All posts filed under: Features

Hosoda’s Pack

With a history that can be traced to the 12th century, Japanese cartoons, or manga as they are commonly referred to in the archipelago, have always been enjoyed en-mass as both divisive social commentary and titillating escapism. And while art historians and contemporary pop-culturists argue […]

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There & Back Again

With the imminent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in cinemas, I recently had the pleasure of chatting with one of the films writers and producers; the charming, lovely and always brilliant Philippa Boyens. As far back as 1957 numerous producers, including the late […]

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Kurosaka and His Dark Design

After the massive success of last years Japanese programming block, the 2011 Gold Coast Film Festival is reaching further and deeper into the archipelago’s cinematic offering with its freshly branded Cool Japan Gold Coast program. And Festival organisers have managed to secure some impressive and […]

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Super Heroes At Home

Big screen movie franchises such as X-Men, Spider-Man and The Dark Knight might be pulling all the media attention, but there’s a whole other world of comic book related movies out there, and surprisingly enough they’re going straight-to-DVD… but don’t fret, its not as bad as […]

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Dark Days

With the imminent release of Let Me In, the American adaptation of the acclaimed supernatural Swedish thriller Let The Right One In, I sat down for a conversation with director Matt Reeves to discuss the ‘Difficult Second Album Syndrome’ and why the 80’s are synonymous with Horror […]

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