Category: Film

FILM – The Hunger Games – 5K

The Hunger Games would be considered as one of the best sci-fi movies of the decade. 5K

FRINGE – The Three Minute Project – Genevieve Brandenburg – Mercury – 5K

Amongst all the stand up (so called) comedy dross of the Garden, on its last weekend, the Fringe 2012 has finally struck gold with a five star project to remember. 5K

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL – 20 March – 8 April – Palace

The Festival with that certain‘je ne sais quoi’ returns for 2012 From modest beginnings in 1989, the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL has emerged as one of the pre-eminent events on Australia’s cultural calendar. This beloved celebration of French cinema, which will take place nationally from early March through to April, welcomed a record-breaking 130,000 …

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Film – Help Get SA Films Into Tropfest 2012 Finals

The Media Resource Centre (MRC) is ecstatic to announce Juice Lords, a short film made through the MRC’s first Tropfest Jr workshop, is a finalist for the 2012 Trop Jnr and will screen in competition nationally on Sunday 19 February. To find out how to vote to support – see blog post.

Film – Any Questions for Ben – 2.5K

Sadly, Any Questions for Ben is tiresome and way too long – one iteration of the budding love with Alex should have been cut. It possesses strong resonances of The Devil Wears Prada (with a gender switch) but neither the characters, the actiors nor the humour are enough to elevate it to anything like as memorable as much of the Working Dog team’s earlier work.

Flickerfest 2012

There is a lot to like about short films. Try Flickerfest out as it tours the nation til May.

Flickerfest – This Friday & Saturday – Mercury – Preview

Following screenings at the iconic Bondi Beach pavilion in January, Flickerfest has hit the road and is bringing the best short films from Australia and abroad to The Mercury Cinema on 3 and 4 February 2012. See blog for details.

RAW: Film – Burning Man – 4K

Another strong and enjoyable film in an increasingly long line of excellent Australian films of the past few years. Go see it. 4K

RAW: Italian Film Festival – 12-26th Oct – Palace – Preview

The oh so seductive charms of Italy are set to beguile us once again, when Palace presents the 12th annual LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL in Adelaide starting today.

RAW: Akunin – Jap Film Festival (Oz Asia) – 4K

Japanese cinema has been on a decade-long surge to shock or predictably bring manga to the big screen, but with multi award-winning Akunin (Villain) an emotionally powerful film has raised expectations significantly.