Interview: Jack Thompson

When I told Jack Thompson I was calling from Fremantle in Western Australia, he was quick to let me know how fond he was of the Port City. In the mid-90s, Thompson acted in Graeme Rattigan’s Under The Lighthouse Dancing which was shot just off Fremantle on the west coast’s most famous island playground, Rottnest.…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #24 | Jeremy DeCeglie

With only one other, rather unsettling film to his name, Perth-based director Jeremy DeCeglie has created a genuinely hilarious film with Can’t Win. Do Try which we speak about this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. Influenced by his best mate Jez (Christopher Millington), Gordan (Harry Quinlan) convinces his rather bitchy finance, Kelly (Adriane Daff), to…

Interview: Anna Samson

In What If It Works?, Anna Samson give a very impressive, very award-worthy performance as scattered DID sufferer, Grace. In this interview, Anna speaks about preparing to play such a complex character, her admiration for her director and her upcoming performance in Kriv Stenders’ Wake In Fright. Interview by Matthew Eeles RELATED ARTICLES INTERVIEW: Romi Trower…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #22 | Romi Trower

In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles is joined by director Romi Trower to discuss her new film, What If It Works?. Adrian (Luke Ford), an irrepressibly chirpy tech nerd, suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Grace (Anna Samson), a beautiful street artist, suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder (aka Multiple Personality Disorder).…

Interview: Sara West

Interview by Matthew Eeles A lot of noise is being made both at home and overseas about Australia’s current crop of young up-and-comers like Odessa Young, Angourie Rice, Katherine Langford and Levi Miller. But don’t for one second forget about Sara West. Trust us, she’s gonna be huge. Sara is waiting for the water in…

Director Jeffrey Walker joins the Cinema Australia Podcast

Seven years on and Dance Academy finally gets the big screen treatment. by Matthew Eeles In front of the camera, Jeffrey Walker is arguably best known by generations of Australians as the cheeky Bronson in the quirky children’s television show, Round the Twist. But behind the camera, Walker is an established director responsible for some of…