Category: Film

White Lies

White Lies

by / August 5, 2013 / No Comments

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Ten Movies to Watch When Hungover

Ten Movies to Watch When Hungover

by / July 29, 2013 / No Comments

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Upstream Color

Upstream Color

by / July 29, 2013 / No Comments

Upstream Color is a sometimes disorientating journey through what filmmaking can achieve when it really sets its mind to it. Think The Tree of Life, but satisfying.

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I Just Blew Myself

I Just Blew Myself

by / July 29, 2013 / No Comments

The new season of Arrested Development is unmistakably a different beast to the one that was shown on Fox all those years ago.

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How to Become a Woody Allen Fan

How to Become a Woody Allen Fan

by / July 22, 2013 / No Comments

Step Four: Watch Manhattan Murder Mystery and realise the whole sleeping-with-his-stepdaughter thing doesn’t bother you so much anyway.

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Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

by / July 22, 2013 / No Comments

How could the man who brought us Pan’s Labyrinth produce such garbage?

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A Practical Guide to the Film Festival

A Practical Guide to the Film Festival

by / July 15, 2013 / No Comments

Never fear! Here at Salient we have condensed the NZIFF guide into seven new categories.

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Major Asshole

Major Asshole

by / June 4, 2013 / No Comments

It’s now time for Salient to throw off the shackles of “good taste” and give in to our gnawing base urges. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to review porn.

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Film Review – Star Trek Into Darkness

Film Review – Star Trek Into Darkness

by / May 27, 2013 / No Comments

Helmed by the seemingly evergreen J. J. Abrams, Into Darkness epitomises everything great about the Hollywood blockbuster—it’s big, flashy, compelling, and a little bit corny.

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Rialto Channel 48HOURS Contest

Rialto Channel 48HOURS Contest

by / May 20, 2013 / No Comments

Every year, thousands of eager filmmakers compete in what is arguably the most hectic film-production contest known to mankind. Salient Film Editor Gerald Lee sat down with student filmmaker Michelle Kan to discuss the competition and its appeal.

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