<i>The Vast of Night</i>: There’s Something in the Sky

The Vast of Night: There’s Something in the Sky

The Slamdance Film Festival runs concurrently with Sundance and is committed to unearthing new filmmaking talent. This was very much the case with Andrew Patterson, 37, who has emerged as a filmmaker to watch with his debut feature, the moody sci-fi drama The Vast of Night.
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Alone Across Australia: Making <em>Tracks</em>…

Alone Across Australia: Making Tracks

A visually stunning tale of isolation and adventure, John Curran’s adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s much loved book Tracks is an incredible journey indeed.
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Dan Scanlon: The Marvel of <i>Onward</i>

Dan Scanlon: The Marvel of Onward

The director of Disney Pixar’s latest opens up about the personal nature of his latest film, featuring the voices of two prominent actors in the MCU.
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Robbie Studsor: Firing Up <em>Burning Kiss</em>

Robbie Studsor: Firing Up Burning Kiss

Writer/director Robbie Studsor has crafted a highly original and visually audacious Aussie noir thriller with the eye popping Burning Kiss.
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The Alex Gibney Audit

The Alex Gibney Audit

The prolific documentarian had 3 films screening at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival, including the highly controversial, Going Clear: The Prison of Belief.
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Arka Das: <i>Mulan</i> and Beyond

Arka Das: Mulan and Beyond

The young Australian actor and creator will have to wait a few more months until his role in Mulan is revealed to the world, but that’s not stopping him from planning what’s to come.
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What Happened With The Second Film?

What Happened With The Second Film?

It’s a tough deal, but directors can often get drowned by the big splash that they create with their first film. In the world of cinema, the “sophomore slump” can hit brutally hard, as these unfortunate second-time filmmakers prove.
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Going Viral: Revisiting <em>Contagion</em>

Going Viral: Revisiting Contagion

Director Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 virus thriller Contagion now feels eerily prescient in the midst of the global Coronavirus disaster.
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The Personal History of Armando Iannucci

The Personal History of Armando Iannucci

The popular satirist (The Thick of It, In the Loop, Veep, The Death of Stalin) goes back to his roots, adapting one of his biggest influences, Charles Dickens’ The Personal History of David Copperfield.
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Finding the <i>Lost Girls</i>

Finding the Lost Girls

We hear from actress Amy Ryan, director Liz Garbus and supporting cast about the Netflix hit movie, Lost Girls.
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<i>Kelly’s Hollywood</i>: Anything Can Be

Kelly’s Hollywood: Anything Can Be

We spoke with director Brian Donovan and his wife Tempany Deckert, who features in the film, about the highly personal documentary, Kelly’s Hollywood.
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