Recasting Classics: Newsfront

Cinema Australia Original Content: By Matthew Eeles A remake of Newsfront has been announced. This modern retelling of Phillip Noyce’s 1978 classic will be directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, who will again team up with The Dressmaker costume designer Marion Boyce to bring the characters of Len Maguire, Frank Maguire, Amy Mackenzie, Chris Hewitt, Fay and…

Retro Review: Newsfront

Newsfront Directed by: Phillip Noyce Written by: David Elfick, Bob Ellis, Philippe Mora and Philip Noyce Produced by: Richard Brennan and David Elfick Starring: Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughs, Gerard Kennedy, Chris Haywood, John Ewart, Angela Punch McGregor, Bryan Brown, Bruce Spence and Steve Bisley. Written by David Morgan-Brown: Apparently one of Harrison Ford’s favourite films, this…

6 things you never knew about The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Directed by: Fred Schepisi Written by: Fred Schepisi Produced by: Fred Schepisi, Roy Stevens Starring: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson, Angela Punch McGregor, Steve Dodd and Ray Meagher Jimmie is a young aboriginal man who through hard work and marriage to a white woman is doing everything he can to…