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Looking Ahead to the 70th MIFF and What’s On Offer

It’s been almost three years since Australia’s longest running and most prestigious film festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), had its […]

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Official Competition is a compelling farce of modern moviemaking.

Official Competition screening provided by Madman Entertainment “Banderas, Cruz, and Martinez excel in this Spanish wonderful filmmaking farce.” The art of filmmaking […]

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Where the Crawdads Sing is a mawkish adaptation

Where the Crawdads Sing screening provided by Sony Pictures “…walks in the same path of its source material, but never stands on […]

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The Black Phone is a minimalist horror that finds strength by keeping its distance

The Black Phone screening provided by Universal Pictures “…injects enough fear to keep audiences squirmish, while keeping a level of reservation to […]

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Thor: Love and Thunder Takes the God of Thunder to New Heights

Thor: Love and Thunder screening provided by Disney “…a film very much in the vein of its striking precursor that once again sacrifices […]

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Southside Live Music Festival in St Kilda this Winter with Sullivan Patten at the helm

Here on Art Smitten, we often get to chat with some great and talented people working in the local arts industries. This […]

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Interview with photographer and artist – Robert Earp

A ‘photomaker’ of many years – Robert Earp honed his craft through film photography when he was a uni student and found […]

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St Kilda Film Festival Director – Richard Sowada Interview

Art Smitten hosts Rachael and Cristina had the pleasure of speaking with Richard Sowada, the director of the 2022 St Kilda Film […]

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The Northman is a rare brazen blockbuster built for the big screen

The Northman screening provided by Universal Pictures “It’s precisely in the quest to be brutal and unforgiving that The Northman finds its strength” Out of […]

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is an ode to Nicolas Cage

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent media screening provided by Studio Canal “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is everything fans of Nicolas Cage […]