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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 19, 2021

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AboutWillem Whitfield, Author at The Creative Issue

Willem Whitfield

Willem Whitfield

I'd like to describe myself as a Brisbane based writer, director and producer. Except all I do is listen to David Bowie and dance.

Posts By Willem Whitfield

INTERVIEW: Down Under Writer/Director Abe Forsythe

August 30, 2016 |

“There’s going to be some people that are never going to like this movie.” Read More

Riotous comedy: Down Under

August 11, 2016 |

Down Under claims the title of the world’s first comedy about the 2005 Cronulla riots. If that doesn’t sell the film to you, nothing else will.

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Not Looking At The Pictures: Mapplethorpe

May 12, 2016 |

“I don’t even acknowledge that it’s art”

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John Waters and The Cinema of Transgression

April 15, 2016 |

There are two kinds of people. Those who understand Transgressive Cinema – and assholes.

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Australian perspective: Jennifer Peedom and “Sherpa”

April 11, 2016 |

“What draws anyone to the mountains? It’s a sense of majesty, and it kind of relieves you from the stress of modern day existence – it’s like a reset button for me”

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What Is It To Be Human? Anomalisa: Review

February 23, 2016 |

It’s difficult not to like Charlie Kaufman. Which is why it’s difficult not to hate Charlie Kaufman. Every project he’s attached to manages to engage deeply and infuriate. His most recent achievement is the stop motion drama “Anomalisa”, a film that sets the bar too high for itself.

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It Doesn’t Suck: Why You Should Watch Showgirls

January 26, 2016 |

Ice your nipples and get ready for some fun.

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The Meaning of Death: David Bowie

January 18, 2016 |

What does one of the greatest artists of the 20th century have to say on their death bed?

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Missing the mark of greatness: The Hateful Eight review

January 18, 2016 |

The state of the union, through Tarantino’s lens.

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What you need to know about The Revenant

January 15, 2016 |

DiCaprio’s furry face will confound you.

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FREE PIZZA: Knock Knock Review

December 14, 2015 |

“It was FREE PIZZA! Free fuckin’ pizza!”

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Excess Flesh

December 3, 2015 |

If Jill can’t BE Jennifer, she must destroy her.

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Cat Sick Blues

December 2, 2015 |

The Catman needs nine lives.

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