August 11th, 2013

Emma Booth and Her Thoughts on Winning Best Supporting Actress in Clubland

The Creative History of Cherie Nowlan, Director of Clubland Cherie Nowlan began her professional career as a journalist. Then she started working in television and film, and pursed duties as a writer, production assistant, Oxnard DIRECTV, and worked under multiple production companies. Cherie Nowlan grew up in a small town of Singleton, Australia. In 1993, she studied at the Australian Film and Radio School. It was from this point of view where she gained her analytic and critical skills which would later be useful as a well known and well respected movie director.I found some more information here. Cherie Nowlan’s most popular film is the 1997 film Thank God He Met Lizzie which introduced Cate Blanchett into the world of cinema. It was Nowlan’s first directorial debut as a feature film. She then went on to direct the 2007 film Clubland which has become critically and internationally recognized. Cherie Nowlan also went on to have a successful working history in the television business. And had her hand at television shows that became movies like Marking Time, Small Claims, and The Alice. All in all Nowlan’s creative career has been one built on growth and development and evolving through the difficult and competitive world of films. However, it’s Nowlan’s art to find ways of exploring culture through movie making and television.

May 6th, 2013

The Cast of Clubland

Clubland is an Australian film that was released in 2007. The movie is about a young, awkward man named Tim whose overzealous mother stands in the way of his love-life. You may be able to see airings on cable tv. Here is a look at the film’s collective cast:

Khan Chittenden plays the film’s leading character, Tim. Born in New Zealand, Chittenden has been appearing in commercials, doing voice-over work and acting in films since he graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. His first big acting break was in Blue Water High, an Australian television program. Since filming Clubland, he has gone on to star in other films, including the American comedy Endless Bummer.

Actress and model Emma Booth plays Jill, Tim’s love interest in the film. The role earned her a “Best Supporting Actress” award from the Australian Film Institute. As a teenager, Booth worked as a model all over the world before moving on to acting. She will play Madeline Usher in the upcoming 2013 television series Gothica that is set to air on ABC.

The legendary British actress Brenda Blethyn plays Jean, Tim’s comedienne mother, in the film. Blethyn began acting when she was 30 years old. After divorcing her first husband, she decided to try her hand at theater and made the switch to screen four years later when she starred in a televised play for the BBC’sPlayhouse. Since the beginning of her career, Blethyn has been nominated for and won numerous awards for various roles in theater, television and film. She is currently married to Michael Mayhew, an art director, and is the chairwoman of the Kent Film and Television Board in England.

Tim’s mentally disabled younger brother, Mark, is played by English-born actor Richard Wilson. Wilson has been nominated for several acting awards, including “Best Supporting Actor” by the Australian Film Institute for his role in Clubland. He has appeared in multiple films over the last decade and currently resides in Sydney, Australia.

Other members of the cast include Philip Quast, Frankie J. Holden, Katie Wall, Russell Dykstra and Rebecca Gibney.

May 4th, 2013

Clubland at the Australian Film Institue Awards

The Australian film Clubland debuted in 2007, and it did not take long for it to become one of the biggest hits of the year. The film was a major player at the Sundance Film Festival, but its real success came at the 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards.

Clubland and its talented ensemble cast were nominated for eleven awards that year, including one for “Best Film,” although it lost out to Romulus, My Father. It was also nominated for “Best Cinematography,” “Best Editing,” “Best Sound,” “Best Production Design” and “Best Costume Design.” Cherie Nowlan was nominated Read the rest of this entry »

July 2nd, 2012

Top Five Funniest Scenes in Cherie Nowlan’s Clubland

Top Five Funniest Scenes In Cherie Nowlan’s Clubland

What are the top five funniest moments in Cherie Nowlan’s film Clubland? Let’s take a look at some of these scenes that made us laugh out of our seats or cry with laughter. Practically every scene with Jill that Tim has is a funny one. Due to Tim’s sexual naivete, the comedy of the relationship with Jill conjures up many equally funny and embarrassing scenes. Tim’s brother Mark provides a lot of comic Read the rest of this entry »

June 29th, 2012

Will There Be an American Version of the Film Clubland?

The movie Clubland is an Australian comedy. The main character is a man in his early 20′s named Tim. The character Tim is quiet, reliable, and has an overbearing mother. His father is trying to regain his fame as a country western singer. His mother, Jean is a cafeteria worker and comedian who does standup comedy at night. She makes jokes about what her life may have been like if she had stayed in England and not Read the rest of this entry »

June 26th, 2012

The Hit Soundtrack of the Comedy Film Clubland

American And Australian Receptions Of The Popular Comedy “Clubland”

Clubland was released into the world of cinema in 2007 and premiered at the prestigious Sundance movie festival. It is an Australian feature film. On the positive side the reviews in both American and Australia have been positive. Australian writer, Keith Thompson received glowing reviews for his well manipulated screen play which drove the film’s plot in a fluid and serene manner. The film was directed by Cherie Nowlan, who is responsible for showcasing Cate Blanchett in “Thank God He Met Lizzie.” Read the rest of this entry »

June 22nd, 2012

American and Australian Receptions of the Popular Comedy Clubland

American And Australian Receptions Of The Popular Comedy “Clubland”

Clubland was released into the world of cinema in 2007 and premiered at the prestigious Sundance movie festival. It is an Australian feature film. On the positive side the reviews in both American and Australia have been positive. Australian writer, Keith Thompson received glowing reviews for his well manipulated screen play which drove the film’s plot in a fluid and serene manner. The film was directed by Cherie Nowlan, who is responsible Read the rest of this entry »

June 19th, 2012

The Creative History of Cherie Nowlan, Director of Clubland

The Creative History of Cherie Nowlan, Director of Clubland

Cherie Nowlan began her professional career as a journalist. Then she started working in television and film, and pursed duties as a writer, production assistant, and worked under multiple production companies. Cherie Nowlan grew up in a small town of Singleton, Australia. In 1993, she studied at the Australian Film and Radio School. It was from this point of view where she gained her analytic and critical Read the rest of this entry »

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