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Sight and Sound reveal their picks for the Top 11 Films of 2012

Top Ten season has begun and UK magazine Sight And Sound recently announced their 2012 poll results which surveys over 90 critics, film programmers and academics. The list in an interesting one, balancing predictable top ten fare with some genuine dark horse appearances. The Master, unsurprisingly, takes top spot, and appearances by Amour, Holy Motors, […]

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Interview: Miguel Gomes (Tabu)

Interview: Miguel Gomes (Tabu). By Simon Miraudo. “When you can be moved by things that are unbelievable, that’s when cinema starts to be really interesting for me.” Miguel Gomes‘ beguiling Tabu won the Alfred Bauer Prize for Artistic Innovation and the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival this year, and is set to continue enthralling and confounding […]

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In memoriam – Tabu review

Tabu – Starring Teresa Madruga, Ana Moreira, and Carloto Cotta. Directed by Miguel Gomes. Originally published June 14, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. Tabu plays the Melbourne International Film Festival on August 9, 2012. It does not yet have an Australian release date. This review was first run during the Sydney Film Festival. Miguel Gomes‘ Tabu plays like a dream, but not in the David […]

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Interview: Miguel Gomes (Tabu)

Interview: Miguel Gomes (Tabu). By Simon Miraudo. “When you can be moved by things that are unbelievable, that’s when cinema starts to be really interesting for me.” Miguel Gomes‘ beguiling Tabu won the Alfred Bauer Prize for Artistic Innovation and the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival this year, and is set […]

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In memoriam – Tabu review (Sydney Film Festival)

Tabu – Starring Teresa Madruga, Ana Moreira, and Carloto Cotta. Directed by Miguel Gomes. By Simon Miraudo. Tabu played the Sydney Film Festival. It does not yet have an Australian release date. Miguel Gomes‘ Tabu plays like a dream, but not in the David Lynchian fashion that has come to define the cinematic depiction of […]

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The top picks for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival

The top picks for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival. By Simon Miraudo. Has it been a year already? I’m back in New South Wales for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival, facing a flurry of flicks even more fantabulous than those featured last time. Well, hopefully! From June 6 to 17, myself and Melbournite Richard Haridy […]

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Sydney Film Festival 2012 line-up revealed

The full line-up of features and shorts heading to New South Wales for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival has been revealed. Incoming fest director Nashen Moodley has secured a number of ambitious titles, alongside your expected marquee arthouse fare. Joining previously announced features Beasts of the Southern Wild and Monsieur Lazhar in the Official Competition: Yorgos Lanthimos’ […]

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First look at Sydney Film Festival 2012

The first batch of features headed to the 2012 Sydney Film Festival have been unveiled. Their sneak peek reveals 15 narrative features – including lyrical Sundance hit Beasts of the Southern Wild and Oscar nominated Canadian film Monsieur Lazhar – as well as 13 documentaries. Among the documentaries: Woody Allen, a three hour examination of […]

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