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 174 (SPRING 2012) CONTENTS
Australian and New Zealand Cinema
'A Pavlova Laced with Broken Glass: Mental' – Dave Hoskin
'A Passage Through Ashes: The Dark Burden of Lore' – Anthony Carew
'Locating Lore: An Interview with Cate Shortland and Liz Watts' – Jo Dillon
'Infernal Return: Dead Europe's Ghosts of Past and Present' – Anthony Carew
'B-movie Backfire: The 25th Reich and the Perils of Genre Filmmaking' – Dave Hoskin
Australia on the Small Screen
'A Hacker's Progress: Capturing the Early Life of Julian Assange' – Jo Dillon
Focus on Asia and the Middle East
'Notes from the Margin: The 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival' – Mike Walsh
'Twisted Hope, Rising from the Mud: Himizu' – Richard Gray
'Character Building: Life Architecturally' – Rowena Robertson
'An American in Bollywood: Despite the Gods' – Fiona Trigg
'Foreign Exchange: My Thai Bride' – Steve Thomas
'Imaginary Revenge: Killing Anna' – Sarinah Masukor
'Snapshots at Street Level: The Block: Stories from a Meeting Place' – Julia Scott-Stevenson
The NFSA's Kodak/Atlab Cinema Collection
'The Killing of Angel Street' – Ben Goldsmith
'Screening The Sapphires: An Interview with Wayne Blair and Tony Briggs' – Cynthia Karena
TV and Media
'Boutique Soap: Tangle' – Cavan Gallagher
'TV Eye: Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms – Cavan Gallagher'
'TV Eye: Being Lara Bingle – Elizabeth Flux'
'TV Eye: Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell – Dave Hoskin'
'TV Eye: Dumb, Drunk and Racist – Myke Bartlett'
'Book Reviews: Bollywood by the Book – Adrienne McKibbins'
'Technical Section: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 – Christopher Kenworthy'
'Scope: Screen Industry Views from Metro's Contributing Editors'