Retro Review: Money Movers

Cinema Australia Original Content: Directed by Bruce Beresford Written by Bruce Beresford and Devon Minchin Starring Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell, Candy Raymond, Jeanie Drynan and Bryan Brown. An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest…

Young cast shine in the new Jasper Jones trailer

Madman Entertainment today has released the trailer and additional stills for the highly anticipated film Jasper Jones. Adapted from the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery…

Retro Review: The Boys

“The Boys isn’t either horror or documentary, but it feels very much like both.” Written by David Morgan-Brown Before Animal Kingdom and Snowtown, there was another Australian film that portrayed how terrifying and brooding an ordinary suburban setting could be. The boys that are referred to in the title are the Sprague brothers, with eldest Brett…

Your first look at Jasper Jones is here!

Madman Entertainment has just dropped the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Jasper Jones, the film adaptation of the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey. Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Goldstone).…

Chris Pahlow’s Play It Safe set to launch online

“I left the screening irrevocably changed. I got outside and asked my friend why nobody had made a film like it in Melbourne, where characters just talk and act like normal people. So a few years later I decided to do just that.”  Play It Safe, the debut feature film from award-winning Melbourne filmmaker Chris Pahlow, is set to…

Release date confirmed for Abe Forsythe’s Down Under

StudioCanal has announced that Abe Forsythe’s second feature film, Down Under, will hit Australian cinemas August 4, 2016. A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, Down Under is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide. Sincere, though misguided, intent gives way to farcical ineptitude as this hilarious…