Revelations at Luna

Luna Leederville, on the corner of Oxford and Vincent Street

Linton Price, Reporter

May 16, 2018

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is back, running from Thursday, July 5 to Wednesday, July 18. The Festival has been running annually since 1997 and hosts filmmakers from around Australia and the world. With humble origins as a small celebration of film, the Festival now attracts more...

Love somewhere because of a movie?

Greens Pool in Denmark, Western Australia, catches the last of the evening glow.

Yunqi Yu, Reporter

May 3, 2018

What make's you love a some-place? Does someone famous live there? Does it have a moving story? Are there songs written about it? But have you ever traveled somewhere because of a movie? According to Champion Traveler, a popular movie can increase tourism to a featured location by 31%. The coming-of-age...

Review: Eddie the eager cliche inspirational Eagle

Review: Eddie the eager cliche inspirational Eagle

Ryan Langley, Staff reporter

May 23, 2016

Eddie the Eagle directed by Dexter Fletcher is a family film, retelling the true story of Michael “Eddie” Edwards, a British underdog turned Olympian,  played by Kingsman: The Secret Service’s Taron Egerton. To hide the fact that he is no longer a handsome, suave secret agent, Egerton juts out...

Review: Angry Birds – just as bad as you might expect

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Alex Warner, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016

While it's possible to adapt video games into amazing films, The Angry Birds Movie is not among them. Although there are some okay moments, and some of the cast deliver a few good vocal performances, it is a film I would not recommend. The film is directed by first time directors Fergal Reilly and Clay...

Review: Bad Neighbours 2 is not bad, just unnecessary

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Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2016

Bad Neighbours 2 brings back parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) who are set to sell their house, but it's in Escrow, meaning nothing can go wrong for 30 days or the deal is off. Just at that moment a sorority moves in, led by Chloe Grace Moretz and managed by Zac Efron’s fratboy characte...

Review: The VVitch is not for the faint of heart

Review: The VVitch is not for the faint of heart

Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor

March 18, 2016

If one thing has been taught by the history of horror films, it’s that subtle can be so much scarier. This is the case with The VVitch. Operating on a $1 million budget, with minimal cast, one setting, and a debut writer-director in Robert Eggers, The VVitch is the kind of slow-burning, traditional body ...

Australia takes home Oscars gold

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Dana Alhuneidi, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

The Oscars is Hollywood’s night of nights, but that didn't stop Australia dominating the evening and taking home six of the prized golden statues. Australia is still celebrating after last night’s Oscars wins, with Mad Max: Fury Road pulling six Academy Awards, the most for the evening for any ...

Review: Hail, Caesar!

Review: Hail, Caesar!

Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor

February 23, 2016

Much like a lot of the Coen Brothers’ comedies, Hail, Caesar! is a bizarre and mixed bag of many characters, strange ambitions and little resolution. It succeeds through great performances from Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton (in a double role), Channing Tatum and the scene-stealing Alden Eh...

Review: Looking into the eyes of The Wolfpack

Review: Looking into the eyes of The Wolfpack

Simone Gordon, Staff reporter

September 8, 2015

'The Wolfpack' is a documentary film by Crystal Moselle, looking into the fascinating lives of the Angulo family who live in a small apartment on Lower East Side, Manhattan. The grandiose leader of the pack, Oscar, is the father of several brothers Mukunda, Narayana, Govinda, Bhagavan, Krsna, Jagadisa...

Is the Australian film industry under threat?

Actors Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell and Odessa Young on set of Looking for Grace.

Rika Potter, Staff reporter

August 19, 2015

‘Why does nobody want to watch Australian made films?’ is the question that repeatedly plagues our country’s film industry. Yet it seems the international community recognises the value of our films more than we do. An Australian feature has been selected to compete for the notorious Golden...

Review: Iris—as colourful on screen as off

Iris Apfel in IRIS, a Magnolia Pictures release.

Kristina Simich, Staff reporter

August 16, 2015

'Iris,’ is an uplifting and spirited documentary of the subtle observations of Iris Apfel: the legendary fashionista collector of New York, captured beautifully by the late great American documentarian Albert Maysles. The documentary takes you on a journey. It gives you an insight into the flamboyantly...

ECU film students get innovative with funding

ECU film students get innovative with funding

Joscelyn Bartlett, Staff reporter

May 29, 2015

Edith Cowan University students are learning innovative ways to fund their film productions and build an audience at the same time. The students will still receive funding from the university, but are being encouraged to be ambitious with their films and to raise further funds through the use of crowd...

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