Welcome to the 2nd Honorary Dr. Ian Sussman Film Awards – a.k.a The Graffiti With Punctuation Oscars. As the Academy Awards punctuate the long walk to freedom from awards ceremonies we decided to celebrate our favourites from 2013.
I look at the rest of the nominees at this year’s Academy Awards – Best Picture and Best Director, and the Acting and Screenplay categories – and credit who I think will win (and who should!).
Thanks for the laughs Mr Ramis, but I’ll be forever grateful for the way you championed the misfits.
In Part 1 I run through the categories of Best Animated Feature, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Documentary and the Technical categories, offering calculated consideration about the chances of each nominee and predicting the winner on March 3 (in Australia).
According to Warner Brothers Home Entertainment, Veronica Mars will be available in Australia via digital download on 14 March but the film will not be getting a general theatrical release.
It’s time to get Suss! The annual Graffiti with Punctuation awards are here and the writers* of this fine publication have submitted their votes for the films that that deserve to be applauded in an ocean of constant applause during awards season.
Bring back the BAFTA! Andy Buckle takes aim at the wild choices of our colonial brethren.
Vale Shirley. We’ll miss you. It’s been a sweet trip.
When the opportunity arose to speak with Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker of the incredibly powerful The Act of Killing Joshua Oppenheimer, thanks to our very own Cam Williams, there was only one question I had to ask: have you ever said ‘who do I have to kill around here for a cup of coffee?’
Lars Von Trier’s films are no strangers to controversy and his latest epic NYMPHOMANIAC is no exception. Apart from the real sex and four hour running time and eventual split into two parts, it was…
While Hawks’ quintessential Western moves with patience and purpose it is always gripping. Sharp dialogue, fascinatingly flawed characters and an exciting central conflict fuel the story.
Let’s hope that hurricane Ivan Sen can muster the same amazing talent for more Indigenous Australian Outback Noir.
From the ten day “reccy” into Queensland Pedersen and Ivan Sen were “brothers in arms,” … carrying “messengers from their ancestors.”
There are countless reason as to why Sullivan’s Travels is widely considered one of the greatest comedies of all time. Here are just five of them.
He was so far gone into the worlds his characters inhabited that it was the only way to get any insight into the portly, ginger NY man behind all these faces. If there’s anything we’ve learnt about him since it’s quite simple: Hoffman was a person getting by in this brief life with enough courage to make his mark in his chosen field of acting…
Yesterday the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) announced the winners in their annual awards.
60s Batman action figures, where we buy our blu rays and Man of Steel driving you to drink; forget the AACTA awards – Mr Lachy Hulme, the man who was almost cast as Joker in The Dark Knight and bat-afficianado stopped by for a chat on the red carpet and things got geeky really fast.
Alfonso Cuaron. What a marvel. The 52-year-old Mexican master became the first Hispanic filmmaker to win the Director’s Guild of America for Gravity.
“I would LOVE to start showing people because I’m sick of sitting in this weird limbo land of having finished it a couple of months ago and just wanting to know what the world makes of it.”
When I asked Banas how similar she is to her character Amber she reveals that, “that’s me in a car, in traffic.”