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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 15, 2020

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REVIEW: Dogs Don’t Wear Pants

July 7, 2020 |

Finnish director Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää shows the emotional vulnerability behind BDSM in this gruesomely beautiful romantic comedy.

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REVIEW: Love Sarah

July 1, 2020 |

When acclaimed baker Sarah unexpectedly dies, her daughter does what she can to make her own, and her mother’s, dreams come true in Love Sarah: a whimsically British story about grief, family, and food.

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REVIEW: Day Release

June 27, 2020 |

In thirty minutes, Day Release anatomises the heartbreak, tragedy, and fragility of motherhood. It asks, will this young mother provide a better life for her child, with only one day prove herself?

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REVIEW: The Last Ferry from Grass Island

June 23, 2020 |

Stunning cinematography feeds the raw emotions that are behind The Last Ferry from Grass Island, a short film about a former Hong Kong hitman’s past catching up with him.

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Film Review: Vivarium

April 27, 2020 |

The surreal merges with the mundane in Vivarium: a thriller all about the suffocating, horrifyingly predictable nature of suburban life.

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REVIEW: Query

April 14, 2020 |

In just nine minutes, Query presents a though-provoking exploration on the origins of sexual orientation while remaining a touching, charming and endearing story of two best friends trying to find out more about themselves and each other.

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REVIEW: Alive

April 3, 2020 |

During a time when self-isolation comes at the expense of intimacy, Alive shows that meaningful connection can be a constant absence in the lives of people with disabilities.

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REVIEW: Honeyland

March 1, 2020 |

Despite its title, Honeyland is all kinds of bitter-sweet.

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REVIEW: Yesterday

August 5, 2019 |

Wow. I did not expect to tear up watching this movie. Yet here we are.

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REVIEW: Top End Wedding

May 21, 2019 |

Full disclosure: romantic comedies are my kryptonite.

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Ladies in Black, an Australia movie reliving the days of 1959 Sydney

September 2, 2018 |

Ever wondered what it was like back in 1959 Sydney? In the midst of European migration and the rise of women libration? Look no further than the movie adaptation of Madeleine St John’s novel The Women in Black, originally published in 1993.

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Almodóvar Returns to Drama with Julieta

November 14, 2016 |

Julieta marks Almodóvar’s return to drama since the release of his movie Volver in 2006. Julieta is based on three short stories from Alice Munro’s 2004 collection titled Runaways. The stories “Chance”, “Soon” and “Silence” all encapsulate the mother-daughter dynamic and the pain of lost love. Almodóvar has compressed these themes in this brilliant new drama. Read More

SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: SHORT FILMS FROM THE HEART

May 8, 2016 |

Oh love, the one thing that can either elevate us or destroy us. The one thing that can unite us or separate us. As well as the one thing that can make us extremely envious or simply repulsed. It is universal, timeless and without boundaries or limitations. Read More

SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: BREATHLESS TIME

May 6, 2016 |

Revenge for betrayal. A paradox of moral questions. Read More