Author: Josh Champion

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Netflix Review: Litchfield Reinvented for Orange Is The New Black in Season Six

July 17, 2018

Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to head back to Litchfield.... Continue Reading

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First Impressions: The Crossing Will Suck You In

June 22, 2018

The premise of ABC Studio’s recent offering The Crossing is simple. Several hundred people wash up on an isolated Oregon beach near a town called Port Canaan. Most are dead but some have survived. The notion of an assumed shipwreck quickly evaporates as no evidence of any lost ships or aircraft can be found. And, the survivors are all yielding a disturbing account of their origins. They all insist they’ve travelled from 180 years in the future – a time when the earth is controlled by a more evolved race of human.... Continue Reading

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First Impressions: Future Man is unmissable television; a keen mix of hilarity and moreish action

June 7, 2018

Future Man, starring Josh Hutcherson and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg is an action comedy series that has genuinely flown under the radar since its release on Hulu in the US back in November.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Power plays and the clearing out of idiocy in Denial (UK, 2016)

April 10, 2017

The question a film critic often wants to ask, but is discouraged from for fear of offending someone, is why make this film? The answer is, more often than not, “because now was the right time.” And for Denial, this is most certainly true.... Continue Reading

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Australia is getting its very own Jim Jarmusch film festival

December 2, 2016

One of the most essential independent filmmakers alive today, Jarmusch’s work will be celebrated with a festival of his films at  ACMI, with the Mebourne institution unveiling their plans for Jim Jarmusch: Rock N Roll, set to kick off on 27 December.... Continue Reading

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The 7th Palestinian Film Festival announces 2016 program for Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide

November 4, 2016

From 3000 Nights to the latest Suha Arraf film Villa Touma, through to The Curve starring Ashraf Barhom (The Kingdom, Clash of the Titans), the Palestinian Film Festival is back to shine light on Palestinian perspectives from around the world.... Continue Reading

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Canberra International Film Festival gets scary with a special Halloween premiere programme

October 20, 2016

Canberra International Film Festival (CIFF) is inviting attendees to celebrate Halloween with a jam-packed night of events at the National Film and Sound Archive on October 31st. Patrons have the chance to meet industry expert David Zwierzchaczewski as he speaks about CGI and VFX.... Continue Reading

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Optus announces winners of 5-minute film comp, Connect5

October 20, 2016

Optus has today announced Life In Boxes by Jason van Genderen and Dark Matter by Jacob and Luci Trevaskis as the winners of its five minute film competition Connect5.... Continue Reading

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Riverside Theatre to screen Weird and Wonderful Documentaries later this month

October 7, 2016

Riverside Theatres will celebrate the wonderfully whacky and unashamedly weird with the inaugural Weird & Wonderful Doco Series on Saturday 22nd October 2016.... Continue Reading

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The BBC First British Film Festival to premiere 19 films in Australia and focus on Ken Loach

October 7, 2016

The BBC First British Film Festival recently announced the full 2016 program, which consists of 19 Australian premieres. The program includes classic restorations, a focus of no less than three films on pioneering British director Ken Loach and a specially curated Local Heroes retrospective featuring 10 films. These all form part of a diverse line-up of the latest award winners and star­‐studded features, amongst a spread of beloved classics.... Continue Reading

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