What movies did you watch this Christmas? Did you go for Tim Allen family comedy The Santa Clause, or the much adored romantic Brit-flick Love Actually? Or perhaps you saw something with a lot more of those firecracker bangs and slow-mo explosions? If that’s the case, Continue reading “THE MONTHLY // Christmas Is The Best Time To Be An Action Hero”
Just after midnight on November 14, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the south island of New Zealand, sending severe shockwaves all the way into the north island and into the kiwi capital, Wellington. I was there and it was my first earthquake experience.
The movie soundtrack is a vital part of any film. Whether it’s a main theme or an underscore, a film’s composer will bring his own unique style to a particular scene to help give the audience a desired emotion. It could be sadness, fear, suspense or excitement.
There have been many Canberrans over the years that have dreamed of Hollywood at their back door – I admit, I am one of those dreamers. But none could be matched in passion and commitment to his dream than Canberra filmmaker, Dave Reid. Continue reading “THE MONTHLY // Canberra’s Forgotten Features – Dave Reid’s ‘Strange James’”