together’ at Luna Leederville this June

British pop sensation Charli XCX captured her life in lockdown for an intimate documentary to share with her fans. Filmed in early 2020 when the world stopped, Charli XCX: Alone Together documents her creative exploration stuck at home after the cancellation of her North American stadium tour. Being sent beats by her producer remotely, ordering filming […]

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Review | ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is pure fantasy nostaglia

Review | ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is pure fantasy nostaglia

Top Gun: Maverick | Dir: Joseph Kosinski | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Thirty-six years after Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell (Tom Cruise) thrilled audiences, the Navy aviator is back breaking all the rules and ignoring orders. Still feeling the need for speed, test pilot Maverick takes the audience into the danger zone (with the help of Kenny Loggins’ […]

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Review | ‘Ablaze’ spectacularly restores First Nations stories

Review | ‘Ablaze’ spectacularly restores First Nations stories

Ablaze | Dir: Alec Morgan and Tiriki Onus | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Tiriki Onus’s grandfather had died before he was born but he found a suitcase full of photos that William Bill Onus had had taken with his Brownie Box Camera in the 1930s and 1940s. One photo was of three young Aboriginals, painted in traditional […]

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Take a look at Keiynan Lonsdale in ‘My Fake Boyfriend’

Take a look at Keiynan Lonsdale in ‘My Fake Boyfriend’

The tailer for the upcoming film My Fake Boyfriend has just arrived. The film stars Australian actor Keiynan Lonsdale, from Just, Simon, as Andrew, a gay guy stuck in a rut with a toxic boyfriend. To his rescue come his two best friends, played by Sarah Hyland and Dylan Sprouse. They create a fake boyfriend called ‘Christiano’ and insert […]

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