Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #9: Matt Day

In the latest edition of the Cinema Australia Podcast, Matthew Eeles chats with Australian actor, Matt Day. Day has a new short film, Perry, which is screening at the St Kilda Film Festival tonight. Details here. You can see the trailer below. The hilarious short film was shot as part of a webseries and is the…

Vale Joyce Jacobs

There’s a lot to admire about an elderly woman knocking back a middy. That’s the defining image of Joyce Jacob’s character, Esme Watson, on A Country Practice. Born in 1922 in Surrey, England, Jacobs played minor rolls in Number 96 and The Young Doctors before landing the roll of Watson in Channel 7’s long-running, much…