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International Bandana Day 2015: Nine Films About Cancer

International Bandana Day 2015: Nine Films About Cancer

Film & TV
International Bandana Day falls on the last Friday of October each year. Rather than just celebrating the accessory of choice for burly Harley Davidson riders (that might need a day in itself), this day was put together by the Australian youth organisation CanTeen to raise awareness for young people diagnosed with cancer. Words: Lauren Burgess, Subeditor: Yasmin Harding Bandanas often become symbolic of the disease because in many cases chemotherapy results in hair loss. To honour the day, we've decided to put together a list of some of the most heart-wrenching, tragic and darkly funny films about cancer. 1. The Fault In Our Stars (2014) Two teenagers, Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort), meet in a cancer support group and fall in love. Their relationship is test
Wes Anderson to take on Horror

Wes Anderson to take on Horror

Film & TV
Wes Anderson taking on Horror? Bizarre, and quite the step away from his carefully crafted, quirky and picturesque movies. Imagine The Grand Budapest Hotel intertwined with horror…creepy. Words: Yasmin Harding, Subeditor: Jason John In conversation with novelist Donna Tartt at the Rome Film Festival, Anderson spoke about his plans to branch out towards the horror genre, and how it intrigues him.   “I have thought of doing a horror movie, and I have thought of doing a Christmas movie. Horror is an area where if a filmmaker really wants to use all the tricks, the techniques to affect your emotions…. "With the kind of movies I do, you’re supposed to say is this part supposed to be funny, or is this part supposed to be sad? Well, you say, I don’t know. I’m not sure. This is the w
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