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Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Sam Harris celebrates the work of Joseph Kahn through the release of his latest feature, Bodied.
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Third Wave Nicolas Cage

Third Wave Nicolas Cage

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Eliza Janssen braves the wild, weird world of Nicolas Cage in anticipation of the upcoming Cage-A-Thon!
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Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
From the sweaty front row of the MIFF2018 Critics Campus, participant Ivana Brehas writes about Jessica Leski’s I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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Dance in the Art Film

Dance in the Art Film

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Dance Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Inspired by Gaspar Noé’s Climax, MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon’s video essay looks into the relationship between dance and art film
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The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds

The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Claire White goes in for the kill in her review of Cory Finley's luscious Thoroughbreds
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What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke

What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
James Waters’ debut piece for the MIFF2018 Critics Campus is a deep dive into the work of Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke
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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

August 7th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng explores the spiritual side of the refugee experience through Gabrielle Brady’s The Island of the Hungry Ghosts and Beatriz Seigner’s Los Silencios.
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The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

July 27th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Headliners Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng takes us through the beautiful everyday moments that take centre stage in the imagery of Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of MIFF 2018 films Shoplifters and The Third Murder
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Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

July 27th 2018 | World Premiere MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Australian Films 67th MIFF
Director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY speaks about the unique challenges of making a film in the remote Kimberley region, and the international relevance of the tensions between first peoples and developers.
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A Sisyphean Determination: On Terry Gilliam’s struggle with The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

A Sisyphean Determination: On Terry Gilliam’s struggle with The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

July 27th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Headliners Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Faith Everard takes us through the plagued production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and explores why this film is one of the most anticipated films of MIFF 2018.
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