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  JACK RYAN - SHADOW RECRUIT: UPCOMING
It sounds simple enough: Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. But it’s a Kenneth Branagh film … who he, you ask? The English actor who once trod the stage as the Dutch Prince Hamlet. This is likely to be quite … well, Shakespearean, perhaps. (Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit opens January 16, 2014)
JACK'S STACK JACK'S STACK
Jack Nicholson has played a stack of roles in a stack of good movies (55 or so), and won a stack of accolades (as well as awards – including three Oscars); this collection covers just a sample of his amazing and active career.
  JACKSON, PETER: A REVEALING EVENING
A slimmer & trimmer Peter Jackson got a standing ovation from 2,000 fans of his work on The Lord of The Rings after a revealing two hour conversation last Saturday at Sydney’s State Theatre, guided by David Stratton, talking about his filmmaking life, especially details of the birth and execution of the LOTR trilogy – interspersed with blooper footage from the set which has never (and will never) see the public light of day elsewhere. Andrew L. Urban reports.
  JAMES CAMERON – AVATAR ON 3-D
Making Avatar, his first narrative film since Titanic (1997), James Cameron is a convert to 3-D and believes cinema could all be that good but people have been asking the wrong question – counting pixels and lines, that they have forgotten about frame rate - and losing out on marketing values and piracy negation. Here is how he sees it.
  JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2009 – PREVIEW
Japanese comedy, ninja action … and cooking at the South Pole are some of the ingredients of this year’s Japanese Film Festival.
  JAPANESE STORY: THE MAKING OF
It took 10 years to develop as a screenplay, but only a week to get Toni Collette to sign on for the lead role. Andrew L. Urban reports on the making of the label-defying Japanese Story, Australia’s entry for Un Certain Regard at Cannes 2003, shot in the extremes of outback Australia. (But he doesn’t give away the ending.)
  Jason Bourne (2016) - was it good?
JERRY MAGUIRE JERRY MAGUIRE
Behind the scenes - the making of Jerry Maguire, and introducing a girl called Zellweger.
  JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – THE BACK STORY
On the release of the filmed 2012 Arena production of his seminal rock musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber tells the back story to the show’s creation with his friend, lyricist Tim Rice.
  JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2013
A diverse selection of features and documentaries have been selected for the Jewish International Film Festival in Sydney and Melbourne this November, marking its 24th anniversary, say organisers.
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 1999: PREVIEW JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 1999: PREVIEW
JAKE WILSON sticks his nose into this year's program of the Festival of Jewish Cinema and sniffs out some enticing films, ranging from a Romeo and Juliet like love drama to a romantic drama from 1934 about a drunken layabout. (Pic, Kadosh)
  JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2004 – PREVIEW
The 2004 Festival of Jewish Cinema (Nov 10 – 28) brings together movies from Argentina, France, Israel, Sweden, America, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Italy and Germany, in a smorgasbord of comedy, drama and reality.
  JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2009 - PREVIEW
The Festival of Jewish Cinema celebrates its 20th Birthday this year with an collection of new features, documentaries plus encore screenings of some of the festival favourites that have screened over the last 20 years. Opening night film, A Matter of Size takes a comical look at Middle East politics and other ‘big issues’ as it follows the lives of four overweight friends.
  JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - PREVIEW
The annual Jewish International Film Festival returns to Melbourne and Sydney – and, for the first time Perth, Gold Coast and New Zealand - with an incredibly rich global selection of 49 award-winning features, documentaries and shorts - all of which lay bare the soul of this fascinating and continually evolving culture.
  JIFF – AT THE ORPHEUM
For the first time, the HAYDEN ORPHEUM, Cremorne, will be participating in the 2016 JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, bringing this popular event to the north side of Sydney.
JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS - AND A CONTENDER JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS – AND A CONTENDER
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, will be standing beside animation powerhouses DreamWorks SKG and Disney at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony for the first ever Best Animated Feature Oscar. And this animated film is made with off-the-shelf software that even you could use at home, reports Robert Nunez.
JOHN POLSON - PROFILE JOHN POLSON – PROFILE
John Polson founded Tropfest in 1993 and in February each year takes on the role of Festival Director of Australia's largest short film festival. In November 1997 John was awarded the Byron Kennedy Award by the Australian Film Institute for his contribution to the film industry.
JOHN SEALE ACS, CSA, CINEMATOGRAPHER JOHN SEALE ACS, CSA, CINEMATOGRAPHER
The English Patient has confirmed John Seale as one of the world's finest - a real Whizzard of Oz.

  JOHN SEALE, CINEMATOGRAPHER, credits to 1997





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