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The 25 greatest films of the 21st Century… Thus Far

Blame Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott. They drew first blood. A couple of weeks back, the NY Times critics published an essay called “The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century…So Far.” It was a pretty good list, but cineastes and film fans that despise the word “cineaste” the world over began compiling their own,…

By Jonathan Eig

Melbourne International Film Festival – Starts tonight!

The Melbourne International Film Festival kicks off tonight with the red carpet Australian premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s new film I’m So Excited. This year I was lucky enough to be offered a place on the festival’s short film selection panel, so I’ve managed to squeeze my way in for the big night. I’ll be reporting…

By James Curnow