Melbourne international film festival

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Melbourne international film festival 2021: our 10 highlights
This year’s must-sees include Nicolas Cage in Pig, Adam Driver in Annette – and the controversial Nitram

Luke Buckmaster

12, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Port Arthur massacre film to be directed by Snowtown's Justin Kurzel
Stan-produced film NITRAM will feature big-name Australian actors with US actor Caleb Landry Jones as the gunman

Kelly Burke

30, Nov, 2020 @4:34 AM

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Melbourne international film festival 2020: five things to watch in this year's online program
From contemporary takes on Peter Pan to five-star films about cows, this year’s socially distanced MIFF selection rivals even its in-person predecessors

Luke Buckmaster

20, Jul, 2020 @11:19 PM

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When life shattered all my dreams, the magic of cinema held me aloft | Kerrie McCure
After the grief of chronic illness, I’d given up on love and joy. But attending film festivals lit a bright new path back to myself

Kerrie McCure

06, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Australian Dream review – Adam Goodes doco driven by a clear desire for justice | Luke Buckmaster
Stan Grant-penned film about the attacks on the former AFL star is sharp and inspiring, if occasionally frustrating

Luke Buckmaster

02, Aug, 2019 @12:41 AM

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Melbourne international film festival 2019: 10 things to see and do
From Bjork’s remastered film debut to back-to-back Jeff Goldblum, our film critic gives his picks for this year’s MIFF

Luke Buckmaster

09, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Rediscovering The Crow director Alex Proyas's dazzling 'lost' debut film
Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds is a visually stunning reminder of Proyas’s fascinating early creative vision

Luke Buckmaster

07, Sep, 2018 @1:33 AM

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The Merger review – political twist to familiar tale of small-town football team
Cliches abound but Damian Callinan’s story of a humble rural footy club battling xenophobia is enjoyably quaint and considerate

Luke Buckmaster

06, Sep, 2018 @3:15 AM

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Jimmy Barnes epitomised Australian masculinity. Now he's redefining it | Greta Parry
The singer has always been there for men in pain. Now, with his new documentary, he’s helping them heal

Greta Parry

25, Aug, 2018 @2:53 AM

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I watched Nicolas Cage movies for 14 hours straight, and I'm sold
Luke Buckmaster entered an overnight marathon a fan of the actor. Seven films later, he emerged with reverence

Luke Buckmaster

14, Aug, 2018 @2:27 AM

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Undertow review – intensely gripping female-led Australian drama
Miranda Nation takes a bold approach to pregnancy and abortion in her Geelong-shot film that evokes the work of Jane Campion

Luke Buckmaster

09, Aug, 2018 @11:16 PM

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Three Summers review – Ben Elton's folk music festival comedy misses a few notes
A roll call of Australian talent fills out this slight and sunny love story but while the jokes arrive at a steady pace, more than a few fall short of their mark

James Robert Douglas

15, Aug, 2017 @2:42 AM

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