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The Animal Kingdom Oscar campaign begins

As anyone who follows the Oscar race already knows, there is no such thing as a “starting date” for proceedings. Films are in perpetual flux of Academy Award competition. That being said, the yearly flood of For Your Consideration ads started early this year, with DreamWorks bursting through the gates at the beginning of September; […]

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A crowning achievement – Animal Kingdom review

Animal Kingdom – Starring James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn and Jackie Weaver. Directed by David Michôd. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. For anyone who still thinks Australia only produces boring films about the outback, Animal Kingdom should come as a welcome gunshot to the head. Here is a crime drama that makes Blue Murder and Underbelly […]

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Animal Kingdom feature trailer debut!

It’s been a good morning for trailers! First Scott Pilgrim landed on our doorstop, and now we have the first feature trailer for the Aussie flick that made a big splash at Sundance – Animal Kingdom. David Michôd’s crime drama picked up the prestigious World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic at Sundance back in January. It […]

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