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Features

Tuesday, November 30 2010

Oprah, Australia, and Tourism: Defining 'Nation' as 'Product'

Since 2008, the "Oprah connection" has helped market Australia-the-product and illustrates an intriguing link among nations, television, film, and successful tourism.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Wednesday, September 10 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


Reviews

Thursday, March 12 2009

Australia

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


Tuesday, November 25 2008

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.


Blogs

Tuesday, November 25 2008

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's magnificent Moulin


News

Tuesday, November 25 2008

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 Jackman,


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