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4 Seemingly Innocent 48Hours Filmmaking Thoughts That Will End You

by Liam Maguren, from A Man Of 100 Words April 28 2015,

The 48Hours furious filmmaking competition is this coming weekend and I, like many participants, am shitting myself to an early grave with anxious anticipation and frightening forethought. Godspeed to my fellow soldiers looking to create a film in under two days, for I commend your bravery like I question your mental health. I’m also here ... Read on.

April 24 2015,

Review: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

by Matt Glasby, from Reviews

Borrowing its title from one of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s musical collages, Brett (The Kid Stays In The Picture) Morgen’s exhaustive tribute is aptly named and damn-near definitive. Less a documentary than a ... Read on.

April 23 2015,

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

by Steve Newall, from Reviews

Joss Whedon’s challenge with the first Avengers film was to deliver a watchable, broad appeal superhero team-up film, something he managed in spades. With this sequel, the expected outcome is a little different, with the ... Read on.

Review: Testament of Youth

by Matt Glasby, from Reviews April 23 2015,

Vera Brittain was an English writer who grew up in the shadow of World War I, challenging the sexism of the times to study at Oxford University, serve her country as a nurse, and publish this eponymous memoir in 1933. Sifting through her story, the biggest question is why hasn’t Testament been filmed before (besides a 1979 ... Read on.

April 22 2015,

Review: Leviathan

by Adam Fresco, from Reviews

The title may refer to philosopher Thomas Hobbes’ classic tome concerning the structure of society and legitimate government (don’t be too impressed, I had to look that up), or maybe it’s the big whale of the Old Testam... Read on.

April 22 2015,

Box Office Billions – What’s Next?

by Giles Hardie, from News

Could this be the year where the world sees ten titles claim the title of billion dollar films? With Fast & Furious 7 racing to become the fastest film ever to join the billion box office club, achieving in 17 days what ... Read on.

April 17 2015,

Great Docos Make Me Feel Like Sh*t

by Liam Maguren, from A Man Of 100 Words

I recently attended the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival word-of-mouth screening for a film called Maker. It’s a concise hour-long watch on the resurgence of DIY manufacturing in the digital age, presenting a ... Read on.