In 2009, I attended the Sundance Film Festival and promised myself I’d go back again one day. This year I am attending the Festival. So far these are the films I am scheduled to see.
This site will be going on a mini-hiatus.
I’ve got some reviews which will be queued up between now and when I leave for my USA trip on January 13.
Come January 21, check out the site as I will be at the Sundance Film Festival spending time watching some films. So I’ll post daily updates of the films as the Festival is on here during January 21-31.
I’ve recently reactivated my eBay auctions account and will be putting some old magazines online before I depart for a trip to USA in mid-January.
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Hush is a documentary on abortion directed by Punam Gill. Unlike previous documentaries on the topic, this one states from the beginning, how there are two sides to the argument, pro-life and pro-choice. Both sides of the story are given a voice throughout the documentary. Ultimately it looks at the science and effect on women and not the point of view individuals are coming from. Continue reading
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD scoops six film Awards
Television Awards evenly spread, led by PETER ALLEN – NOT THE BOY NEXT DOOR and DEADLINE GALLIPOLI
All eyes were on Sydney tonight, with Australia’s top achievements in screen craft excellence from the past year celebrated at the 5th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Industry Dinner presented by Blue Post. Continue reading
A couple of reviews on some short films., Pro-Ana and Parallel Chords Warning spoilers ahead.
Pro-Ana (10 Mins) – Short Film
A young woman’s journey of recovery and escape from the cult of pro-ana.
Pro-Ana, the film, is a young woman’s journey of escape from the cult of pro-ana, whose adherents deify body dysmorphia and disordered eating. For her, recovery means losing everyone she loves in order to rediscover herself.
Our film, inspired largely by #ThePowerWithin social media campaign, aims to shine a light on this growing and pervasive subculture through a story of strength and self-reclamation. Continue reading
Q&A with Colette Freedman
Colette Freedman is an author who received acclaim when her play Sister Cities became a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2008. Since then she has adapted the play into a film version of the same name, written novels for both adults and young adults, and has a number of upcoming projects in the works, not to mention her love for pottery. Colette was kind enough to participate in a Q&A for the site and I thank her for her time.
This year marked 100 years since World War I and Australia going to Gallipoli and fighting for our country.
To reflect this, I have looked at two mini-series which were seen on Australian television over the past year which focused on World War I from two different points of view. ANZAC Girls and Gallipoli. Continue reading
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Seven unveils major new commitment to expanding the delivery of major live and free sports
40 days of live and free major international sports on your mobile and other devices
Seven continues development and evolution as it extends the power of broadcast television on the web and on every screen
Credit: Seven Network
22 May 2015 – Building on the success of its ground-breaking live, free and exclusive coverage of The Australian Open across broadcast television, mobile, hybrid and online, the Seven Network today unveiled the next stage in the development of its long-term strategy to deliver its market-leading content to all Australians across any connected device. Seven dominated sports coverage across January with its coverage of The Australian Open delivering extraordinary consumer engagement across all delivery platforms and driving growth in television audiences for the Open.