9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

The rebellion begins – Occupation gets an epic new poster

The first poster has dropped for Luke Sparke’s Australian sci-fi epic, Occupation. Occupation stars an incredible ensemble of local and international names including Dan Ewing (Red Billabong, Home and Away), Temuera Morrison (Star Wars, Once Were Warriors), Stephany Jacobsen (Revenge, Battlestar Galactica), Rhiannon Fish (The 100, Home and Away), Charles Mesure (Desperate Housewives, Once Upon a…

Filming has wrapped on Luke Sparke’s Occupation – New images revealed

Filming has officially wrapped on Luke Sparke’s Australian Sci Fi epic, Occupation. The action-heavy film starring Dan Ewing (Red Billabong, Home and Away), Temuera Morrison (Star Wars, Once Were Warriors), Stephany Jacobsen (Revenge, Battlestar Galactica), Rhiannon Fish (The 100, Home and Away), Charles Mesure (Desperate Housewives, Once Upon a Time) Jacqueline McKenzie (Romper Stomper, The…

Sunday Shorts: Placidyl

It’s David Lynch meets The Stepford Wives in this dark allegorical comedy about a woman with a misshapen head, and the under-lurkings of a town secret buried deep. Placidyl (Or The Dairy of a Madwoman) asks the big questions; What is it to be an outcast with a triangle-shaped cranium? How can society be as…

Aaron Jeffery, Kat Risteska, Ben Chisholm and Erin Connor join the cast of Occupation

Independent Australian action sci-fi movie Occupation has ramped up filming with the casting of four key roles. Joining the fight for survival are Logie-Award winning actor Aaron Jeffery (Wentworth, McLeod’s Daughters), Kat Risteska (Home and Away, Dance Academy), Ben Chisholm (Red Billabong, The Legend of Ben Hall) and Erin Connor (The Suicide Theory). Now in the third week of a…