Author: Meg Kennedy

First Impressions: Netflix’s Seven Seconds is a confronting drama, disturbingly grounded in reality

February 19, 2018

Dark, confronting, haunting. Although Netflix‘s new anthology series Seven Seconds is based on 2013 Russian film The Major,  the grim themes of this crime drama are deeply and uncomfortably reflective of prevalent issues in cities within the United States today.... Continue Reading

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Opinion: Yes, Wonder Woman is a creation of “male Hollywood”, but her film is anything but “the same old thing”

September 6, 2017

It was only recently that I was walking into my local cinema, almost shaking with excitement, as I sat down to witness the feature film debut of one of the most iconic characters in modern history – something I had been anticipating for the better half of two years.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia reveals almost half of successful funding applicants are female-led projects

August 8, 2017

A landmark figure was revealed last week at the Melbourne International Film Festival, as Screen Australia has announced that female-led titles made up 47% of projects that successfully received funding over the last two years.... Continue Reading

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ACMI announces celebration of Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli in August

July 18, 2017

A month-long film season dedicated to the studio behind some of the most beloved Japanese animations will be screening at ACMI from August.... Continue Reading

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Seven things we learned from director Edgar Wright at the Melbourne Q&A screening of Baby Driver

July 16, 2017

Unless you’ve been living under (a very big) rock, you would be aware that Baby Driver, a music-based crime film by cult director Edgar Wright is absolutely taking the world by storm.... Continue Reading

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Gary Oldman is unrecognisable as Winston Churchill in the Darkest Hour trailer

July 14, 2017

Winston Churchill has been a popular character of late, with his ferocity represented by John Lithgow in his critically acclaimed performance in The Crown, to Brian Cox‘s interpretation in Churchill.... Continue Reading

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See the stunning first images from upcoming Disney sci-fi film A Wrinkle In Time

July 13, 2017

The buzz surrounding Disney‘s upcoming reboot of A Wrinkle In Time has been strong, but the internet has exploded overnight as the first images of the film have been released exclusively via Entertainment Weekly.... Continue Reading

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Outlander Season 3 promo teases Jamie and Claire’s divide as a premiere date is released

July 13, 2017

Outlander, the historical/sci-fi/romance/drama series (basically, this show gives you all the feels) that has taken the world by storm has teased its long-awaited return, as new promos have been released for Season 3.... Continue Reading

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See the first trailer for new Stan original comedy series The Other Guy

July 13, 2017

A brand new Stan original comedy series is set to hit the streaming next month, both starring and created by former Triple J Breakfast host and all round cool guy Matt Okine.... Continue Reading

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