Retro Review: The Coca-Cola Kid

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Directed by Dusan Makavejev Written by Frank Moorhouse and Denny Lawrence  Starring Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr and Chris Haywood Written by Gavin Bond It wasn’t uncommon or unusual for international directors to venture downunder and produce and helm an…

Six Australian film premieres to gorge on at Monster Fest 2017

Chris Sun’s long-awaited Ozploitation horror film, Boar, will have its Australian premiere at this year’s Monster Fest. Boar is one of six Australian films announced as the first wave of programming announced for Australia’s premier cult festival Monster Fest, Australia’s premier genre film festival, today announces its first wave of programming for its annual Melbourne event, to be…

Retro Review: The Removalists

The Removalists Written by David Morgan-Brown “The screenplay here is one of a few examples of what makes (or what should make) David Williamson a key figure of Australian cinema.” The Australian New Wave began with a number of films written by playwright David Williamson who adapted some of his own plays into scripts for…

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…

Universal Pictures picks up international rights to Love is Now – See the brand new trailer here

Eponine Films is pleased to confirm that Universal Pictures has secured the international distribution rights for its Australian independent feature film debut Love is Now, ahead of the film’s nationwide Australian release through HOYTS cinemas from 4th December 2014. Starring Australian actors Eamon Farren (Chained, Red Dog, Carlotta), Claire Van Der Boom (The Square, Red Hill, ‘Hawaii Five-0’)…

You beauty! Love is Now gets a nationwide release date

Eponine Films has announced that Love is Now, starring Australian actors Eamon Farren (Chained, Red Dog, Carlotta), Claire Van Der Boom (The Square, Red Hill, ‘Hawaii Five-­‐0’) and Anna Torv (‘The Secret Life of Us’, ‘Fringe’) will be released in Australian cinemas nationwide on December 4, 2014. Showing support for Australian filmmaking talent, HOYTS Group is partnering…

Jim Lounsbury’s Love is Now begins principal photography

Principal photography has begun on the Eponine Films production Love Is Now, which will shoot over five weeks across Sydney and various other NSW locations including the Hunter Valley as well as regionally in Bigga, Crookwell and Maitland. Love is Now is an intriguing drama chronicling a summer of love along the Harvest Trail for experienced photographer Audrey and aspiring snapper Dean.…