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 175 (SUMMER 2013) CONTENTS
Australian and New Zealand Cinema
'Raising the Hair on Men's Heads: Hail' – Sarinah Masukor
'Love Letter from a Wild Hunter: Amiel Courtin-Wilson on Hail' – Anthony Carew
'Terror and Intimacy: Last Dance' – Francesca Davidson
'Too Much of a TV Dinner: Kath & Kimderella' – Brian McFarlane
'Laboured Love Story: The Wedding Party' – Myke Bartlett
'Laboratory Experiment: Errors of the Human Body' – Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
'Shark Fin Supermarket: An Interview with Kimble Rendall' – Thomas Caldwell
Australia on the Small Screen
'Block Power: Redfern Now' – Susanna Nelson
'Short Odds: Jack Irish' – Myke Bartlett
Focus on Asia and the Middle East
'Beneath Cherry Blossoms: I Wish' – Sarinah Masukor
'Juche Jury: The Pyongyang International Film Festival' – Russell Edwards
'Quiet Sensation: Planet of Snail' – Fiona Trigg
'Remembrance Unspooled: Golden Slumbers' – Nicholas Godfrey
'Art, Activism and the Public Eye: Alison Klayman on Filming Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' – Dan Edwards
'Ballads of Paul and Joe: Paul Kelly: Stories of Me and Joe Camilleri: Australia's Maltese Falcon' – Brian Yatman
'New Wave Surfers: Storm Surfers 3D and the New Adventure Documentary' – Bruce Andrews
'Talking about Dark TImes: Coniston' – Kath Dooley
The NFSA's Kodak/Atlab Cinema Collection
'The Getting of Wisdom' – Rose Lucas
'Wrong 'Uns on the Road: On Tour with Save Your Legs!' – Paul Mitchell
TV and Media
'Trial of Character: Killing Time' – Cavan Gallagher
'TV Eye: Go Back to Where You Came From – Myke Bartlett'
'TV Eye: Rake – Myke Bartlett'
'TV Eye: Howzat! Kerry Packer's War – Cavan Gallagher'
'Book Reviews: New Zealand Film and Television: Institution, Industry and Cultural Change by Trisha Dunleavy and Hester Joyce – Anna Daly'
'Book Reviews: North Korean Cinema: A History by Johannes Schönherr – Russell Edwards'
'Technical Section: Trapcode Mir – Christopher Kenworthy'
'Scope: Screen Industry Views'