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FILM REVIEW: Gemma Bovery

Gemma Bovery (Anne Fontaine, 2014)

With a new Madame Bovary set to hit screens in a couple of months, Australian audiences are first treated to a French rendering of the tale, set in the current day. Based on Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel of the same name, Gemma Bovery puts a contemporary and self-referential spin on the Gustave Flaubert classic. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Gemma Bovery

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FILM REVIEW: Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith (Dexter Fletcher, 2013)

George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas & Freya Mavor
George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas & Freya Mavor

There aren’t many movie musicals these days that aren’t a) well-known Broadway smashes (Les Misérables, Mamma Mia), b) animated films (Frozen, Tangled), c) crap remakes of 80s dance films (Footloose, Fame), or d) amazingly bad telemovies (Lovestruck: The Musical). Sunshine on Leith is thus somewhat of a refreshing change.

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