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…

Rare screening of Don’s Party at Australian Revelations

Classic Australian film Don’s Party will have a rare pre-election outing at Australian Revelations on Tuesday, 28 June. The winner of six AFI Awards, including Best Director, Best Actress and Best Screenplay, Don’s Party is set on election night 1969 as a group of friends come together for cheese and wine in what turns out to be an unintended night of truth…

Retro Review: Don’s Party

Don’s Party (1976) Directed by Bruce Beresford Written by David Williamson Produced by Phillip Adams, David Barrow Starring Ray Barrett, Clare Binney, Pat Bishop, Graeme Blundell, Jeanie Drynan, John Hargreaves, Harold Hopkins, Graham Kennedy, Veronica Lang and Candy Raymond Review by David Morgan-Brown: Director Bruce Beresford began his film career with an ocker comedy (The Adventures of Barry MacKensie and its sequel), as did writer David Williamson…