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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 18, 2019

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Film Review: Harmony

October 9, 2018 |

Australian upcoming director/writer Corey Pearson begins his five-part fantasy-thriller movie saga with the production Harmony (2018), showing at several cinemas now. In part one of the Five Frequencies Saga, we watch as Jessica Falkholt (Home and Away, who recently passed away last Boxing Day after a car accident) walks the nameless streets of a probably American city suburb in urban Goth attire, taking the fear out of the fearful people she passes.

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Mel Gibson returns to film with ‘Blood Father’

August 17, 2016 |

In his first film since 2014, Mel Gibson hits cinemas next month with action-thriller Blood Father, setting in motion what might be a comeback to film that sticks. Read More

Ivan Sen opens SFF with outback thriller ‘Goldstone’

June 9, 2016 |

In 2013, Australian filmmaker Ivan Sen opened the Sydney Film Festival with his film Mystery Road. This year, he has done so again with his latest piece of work Goldstone opening the 63rd Sydney Film Festival on June 8th. Read More

Nightmare at Mount Cotton: Horror Movie Campout 2016

June 1, 2016 |

In September, horror will arrive at Mount Cotton for a three day event of monsters, mazes and video nasties.  Read More

Mick Taylor meets his match in Stan’s ‘Wolf Creek’

May 25, 2016 |

Australian streaming service Stan released their second original six-part series, Wolf Creek, last week, and since then the series has already been viewed half a million times, making it Stan’s most popular release yet. Read More

Green Room: The Unexpected Horror

May 13, 2016 |

Add John Carpenter’s Original Assault on Precinct 13 with The Decline of Western Civilisation Part 1, throw in some neo-nazis; and you got yourself a surprisingly fantastic contemporary horror thriller.  Read More

Midnight Special: A Refreshing Addition To Sci-Fi

April 27, 2016 |

When audiences sit down to watch Midnight Special, they’re launched into what would usually be an intermission-point in members of the sci-fi thriller genre. Read More

Spanish Film Festival Review: Innocent Killers

April 15, 2016 |

“Suffering must be eliminated at any price. And when that suffering cannot be eliminated, the person suffering must be eliminated.”

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Emily Joy On Australia’s Most Mysterious Film

March 29, 2016 |

In the space of a year Emily Joy will be seen on the big screen running away from a mysterious monster, filming an exciting new sci-thriller and making people laugh through her stand up routines. Are you feeling lazy yet?

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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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Review: Sicario

September 20, 2015 |

“This is not an action movie… This is a horror movie.”

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Review: Irrational Man

August 27, 2015 |

Irrational Man is Woody Allen’s latest film in his one-a-year film series. After a string of dull and lifeless films, Allen has delivered a brilliantly executed love story with a surprising twist. This dark comedy explores the theme of depression and why murder is not what the doctor ordered.

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Review: John Wick

November 3, 2014 |

Keanu Reeves returns to form in this pared back Action-Thriller.

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Review: Kill The Messenger

November 2, 2014 |

Jeremy Renner stars in the true-life story of a reporter struggling to prove his integrity, while the CIA tries to destroy it to maintain their own.

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