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Interview: P.J. Hogan (Mental)

Interview: P.J. Hogan (Mental). By Simon Miraudo. A lot has changed for P.J. Hogan and Toni Collette since their oddball Aussie comedy Muriel’s Wedding hit cinemas back in 1994. That picture’s international success paved the way for Collette’s astounding career and numerous accolades, while Hogan has passed the time by helming high-profile American flicks such […]

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Mad house – Mental review

Mental – Starring Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, and Rebecca Gibney. Directed by P.J. Hogan. Rated MA. By Jess Lomas. The similarities between P.J. Hogan and Toni Collette’s first collaboration, Muriel’s Wedding, and their latest, Mental, are blindingly obvious, yet the latter fails spectacularly to match the heart and laughs of the 90s hit that took […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival unveil 2012 program

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) recently unveiled their complete program and boy is it a doozy. Spanning 17 days in August and featuring over 300 feature films, MIFF is Australia’s largest and oldest film festival. On top of their earlier – First Glimpse and Cannes – announcements, the program is packed with exciting events […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen in talks for Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest high-profile actor to be named in Quentin Tarantino’s epic Django Unchained line-up. According to Variety, the funny man best known for his mockumentary Borat is in final negotiations to join the already star-packed cast of Tarantino’s “Southern-fried spaghetti Western”.  He’s set to play the role of Scotty the gambler, […]

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Anthony LaPaglia joins Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Anthony LaPaglia has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino‘s upcoming spaghetti-western Django Unchained. According to Deadline, LaPaglia will play the leader of an Australian gang. Bizarrely, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to appear as his brother. It was revealed last week that JoGo was eyeing the flick, but the nature of his role was unknown. Here’s hoping he does […]

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