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The Final Cut

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The Final Cut is your guide to films worth talking about, big and small—from Hollywood blockbusters to the outer reaches of world cinema. Presented by Jason Di Rosso.

The Final Cut is your guide to films worth talking about, big and small—from Hollywood blockbusters to the outer reaches of world cinema. Presented by Jason Di Rosso.
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Melbourne, VIC

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The Final Cut is your guide to films worth talking about, big and small—from Hollywood blockbusters to the outer reaches of world cinema. Presented by Jason Di Rosso.

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English

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The Final Cut ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 02 8333 2821


Episodes

The Crown, A wrap on the Cannes Film Festival, BPM, Solo: A Star Wars Story

5/23/2018
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The Crown: interview with history academic Dr Michelle Arrow. Australian director Charles Williams wins the Palme d'Or for his short film. A wrap on The 71st Cannes Film Festival . BPM - review and interview with director Robin Campillo. Solo: A Star Wars Story - review.

Duration:00:50:51

Olivia: Hopelessly Devoted to You, Deadpool 2, Aurore, Chappaquiddick, Cargo

5/16/2018
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Does a new biopic about Olivia Newton John deserve all the criticism it's getting? The bad boy of the Marvel universe is back! Director John Curran looks at a traumatic piece of Kennedy history in his new film Chappaquiddick, and we meet the creatives behind Australian zombie feature film Cargo.

Duration:00:53:51

How the spirit of May 68 inspired filmmakers like Godard and Truffaut

5/9/2018
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French cinema was one of the triggers of May 68, and found itself at the centre of the events.

Duration:00:11:20

What does the federal budget mean for film & TV production?

5/9/2018
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We're breaking down what this year's budget means for the screen industry.

Duration:00:11:37

What does the budget mean for screen? Picnic at Hanging Rock, David Stratton on Pierre Rissient and Cannes, May 68

5/9/2018
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A discussion on where the screen industry will win and lose in this year's budget. Talking TV with Foxtel's remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock. David Stratton reflects on Pierre Rissient and the politics of Cannes, and how May 68 shaped film.

Duration:00:53:51

Ray Argall on his new film about Midnight Oil, The Circus, Simon Baker adapts Tim Winton for the big screen, Behind the Screens, Rotten Tomatoes

5/2/2018
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Director Ray Argall is in to discuss his new film about one of the most important bands to come out of Australia, Midnight Oil. A discussion on the real-time American documentary-series The Circus, and Simon Baker's directorial debut.

Duration:00:53:51

Unsane and Avengers: Infinity War, Corrie Chen's Top Shelf, Gurrumul and Greta Schaachi on Vittorio Taviani

4/25/2018
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We unpack some new releases with guest critics. Director Corrie Chen fills us in on her Top Shelf and we meet the makers of the Gurrumul documentary.

Duration:00:53:51

Talking TV with Lost in Space and Barry, Loveless, Sally Potter on The Party, and ACMI's Wonderland

4/18/2018
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Netflix's remake of Lost in Space and upcoming Foxtel comedy Barry. Plus, Jason's film of the week is Andrey Zvyagintsev's Loveless, an interview with Sally Potter about The Party, and a new exhibition looks at how Alice in Wonderland inspired revolutionary filmmaking.

Duration:00:53:51

Is Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs racist? U.S. Hip Hop comedy Atlanta, Homecoming Queens blends comedy with chronic illness, Behind the Screens with an Animal Wrangler

4/11/2018
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We look at questions of fetishisation and Orientalism in Wes Anderson's new Japan-set animation Isle of Dogs. A conversation about hip hop and representation in the new season of drama-comedy Atlanta. Michelle Law and Chloë Reeson discuss mixing comedy with chronic illness in their new series for SBS, and Behind the Screens with an Animal Wrangler.

Duration:00:53:51

Remembering Steven Bochco, Have You Seen The Listers? Matt Bomer in Walking Out, Criticism in Crisis

4/4/2018
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Vale to iconic TV producer Steven Bochco. Plus, the new documentary about world renowned street artist Anthony Lister, American actor Matt Bomer on his latest film Walking Out.

Duration:00:53:51

Love, Simon and Ready Player One, Wild Wild Country, Lano & Woodley, Michael Palin

3/28/2018
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A look at two very different coming-of-age stories, Netflix roll out another cult documentary series, Lano and Woodley on their favourite physical performers in film and Michael Palin in Armando Iannucci's black comedy.

Duration:00:53:51

John Boyega stars in Pacific Rim Uprising, Soda Jerk's Terror Nullius, Friday Night Lights creator Jason Katims' new show, Behind the Scenes

3/21/2018
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Star Wars actor John Boyega is in the studio talking about his new film. A controversial new video work called Terror Nullius. Friday Night Lights creator is back with a brand new high school drama, and we meet Location Scouts on the set of a BBC drama.

Duration:00:53:52

David Chang's Ugly Delicious, Rooney Mara is Mary Magdalene, Australian director Kitty Green

3/14/2018
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Is Netflix's new food-porn show Ugly Delicious revolutionary? Garth Davis speaks about the revisionist biopic Mary Magdelene, starring Rooney Mara, and Kitty Green, director of the lush documentaries Casting JonBenet and Ukraine is Not a Brothel drops in for a chat.

Duration:00:53:51

New documentaries from Ai Weiwei and Marina Abramović, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Debra Oswald and Women in Film and TV

3/7/2018
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Our International Women's Day special is hosted by critic and academic Deb Verhoeven, and is full of women’s voices discussing film and television.

Duration:00:53:51

UnReal's Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, Oscars predictions, The Square and Creative Risk

2/28/2018
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We speak to co-creator of the dramedy UnReal. David Stratton and Vicky Roach join us for an Oscars panel. The Square's Claes Bang and we meet a creative risk lawyer.

Duration:00:53:51

Talking TV, A Fantastic Woman, Genre Busting and Barbara

2/21/2018
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Jason is joined by TV critics Lauren Carroll Harris and Craig Mathieson for a discussion on a couple of show's everyone seems to be talking about, The Good Place and Queer Eye. Are they both Trump era retorts?

Duration:00:53:51

Marvel's Black Panther, In demand director Kate Dennis, Pilot Season 101 and South African film The Wound

2/14/2018
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We review and discuss Marvel's new black super-hero film Black Panther. Plus, Jason meets in-demand Australian director Kate Dennis, she earned an Emmy nomination for The Handmaid's Tale. We cross to L.A. for a Pilot Season 101. And, The Wound, a South African love story in an unusual setting.

Duration:00:53:52

The Real Housewives of Melbourne, Lady Bird, a new wave for Nordic TV and Melbourne Cinémathèque

2/7/2018
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We're talking The Real Housewives of Melbourne, Greta Gerwig's beautiful Lady Bird, a new wave for TV from Scandinavia and take a look at Melbourne Cinémathèque's 2018 program.

Duration:00:53:52

Jessica Chastain turns poker princess, Paul Thomas Anderson on Phantom Thread and why TV keeps looking to the past

1/31/2018
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TV reboots – we discuss the new wave of 90s television remakes coming our way and take a close look at one show resurrected from the 90s sitcom graveyard. Plus, a conversation with Oscar nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson about his new film Phantom Thread, and Jessica Chastain on Molly’s Game, a thriller about real life character Molly Bloom.

Duration:00:53:52

Margot Robbie, Warwick Thornton, Agnes Varda and Talking TV

1/24/2018
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Margot Robbie on her Oscar nominated role in I, Tonya. Warwick Thornton speaks about his new film Sweet Country, which releases this week. Talking TV with critics Lauren Carroll Harris and Craig Mathieson, and veteran of French cinema Agnes Varda about the documentary Faces Places.

Duration:00:53:51

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