Jun 302012
 

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Inspired by the ‘Top 100 Canadian Films‘ list compiled by Possible Worlds and the upcoming Possible Worlds Canadian Film Festival, I have decided to shine the spotlight on Canadian films during the month of July; but I need your help to select the films and maybe even write a review. Details after the jump.

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Jun 282012
 

Holy-Motors

As I’m not seeing any new films this week (and have factored in my 3 planned re-watches) I’ve decided to post this a couple of days early. The second quarter of 2012 has seen me  see 95 films  (including Prometheus which I saw twice in the cinema). This is one less than the 96 I saw in the first quarter, taking me to 191 for the first half of the year, and putting me on target for my goal of a film a day. Check out my 10 favourite picks after the jump!

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Jun 252012
 

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The programmes for the Auckland and Wellington lega of the 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival has been launched and is now live at http://www.nzff.co.nz/auckland

New Zealanders are in for a real treat, with an amazing array of local and foreign films of all shapes and sizes on offer.

After the jump check out my picks from the programme, including links to films which I have seen and reviewed.

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Jun 252012
 

Milo and Otis

Over at Cinema ParadoxStevee Taylor posted “100 Cinema Facts About Me”, a fascinating and personal list of film facts which gives an interesting insight into her viewing history and feelings about certain aspects of film. This post has been replicated by many other film blogs including Inspired Ground Splendid and Lovely, and Cinematic Corner. I was inspired by my fellow bloggers to create my own list – you can read it after the jump.

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Jun 212012
 

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This take on the classic Grimm fairytale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs sees Kristen Stewart as the innocent beauty Snow White, and Charlize Theron as the power-hungry evil queen who has an unquenchable thirst for eternal youth and the power it holds. Check out the review after the jump.

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Jun 202012
 

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Acclaimed independent Australian feature film Birthday is set for release on June 21st through Gryphon Entertainment. The film won lead actress, Melbourne-based Natalie Eleftheriadis a Best Actor Award at the Cannes Independent Film Festival, as well as a best screenplay award for writer/director and second time feature filmmaker J.Harkness. To celebrate the release of the film on DVD, I have three copies of the DVD to give away. Check out more details about the film and find out how to win after the jump!

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