Film

MIFF Next Gen Review: Blackbird

No Comments 28 July 2013

The Melbourne International Film Festival Next Gen reviews continue, as MAHAKARAN SANDHU gives us his thoughts on the bold, thought-provoking, must-see Blackbird. School massacres orchestrated by social outcasts and victims of bullying have become all too common tragedies. Only last year, we saw a nation in mourning following the cold killing of 20 innocent children […]

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MIFF Next Gen Review: I Declare War

No Comments 24 July 2013

In today’s review for the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Next Gen program, OSCAR LUCA is impressed by the brilliant I Declare War. When 12-year-old PK plays the not-entirely-innocent game of War with his friends, he takes it seriously. He knows the history and strategy of warfare. He is willing to make sacrifices to win. He […]

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MIFF Next Gen Review: What Richard Did

No Comments 23 July 2013

Continuing our reviews for the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Next Gen program, GEORGE KOPELIS takes a look at Lenny Abrahamson’s What Richard Did. Lenny Abrahamson’s fourth feature film, What Richard Did, leaves viewers contemplating the murky undertone lingering amongst youths in Western society. Loosely based on Kevin Power’s fictionalised tale Bad Day in Blackrock, it […]

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MIFF Next Gen Review: Valentine Road

No Comments 22 July 2013

In the first of our reviews for the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Next Gen stream, programmed with viewers under the age of 18 in mind, DAMON CAI takes a look at Marta Cunningham’s Valentine Road. And I can’t change Even if I tried Even if I wanted to… One of the first sounds you hear […]

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Exhibitions

One of the Things That Makes Me Doubt

No Comments 21 July 2013

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is presenting the first-ever Australian survey of works by British-based American artist Daria Martin. SASKIA DAVEY visited the sensorium of Martin’s magical, mystical, mythical film worlds. One Of The Things That Makes Me Doubt … well I can certainly think of a few, but at the Australian Centre for […]

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