For this issue, we considered launching a wide-ranging investigation into the current state of Australian film culture. Then we realised this would bore everyone to tears. The decline of public broadcasting, th...
A tribute to Rogério Sganzerla, Brazilian filmmaker extraordinaire, who whilst working in an era of military dictatorship made culturally and aesthetically radical, subversive films which reinvented ideas of performance, gender politics and the role of women.
Recalling the work of Antonioni and evoking the Gothic in its emphasis on alienation and disjunction, Lost in Translation, together with other recent romantic comedies, represents a significant shift in the romance genre.
Like other recent British TV programs and films, Live Forever performs an ironic semiotic critique of popular culture, in particular revealing, in nostalgic fashion, a moment in contemporary British cultural history when local music and politics stood for something.
An exemplary, early prototype of political documentary filmmaking, de Antonio's body of work is as vital today as it was in the past. Here, we are given insight into his views on filmmaking; the manner in which de Antonio funded his politically sensitive films; opponents and facilitators; and much, much more.