Pledge money to see these film guys get matching crew cuts

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 July 2015

You’ve probably seen plenty of perks that come with Kickstarter campaigns. Free baseball caps, personalized mugs, maybe even a meet and greet. But here’s a Kickstarter we should all get behind because if it makes its goal of $12k, both the writer/director and cinematographer will get matching crew cuts.

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We interviewed Bollywood star Tahir Raj Bhasin to find out just what makes him tick on and off-camera

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Film on Thursday 11 June 2015

Bollywood released an incredible film last year – Mardaani – which showcased the talents of Tahir Raj Bhasin. His breakout performance as a villain gripped moviegoers from beginning to end and left people talking for days (watch the movie and you’ll see why).

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A short film that looks into the lives of Trauma Cleaners

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By Dani Leever in New Film on Wednesday 20 May 2015

An independent documentary company from Australia, PLGRM, has made a short piece looking into the lives of Trauma Cleaners – people who have to clean up the absolute naaastiest of messes.

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Here’s a stunning documentary about isolation and film that just won the Grand Jury prize at Sundance

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By Brian Wilson in New Film on Friday 13 March 2015

Staying indoors for a couple days without leaving can begin to feel pretty claustrophobic, so imagine what staying indoors for 14 years would feel like. That’s exactly what the seven siblings in Crystal Moselle’s stunning new documentary The Wolfpack did.

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This squirrel stole a GoPro in an attempt to film its life high up in a tree

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 19 November 2014

YouTube user Viva Frei decided to attach a piece of bread to a GoPro as bait and see what would happen. Well, apparently, squirrels make excellent filmmakers. The hungry squirrel took off with the small camera and continued to shoot a film on the life of living in trees. Eventually, once all the shots were taken, the squirrel kindly dropped the camera back down to Viva. The bread was long gone, of course.

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This Annabelle prank is so scary it’s not even funny anymore

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Film on Thursday 9 October 2014

If you’ve seen the horror film ‘Annabelle’, you’ve probably been hiding under the covers and avoiding dolls ever since. But watching Annabelle is nothing compared to getting pranked by the haunted doll herself!

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Interview with Australian director Roman Stills about his new film, Dixieland

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Film on Friday 3 October 2014

Australian film director, Roman Stills, explores the concept of space, culture and music in his latest film, Dixieland. Filmed in New Orleans, Dixieland depicts the landscape alongside a rhythmic Early Jazz beat. Juxtaposing the actor with his Southern surroundings in a timeless loop, Stills says is ‘a metaphor for New Orleans and the core theme of the piece.’

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Australian director Peter Cousens discusses his powerful new film, Freedom

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By Sorrel Kesby in New Film on Thursday 21 August 2014

Somewhere between a final film screening and heading off to a sound check to sing the anthem at the Bledisloe Cup rugby match, Peter Cousens found the chance to have a quick chat about his debut into film-making, a period piece spanning two centuries called Freedom.

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How to make your very own dancing baby Groot in just 38 seconds

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 14 August 2014

You don’t need to be a Guardian of the Galaxy to have your very own adorable dancing extraterrestrial tree. You just have to have some pretty sick arts and crafts skills – which I’m guessing is the easier route between the two.

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The trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey is here … and we’re confused

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Film on Monday 28 July 2014

Yes, that’s right. After months and years of painful waiting, all you fifty-shaders are on the brink of getting a serious treat. Often described in a derogatory tone as ‘mummy-porn’, nevertheless E.L. James’ Fifty Shades Of Grey took an unsuspecting audience by storm and rapidly rose to be one of the most talked about books […]

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ContentMode & J. Cooper’s ‘206’ feat. David Oyelowo

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Brooklyn-based, Aussie filmmaker J Cooper has just signed with LA Production company Paranoid and Red Rage Films in Ireland and his latest short, 206, starring David Oyelowo (Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Interstellar) has just been nominated for three International Fashion Film Awards for best actor, best editing and best art direction.

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Godzilla’s anatomy is impossible, says science

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Film on Thursday 22 May 2014

Godzilla is back to wreak havoc – and try to redeem itself from its Matthew Broderick-led 1998 disaster of a movie – as it stomps its way back into theaters this summer. But did you know that realistically speaking, Godzilla’s huge anatomy is impossible? According to Popular Mechanics, ‘Since his first awakening, the radioactive, fire-spewing kaiju has […]

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The world’s only penis museum needs a human penis

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Film on Thursday 17 April 2014

For 40 years, the curator of the one and only penis museum in the world has collected penises from all walks of life; from polar bear penises, to reindeer penises, to whale penises, he has a penis for every specie there is. Except one: a human’s. ‘The Final Member’ is a documentary about the curator’s […]

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Somewhat important movies tamed by alternative film titles

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Film on Thursday 20 February 2014

Well, just because all movies in the world deserve a reality check. These alternative textual takes on these movie posters have the type of honest-to-goodness spin that we all know is far more true. They are priceless.

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What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Film on Monday 17 February 2014

‘What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music’ is a documentary that explores the different facets, challenges, trials, and rewards of a life in pursuit of music. It even goes as far as to delve deep into the creative minds and personal lives of the artists, just to get a glimpse of what […]

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