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Metro #198

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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 198 CONTENTS

    Australian and New Zealand Cinema
    'A Neoliberal Spin: Management and Masculinity in Stephen McCallum's 1%' – Kit Macfarlane
    'Permission to Operate Independently': Upgrade and the Body-machines of Action Cinema' – Mel Campbell
    'Fraternity Test: Watching Brothers' Nest in the Shadow of Kenny' – Dave Crewe
    'Landing Success: Luke Sparke and Carly and Carmel Imrie on Occupation' – Oliver Pfeiffer
    'Getting a Second Opinion: Mairi Cameron on Truth and Trickery' – Elizabeth Flux
    'Once upon a Time in the West: Suburbia and Identity in Jason Raftopoulos' West of Sunshine' – Glenn Dunks

    Focus on Asia and The Middle East
    'Glacial Contemplations: The Meditative Films of Nuri Bilge Ceylan' – Anthony Carew
    'Homeward Bound: The Perils of Duty and Palestinian Society in Annemarie Jacir's Wajib' – Dave Crewe
    'Unearthly Terror: The Unconventional Horror of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Foreboding' –  Emma Hough Hobbs
    'Peonies of Pyongyang: Women in North Korean Cinema' – Julia Mayer

    Documentary
    'Lives Adrift: Julian Burnside and Judy Rymer on Border Politics' –  Anders Furze
    'Jumping Hurdles: Rehabilitation, Reconnection and Catherine Scott's BackTrack Boys' – Hanna Schenkel
    'For Richer or Poorer: Marriage, Market Economics and Olivia Martin-McGuire's China Love' – Lauren Carroll Harris
    'Power and the Personality: Ray Argall's Midnight Oil: 1984' – Cavan Gallagher
    'As Long as You Love Me: Jessica Leski's I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story'– Sarah Ward

    Critical Views
    'Cut-up Country: The Polemics of Presentation in [Censored] and Terror Nullius' – Anthony Carew
    'Welcome to Television: Philip Brady on In Melbourne Tonight and Australia's Early Variety Shows' – Adrian Schober

    The NFSA's Kodak ATLAB Cinema Collection
    'Monkey Grip' – Brian McFarlane

    Industry Perspectives
    'Obstacle Course: Increasing Women’s Participation in Australian Film and Television' – Sally Storey

    Regular Features
    'Scope: Screen Industry Views' – Rochelle Siemienowicz, Cameron Williams and Liz Giuffre

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