Australia Day movie review: mosaic of our country doesn’t reach beyond stereotype

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Australia Day has the ambition to use the already contentious celebration of Australia’s national day as a stage. The players are a series of racially diverse characters whose interlinked stories bring them and the audience face to face with the unspoken reality of racial tension in this country. The film bears a resemblance to those cash grab interconnected

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Goldstone movie review: the battleground for Australia’s soul

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Ivan Sen’s Goldstone is impossible to shake. From the first minute, the amazing, blaring score (composed by Sen – damned impressive overachiever that he is) comes at you with images layered across the screen from the 1800s Australian gold rush era. The pictures, filled with the hardened faces of those extracting “the colour” from the earth, are evidence

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