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Daily Archives: August 19, 2014

There was an excellent documentary a few years ago about Australian cinema called “Not Quite Hollywood”. Directed by Mark Hartley, what made this doco unique is that it didn’t address the ‘new wave’ of Australian cinema that included films such as “Picnic At Hanging Rock” and “My Brilliant Career”. It did something wildly different. “Not Quite Hollywood” looked at what… Read more »

19 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists

When the 1940s and World War II ended, Europe began to go through a regeneration—not just through its landscapes and cities, but via cinema, and the films produced throughout the continent. As the 1950s thrived, the world watched a transformed Europe where “New Wave” had begun in France, Germany, Czechoslovakia, and—in this case—Britain. Out of these New Wave movements, however,… Read more »

19 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists