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New Christos Tsiolkas penned documentary will dive into ‘The Pool’

New Christos Tsiolkas penned documentary will dive into ‘The Pool’

Screen Australia has announced a long list of new documentary projects that will be funded by the federal government’s film agency, among them a documentary series written by author Christos Tsiolkas. Screen Australia has announced $3.5m worth of funding for 18 documentary projects. The projects include a feature-length documentary about tennis star Jelena Dokic, Jelena; […]

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Twenty five years since ‘Philadelphia’ was released

Twenty five years since ‘Philadelphia’ was released

This weekend marks 25 years since the film Philadelphia was released into cinemas. The movie starred Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington and was lauded as a groundbreaking film, the first time a big Hollywood studio and delivered a major drama dealing with the AIDS crisis. At first the film was released to just four cinemas […]

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Russell T Davies is rebooting ‘Queer as Folk’ for a new generation

Russell T Davies is rebooting ‘Queer as Folk’ for a new generation

Russell T Davies, the creator of Queer as Folk has shared that he’s rebooting his iconic TV series for US network Bravo. The new version of the show will feature new characters and settings. Davies original British series ran eight episodes in 1999, a follow up series delivered two more episodes. Among the stars of the original […]

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‘Brokeback Mountain’ added to the US Library of Congress

‘Brokeback Mountain’ added to the US Library of Congress

Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain is one of 25 films that have been added to the US Library of Congress. Each year a new selection of films that have been judged to be of cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the USA’s film heritage. Ang Lee’s film which was released in 2005 is the newest film among this years […]

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Take a look at Matt Smith as legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

Take a look at Matt Smith as legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

Matt Smith, best known for his roles on Doctor Who and The Queen, has been getting rave reviews for his portrayal of legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The biopic has only been shown so far at a handful of film festivals but it’s trailer has just dropped giving everyone a chance to see what all the hype […]

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Josh Thomas reveals more details about his new TV show

Josh Thomas reveals more details about his new TV show

Everything Is Going To Be Okay the new TV show from Australian comedian Josh Thomas has just been commissioned for a series after it’s US broadcaster loved the pilot episode. Now in an interview with OUT magazine Thomas has outlined some more details about the show. Disney owned network Freeform has ordered a 10 episode series […]

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New US show from Josh Thomas has been picked up for a full series

New US show from Josh Thomas has been picked up for a full series

Comedian Josh Thomas recently filmed a pilot for a new US based TV series and the studio has picked it up for a full series. Disney owned network Freeform has ordered a 10 episode series of Everything Is Going To Be Okay, a new show created by Thomas. In the new show Thomas stars as Nicholas, a […]

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Women rule the screen at the cinema this December

Can You Ever Forgive Me (★★★★★) Melissa McCarthy is brilliant as American author Lee Israel. Making her name in the 1970s and 1980s for writing biographies of famous people such as Katharine Hepburn and Estée Lauder, her books no longer sell. Unemployed, drinking whiskey for breakfast with her cat for company, she admits to liking […]

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Cop your first look at Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s next season

Cop your first look at Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s next season

Brooklyn Nine-Nine are back! After being cancelled by Fox in May this year, everyone’s favourite TV cops have set up shop on NBC for their sixth season. Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows goofball cop Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his precinct as they go about their day-to-day duties – usually made more difficult by Peralta’s antics. The show […]

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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, […]

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