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Heading west: First Korea, then Hollywood

Heading west: First Korea, then Hollywood

Sarah Ward March 13, 2011 0

As many filmmakers have learned the hard way, making the leap from the cinema of their native country to the world stage can be fraught with difficulty. For every success of the scale of

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The future of intelligence: Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The future of intelligence: Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Sarah Ward February 24, 2011 0

In the hierarchy of Earthly intelligence, humanity reigns supreme. With the smarts of the animal kingdom considered inferior to those of homo sapiens due to our mastery of language (rightly or wrongly), for millennia

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The future of procreation: Gattaca and Children Of Men

The future of procreation: Gattaca and Children Of Men

Sarah Ward January 11, 2011 0

Procreation is a popular cinematic subject, informing all manner of inane comedies about the desire for and perils of parenthood. Spanning a variety of efforts perhaps best characterised as the good (Knocked Up), the

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Melbourne International Film Festival: I Love You Phillip Morris

Sarah Ward July 31, 2010 0

To many members of the population, the name Philip Morris is synonymous with big tobacco, with the British-formed multi-national company a titan of the industry. Hence when a film entitled I Love You Phillip

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