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Film Review: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2012) 0
by / on November 22, 2012 at 12:07 am / in Documentary

Film Review: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2012)

It is no surprise that dreams, fantasy and perceptions of reality are a big part of The Eye Has to Travel. After all, Diana Vreeland published images of perfection and glamour for years to the masses in her time as the editor for both Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.

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FAFA: The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992) 0
by / on September 19, 2011 at 10:23 pm / in Australian Cinema, FAFA (Favourite Australian Film Assignment), Film

FAFA: The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)

“Interior dramas” became a buzz word in discussions surrounding film funding policies a few years ago. Typified as a genre set in the suburbs, filled with family struggles, it seems that the interior drama has been misrepresented.

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FAFA: Unfolding Florence: The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst (2006) 0
by / on August 21, 2011 at 7:19 pm / in Australian Cinema, Documentary, FAFA (Favourite Australian Film Assignment)

FAFA: Unfolding Florence: The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst (2006)

The Favourite Australian Film Assignment continues with Gillian Armstrong’s documentary Unfolding Florence.

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FAFA: High Tide (1987) 0
by / on August 9, 2011 at 8:13 am / in Australian Cinema, Classics, FAFA (Favourite Australian Film Assignment), Film

FAFA: High Tide (1987)

  About a week ago, I announced another crazy assignment, posed for myself out of sheer madness. Whether it was a procrastinating delusion or an actual insight into what is missing from film criticism, I made up a new segment of Film Blerg which I call FAFA (a.k.a the Favourite Australian Film Assignment.) Without having imposed any time restrictions or […]

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