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Road trippin’ – Bunny and the Bull review

Bunny and the Bull – Starring Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby and Veronica Echegui. Directed by Paul King. Rated MA. Originally published July 12, 2010. By Simon Miraudo.   Television directors seem to have a real difficult time making the transition to film. It’s as if they can only comprehend telling stories in short 20 or […]

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L.A. Zombie banned from Melbourne International Film Festival

Bruce LaBruce‘s provocative new film L.A. Zombie has been denied a rating by the Classification Board and banned from screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival. According to The Age, MIFF director Richard Moore was told by Film Classification Board director Donald McDonald (?!) that L.A. Zombie would be refused classification. Film festivals are not […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Eleven

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Eleven Nude Study / Closing Night  “Oh Rev. Rev! Where will I go? What will I do?” It was a little hard not to feel like Scarlett O’Hara as the 13th Revelation Perth International Film Festival drew to a close. We had just been treated to eleven days […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Ten

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Ten Wheedle’s Groove There was still plenty of action to be found at The Astor on the second last day of the 13th Revelation Perth International Film Festival – but sadly, I was unable to spend the whole day immersed in it. Partly because I’d already seen a […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Nine

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Nine Bomb It / The Loved Ones Rev 13 may be speeding towards its (sadly inevitable) conclusion, but it’ll be damned if it finishes without a bang. After eight days of tremendous screenings and wonderful guest appearances, the Revelation crew decided to kick it up a notch for […]

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Interview: Tim Lethbridge, director of A Day at the Oasis

Interview: Tim Lethbridge, director of A Day at the Oasis. By Simon Miraudo. Tim Lethbridge’s directorial debut – A Day at the Oasis – holds the distinct honour of closing this year’s Revelation Perth International Film Festival. And rightly so. The WA-produced feature was written by fellow sandgroper Tim Beckett, and tells the tale of […]

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Interview: Jennifer Maas, director of Wheedle’s Groove and producer of Humpday

Interview: Jennifer Maas, director of Wheedle’s Groove and producer of Humpday. By Simon Miraudo. One of the most exciting films playing at Revelation Perth International Film Festival this year is Wheedle’s Groove, a documentary on Seattle’s hidden history of funk and soul music. Director Jennifer Maas shared with me her inspiration for the doco, how […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Seven

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Seven Cropsey Thanks Revelation! I’m looking forward to the weeks of sleepless nights ahead of me following this evening’s screening of the excellent Cropsey, a documentary that has more in common with The Blair Witch Project than anything by Ken Burns. The film begins as an examination of […]

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Interview: Jackie Alixander, star of Nude Study

Interview: Jackie Alixander, star of Nude Study. By Simon Miraudo. What? You didn’t think it would be all zany documentaries and warm, fuzzy comedies, did you? Stefan Popescu’s Nude Study makes its Australian premiere at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival and it is guaranteed to be one of the most talked about films of […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Six

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Six Double Take / Bunny and the Bull After taking a day’s break from the Revelation madness, I return with another end-of-day wrap up of the festival proceedings. Seeing as there is rarely anything happening in Perth on a Tuesday night, it took a significant amount of gusto […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Bunny and the Bull review

Bunny and the Bull – Starring Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby and Veronica Echegui. Directed by Paul King. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Bunny and the Bull is playing at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival on Tuesday 13 of July and Saturday 17 July. Television directors seem to have a real difficult time making the […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Four

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Four We Are The Mods / Le Donk and Scor-Zay-Zee / When You’re Strange / Howl No time for small talk today. The fourth day of Revelations revealed a quartet of films about potentially obscene outsiders and music-lovers. Hey, sounds kinda like the Perth-born patrons attending the festival! […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Three

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Three A Town Called Panic  Three days into the festival, and I’ve only managed a measly one film per day. It’s pretty poor form, I’ll admit. I won’t even use the excuse of having watched screeners for several of the features before the festival in preparation for interviews […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day Two

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day Two Dogtooth I never understood how someone could walk out half-way through a movie. I mean, you’ve already paid your money, and there is always the possibility that the film will get better. Sure, we all wanted to jump ship during the first 10 minutes of Juno, but […]

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The Loved Ones trailer debut

The trailer for the highly-anticipated Aussie horror flick The Loved Ones has (finally) debuted online. The picture – regarding a school prom gone wrong – nabbed the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, and is gearing up for an Australia wide release September 30th. Although we’ve waited many moons for this […]

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Revelation Film Festival – Day One

Revelation Perth International Film Festival – Day One Opening Night / Good Hair I’ll admit it. I was excited. And in honour of the opening night film of the 13th Revelation Film Festival, I even had my hair did. So begins our sojourn into the weird and wonderful world of underground and offbeat cinema. Rev […]

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Revelation Film Festival – The House of the Devil review

The House of the Devil – Starring Jocelin Donahue, Greta Gerwig and Tom Noonan. Directed by Ti West. By Simon Miraudo. The House of the Devil is playing at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival on Friday 9th July and Saturday 17th July. We’ve got a limited number of double passes to a late night […]

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You say you want a Revelation? Blogging the Revelation Perth International Film Festival.

You say you want a Revelation? Blogging the Revelation Perth International Film Festival. By Simon Miraudo. It’s here! The Revelation Perth International Film Festival kicks into gear this very week. Oft-isolated West Australian audiences will be treated to their annual sampling of underground documentaries, offbeat narratives, underexposed local pictures and recently excavated exploitation flicks. And […]

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The Rundown: June 7-11

Hey Quickflixers! Welcome to the latest instalment of The Rundown. It’s a regular feature that will appear on the blog every Friday, highlighting our favourite news items from the past week, as well as notable box office and weekly rental figures. So, what did we learn this week? The Twilight Saga’s New Moon dominated the […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival 2010 lineup!

The lineup for this year’s Revelation Perth International Film Festival has been announced, and features plenty of exciting international features and quality home-grown pictures. The festival runs from July 8th to the 18th. Some of the most appealing features include the very buzzy Aussie horror flick The Loved Ones, the James Franco-starring Allen Ginsberg biopic […]

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