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…

Review: Swinging Safari

Swinging Safari Written and Directed by Stephan Elliot Produced by Al Clark and Jamie Hilton Starring Radha Mitchell, Guy Pearce, Julian McMahon, Kylie Minogue, Asher Keddie, Jeremy Simms, Jack Thompson, Atticus Robb and Darcy Wilson “Bonkers! One of the funniest Australian comedies in years.”   by Matthew Eeles 2018 is set to be a big year for…

Retro Review: Bliss

“This semi-surrealist romantic-comedy is a film so surprisingly large in scope and so adventurous with its narrative scale and cinematic form, it takes quite the toll on the mind and heart.” Written by David Morgan-Brown Most certainly one of the most audacious and ambitious directorial debuts from this country, this semi-surrealist romantic-comedy about a man…

Review: The Pretend One

The Pretend One Directed by Tony Prescott Written by Tony Prescott and James Raue Produced by Tony Prescott and Dinusha Ratnaweera Starring David Field, Garaldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley, Fiona Press, Benedict Wall, Elijah Perris and Alice Roberts “Who would have thought one of the most beautiful, heartfelt, emotional and complex on-screen relationships in Australian film…