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The top 10 Australian films of 2012

The top 10 Australian films of 2012. By Simon Miraudo. With 2012 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year’s cinematic treats, and then crowbar each work of art into a numerical position on a comparative chart. Comedies versus dramas! Thrills versus chills! The great versus the very good! This is the […]

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Aussie films in competition for 2nd AACTA awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts has unveiled the 23 feature films in competition for the 2nd AACTA Awards, set to be handed out in Sydney early 2013. It’s worth noting that the below titles are merely eligible, and a few obvious ones aren’t likely to make their way into the Best Feature category. Sorry Iron […]

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Interview: Rolf de Heer (The King is Dead!)

Interview: Rolf de Heer (The King is Dead!). By Simon Miraudo. Rolf de Heer is one of Australia’s most significant filmmakers, having produced such local classics as Dingo, Bad Boy Bubby, Alexandra’s Project, and The Tracker, as well as AFI Best Picture and Cannes Un Certain Regard prize winner Ten Canoes. He returns with the […]

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Love thy neighbour – The King is Dead review

The King is Dead! – Starring Dan Wyllie, Bojana Novakovic, and Gary Waddell. Directed by Rolf de Heer. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Rolf de Heer is one of Australia’s most versatile talents, but that doesn’t mean he’s a journeyman moviemaker. He’s more likely to bend a genre to fit his twisted perspective, rather than flex […]

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