Forgotten Australian TV Plays: <i>The Big Client</i>

Forgotten Australian TV Plays: The Big Client

Stephen Vagg’s series on forgotten Australian TV plays looks at the ABC’s 1961 advertising industry drama, The Big Client.
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Retro Year in Review: The Biggest Blockbuster Films of 1993

Retro Year in Review: The Biggest Blockbuster Films of 1993

The 1990s was a golden era for cinema. While it may not hold the same exalted status as the heyday of Hollywood, it was a period defined by a slew of standout titles, fresh-faced stars, and a notable shift from the gore and artifice of 80’s cinematic output.
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The Mighty Ducks: OG Game Changers

The Mighty Ducks: OG Game Changers

The scrappy young cast of The Mighty Ducks were barely teens when they broke into the spotlight back in 1992, featuring opposite Emilio Estevez in this enduring family dramedy about a ragtag youth ice hockey team. And now they’re back for 1 special episode in the Disney+ series.
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Unsung Auteurs: Lexi Alexander

Unsung Auteurs: Lexi Alexander

FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: hardcore action specialist Lexi Alexander.
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Opinion: Oscars 2021…All Talk, No Action

Opinion: Oscars 2021…All Talk, No Action

Talky, tedious and with a truly terrible ending, the 2021 Oscars were quite possibly the worst ever…and that’s really saying something.
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Forgotten Australian TV Plays: <i>The Big Killing</i>

Forgotten Australian TV Plays: The Big Killing

Stephen Vagg’s series on early Australian TV plays focuses on a 1965 effort from the ABC, The Big Killing, starring cuddly Sydney newsreader Roger Climpson as a homicidal maniac.
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Forgotten Australian TV Plays: <I>Murder Story</I>

Forgotten Australian TV Plays: Murder Story

Stephen Vagg’s latest article on Australian TV plays looks at the 1958 anti-capital punishment drama, Murder Story.
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Forgotten Australian TV Plays: <i>The Rape of the Belt</i>

Forgotten Australian TV Plays: The Rape of the Belt

Stephen Vagg’s series on Australian TV plays turns a light on one featuring a young Reg Livermore, The Rape of the Belt, from 1964.
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How Realistic are Movie Gambling Scenes?

How Realistic are Movie Gambling Scenes?

Gambling has become such an integral part of our daily life that it has even found its way into popular culture. Many music videos, TV shows, and movies showcase gambling to a greater or lesser extent, whether an integral part of the storyline, or as a way to show characters
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Can you name these 10 iconic movie cocktails?

Can you name these 10 iconic movie cocktails?

It is always a good time for an iconic movie cocktail competition! It is especially great for those with a love of movies and a desire to sip some cocktails.
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Cameron Utiger: Cooking Up <em>Cooked</em>

Cameron Utiger: Cooking Up Cooked

22-year-old writer/director Cameron Utiger has mined his own adolescence for his Newcastle-shot coming of age comedy drama, Cooked.
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