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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 14, 2021

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AboutAnjelica Rankin, Author at The Creative Issue

Anjelica Rankin

Anjelica Rankin

As a recent university graduate, I spend my weekends reading books and having existential crises. Outside of this, I like to enjoy the cinematic experience – complete with popcorn and thirty minutes of movie trailers. I love anything with words and a story. My favourite examples of these are Hot Fuzz, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, and that time Paul Keating said, “he is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.”

Posts By Anjelica Rankin

Sydney Film Festival Closing Submissions

February 9, 2021 |

Attention all Australian filmmakers: The Sydney Film Festival submission deadline is approaching.

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Interview with Director Adam Egypt Mortimer

December 14, 2020 |

“What if there was a style called romantic brutalism?” asked director Adam Egypt Mortimer when we spoke to him about his gritty superhero flick Archenemy.

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Review: Alone

November 28, 2020 |

Question: What’s scarier than the wilderness? Answer: A Ned Flanders look-alike hunting you as you try to escape it, as depicted in this American remake of a Swedish thriller.

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Review: Koko: A Red Dog Story

November 28, 2020 |

Dominic Pearce and Aaron McCann direct the latest entry in the Red Dog franchise with their tale about how Koko, a humble show dog, became a movie star and Aussie legend.

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Review: Spree

November 25, 2020 |

Spree broadcasts the gruesome narcissism of social media through the eyes of a psychotically upbeat rampage killer. Or: if the guy from Taxi-Driver had a Twitch.

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Japanese Film Festival Australia Goes Online

October 27, 2020 |

With JFF Plus, foreign film fans can stream the best of Japanese cinema – for free!

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Review: Corpus Christi

October 23, 2020 |

Watching Corpus Christi is like reading an Elmore Leonard paperback while listening to a playlist of ancient Latin prayers, and then being sucker-punched by a stranger when you look up.

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Review: On the Rocks

October 9, 2020 |

Sofia Coppola explores her relationship with her famous father, with On the Rocks. A discerning comedy set against an enchanting New York City backdrop.

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REVIEW: Four Kids and It

September 23, 2020 |

In a time where everyone’s dreaming of a better tomorrow, Four Kids and It teaches children to be careful what they wish for – and to embrace the positives of difficult circumstances.

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Brisbane International Film Festival Returns This October

September 3, 2020 |

Here’s some good news for a change: BIFF 2020 is back on! From the 1st of October until the 11th, Aussies can see sensational international cinema in local Brisbane theatres.

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Streaming’s A Scream: Shudder Launches In Australia

August 19, 2020 |

Horror streaming service Shudder has finally brought its terrifying catalogue to Australian screens.

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Quibi: Australia’s Newest Streaming Service

August 18, 2020 |

Are you tired of being enabled by Netflix, with its long list of long content that seduces you into consecutive binge-watching sessions? Try Quibi, the streaming service that’ll give you big stories in quick bites.

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REVIEW: The Vigil

August 7, 2020 |

In his feature film debut, Keith Thomas gives horror fans an unnerving lesson in Jewish theology.

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Screen Queensland And Wattpad Enter Innovative Partnership

July 13, 2020 |

Wattpad, one of the forerunners in online storytelling, has partnered with Screen Queensland and are asking emerging writers to help adapt some of its most popular stories.

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