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EASTWOOD, CLINT: A Hollywood Legend EASTWOOD, CLINT: A Hollywood Legend
The man with no name became the man with an ironic name: by rights, he should be called Westwood. From delivery boy to cinematic icon, Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood legend who started in Westerns and then went wherever he wanted. PAUL LePETIT traces his career on the occasion of a new Clint Eastwood Collection out on video from Warner Bros Home Entertainment.
  ECLIPSED FEMINISM? – READERS JOIN DEBATE
In Twilight, when Taylor Lautner takes off his shirt is he ‘asking for it’ . . . ? Is the Twilight series a mirror of teenage girls’ fantasies, including wanting boys to ‘do anything you say’? Our readers respond (robustly) to last week’s (July 8, 2010) debate about Bella as an anti-feminist heroine, as argued by Carmen Siering in Ms. Magazine – and further provoked by a male view from editor Andrew L. Urban.
ED TV ED TV
SCOTT ORLIN reports from the set of Edtv, the new Ron Howard comedy in which Matthew McConaughey’s Ed gets more than he bargained for when he wins 30 days of TV fame in a competition.
  EDITORIAL 8/7/2010:
FEMINISM ECLIPSED?

By Andrew L. Urban.
EDWARD BURNS: NO LOOKING BACK EDWARD BURNS: NO LOOKING BACK
On the eve of his 31st birthday (January 28, 1999), Edward Burns’ third movie opens in Australia; this time, it’s not romantic comedy but drama, and it tests Burns’ ‘heat’, which first singed audiences at Sundance in 1995.   He’s still hot, as this brief profile suggests.
  EIGHT BELOW – THE DOGS THAT DID
The canine stars of Eight Below had to be able to do much more than sit and stay - they had to demonstrate the indomitable will to survive. To cast the furry actors who would face unusual challenges for animal stars, head animal trainer Mike Alexander of Birds & Animals searched far and wide for a team of unusually intelligent and charismatic huskies.
ELIZABETH: Modern Thriller, Funny Clothes ELIZABETH: Modern Thriller, Funny Clothes
With two Australians heading the cast and an Indian director giving new meaning to the material, Elizabeth is one historical drama that is a modern thriller – in funny clothes. PAUL FISCHER talks to Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and director Shekhar Kapur.
  EMMY AWARDS 2012
At a time when major US television programs are not only popular but increasingly acclaimed creatively, it’s worth noting which ones are winning the big awards, like the Emmys. It’s not just about which nominated Australian actor or actress wins or doesn’t.
EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE, THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE, THE
It started out as an epic drama with serious issues and ended up as a wacky frolic, say the filmmakers, pleasantly surprised at their own work. They mixed absurdity with emotion, as director Mark Dindal explains.
  EMPIRE OF SILVER – FEATURED PREVIEW
At the end of the 19th century, a young man destined to inherit the vast wealth of a Chinese banking empire must decide whether to follow his strong willed father's path or find his own. Greed, deception and jealousy surface under the pressures of war and the impending change from silver to paper money... and the love of his life has become his step-mother. (Based on a true story.)
TRAILER & MORE
ENEMY OF THE STATE ENEMY OF THE STATE
An overzealous government agency goes too far in trying to ensure that new snooping powers are passed into law; but an inadvertent snooper puts them at risk, and in turn embroils a family in a game of I Spy that tramples on civil liberties. Who is the real enemy of the State?
ENIGMA - THE FILM BETRAYS TURING ENIGMA – THE FILM BETRAYS TURING
Critics and audiences may enjoy Tom Stoppard and Michael Apted’s version of the Enigma code breaking story, but those who know the real Alan Turing are outraged. Brett A. Morgan puts his view, and below, we quote from Andrew Hodges’ review written for the British Society for the History of Mathematics (October 2001).
EROTIC MOVIES EROTIC MOVIES
Eroticism happens between the ears not between the legs, argues BRAD GREEN, and serious, quality eroticism in cinema (mainstream and otherwise) is far too rare. (Pic - Eyes Wide Shut)
ETHICAL EXTREMES ETHICAL EXTREMES

Extreme Measures is the first of a slate of films to go into production from Simian Films, the development company set up by Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley. Andrew L. Urban reports.

EUCALYPT RIDGE EUCALYPT RIDGE
Exclusive, expensive, excellent: Eucalypt Ridge is designed for those who know what's what. If you were a film star, you could not want for more. And you can have it without the inconvenience of becoming a film star. Andrew L. Urban and Louise checked in for a weekend:
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2005 - NOMINEES
Not surprisingly, many of the nominees for this year’s European Film Awards are familiar from the Cannes Festival, including Wim Wenders and Michael Haneke – but what is surprising is that Cannes winners Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne (L’Enfant) are not nominated for Best Director, although their film is in contention for Best European Film. Andrew L. Urban reports.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2005 – WINNERS
Michael Haneke has triumphed at this year’s European Film Awards (Berlin, Dec. 3), his film Caché (Hidden) winning awards for Best Film, Best Director and the FIPRESCI (international critics) prize, while the star of the film, Daniel Auteuil won Best Actor; the film’s editors also won their category.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2007 – WINNERS
The old new and the new new cinema of Europe were celebrated at this year’s European Film Awards held in Berlin (December 1) with old ‘new wave’ director Jean-Luc Godard receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award and ‘new’ Romanian director Cristian Mungiu winning the Best Film award with 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2008 - NOMINATIONS
Three films already released in Australia are among the nominations for the European Film Award: Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky, Juan Antonio Bayona’s The Orphanage and Ari Folman’s Waltz With Bashir; a fourth, Laurent Cantet’s The Class, is releasing in Australia on January 22, 2009. It goes to show Australia gets the best of foreign films.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2008 – WINNERS
The people – European people, that is – voted for Harry Potter as their favourite movie of 2008, but the professionals voted for Gomorra, the Italian drama about crime families (and perhaps Italy itself), in this year’s European Film Awards, presented in Copenhagen on December 6.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2012 - WINNERS
Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winning Amour has swept the 25th European Film Awards; Best Film, Director, Actor, Actress, after more than 2,700 members of the European Film Academy - filmmakers from across Europe - voted for this year’s Awards, presented at a ceremony in Berlin on December 1, 2012.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2013 - WINNERS
More than 2,900 members of the European Film Academy have voted for this year’s European Film Awards held on December 7 in Berlin, with Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty and Love Is All You Need voted best drama and comedy respectively, while the People’s Choice was The Gilded Cage.
  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2015 - WINNERS
Paolo Sorrentino’s latest film, Youth, has been voted European Film of 2015, with Sorrentino also winning the European Director Award, and his star Michael Cain awarded Best Actor – as well as receiving the Academy’s Honorary Award. (Youth opens in Australia on December 26, 2015)
EVER AFTER - NEVER AGAIN THE SAME EVER AFTER – NEVER AGAIN THE SAME
Cinderella will never be the same again: this is not the Cinderella your grandmother read about; co-writer and director Andy Tennant has given her – and the other characters in the story – a 90s makeover.  He explains how and why –
  EVER AFTER, THE BOOK
EVERYBODY FAMOUS EVERYBODY FAMOUS
More than an entertaining exploration of a showbiz dad and his hopeful daughter, Everybody Famous is also a critical essay on the medium of television itself as a parasite, says its writer director, Dominique Deruddere, the award winning Belgian filmmaker.
EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU

"This film is experimental for me. I’ve never tried anything this musical before," explains Woody Allen.

  EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: BOSCH, MONET AND MORE
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN brings significant art exhibitions from galleries around the world to cinemas. Produced by award-winning director, Phil Grabsky, the 2016/17 season was filmed exclusively for cinema at the exhibitions and on location and presents four new titles: The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch opens nationally on 10 December, and will be followed by I, Claude Monet on 25 February, The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism on 25 March, and Michelangelo: Love and Death on 22 July. Andrew L. Urban steps into that curious world ...





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