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John McGowan’s film reviews are broadcast on the first Thursday of each month, at 1030am (Central Australian Time) on PBA FM, 89.7 in Adelaide, and live streaming on www.pbafm.org.au

Scripts and podcasts will be added to this site following broadcast.

Journalist, and long-time ABC colleague and TV producer, John is a Churchill Fellow, and winner of the inaugural Media Peace Prize in Australia (for his seminal TV series – Six Australians, featuring six Aboriginal and Torres Strait Australians).

And in October 2012, John presented a paper at a conference at the University of Stuttgart, on the portrayal of indigenous people in Australian movies, from Jedda through to The Sapphires. John is author of the first ever comprehensive biography of J P McGowan – Biography of a Hollywood Pioneer - http://www.adelaide.edu.au/adelaidean/issues/4361/news4457.html

EARLIER REVIEWS

For details of John McGowan’s earlier film reviews, broadcast in Learning Works from 2006 to 2011, please click here.

THE BIG SCREEN

January 2012
Details to come
Podcast Script

December 2012
James Bond, and the year in review
Podcast Script

November 2012
From Jedda to The Sapphires – A Conference Presentation
Podcast Script

October 2012
No program this month

September 2012
Details to come
Podcast Script

August 2012
Details to come
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July 2012
Details to come
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June 2012
The Avengers; The Dictator
Podcast Script

May 2012
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Podcast Script

April 2012
Headhunters; Margin Call
Podcast Script

March 2012
The Artist; Hugo; and the Academy Awards
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February 2012
The Descendants; The Iron Lady; Sherlock Holmes; A Game of Shadows
Podcast Script

December 2011
Midnight in Paris; Moneyball
Podcast Script

November 2011
The Cup
Podcast Script

October 2011
The South Australian Film Corporation – a Reflection
Podcast Script

J P McGowan – Biography of a Hollywood Pioneer – Part 1
Podcast

J P McGowan – Biography of a Hollywood Pioneer – Part 2
Podcast



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