Articles tagged baz luhrmann

12 Mar 2009 // 9:58 PM

Australia

As far as films go, this one's rather like a fleeting romance that wants to be a torrid affair.

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26 Nov 2008 // 5:55 AM

Hugh Jackman brings epic sexiness to film epic ‘Australia’

“Australia,” the audacious epic from visionary director Baz Luhrmann, is being hailed as the Pacific “Gone With the Wind.” The movie’s scintillating star, Hugh

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26 Nov 2008 // 3:00 AM

Australia

Australia is both an epic and a post-epic epic: it understands what's at stake in such spectacle-making and wants to show you that it knows.

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25 Nov 2008 // 11:50 PM

Australia

He’s been making movies since 1992. Yet in 16 years, he’s completed only four projects - 1992’s Strictly Ballroom, 1996’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, 2001’

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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22 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Chanel No. 5 The Film: Le Film du Film

Luhrmann has his finger on the postmodern impulse to recombine ideas specific to advertising, film, and art.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Moulin Rouge (2001)

I imagine that at the 'real' Moulin Rouge, the thrill wasn't just a bit of nipple and a flash of panties, but the whole entertainment package, which no doubt included exuberant 'daring' new music intended to shock and titillate the sensitivity of the bourgeoisie -- kind of like rock-and-roll or punk in our times.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Moulin Rouge (2001)

She's the perfect drag queen, embodying the ruthless paradox of entertainment. She is the show that must go on and cannot.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

// Notes from the Road

"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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