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Bottom: Filmed with the startling immediacy of unfolding history Academy Award®-winning director Alex Gibney’s WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS details the creation of Julian Assange’s controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Hailed by some as a free-speech hero and others as a traitor and terrorist, the enigmatic Assange’s rise and fall are paralleled with that of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the brilliant, troubled young soldier who downloaded hundreds of thousands of documents from classified U.S. military and diplomatic servers, revealing the behind-the-scenes workings of the government’s international diplomacy and military strategy.
It's amazing to think that Richard Burton had not been inducted into the Hollywood of Fame until recently. He had never been nominated until last year. So it was today in Hollywood Boulevard that I found myself privileged to have witnessed the ceremony to induct the legendary actor of stage and screen into the Walk of Fame. See Film Spotlights.
To relive the splendour of yesteryear, the infield of Randwick Racecourse will be transformed into a 450 car capacity movie theatre. Racecourse Drive In Cinema will reopen in May 2013 for a three month season, giving Sydneysiders the unique opportunity to experience latest release movies and themed nights from the comfort of their cars.
In 2010 Jessica Watson’s story touched and inspired people in Australia and around the world and now her heroic story will be told on the big screen with Paramount Pictures Australia recently announcing that they are to be distributing the film about her journey, TRUE SPIRIT, in Australia and New Zealand.
Australian company Mini Studios recently announced their involvement in an untitled feature produced by Peter Farrelly of Farrelly Brothers fame (There's Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber and Shallow Hal) and Charles B. Wessler (There’s Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber and Shallow Hal).
Distracted Media’s Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey will bring to the big screen this year the infamous Victoria Island adventures of explorer, Clark Carter and his expedition partner, Chris Bray in “The Crossing”.
Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Hangover Part III,” the third and final film in director Todd Phillips’ record-shattering comedy franchise. This time, there’s no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
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A Place For Me (aka Stuck in Love)
A Place for Me is a beautiful, life-affirming and rewarding personal drama. Its honesty is stirring, its emotion is real, its relatability is highly effective. While only May, A Place for Me could well be one of the dark horses of the year.More...
Star Trek Into Darkness – IMAX 3D
Star Trek Into Darkness is a highly entertaining second entry into the reboot of the widely popular Star Trek franchise. The film is very action-centric, which is its biggest flaw as well as its biggest strength.More...
2013 Spanish Film Festival
The 16th Spanish Film Festival, presented by Estrella Damm, will open with a bang when Cesc Gay’s A Gun in Each Hand (Una pistola en cada mano) screens at Palace Cinema Como on June 12.
St.Kilda Film Festival 2013
Expanded from five to nine days in 2013, the St.Kilda Film Festival program is set to be the biggest and best yet, featuring a selection of international short films curated in partnership with a soon-to-be announced international Festival partner, retrospective screenings and special events and an expanded the Filmmaker Development Program.
***Update as at March 27, 2013***