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Nitram: Backward About Coming Forward

Ever since it became public knowledge that Justin Kurzel’s next film would tackle the 1996 massacre in Port Arthur – when lone gunman Martin Bryant killed 35 people – there has been uproar in Australia.
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All My Puny Sorrows: Suicide is Painless

One of the best received films at the recent Toronto International Film Festival was writer/director Michael McGowan’s adaptation of Miriam Toews’ highly personal novel All My Puny Sorrows, starring Alison Pill, Sarah Gadon and Mare Winningham.
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Melanie Laurent: The Spirit of The Mad Women’s Ball

Directed by and starring Mélanie Laurent, The Mad Womens Ball – which made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week ahead of its Amazon Prime Video debut – is a luscious period thriller with a “Sixth Sense” twist.
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Coordinating Intimacy

The seventh edition of the MCX Screenmakers conference was recently held virtually over the 10th and 11th of September, with talks from many industry experts, one of which was Intimacy Coordinator, Michela Carattini.
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Julianna Margulies: Nothing to Hide in Morning Wars

If the tension between Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s breakfast TV co-anchors sizzled in Apple TV’s Morning Wars debut season, then Season Two adds a third powerful woman to the mix in the shape of Emmy and SAG-award-winner Julianna Margulies.
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Best of Venice

The 68th Venice Film Festival delivered a bumper crop of films with a huge array of stars on the Lido to support them.
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Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon: Uncancelled in Morning Wars: Season 2

Picking up after the explosive events of the last season, Season Two of Apple TV’s award-winning Morning Wars [known as The Morning Show outside Australia] finds the breakfast TV team emerging from the wreckage of Alex (Jennifer Aniston) and Bradley’s (Reese Witherspoon) actions, to a new-look UBA and a world in flux, where identity is everything and the chasm between who we present as and who we really are comes into play.
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You and Me, Before and After: Tattoo You

The latest short film from writer/director Madeleine Gottlieb attracted Yael Stone and Emily Barclay to play sisters in this highly personal comedic drama, which will have its international premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
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Nash Edgerton: Baby Shark

A lifelong prankster, Nash Edgerton felt it was time to dust off his screen alter ego Jack for Shark, the third film in his trilogy of comedy shorts which began with Spider (2007) and Bear (2011).