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Cinema in Perth #12

SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER: Suzanne Worner

INTRO: Suzanne studied Art and Design, majoring in film and television at the (then) Perth Technical College and worked in broadcasting, with Channel Ten in Perth and Sydney and subsequently over 20 years with the ABC, most recently as a production manager for ABC News here in Perth. Since 2011 Suzanne has also indulged her passion for cinema, working for the Revelation Perth International Film Festival, initially overseeing communications for the festival and […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:36:47+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #11

SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER: Alex von Hofmann
Alex studied Multimedia Design at Curtin University: where his passion for film moved him to develop his own projects. Receiving funding through ScreenWest, in 2009 Alex completed the short film La Serena, winning the IF People’s Choice Award the same year at the West Australian Screen Awards. The film also enjoyed a modest festival run.2009: Alex wrote and directed a LINK funded short film called Tinglewood and was nominated for Best Director, while […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:36:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #10

 CHURCHILL

Season starts Thursday, June 8th  

CAST: Bran Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery.

It is June 1944, some 57 years before a 2002 poll named him as the Greatest Briton of All Time. Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill (Cox) known as “Winnie”, or “Win-win” to his devoted wife Clementine (Richardson) is nearly 70 years old.

He has been instrumental in maintaining his nation’s morale throughout the dark years of the London Blitz and been at the forefront of Allied battle plans that have […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:36:59+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #9

WILSON

Season starts Thursday, May 25th  Advance screenings (Luna) Fri May 19th – Sun 21st

CAST: Woody Harrelson (True, Detective, Hunger Games, The People Versus Larry Flint, Cheers), Laura Dern (Jurassic Park, Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart), Judy Greer, Isabella Amara.

Craig Johnson, who blessed the world with his warmly bizarre tale that united Kirsten Wiig and Bill Hader as The Skeleton Twins, is back with the […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:06+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #8

ALIEN: COVENANT

NOW SHOWING:

CAST: Michael Fassbender (The Light Between Oceans, Assassins Creed, X-Men), Amy Waterston (Fantastic Beasts), Billy Crudup (Almost Famous, Watchmen, Big Fish), Guy Pearce, James Franco.

It’s 2099, 10 years since starship USS Prometheus disappeared without a trace, on its secret mission to discover the origins of the human race on a distant planet. The colonisation starship Covenant is enroute in its decades-long mission to a distant star and the Earth-class planet in its orbit. Covenant’s onboard synthetic […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:12+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #7

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Season starts Thursday, May 25th  Advance screenings (Luna) Fri May 19th – Sun 21st

CAST: Jim Broadbent (Bridget Jones, The Iron Lady, Game of Thrones); Harriet Walters (Downton Abbey), Charlotte Rampling (A Hard Days Night, Henry VIII and His Six Wives, The Avengers), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey); Emily Mortimer (The Newsroom, Shutter Island).

When a […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:18+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

Cinema in Perth #6

THIS WEEK’s REVIEW:

WHITELEY from Thursday, May 11th

Directed by Steve Bolger, featuring public, archival and private footage of Brett Whiteley and his family, his work, his letters, plus interviews with his former wife Wendy Julius.

This is a cinematic journey, deep into the life and times of one of Australia’s most awarded, celebrated and iconic artists.

With the crucial cooperation and commentary of Wendy Julius, Whiteley’s longtime partner and mother of their daughter, Arky, this exquisitely structured and lavishly […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:30+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

Cinema in Perth #5

THIS WEEK’s REVIEW:

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE from Thursday, May 4th

CAST: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl

SYNOPSIS: Based on historical events, Antonina Zabinska (2x Oscar nominee, Chastain) loves her life at the Warsaw Zoo with husband, Jan (Heldenbergh) and the animals they care for as they raise their young son together.

But it’s 1939 and the German war machine overran Poland in a matter of days. The Zoo’s prize most prize animals are taken off to German zoos by the Nazi’s chief zoologist, […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:37:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|