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Parallax Podcast: Oz The Great and Powerful, Broken City, Berberian Sound Studio & more

Parallax Podcast: Oz The Great and Powerful, Broken City, Berberian Sound Studio & more

James Franco is the Wizard of Oz. Mark Wahlberg is Mark Wahlberg. In this fortnight's The Parallax Podcast, Luke Buckmaster and Rich Haridy review Oz: The Great and Powerful, Broken City and a trio of strange DVD releases.

Parallax Podcast: Cloud Atlas, The Last Stand, Searching for Sugarman & more

Parallax Podcast: Cloud Atlas, The Last Stand, Searching for Sugarman & more

Cloud Atlas baffles. Arnie returns in The Last Stand. On DVD, we find Sugarman and review John Hillcoat's Lawless. This and more from myself and Rich Haridy in our fortnightly show The Parallax Podcast.

Parallax Podcast Oscars special: the 2013 Best Picture nominees

Parallax Podcast Oscars special: the 2013 Best Picture nominees

Back with a bang! In the first episode of The Parallax Podcast for 2013, myself and co-host and Rich Haridy race through the nine feature films nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award. Which film will win? Which should win? And does Martin Lawrence appear in any of them?

Parallax Podcast: <em>Skyfall</em>, <em>The Master</em>, <em>The Sapphires</em>, <em>Killer Joe</em> & more

Parallax Podcast: Skyfall, The Master, The Sapphires, Killer Joe & more

Skyfall and The Master are the top two items on the menu for this fortnight's The Parallax Podcast, hosted by myself and Rich Haridy. We also chat about The Sapphires, Killer Joe and Filipino Bond parody For Your Height Only.

Parallax Podcast: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Ruby Sparks, a double Jason Segel DVD special & more

Parallax Podcast: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Ruby Sparks, a double Jason Segel DVD special & more

Click here to listen to the latest episode of The Parallax Podcast Is director Behn Zeitlin’s acclaimed festival favourite Beasts of the Southern Wild a rousing drama or…poverty porn? Is Ruby Sparks, a rom-com from the makers of Little Miss Sunshine, the best film Woody Allen never directed? All this, a double Jason Segel DVD special and more on […]

The Parallax Podcast: exploring The Avengers, debating Act of Valor, praising Burning Man & more

The Parallax Podcast: exploring The Avengers, debating Act of Valor, praising Burning Man & more

Click here to listen to the latest episode of The Parallax Podcast Is The Avengers a spectacular all-star superhero success? Is the latest Hollywood war film Act of Valor disgusting propaganda? Plus, reviews of Wasteland, Burning Man and a surprise cult film in this fortnight’s episode of The Parallax Podcast. 

The Human Centipede II banned from Australian screens

The Human Centipede II banned from Australian screens

Norwegian director Tom Six’s throat-clogging horror film The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) has been slapped with a Refused Classification rating by the Australian Classification Review Board (ACRB), effectively banning it from distribution in Australia. The film has been KBed from local screens despite being green-lit in May, when it was given an R rating. […]

The Tunnel movie review: a blast of eerie innovation

The Tunnel movie review: a blast of eerie innovation

Director Carlo Ledesma’s subterranean spook-fest The Tunnel is an underground film in a literal sense — it is largely based in dilapidated tunnels and bunkers below metropolitan Sydney — and an above the ground film in a sense the local industry has never seen before. The Tunnel’s unprecedented distribution strategy, in which it officially “opened” […]

Interview with Adam Elliot, writer/director/designer of Mary and Max

Interview with Adam Elliot, writer/director/designer of Mary and Max

Adam Elliot’s animated short films Uncle, Cousin, Brother and Harvie Krumpet have participated in over five hundred film festivals and garnered countless accolades. In 2004 his name shot to international recognition when Harvey Krumpet won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Elliot’s follow-up project is his full length feature debut Mary and Max, a […]