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Mailman and Mauboy cast in The Sapphires

Hopscotch has announced a big screen adaptation of hit stage musical The Sapphires, to star Deborah Mailman and Jessica Mauboy. The film will also see newcomers Shari Sebbens and Miranda Tapsell don matching dresses to play an all-girl Aboriginal pop group formed in 1968 as an answer to America’s The Supremes. The story will be […]

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Animal Kingdom named Best Aussie Film by FCCA

The corpse of the 2010/2011 awards season has gasped its final breath. The Film Critics Circle of Australia has revealed the winners of their annual awards, recognising Animal Kingdom as the Best Australian Film of the Year. The full list of winners (courtesy of Encore): Best Film: Animal Kingdom Best Director: David Michod, Animal Kingdom […]

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>Animal Kingdom sweeps 2010 AFI awards

>The winners of the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards were announced at two ceremonies over the weekend. Animal Kingdom swept the field, taking home 10 AFIs from its record-breaking 18 nominations. The winners are as follows… Best Feature Film Winner: Animal KingdomBeneath Hill 60Bran Nue DaeBright StarThe TreeTomorrow When The War Began Best Director Winner: […]

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Animal Kingdom dominates AFI Award nominations

The nominees for the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards were announced this morning at the Sydney Theatre. Animal Kingdom led the pack with a record-breaking 18 nominations in the feature film categories, followed by Beneath Hill 60 (12 noms) and Bright Star (11 noms). The nominations are as follows… Best Feature Film Animal KingdomBeneath Hill […]

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AFI award feature film contenders revealed

The contenders for the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards have been revealed. In the feature film category, 19 pictures will compete for nominations (and ultimately the top prize). Samson and Delilah was named Best Film by the AFI in 2009. Check out the worthy films below: FEATURE FILM CONTENDERS Accidents HappenAnimal KingdomBeneath Hill 60BlameThe Boys […]

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A dream time – Bran Nue Dae review

Bran Nue Dae – Starring Rocky McKenzie, Ernie Dingo and Geoffrey Rush. Directed by Rachel Perkins. Rated PG. Originally published December 16, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Bran Nue Dae is so spectacularly cheerful and effervescent it has successfully wrestled my practical criticisms and deemed them irrelevant. Rachel Perkins’ latest film has bound and gagged the […]

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A dream time – Bran Nue Dae review

Bran Nue Dae – Starring Rocky McKenzie, Ernie Dingo and Geoffrey Rush. Directed by Rachel Perkins. Rated PG. Originally published December 16, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Bran Nue Dae is so spectacularly cheerful and effervescent it has successfully wrestled my practical criticisms and deemed them irrelevant. Rachel Perkins’ latest film has bound and gagged the […]

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A conversation with the cast of Bran Nue Dae

A conversation with the cast of Bran Nue Dae – By Simon Miraudo. Rachel Perkins’ latest film Bran Nue Dae is the first cinematic adaptation of Jimmy Chi’s classic West Australian stage musical of the same name. The film is goofy, chaotic, brimming with laughter and filled with touching moments. Fittingly, so was my interview […]

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A dream time – Bran Nue Dae review

Bran Nue Dae – Starring Rocky McKenzie, Ernie Dingo and Geoffrey Rush. Directed by Rachel Perkins. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Bran Nue Dae is so spectacularly cheerful and effervescent it has successfully wrestled my practical criticisms and deemed them irrelevant. Rachel Perkins’ latest film has bound and gagged the sensible reviewer within me, leaving […]

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Bran Nue Dae to close MIFF

source: bndthemovie.com The highly anticipated Australian musical Bran Nue Dae has been selected to close the Melbourne International Film Festival on Saturday the 8th of August. Bran Nue Dae is based on the musical of the same name written by Jimmy Chi and his band Kuckles. When it debuted in the early 1990’s, it was […]

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