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Rachel Weisz, Florence Pugh, and Scarlett Johansson in Black Widow
Opinions & Analysis

Why Cate Shortland was the perfect choice for Marvel's Black Widow

Cate Shortland is not your standard gun-for-hire director, but she was the perfect choice for Black Widow, says Daryl Sparkes.

Natalie Portman
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News in Brief - 'Two Hands' TV series in the works and Natalie Portman feature to film in Sydney

This week, Natalie Portman comes to Sydney at a tricky time, Cinefest Oz unveils finalists and full program, and we…

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Features

Producer Todd Fellman: a career with international deals

Producer Todd Hellman makes footloose productions work, tried hard with China and is now making The Portable Door in Queensland,…

Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried in the Netflix film Mank. Netflix
Features

Netflix films look more like TV shows - here’s the technical reason why

Ari Mattes explores the visual differences between film recorded by high resolution sensors and film shot on celluloid.

Facing Monsters, showing at CinefestOz
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WA's CinefestOz announces full program, Nadia Tass heads Jury

The full 2021 program for CinefestOZ has just been announced, with 17 world premieres and four Australian premieres.

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ABC partners with Light Lab in Virtual Production ferment

The ABC uses Adelaide indie hothouse to learn virtual production, and gets a good feed too.

The Commons, Stan
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Australia's richest sci-fi screenwriting prize is open for entries

The John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science Fiction Writing offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support…

David Gulpilil doffs his hat
Opinions & Analysis

AACTA finalists prove an extraordinary year for documentary

The 2021 list of feature documentaries in the final nominee list for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts…

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'Two Hands' TV series among Screen Australia's 28 recipients of Story Development Funding

Gregor Jordan's crime comedy goes to series, a live action family film from Ludo, and a gay romance anthology are…

Eyes of a blue dragon in Raya and the Last Dragon
Opinions & Analysis

Box office: another lockdown, another glitch in the blockbuster matrix

While the box office suffers from lockdowns, Raya and the Last Dragon is doing well, despite criticism about its use…

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