Monthly Archives: October 2005

FOUR BROTHERS

Reviewed by GREG KING. With films like Boyz N The Hood and Higher Learning, etc, to his credit, John Singleton used to be a director of relevant and important films detailing the parlous state of race relations and the plight of growing up black in contemporary America. But lately he seems to have grown lazy [...]

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THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL

Reviewed by GREG KING. There have been plenty of excellent documentaries released in cinemas so far this year. While it is hardly dealing with big, politically controversial subject matter (Enron, The Take, etc) or crowd pleasing subjects (Mad Hot Ballroom, etc), The Wild Parrots Of Telegraph Hill is no exception. However, any attempt at providing [...]

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GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE

Reviewed by GREG KING Another week, another film festival! Or so it seems in Melbourne at the moment anyway! But far from introducing audiences to a host of indigenous stories that provide rich insight into other cultures (like the recent Greek, Italian, French or Russian Film Festivals), the forthcoming Reelanime Film Festival, from Madman Cinema, [...]

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