Cinema Papers


Nick Roddick

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NEWS ROUND-UP: An update on films in the Philippines, the continuing saga of the National Film Theatre, an air-date for the AFI Awards, an obituary of Mark Josem and the usual ‘News in Brief’ listings 4
PROFILES: Two very different directors — Nadia Tass of Malcolm and Oliver Stone of Salvador — and man-from-the-lab Peter Willard 11
ON LOCATION: Going bush with The Light Horsemen 36
BIG SCREEN, LITTLE SCREEN: Reviews of Aliens, Always, Desert Hearts, Evening Dress, The Fringe Dwellers, The Great Bookie Robbery, The Holy Innocents, My Brother Tom, My Life Without Steve, Otello, Pop Movie, 2 Friends and Whose Baby? plus all the latest releases 39
CINEMA BOOKSHELF: Ninety years of British cinema, a critical look at some recent soundtrack albums, and Barry Salt on theory and technology 56
OVERSEAS REPORTS: The latest film and TV news, by our regular correspondents from around the world 59
FILM FESTIVITIES: Reports from Montreal, Venice and San Sebastian 65
TECHNICALITIES: In Part Three of his report on ‘Movies and Microchips', Fred Plarden looks at some more production and related uses for your PC 69
PRODUCTION: a run -down on what’s being made this spring and summer, plus the regular, exhaustive Cinema Papers Production Survey 72
Box of tricks: Liz Fell lifts the lid on deregulated broadcasting, cross-media ownership and other disturbing trends in the world of Australian television 14
FEATURES All singing: Franco Zeffirelli and Plácido Domingo talk about operas, cameras and Otello 19
On our selections: A birthday look at how the National Film & Sound Archive is storing Australia’s past 24
A different tale to tell - an interview with Bill Barnett, director of A Street to Die and Backlash
More than jujst pictures of tulips and windmills - a survey of the current state of Dutch cinema


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Reproduced by permission of one of the founding editors, Phillippe Mora. This material is made available for the purposes of research and study. Commercial use is prohibited. Issues digitised from original copies in the collection of Ray Edmondson.

Cinema Papers #60 November 1986