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Metro #194

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    Metro is Australia's premier film and media quarterly. It is independent, outspoken and passionate about film, TV and new media from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. First published in 1968, Metro provides readers with comprehensive coverage of the region's screen industries, and features writing by some of our foremost academics, critics and industry members. Also featuring reviews of the latest local titles as well as interviews with prominent filmmakers, Metro has something for everyone – from the avid film fan to the seasoned theorist. Combining a wide range of topics and disciplines, Metro offers a unique blend of in-depth scholarship and popular writing, capturing key trends and developments in screen culture. A partially refereed magazine, Metro keeps alive the tradition of the essay, immersing readers in thought-provoking articles that are at once analytical and accessible.

    ISSUE 194 CONTENTS

    Australian and New Zealand Cinema
    'Not So Wedded to Tradition: Ali's Wedding, the 'Ethnic Rom-com' and Realistic Representation' – Sheree Joseph
    'The Complexities of Confinement: Gender, Abuse and Cate Shortland's Berlin Syndrome' – Glenn Dunks
    'Silent Scars: Seeking Restitution in Tori Garrett's Don't Tell' – Brian McFarlane
    'Live Performance: Acting and Adaptation in Alison Maclean's The Rehearsal – Anthony Carew
    'Raising the Barre: Dance Academy on the Small and Silver Screen' – Alexandra Neill
    'Double Trouble: Alice Foulcher and Gegory Erdstein on That's not me' – Rebecca Varcoe

    Australia on the Small Screen
    'Glitched Visions: Challenging Australian Cultural and Televisual Conventions'– Alexander Bennetts
    'Perspective Shifts: Guilt and Grief in the ABC's Seven Types of Ambiguity' – Jane Howard
    'Dinner Conversations: SBS's The Chef's Line and Cultural Authenticity in Food Programming – Sonia Nair

    Focus on Asia and the Middle East
    'Past Refractions: Anocha Suwichakornpong's By The Time It Gets Dark' – Laurance Barber
    'Generic Interventions: Tropes and Topicality in the Films of Bong Joon-ho' – Anthony Carew
    'Conflict in Representation: Hussein Hassan's The Dark Wind and the Plight of the Yazidi's' – David Crewe
    'Stark Lives, Stark Lens: Restlessness and Realism in Brillante Mendoza's Ma'Rosa' – Sarah Ward

    Documentary
    'Untrustworthy Images, Disguised Fictions: Kitty Green's Casting JonBenet' – Jesse Thompson
    'Forged by Fire: food, Family and Culture in Matthew Salleh's Barbecue' – Sam van Zweden
    'Darkness Calls: Robert Nugent's Night Parrot Stories and Contemporary Documentary Making' – Lauren Carroll Harris
    'Portrait of the Artist: Sue Clothier Discusses James Bogle's Whiteley – Jasmine Crittenden
    'PACmentality: Luke Walker on American Politics and Observational Documentary' – Elizabeth Flux

    Critical Views
    'Hearts Adrift: Revisiting Gillian Armstrong's High Tide' – Suzie Gibson and Dean Biron
    'Her Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong on the Australian Screen Then and Now – Ella Donald

    The NFSA's Kodak/Atlab Cinema Collection
    The Man From Snowy River – Dan Golding

    Regular Features
    'Scope: Screen Industry Views' – Rochelle Siemenonwicz, Liz Guiffre, Daniel Golding and Liam Branagan

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