Dave McKean is a man who wears many hats. Artist, film-maker, musician, photographer, his career has skipped across several mediums. First attracting attention for his eye-catching dreamlike covers for the American comic book series The Sandman, he has for years been an in-demand book illustrator, his surreal collages instantly recognisable for their unique style.
With a cast stuffed with recognisable faces from Australian film and television – Aaron Pedersen, Jack Thompson, Ryan Kwanten, Hugo Weaving, Bruce Spence and David Field to name just a few – Mystery Road also features stunning sequences shot on the surrounding landscape of Winton in Queensland. It is immediately recognisable as an Australian film.
Leaving the screening of the new documentary In Bob We Trust, I think to myself that Father Bob Maguire (pictured), Melbourne’s ‘larrikin’ Catholic priest, has probably just become one of my favourite people. The film documents Father Bob’s ministry at the parish of Saint Peter and Paul in South Melbourne and the process of his forced retirement in spite ...
5 Broken Cameras
Review by Dr Mark Zirnsak
5 Broken Cameras is a powerful and very moving documentary capturing the complexity of the conflict in Israel-Palestine. The story is told from the viewpoint of Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat. The Separation Barrier is being built ...
As soon as you mention Spong in any Christian circle, it seems you meet with an opinion. Mostly everyone talks about how much everyone else talks about him. John Shelby Spong is apparently quite notorious.
“All fiction is metaphor. Science fiction is metaphor. What sets it apart from older forms of fiction seems to be its use of new metaphors” – Ursula K. Le Guin