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Lily is studying a Bachelor of Film and Television Production. When she isn’t on the set of a film, it’s highly likely she’s watching one. After five international moves in her formative years, Lily’s love of film and cinema grew out of an appreciation for an art form that remained constant and impactful through every changing season of life.

TOP 3 ARTISTS: Gang of Youths, The Oh Hellos, Bon Iver
TOP 3 MOVIES: The Princess Bride, La La Land, About Time
BEST CONCERT: Gang of Youths at Sydney's Enmore Theatre
FIRST MEMORY OF A FILM: Watching ‘Bug’s Bunny: Whacky Wabbit’ on VHS at my Nan’s house, eating Apple Turnovers and drinking Sarsaparilla.

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The Pickup Game - A confronting reveal of the pickup industry
THE PICKUP GAMEA confronting reveal of the pickup industry
It has the guts to assert that men are the foundation of this. It educates and unpacks the truth for those who are naïve, but it's also an allegory for those who participate in such experiences.
The Music of Danny Elfman - Celebrating the sounds of cinema on the great composer's birthday
THE MUSIC OF DANNY ELFMANCelebrating the sounds of cinema on the great composer's birthday
Danny Elfman is truly an artist - he knows how to empower a melody by making one instrument the hero of the score. From themes universally known to stranger picks, these are his must-listen scores.
Happy Birthday, Sir Ian McKellen - Celebrating a true free spirit
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SIR IAN McKELLENCelebrating a true free spirit
Sir Ian McKellen, you are a true free spirit - atrociously funny, bold and just so beautiful. By being exactly who you were meant to be - and in embracing that - you give us permission to follow suit.
The rise of Robert Pattinson - Happy birthday to the star, from 'Twilight' to 'The Lighthouse'
THE RISE OF ROBERT PATTINSONHappy birthday to the star, from 'Twilight' to 'The Lighthouse'
Robert Pattinson has been to us exactly what we needed him to be. It's comforting to see growth in people through their career, and in observing their growing - know you've done a little of your own.
Pretty Woman - 30 years since the classic rom-com brightened our hearts
PRETTY WOMAN30 years since the classic rom-com brightened our hearts
The fact that this film still gets audiences so excited 30 years on is a testament to its great story, characters and filmic fun.
Onward - Not the fairytale Pixar film we wanted
ONWARDNot the fairytale Pixar film we wanted
Animation has such an important job - the fact it doesn't live up to that makes 'Onward' a little disappointing, but it's still a lovely tale that promotes brotherhood, adventure and generosity.
Military Wives - A salute to the spouses of the military - and British comedy!
MILITARY WIVESA salute to the spouses of the military - and British comedy!
There are goosebump moments and parts you could have written yourself. But maybe that's why we need these films - they deliver us with the messages and lessons we need or maybe have forgotten about.
Romantic Road - Falling in love with India, the Rolls Royce and each other
ROMANTIC ROADFalling in love with India, the Rolls Royce and each other
Maybe this film won't be your cup of tea, but one thing you can't take away from it is its power to inspire you to have your own adventure.
The Biggest Little Farm - A documentary with lessons on sustainable farming and family
THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARMA documentary with lessons on sustainable farming and family
This film documents how we should live: with an appreciation of the balance of Mother Nature, and with a fearless tenacity to live out our dreams.
Jumanji: The Next Level - Adventure sequel is serious family fun
JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVELAdventure sequel is serious family fun
The film is punchy, landing some great jokes that will make you laugh out loud, with an entertaining, slightly predictable story. It wasn't as good as the original, but it is full of family fun!
Ask Dr Ruth - A documentary on 90th birthday parties, Nazi Germany and sex
ASK DR RUTHA documentary on 90th birthday parties, Nazi Germany and sex
Dr Ruth is so much more than just a 90-year-old with the big balls to talk about sex. This is the story of a strong woman who finally gains recognition for her long service to society.
Fisherman's Friends - A great catch for a film about friendship and music
FISHERMAN'S FRIENDSA great catch for a film about friendship and music
If it's been a long week, a film about a group of unlikely elderly men winning big by doing what they love with the ones they love is exactly what you need. It's a great story, and needed to be told.
Emu Runner - Another great win for Indigenous storytelling
EMU RUNNERAnother great win for Indigenous storytelling
With incredible cinematography, this film supports the creation and telling of Indigenous stories, by Indigenous people, with Indigenous actors.
God of the Piano - A tale that tickles the ivories
GOD OF THE PIANOA tale that tickles the ivories
The film exemplifies the journey that comes from looking for validation from others, when inner peace could be faster achieved by finding worth within ourselves.
Gemini Man - Ang Lee vs Ang Lee: has technology gone too far?
GEMINI MANAng Lee vs Ang Lee: has technology gone too far?
The film deserves to be acknowledged for discovering the future of movies and the capacity of the technology, but it sticks to a safe plot we've seen before... a few times.
If Life Gives You Lemons - An impactful coming-of-age story
IF LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONSAn impactful coming-of-age story
The film makes an assertion about circumstances, luck, determination and grit - whilst also advocating kindness.
Granny Poetry Club - Growing old, friendship, learning and poetry
GRANNY POETRY CLUBGrowing old, friendship, learning and poetry
This documentary tracks a group of unlikely people in a very peculiar and undocumented situation. It's a reminder that age is but a number, and we are only as limited as we think we are.
Ophelia - Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' with a modern twist
OPHELIAShakespeare's 'Hamlet' with a modern twist
Fine by way of entertainment, but doesn't do justice to the intricacies of the original story. It's incredible in all elements of filmmaking, but lacks the true heart and layers of Shakespeare's work.
Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan - Close to home
DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TANClose to home
An epic recount of the Battle of Long Tan with no Hollywood exaggerations. Kriv Stenders has created a film that explores inherent Australian values, history and entertainment.
The Wandering Chef - A delicious tale of human connection
THE WANDERING CHEFA delicious tale of human connection
This documentary is the perfect example of how a strong and gratifying narrative can leave technicalities and logistics in the dust.
Ladyworld - Experimental thriller not so thrilling
LADYWORLDExperimental thriller not so thrilling
The format of experimental thriller ends up hindering the message of the film, and after the initial shock of the film's controversy, it just gets predictable and hard to follow.
Claire Darling - A French film fail
CLAIRE DARLINGA French film fail
A challenging film with all the right elements and all the wrong delivery. It has all the makings of something great: characters with intriguing arcs, mystery, love and comical old people.
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