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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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Dracula: Year Zero and Mental gear up for production

Universal Pictures have announced two big-budget productions that will soon begin shooting in Australia: Alex Proyas’ long-touted Dracula: Year Zero and P.J. Hogan‘s Mental, which the director describes as “The Sound of Music on acid”. According to Encore Magazine, Mental will reunite Hogan with his Muriel’s Wedding star Toni Collette. Mental will arrive in cinemas […]

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