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Page turner – Tim Winton’s The Turning review

By Simon Miraudo September 3, 2013 Anthology films are almost always made up of near-misses, prematurely aborted successes, and absolute abominations that are mercifully euthanised by the strict time-restrictions of the genre. The magical thing about Tim Winton’s The Turning is how consistently good it is. That it occasionally touches greatness makes it miraculous. A […]

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Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska to make directorial debut

Aussie starlets Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska are set to direct segments of a new omnibus film produced by Robert Connolly. According to The Australian, they will be among a number of filmmakers bringing Tim Winton’s short-story collection The Turning to the big screen. Also joining them: AACTA winning helmer of Snowtown, Justin Kurzel, David Wenham, Jonathan auf der […]

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Sitting, waiting, wishing – The Waiting City review

The Waiting City – Starring Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton and Samrat Charkrabarti. Directed by Claire McCarthy. Rated M. Originally published July 14, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. You can also check out our interview with director Claire McCarthy and cinematographer Denson Baker here! In case you didn’t already know, Asia is totally the new Europe. You […]

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Interview: Claire McCarthy and Denson Baker, director and cinematographer of The Waiting City

Interview: Claire McCarthy and Denson Baker, director and cinematographer of The Waiting City. By Simon Miraudo. Denson Baker, Claire McCarthy and actor Samrat Chakrabarti. The Waiting City is a truly joyous surprise of a film; a sumptuously photographed and fully realised emotional journey into the heart of India. It stars Radha Mitchell and Joel Edgerton […]

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Sitting, waiting, wishing – The Waiting City review

The Waiting City – Starring Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton and Samrat Charkrabarti. Directed by Claire McCarthy. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. In case you didn’t already know, Asia is totally the new Europe. You can attribute that to the glut of movies repainting each and every corner of the continent as a glorious new tourist […]

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