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Women He’s Undressed

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Inset pic- The poster to Gillian Armstrong’s new doco Featured pic- Orry-Kelly played by Darren Gilshenan with cocktail party guests. Pic Anne Howard

Director Gillian Armstrong claims that she had never heard of Orry-Kelly when Damien Parer pitched a documentary proposal at her.

It is hard to believe that any Australian cinefile would not have knowledge, at least of the existence of the man who designed the costumes for Casablanca, Some Like It Hot and hundreds of other Hollywood movies, but taken as truth, at least the completed film, WOMEN HE’S UNDRESSED will introduce this brilliant Australian export to a wider audience.

With writer Katherine Thompson, Armstrong has fashioned a biopic facsimile, a hybrid pastiche of factual footage and stylised recreation. Continue reading Women He’s Undressed

Oscar Winners 2015 – The Academy Awards – Complete List

One of the greats, Julianne Moore, finally receives her first Oscar
One of the greats, Julianne Moore, finally receives her first Oscar

Full list of winners from the 87th Academy Awards, announced Sunday Evening 22nd February 2015 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California, USA. The 87th Academy Awards show was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, and was televised live on the ABC Network in the USA.

This year three movies were the big winners, “Birdman”, “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash”.

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