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Why Josie And The Pussycats Means So Much To The Millennial Generation

Here at Graffiti With Punctuation, we thought we’d give you a break from the usual programming - jerking off Michael Mann – to talk about something deeply awesome, deeply feminine, and deeply important to the millennial generation.

Why Josie And The Pussycats Means So Much To The Millennial Generation

FIVE STAR FILMS: The Whole Bloody List ***UPDATED 2/05/2019***

From the earliest days of Graffiti with Punctuation co-founder Cam Williams and I were extremely passionate about celebrating the films universally considered to be the greatest films of all time. Cam’s idea for our ‘Five Star Film’ exploration initially followed the below mantra: “Welcome to five star films where we shine the spotlight on the greatest films of all time. People have been banging on about these films for years so rather than go over familiar ground we’ve picked the five reasons why they’re worthy of being labelled five star films.”

FIVE STAR FILMS: The Whole Bloody List ***UPDATED 2/05/2019***

Using the Internet to break the Curse

Two Australian filmmakers are hoping online support will land them a deal for their new horror-comedy series. Writer/Director Connor Fairclough (Head Above Water) and Producer Tristan Barr (Watch the Sunset) discuss their web series Cursed and their hopes to develop it as a series.

Using the Internet to break the Curse

BLAKE @BLAKEISBATMAN HOWARD'S BEST FILMS OF 2018

There is nothing about making a list of your favourite things that is objective. Make no bones about it - this list is mine; the essential films of 2018.

BLAKE @BLAKEISBATMAN HOWARD'S BEST FILMS OF 2018

HARTLEY’S SOUL: RESTORING HAL HARTLEY’S LONG ISLAND TRILOGY

AnotherFlimNerd talks to legendary independent filmmaker Hal Hartley about his nearly-30 year career in feature films and his latest Kickstarter venture to bring his critically acclaimed Long Island trilogy to DVD and blu-ray.

HARTLEY’S SOUL: RESTORING HAL HARTLEY’S LONG ISLAND TRILOGY

Rest In Peace David Grenfell a.k.a @nowshowinghigh

It is with the deepest sadness that I inform readers of Graffiti With Punctuation that David Grenfell, former proprietor of Melbourne’s finest independent home movie entertainment store ‘Now Showing,’ and a contributor to this very site passed away tragically of a heart attack on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at age 50.

Rest In Peace David Grenfell a.k.a @nowshowinghigh

TWIN PEAKS REFLECTIONS PT. 3: Is it future.... Thoughts on 'The Return'

Two key writer/producers from the original run of 'Twin Peaks',  Harley Peyton and Bob Engels, reflect on their time working on the ground-breaking show, and the evolution of 'Twin Peaks' from cult series to the feature film 'Fire Walk With Me' and the long-awaited third season, 'The Return'.

TWIN PEAKS REFLECTIONS PT. 3: Is it future.... Thoughts on 'The Return'

TWIN PEAKS REFLECTIONS PT. 2: Between Two Worlds: Creating Fire Walk With Me

Two key writer/producers from the original run of 'Twin Peaks',  Harley Peyton and Bob Engels, reflect on their time working on the ground-breaking show, and the evolution of 'Twin Peaks' from cult series to the feature film 'Fire Walk With Me' and the long-awaited third season, 'The Return'.

TWIN PEAKS REFLECTIONS PT. 2: Between Two Worlds: Creating Fire Walk With Me

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 3: AFTER TILLER (2013) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

After Tiller is a powerful film that tackles an emotionally charged issue in an all-consuming yet heartfelt way.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 3: AFTER TILLER (2013) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 2: THE HAIRY BIRD (1998) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

The Hairy Bird was one of the most iconic films of my teenage years, but upon my re-watch I realised that it packs so much more of a punch than my younger self was able to comprehend.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 2: THE HAIRY BIRD (1998) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 1: CLUELESS (1996) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

In this column I’ll be focusing on women in film; profiling wonderful directors, writers and characters. While I’ll be open to exploring great female characters in all films, I’m going to concentrate on and celebrate women surrounded by women.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 1: CLUELESS (1996) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

HEAT 20TH ANNIVERSARY: "Never goin' back."

Al Pacino, when discussing his portrayal as Vincent Hannah, revealed that he and Mann had constructed Hannah as a cocaine addict. They never wanted to show it on screen, but his portrayal is informed by this decision.

HEAT 20TH ANNIVERSARY: "Never goin' back."