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5 items from 2014


Industry delegation fights piracy in the capital

17 June 2014 6:23 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Marta Dusseldorp, Equity president Simon Burke, Matt Day, Tina Bursill and Foxtel.s Bruce Meagher in Canberra..

A delegation of producers, performers and broadcasters have spent the past two days in Canberra voicing concerns on the effect piracy is having on the Australian screen industry.

Actors Equity representatives (president Simon Burke, acting director Zoe Angus and actors Marta Dusseldorp, Matt Day and Tina Bursill) were joined by a number of representatives from Foxtel, Spa, Matchbox, Goal Post Pictures and Taylor Media in a series of meetings held in the nation.s capital on Monday and Tuesday.

.The aim was to keep the dialogue going between both the Government and the opposition to see what can be done about the increasing and continuing problems of illegal downloading,. Actors Equity President tells If. .It.s always great to go to Canberra as an industry rather than individual stakeholders..

Recent piracy figures have »

- Emily Blatchford

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No season 3 for A Place to Call Home

10 June 2014 10:31 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Channel 7 has officially confirmed that period drama A Place to Call Home will conclude at the end of season two.

Despite being only halfway through airing the second series, the network has confirmed the development of season three won.t be proceeding. The remaining episodes of season two will still go to air.

Set in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home follows Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) who returns to rural Nsw after 20 years abroad to start a new life. However, not all goes as smoothly as she planned.

Other actors involved in the show include Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall, David Berry, Abby Earl, Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Aldo Mignone and Frankie J. Holden.

It has been speculated the reason behind the show.s axing is because the second season failed to provide the million-plus viewers of the first, though a Channel 7 spokesperson pointed out to If that, with last Sunday.s episode drawing 855,000 viewers, »

- Staff Writer

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Jack Irish: Dead Point is a TV Movie in need of some life

22 March 2014 10:36 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Written by Ian Collie

Direct by Jeffrey Walker

Available streaming on Acorn.TV

Jack Irish doesn’t just have an incredibly banal, writerly name (it could easily be Reginald Fakename), he has a completely bland existence of the sort that feels carbon-copied from any of dozens of mystery novels, films, and television shows. Jack has it all: a dead wife, a dark past, a former legal career that has transformed into work as a private eye, and rugged good looks that suggest he has seen some things he’d rather forget. Jack Irish: Dead Point is the third time Guy Pearce has played the character (he previously appeared in Jack Irish: Bad Debts and Jack Irish: Black Tide, all based on the series of novels by Peter Temple), and he is completely wasted in the role. Irish doesn’t really emote; he mostly walks through the by-the-numbers plotting as if »

- Jordan Ferguson

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The Railway Man Poster with Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth

7 February 2014 4:12 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Although Lionsgate has still not issued a release date for their upcoming drama The Railway Man, the studio released a new poster, featuring stars Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The film is based on the incredible true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British soldier who was captured by the Japanese in World War II. Years later, with the support of his wife Patti (Nicole Kidman), the former Pow tracks down the man responsible for his torture (Hiroyuki Sanada), who was also profoundly affected by the war. Take a look at this one-sheet for director Jonathan Teplitzky's adaptation, and stay tuned to find out when this film may hit theaters later this year.

The Railway Man comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Nicole Kidman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine, Sam Reid, Marta Dusseldorp, Tanroh Ishida. The film is directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. »

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Second The Railway Man Trailer with Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman

9 January 2014 4:13 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

From director Jonathan Teplitzky comes the harrowing true-life drama The Railway Man, starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Based on Eric Lomax's autobiography, the story follows an engineer with a passion for trains who is kidnapped during WWII and forced to work the brutal Burma-Siam railways, where he is repeatedly tortured and interrogated. Check out the latest footage as we await a domestic release date from The Weinstein Company.

The Railway Man comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Nicole Kidman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine, Sam Reid, Marta Dusseldorp, Tanroh Ishida. The film is directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. »

- MovieWeb

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