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Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

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Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

The Oscar-winning actor and director - best known for films such as 'The Great Escape', 'Jurassic Park' and 'Gandhi' - has been reported dead by his son over the weekend.

Review: Bethlehem

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Review: Bethlehem

This, the first feature from Israeli co-writer/director Yuval Adler, working from a script co-penned by Palestinian Ali Waked, works satisfactorily as a dramatic thriller.

Clio Barnard and The Selfish Giant

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Clio Barnard and The Selfish Giant

Writer/director Clio Barnard’s first proper feature The Selfish Giant is drawn from one of Oscar Wilde’s children’s stories but it’s been much changed, especially by taking out the giant.

Review: The Keeper Of Lost Causes

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Review: The Keeper Of Lost Causes

There is nothing much new about Mikkel Norgaard’s The Keeper of Lost Causes. Another in the recent line of Scandinavian crime thrillers adapted from a best-selling novel, which while not offering much…

Future of MRC and Merucry Cinema in doubt

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Future of MRC and Merucry Cinema in doubt

Screen Australia has cut its funding from the Screen Network, jeopardising the future of the MRC

Fred Schepisi Interview: Words and Pictures

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Fred Schepisi Interview: Words and Pictures

Fred Schepisi’s flight was delayed in Hobart when he spoke to me on his mobile about his latest film Words and Pictures, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, and discussed…

Review: Reaching for the Moon

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Review: Reaching for the Moon

While Rio-born director Bruno Barreto’s American movies have been an awkward bunch (Carried Away, One Tough Cop, View From The Top) this wholly Brazilian production (in English and Portuguese) is…

Review: Venus in Fur

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Review: Venus in Fur

Roman Polanski might well be about to turn 81 but age hasn’t dampened his kinky, pervy edge, as his latest pic amply demonstrates.

Review: Charlie’s Country

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Review: Charlie’s Country

Director Rolf de Heer (no longer ‘Adelaide’s own’ since his relocation to Tasmania) co-wrote this, his follow-up to 2012’s The King Is Dead!, with David Gulpilil, in their third collaboration…

AICE Israeli Film Festival returns to Adelaide

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AICE Israeli Film Festival returns to Adelaide

World cinema lovers are lavished with choice as the Scandinavian Film Festival, the Korean Film Festival in Australia and now the AICE Israeli Film Festival all set Adelaide dates.

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