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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 5, 2021

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Film Review: Minamata

June 3, 2021 |

The gravity of Johnny Depp’s lead performance holds the ambitious, messy, and raw Minamata together.

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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: 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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Interview with ‘A Bigger Splash’ Director Luca Guadagnino

April 7, 2016 |

Luca Guadagnino is an Italian filmmaker best known for his 2009 film ‘I Am Love’, and his frequent collaboration with actress Tilda Swinton. I had the opportunity to speak with Luca about his latest film, ‘A Bigger Splash’, which is in cinemas now.

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Suicide Squad Trailer

January 20, 2016 |

“They’re bad guys.”

Watch the latest Suicide Squad trailer. It’s oh so good to be bad.



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September 24, 2015 |

We’ve got the Breakfast Club, we’ve got Ferris Bueller and we’ve got Clueless. We’ve got coming-of-age high school stories from every era but do we have enough representation in those films? The 2015 film release DOPE, written and directed by Rick Famiyiwa, aims to melt away the conventional and normative narratives behind your average high school coming of age story, and allow us to hear the stories that are not heard enough.

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Brisbanes First Asia-Pacific Film Festival Comes To A Close

December 23, 2014 |

After the handing over of the Brisbane International Film Festival to the Brisbane City Council, the newly revamped Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival had some big shoes to fill in 2014, despite the remaining $700,000 a year of funding from Screen Queensland.

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Book Review: If I Stay

October 6, 2014 |

Mia is faced with a hard decision; either give up her first love – music – to stay with her family, friends, and boyfriend, or to leave and follow her musical heart. Read More

Book Review: The Maze Runner

September 18, 2014 |

All Thomas knows when he wakes up in a strange elevator to a crowd full of faces is his name. Read More

Is The Book Better Than The Movie?

September 2, 2014 |

It is often said that the original novel is better than the film adaptation. Die-hard Harry Potter fans have been known to cast the Avada Kedavra curse on people who rave about the movies, yet somewhat shamefully have not yet touched the pages of the novels. Read More

The Fault in Our Stars – Movie Review

June 16, 2014 |

It only took a few screenings of The Fault in Our Stars before several cinemas began supplying boxes of tissues by the entryway, thus emphasising the fact that you will sob like a baby by the end of this film. Read More

Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars

April 20, 2014 |

Markus Zusak warned every reader with his noticeable critique stating: “You laugh, you cry, you come back for more.” Read More