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Metro #205

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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.


Australian and New Zealand Cinema

'Capricious Childhood: Confronting Family Life in John Sheedy's H Is for Happiness' – Susan Bye
'Australian Mythology: The Selective Celebration of Rachel Griffiths' Ride Like a Girl' – Debbie Zhou
'A Familiar Track: Looking Under the Hood of Owen Trevor's Go!' – Travis Johnson
'Seeing Through the Disguise: Leigh Whannell's The Invisible Man' – Elizabeth Flux


'Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Selina Miles' Martha: A Picture Story' – Stephen A Russell
'Unfinished Business: Fame, Mythology and Kasimir Burgess' The Leunig Fragments' – Nadine Whitney
'The Artist at Work: Catherine Hunter on Quilty: Painting the Shadows' – Oliver Pfeiffer
'Bodies in Tension: Movement and Friction in Rebecca Tansley's The Heart Dances – The Journey of The Piano: the ballet' – Jasmine Crittenden
'Remembering Resistance: Class Politics and Amanda King's The Great Strike 1917' – Barnaby Smith

Beyond the Big Screen

'Both Your Houses: Representation and Power Relations in Total Control' – Jake Wilson
'Playing a Part: Neurodiversity and Self-discovery in Sex and Death' – Anthony Carew

Focus on Asia and the Middle East

'Dreams and Nightmares: The Animated Worlds of Satoshi Kon' – Anthony Carew
'Purposeful Provocation: Auteurism and Artistry in Takashi Miike's First Love' – Dave Crewe
'Beyond Borders: Translation and Cultural Authenticity in Hirokazu Koreeda's The Truth – Kenta McGrath

Screen Education

'Cinema Science: Coronavirus Through the Lens of Contagion' – Dave Crewe
'Peer to Peer: Helping Teens Navigate Friendship in the Age of Social Media' – Catherine Manning
'A Stealthy Revolution: Tradition and Destabilisation in Ousmane Sembène's Moolaadé' – Hamish Ford

Critical Views

'Skippy the Bush Kangaroo Revisited: Tony Bonner and Ken James on an Iconic Australian TV Show' – Adrian Schober

The NFSA Restores Collection

'Black Robe' – Terry Hayes

Industry Perspectives

'Kicking the Door Down: Lessons from the Women in Screen Workshop' – Kate Robertson

Regular Features

'Scope: Screen Industry Views' – Rochelle Siemienowicz, Adolfo Aranjuez, Liz Giuffre and April Tyack

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