The Babadook Q&A with Jennifer Kent

I became aware of the Australian film The Babadook back in 2012 when it was in pre-production. A few months passed before a Kickstarter campaign was launched for the film. Around this time, I managed to arrange a Q&A with the writer/director Jennifer Kent to be conducted for my site once the film was released.

My thanks to everyone involved in the making of the film and in particular Kristina and Jennifer for arranging this Q&A.

Disclaimer: I was one of the contributors to the Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading

2nd AACTA Award Nominees announced

Today the 2nd annual AACTA Award Nominees were announced.

There is a great wide spread of nominees, but The Sapphires topped the feature film categories with 12 nominations with The Burning Man (10 nominations), Lore, Mental and Wish You Were Here (8 nominations each) following closely behind. Continue reading