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….And then there was Barbie – trailer for Greta Gerwig’s film gives a tease

….And then there was Barbie – trailer for Greta Gerwig’s film gives a tease

The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie has arrived and it’s given a tiny tease of how the final film looks. Most of the trailer is taken up with a homage to Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. They highlight that since there’s been little girls there have been dolls, but they used to always almost […]

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Elissa Down to direct new SBS series ‘While the Men Are Away’

Elissa Down to direct new SBS series ‘While the Men Are Away’

Director Elissa Down will helm a new series coming to SBS in 2023. While The Men Are Away is described as an eight-part queer revisionist comedy. The broadcaster announced the director’s involvement and details of the cast ahead of filming commenting. Elissa Down became internationally known in 2008 with her semi-autobiographical film The Black Balloon. The West Australian director […]

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Check out the teaser for season two of gripping queer drama ‘Yellowjackets’

Check out the teaser for season two of gripping queer drama ‘Yellowjackets’

Paramount+’s Emmy-nominated and super-queer drama Yellowjackets will return for its highly-anticipated second season starting Friday 24 March. Equal parts survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama, Yellowjackets is the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote […]

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Review | ‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom’ showcases beauty of Bhutan

Review | ‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom’ showcases beauty of Bhutan

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom | Dir: Pawo Choyning Dorji | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  In the first Bhutanese film to be nominated for an Academy Award, a young teacher who lives in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is assigned to a remote school among the receding glaciers of the Himalayas. Ugyen (Sherab Dorji), who lives […]

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Luca Guadagnino will adapt William Burrough’s ‘Queer’ for the screen

Luca Guadagnino will adapt William Burrough’s ‘Queer’ for the screen

Film industry news site Above the Line has reported that Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s next project will be an adaptation of William Burroughs novel Queer.  The director has reportedly signed Daniel Craig on to play the lead role in the project. Guadagnino is known for his previous films A Bigger Splash, Call Me by Your Name and his current […]

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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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