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This week on very special episode of Film Spiel , Dave and I share their opinions on the three new releases of the week: I Am Number Four, Conviction and The Way Back. “But what’s so special about that?” I hear you ask. Well, I also has an excerpt to share from his interview with The Way Back’s writer/director Peter Weir, the man you can thank for [...]
X-Men had it all. Mutants. Psychics. Personal rivalries. It dealt with themes of identity, racism and relationships. Oh and it had giant robots too!
The X-Men have always been one of the most iconic and popular of the superhero comics, and their transition to the movies was an unlikely success, helped by excellent casting and a serious treatment of the material. The first couple of movie adaptations by director Bryan Singer [...]
For film journalists and bloggers, the year 2010 doesn’t really come to an end until the night of February 27th in the US — or the morning of February 28th in Australia — where anybody who’s somebody in Hollywood will be seen walking the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards. Usually, though, the winners are dictated by the dozen or so award ceremonies that preceded the Oscars, which makes [...]
The second episode of our weekly movie podcast, Film Spiel, is now online over at film-spiel.com. For those not in the know, Film Spiel is a new podcast hosted by myself, Anders Wotzke, the Editor here at Cut Print Review, and Dave Bradley, the film writer for Rip It Up and The Adelaide Review. Each week, we’ll be ranting, raving and arguing — especially [...]
Reading up on all the new releases week in, week out gets a little tiring. So why not rest those weary eyes and tune into Film Spiel, a new movie podcast hosted by myself, Anders Wotzke, the Editor here at Cut Print Review, and Dave Bradley, the film writer for Rip It Up and The Adelaide Review. Each week, we’ll be ranting, raving and arguing — [...]
No one can deny the sheer film nerd excitement and anticipation surrounding the release of the Coen brothers’ take on True Grit, which rode into Australian cinemas last week. To have Joel and Ethan at the helm of a (Western) project starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin, it’s a nigh-on pants wetting excitement. Wondering what filmic magic the Coen brothers have in store for [...]
Nice and early yesterday morning, the movie world welcomed the official release of the 52nd Oscar nominations, but not everyone has been left to thank the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
As the nominations reflect the work of this past year’s films and filmmakers, Oscar buzz has certainly left a sour lump in the back of Buried Screenwriter Chris Sparling’s throat. Unfortunately for Sparling, [...]
A weekend or school holiday trip to the movies has long been a staple occurrence to the coming of age of millions of teenagers the world over. Catching a flick without Mummy or Daddy for the first time is a monumental right of passage: more-so if you’re daring enough to let them buy you a ticket to something they want you to see and then sneak into a [...]