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AACTA Awards

The cream of Australian cinema will soon converge on Sydney for the AACTA Awards, so let’s take a look at the 2013 AACTA Award nominees.

Best Film

  • Dead Europe
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Mystery Road
  • The Rocket
  • Satellite Boy
  • The Turning

Best Direction

  • Baz Luhrmann, The Great Gatsby
  • Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
  • Kim Mordaunt, The Rocket
  • Directing Ensemble, The Turning

Best Lead Actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Great Gatsby
  • Sitthiphon Disamoe, The Rocket
  • Ewen Leslie, Dead Europe
  • Hugo Weaving, The Turning

Best Lead Actress

  • Rose Byrne, The Turning
  • Carey Mulligan, The Great Gatsby
  • Tasma Walton, Mystery Road
  • Naomi Watts, Adore

Best Supporting Actor

  • Marton Csokas, Dead Europe
  • Joel Edgerton, The Great Gatsby
  • Thep Phongam, The Rocket
  • Angus Sampson, 100 Bloody Acres

Best Supporting Actress 

  • Elizabeth Debecki, The Great Gatsby
  • Isla Fisher, The Great Gatsby
  • Mirrah Foulkes, The Turning
  • Alice Keohavong, The Rocket

Best Original Screenplay

  • Colin & Cameron Cairnes, 100 Bloody Acres
  • Morgan O’Neill & Tim Duff, Drift
  • Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
  • Kim Mordaunt, The Rocket

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Christopher Hampton, Adore
  • Louise Fox, Dead Europe
  • Baz Luhrmann & Craig Pierce, The Great Gatsby
  • Writing Ensemble, The Turning

Best Documentary

  • I Am a Girl
  • Once My Mother
  • Red Obsession
  • Shadow of a Doubt 

Best Cinematography

  • Geoffrey Hall, Rick Rifici & Rick Jakovich, Drift
  • Damian E. Wyvill, Goddess
  • Simon Duggan, The Great Gatsby
  • Andrew Commis, The Rocket

Best Editing

  • Matt Villa, Jason Ballantine & Jonathan Redmond, The Great Gatsby
  • Ivan Sen, Mystery Road
  • Nick Meyers, The Rocket
  • Editing Ensemble, The Turning

Best Sound

  • The Great Gatsby
  • Mystery Road
  • The Rocket
  • Satellite Boy

Best Original Music Score

  • Jed Kurzel, Dead Europe
  • Michael Yezersky, Drift
  • Craig Armstrong, The Great Gatsby
  • Caitlin Yao, The Rocket

Best Production Design

  • Annie Beauchamp, Adore
  • Annie Beauchamp, Goddess
  • Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Ian Gracie & Beverley Dunn, The Great Gatsby
  • Pete Baxter, The Rocket

Best Costume Design

  • Joanna Mae Park, Adore
  • Shareen Beringer, Goddess
  • Catherine Martin, Silvana Azzi Heras & Kerry Thompson, The Great Gatsby
  • Woranun Pueakpan & Sylvia Wilczynski, The Rocket

 

The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show

This week on the show Dave, Nick, Adam and Greg take a look at new release films ‘The Best Offer’, ‘You’re Next’, ‘Stoker’, ‘The Rocket’, ‘Red 2’, ‘What Maisie Knew  and ‘Jobs’ . This episode also features interviews with the Sharni Vinson, Ashton Kutcher and the cast of ‘Red 2‘.  The boys also have a look at actors who have taken the brave decision to act against type.

We also launch our competition in which you have a chance to win a copy of ‘Kon-Tiki’ on DVD thanks to Transmission Films.

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The Rocket

Summary: Fathers, sons and fireworks sit at the centre of The Rocket, the tale of a seemingly cursed Laotian youngster beset by misfortune at every turn. Only his sheer determination in the face of danger can light the path to a new life, as he endeavours to save his family by figuratively and literally shooting for the sky – with the help of a James Brown impersonator.

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 29th August, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: Australia

Director: Kim Mordaunt

Screenwriter: Kim Mordaunt

Cast: Sitthiphon Disamoe (Ahlo), Loungnam Kaosainam (Kia), Alice Keohavong (Mali), Thep Phongam (Purple), Sumrit Warin (Toma), Bunsri Yindi (Taitok)

Runtime: 100 mins

Classification:M

OUR REVIEWS/RATINGS OF ‘THE ROCKET’’:

Greg King: Stars(3.5)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘The Rocket’ that is available on www.filmreviews.com.au

Nick Gardener: Stars(3.5)

Please check Nick’s review of ‘The Rocket’ that is available on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Ep #47

 

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(3.5)

IMDB Rating:  The Rocket (2013) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘The Rocket′: Nil.

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Yes the Melbourne International Film Festival is back for another year, and if you want to keep up to date with each film that is screening then make sure you check here to see what the boys from ‘The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show” think of all the films that they are following.

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FILMS REVIEWED:

Bends

The Best Offer

Dirty Wars

Fruitvale Station

Mystery Road

Patrick

The Rocket

Tokyo Family

Valentine Road