Day: 3 March 2014

Box Office Report: Liam Neeson flies Non-Stop to the top

March 3, 2014

It looks like Australian audiences still love to see Liam Neeson kick ass. Neeson’s latest action thriller, Non-Stop, flew straight to the top of the box office over the weekend with $1.87 million. The film has received decent reviews, and seems to be a solid choice for a fun night at the movies. Aussie horror sequel Wolf Creek 2 took in […]

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12 Years a Slave and Gravity win big at the 86th Academy Awards

March 3, 2014

Well the 2013 Awards Season has officially come to a glorious end with the 86th Academy Awards. The big winners of the night were Gravity with 7 wins and 12 Years a Slave with three, including Best Picture. This is a rare year where the Academy really can’t be faulted with any of their selections and […]

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Win a copy of The Rocket on DVD!

March 3, 2014

Winner of both the Best First Feature award at the Berlinale and Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca, The Rocket is now being released on DVD! The family of unruly and inquisitive Young Ahlo have been forced to evacuate its homeland after the government earmark it for the construction site of a colossal dam. Now accompanied […]

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Hello Asia! Film Review: The Wind Rises (Japan, 2013)

March 3, 2014

The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) is the much heralded and final offering from legendary Japanese animated feature film director of Studio Ghibli fame – Hayao Miyazaki. In true Miyazaki style, it is loosely based on historical events steeped deeply in fantasy and adventure. Although this film is a highly fictionalised biography, it pays tribute to […]

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Transitions Film Festival Review: Growing Cities (USA, 2013)

March 3, 2014

The Transitions Film Festival prides itself on screening a program of world-changing documentaries. This year is no different, and the festival included documentaries about important subjects; true stories from around the globe to challenge and inspire the viewer. One such documentary is Growing Cities.  The hour-long film covers the topic of urban farming, following film makers Dan […]

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