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Metro #177

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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 177 (WINTER 2013) CONTENTS

    Australian and New Zealand Cinema
    'Dances with Genre: Mystery Road' – Greg Dolgopolov
    'Call of Country: Satellite Boy' – Tara Judah
    'Wave Formula: Drift' – Cavan Gallagher
    'Look into the Mirror, Australia: Houses vs Authority' – Dave Hoskin
    'Making Waves: The 23rd Melbourne Queer Film Festival' – Chloe Benson

    Focus on Asia and the Middle East
    'Still Grieving: Hirokazu Koreeda's Going My Home' – Paul Jackson
    'Wang Bing and the Lives of Others: Three Sisters (San zimei)' – Dan Edwards
    'Looking North: The 37th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2013' – Mike Walsh

    Critical Views
    'Shortcuts and Balloons: The Aesthetics of Tropfest' – Kenta McGrath
    '"Please Mr Frodo, Is This New Zealand? Or Australia?" … "No Sam, It's Middle-Earth": Peter Jackson and the Appropriation of Tolkein's English Mythology' – Michael Organ

    Documentary
    'Lifting the Curtain: Show Me the Magic: The Adventures of Don McAlpine' – Jonathan Dawson
    'An Age of Wonder: I Am Eleven' – Julia Scott-Stevenson
    'Around the World by Ambulance: Paramédico' – Jill Pope
    'Blowing Ideas about Fatness Out of the Water: Aquaporko!' – Anne McLoughlin

    The NFSA's Kodak/Atlab Cinema Collection
    'Strikebound' – Terry Hayes

    Industry Perspectives
    'An Audience with the Don' – Oliver Pfeiffer

    Regular Features
    'Book Reviews: Nicole Kidman by Pam Cook' – Glenn Dunks
    'Book Reviews: World Film Locations, Melbourne edited by Neil Mitchell' – Brian Morris
    'Book Reviews: TV Format Mogul: Reg Grundy's Transnational Career by Albert Moran' – Denny Lawrence
    'Scope: Screen Industry Views'

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