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Folman and Robin – ‘The Congress’ Review

By Simon Miraudo August 1, 2014 The Congress is where brutal reality meets impossible fantasy, Tex Avery meets Studio Ghibli, and director Ari Folman meets actress Robin Wright, resulting in, at the very least, a truly unique cinematic experience, and inspiring one genius headline. (See above.) Set in a near-future Hollywood that has no further […]

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Photo sensitivity – Finding Vivian Maier review

By Simon Miraudo July 4, 2014 Separating the art from the artist – or the sandwich art from the sandwich artist – is sticky stuff. Maybe impossible. Inappropriate, even. But what if the art has separated itself from the artist; is lost and only found after the artist has abandoned their creative pursuits, and appreciated […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival – White Reindeer review

By Simon Miraudo July 8, 2013 The holidays are hard, and writer-director Zach Clark only makes them harder on his Christmas-loving heroine in White Reindeer. The spectacularly affecting Anna┬áMargaret Hollyman stars in the black (despite what the title might imply) comedy as Suzanne, a professional, thirty-something real estate agent looking forward to moving to Hawaii […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival – The Fifth Season review

By Simon Miraudo July 8, 2013 The Fifth Season will be a sobering experience for anyone who has long denied the possibility of Earth’s ecosystem collapsing upon itself, and a terrifying one for those who sulk if the tap water doesn’t get hot enough for a shave (I, shamefully, belong to the latter group). It […]

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