Tag: Adelaide Film Festival

Adelaide Film Festival – The Selfish Giant

As frequently happens with movies that are ‘based on’ books or other stories, I failed to see how Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant bore any real resemblance to the gorgeous Oscar Wilde fairytale of the same name. Perhaps that is because I was too busy sobbing into my tissues through the whole film. A bleak, …

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Adelaide Film Festival – Will you still love me tomorrow?

In this rom-com with a twist, boy meets boy. Boy falls in love with boy. Boy tries to figure out how to tell his wife (who wants another baby) that he is in fact gay – and has been gay since long before they married. Add to this mix the adorable protagonist Weicheng’s (Richie Ren) …

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Adelaide Film Festival – Sharknado

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No – it’s a live, angry shark in a tornado. Or make that hundreds of hungry sharks. Yes, that really is the premise of surprise Hollywood schlockfest Sharknado. Starring the indomitable Tara Reid (what has she done to her face), Ian Ziering (for those who remember, an …

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Adelaide Film Festival 2013 – The Stranger by the Lake

This film, like the naïve protagonist Franck (Pierre Deladonchamps), is languorous, seductive, very nice to look at but a little bit confusing. A French film which caused a significant stir at Cannes in 2013 (largely due to significant amount of non-simulated sex), The Stranger by the Lake focusses on the ‘cruising’ scene for gay men …

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RAW: Snowtown – Movie Preview With Lucas Pittaway & Katrina Sedgwick

The Snowtown movie releases on 19th May but it has already received rave reviews with its first sold out screenings at the Adelaide Film Festival. In two exclusive interviews with Kryztoff, Adelaide Film Festival Director, Katrina Sedgwick, and Snowtown star, Lucas Pittaway, talk about the film and their involvement in it, Sedgwick as an investor and Pittaway as an actor.