Review: Suzi Q

Cinema Australia Original Content: Suzi Q Directed by Liam Firmager Starring Suzi Quatro, Cherie Currie, KT Tunstall, Joan Jett and Alice Cooper by Gavin Bond It’s hard to believe there hadn’t been a career spanning big screen documentary on trailblazing female rocker Suzi Quatro, up until now. Aussie filmmaker Liam Firmager (Sticks and Stones, King…

Review: Locusts

Locusts Directed by Heath Davis Written by Angus Watts Starring Ben Geurens, Jessica McNamee, Nathanil Dean, Andy McPhee, Justin Rosniak, Steve LeMarquand, Damian Hill and Alan Dukes. “Playing like some mongrel hybrid between Wake in Fright and Get Carter, Davis’ latest turns familiar narrative earth – alienated scion returns to a hostile hometown and old…

Review: Outback

Cinema Australia Original Content:  Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Outback Directed by Mike Green Written by Mike Green and Brien Kelly Starring Taylor Wiese, Lauren Lofberg and Brendan Donoghue “This is a film where an entire country is the villain and its machete is snakes, scorpions,…

Review: Standing Up For Sunny

Cinema Australia Original Content: Standing Up For Sunny Written and Directed by Steven Vidler Starring RJ Mitte, Philippa Northeast, Italia Hunt and Sam Reid Produced by Jamie Hilton, Michael Pontin and Drew Bailey “Tender, clever and very, very funny.” by Matthew Eeles It’s hard to believe Standing Up For Sunny is director Steven Vidler’s first…

Review: Hotel Mumbai

Hotel Mumbai Directed by Anthony Maras Written by John Collee and Anthony Maras Starring Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Nazanin Boniadi and Jason Isaacs Produced by Basil Iwanyk, Gary Hamilton, Mike Gabrawy, Julie Ryan, Andrew Ogilvie and Jomon Thomas “A heart-pounding, blood-soaked, white-knuckle nightmare of the highest quality.” by Matthew Eeles Hotel Mumbai is a…

Review: The School

The School Written and Directed by Storm Ashwood Starring Megan Drury, William Charles McDonald, Nicholas Hope, Texas Watterston, Milly Alcock and Jack Ruwald “The perfect blend of otherworldly fantasy and creepy horror.” by Matthew Eeles Contemporary Australian cinema isn’t exactly known for delivering Earth-shatteringly original content. It’s been a while since the local industry made waves…

Review: The Second

The Second Directed by Mairi Cameron Written by Stephen Lance Produced by Leanne Tonkes and Stephen Lance Starring Rachael Blake, Susie Porter, Vince Colosimo, Martin Sacks, Susan Prior, Megan Dale, Bridget Webb and Will Beasley “Elegant, gripping, sexy and seductive.” by Matthew Eeles It’s been four years since My Mistress – a daring S&M drama which introduced us to an…