Interview: Shannon Murphy

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In August last year I committed the ultimate interviewer sin; I took something I read on IMDb as gospel. During an interview with Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp, I asked about her role in children’s television…

Retro Review: Idiot Box

Directed by David Caesar Written by David Caesar Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Jeremy Sims, John Polson and Graeme Blundell Written by Gavin Bond Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. While Aussie actors the likes of Margot Robbie and Chris Hemsworth have conquered Hollywood, it seems, virtually overnight, one…

Review: Awkward awakenings

A film about two passionate and sensual love affairs would usually be enough to stimulate even the slightest bit of sexual arousal, but it’s hard to be turned on by Anne Fontaine’s Adoration. It’s an awkward and uncomfortable piece of cinema, with a storyline better suited to the French coast rather than Sydney, Australia. Lil…

Coming Soon: Adoration

When’s it out? November 21, 2013 Who’s in it? Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn, Sophie Lowe And the director? Anne Fontaine Cinema Australia say: We’re really looking forward to this one. Robin Wright seems to have joined the likes of Liev Schreiber (Mental) and Tom Wilkinson (Felony), as American actors mastering the Aussie…