Interview: Jack Martin

We caught up with The Legend of Ben Hall’s leading man himself, Jack Martin, ahead of the film’s DVD and Blu-ray release. “I’m very passionate about actors being well researched and prepared for their work.” Interview by Matthew Eeles Had you ever heard of Ben Hall before going into the role? I had heard of…

The Legend of Ben Hall (Competition Now Closed)

To celebrate the release of The Legend of Ben Hall on Blu-ray and DVD, we’re giving readers the chance to win a Blu-ray copy of The Legend of Ben Hall signed by director Matthew Holmes and made out to winners personally. After two years running from the law, Ben Hall is soon drawn back into bushranging by the…

Review: The Legend of Ben Hall

The Legend of Ben Hall Written & Directed by Matthew Holmes Starring Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa, Joanne Dobbin, William Lee, Andy McPhee and Pia Grace Moon “Epic. A triumph.” by Matthew Eeles There’s this frustrating, negative dialogue which unwelcomely rears its ugly head from time to time within our filmmaking industry. It’s about Australian feature…

New trailer drops for Australian bushranger epic

by Matthew Eeles A second trailer dropped this morning for The Legend of Ben Hall. Arguably one of the most anticipated local films of the year, Matthew Holmes’ Australian epic follows legendary bushranger Ben Hall as he and his gang attempt to escape NSW before the law catches up with them. Director Holmes is thrilled the second trailer has finally…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2016

What a year 2015 was for Australian cinema. Box office records were smashed thanks to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s contemporary interpretation of his 1979 classic, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s The Dressmaker. Each film was headlined by international heavyweights including Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet respectively. It was a massive year for indi-filmaking in Australia…