Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #30 | Geraldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley and Tony Prescott (The Pretend One)

In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, actors Geraldine Hakewill and Michael Whalley and director Tony Prescott discuss their incredible new film, The Pretend One. An adult woman’s imaginary friend from childhood, Hugo, finds his existence threatened when a real person becomes the woman’s love interest. The Pretend One will have its world premiere…

Review: The Pretend One

The Pretend One Directed by Tony Prescott Written by Tony Prescott and James Raue Produced by Tony Prescott and Dinusha Ratnaweera Starring David Field, Garaldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley, Fiona Press, Benedict Wall, Elijah Perris and Alice Roberts “Who would have thought one of the most beautiful, heartfelt, emotional and complex on-screen relationships in Australian film…

The Pretend One gets a new trailer

The Cinema Australia team were lucky enough to catch an early screening of The Pretend One and it left us speechless. We haven’t been this impressed with an Australian feature film since The Babadook. Just sayin’… Stay tuned for our full review. The Pretend One is eyeing a 2018 release. You can keep up to…

Australia premiere announced for Sacred Heart

After a successful world premiere at this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival,  Australian indie feature Sacred Heart by Kosta Nikas starring AFI award winning actor David Field will have its Australian premiere at the Greek Film Festival on October 12th, Palace Cinema Leichhardt in Sydney and October 17th Palace Cinema Como, in Melbourne. Australian acting legend…

Retro Review: Ghosts… of the Civil Dead

“Its relentless, disturbing, impactful, and thoughtful portrayal of this setting makes the likes of Scum and Oz seem like Rugrats.” by David Morgan-Brown Australia has produced some of the roughest and toughest films ever created and Ghosts… of the Civil Dead ranks up at the top. Released in 1988 in film festivals (and in 1989 in its wide release in…