Shorts reviews: ‘Bridges’, ‘Afterglow’ and ‘Step 9’

I get a lot of requests to review short films and in the past I’ve rarely been able to get to many of them. However, having spent the last five months as a short film selection panellist for the Melbourne International Film Festival (I finished up a couple of weeks ago), I feel a renewed…

By James Curnow

New CURNBLOG Facebook page!

Hi All, This is just a quick note to let you know that CURNBLOG has just launched a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CURNblog If you’re on Facebook I’d love it if you could drop by and Like the new page – and maybe make a comment or two as well. It would be great to see this…

By James Curnow

Leaving Home: Ten films about migration

I was recently asked to put together a post on films that deal with the experience of migration by a friend who is about to take the big plunge. Of course, this is a huge topic. People migrate for all sorts of reasons, and so the experience is hardly a unified one. The act of…

By James Curnow