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REVIEW: David Lynch: The Art Life

Monday, May 15, 2017

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“I had this idea that you drink coffee, you smoke cigarettes and you paint, and that’s it. Maybe girls come into it a little bit. But basically it’s the incredible happiness of working and living that life” – David Lynch on The Art Life David Lynch recently caused a stir when, in an interview with […]

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Viet Kong: Aping America’s Heart of Darkness

Friday, March 17, 2017

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“The word remake is anachronistic to the degree to which our awareness of the preexistence of other versions (previous films of the novel as well as the novel itself) is now a constitutive and essential part of the film’s structure: we are now, in other words, in “intertextuality” as a deliberate, built-in feature of the […]

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PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – 14th December

Monday, December 14, 2015

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The Plato’s Cave team look back across the year and discuss their favourite theatrically released films of 2015. With Josh Nelson, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Cerise Howard and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – 14th December (.mp3)

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 4th December

Friday, December 4, 2015

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This week on Friday Film, Raf and I discuss a selection of our favorite films from 2015 (including Mad Max: Fury Road, Creed, Birdman, Inside Out, Mommy, Sicario, Knight of Cups and Foxcatcher in a rooftop broadcast from Madame Brussels on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 20th November

Friday, November 20, 2015

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This week on Friday Film, Raf and I discuss the concluding film in the popular YA franchise The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and the latest film from director Terrence Malick, Knight of Cups with Christian Bale. Plus, talkback on ‘anti-establishment heroes’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 9th October

Friday, October 9, 2015

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In this week’s Friday Film segment I chat with Raf about the documentary The Wrecking Crew, and the Robert Zemeckis-directed The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as French high wire artist Philippe Petit. Plus, talkback on ‘musical documentaries’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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REVIEW: 2015 RMIT Film Awards

Monday, September 28, 2015

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Recently I served as a member of the judging panel for the 2015 RMIT Film Awards alongside Daniel Binns (RMIT), Kess Broekman-Dattner (Oh Yeah Wow) and Katrina Wilkinson (eOne). As a condition of my participation in the judging process I offered to produce reviews for the winning entries. Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s […]

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 25th September

Friday, September 25, 2015

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In this week’s Friday Film segment I chat with Raf about the Australian crime drama Cut Snake, starring Sullivan Stapleton and the Denis Villeneuve-directed Sicario, starring Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin. Plus, talkback on ‘compelling screen villains’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 18th September

Friday, September 18, 2015

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This week on Friday Film, Raf and I discuss the based-on-a-true-story film Everest, starring Jason Clarke and Jake Gyllenhaal, and the Peter Strickland-directed, The Duke of Burgundy. Plus, talkback on ‘greatest snow films’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 11th September

Friday, September 11, 2015

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In this week’s Friday Film segment I chat with Raf about the new release comedy, People Places Things starring Jemaine Clement, and the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, from director F. Gary Gray. Plus, talkback on ‘teachers on film’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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