Interview: Trevor Jamieson

Cinema Australia Original Content: As a boy growing up in the Goldfields of Western Australia, Trevor Jamieson dreamed of playing Fingerbone Bill and following in the footsteps of his idol, David Gulpilil. Jamieson got the chance not once, but twice, portraying Mike ‘Storm Boy’ Kingley’s mentor in both the Barking Gecko stage play and director Shawn…

Here’s your first look at the new Storm Boy

Remakes of classic Australian films are few and far between. Australian film lovers will be excused for having reservations about the new Storm Boy, Shawn Seet’s retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian book. The original film starring Greg Rowe and David Gulpilil is much-loved. In this modern reimagining ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be…

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…

Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney cast in Storm Boy

A contemporary re-telling of the 1976 iconic family film, Storm Boy will begin principal photography this July across South Australia. Geoffrey Rush will star as Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, who recounts his childhood adventures to troubled teen granddaughter Madeline in an effort to prevent her from making the same mistakes he made years before. He tells her the…

Rusty’s The Water Diviner trailer & poster debuts

Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner made an incredible debuted this morning on 7’s Sunrise program. Starring Russell Crowe (Romper Stomper) and Olga Kurylenko, The Water Diviner is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Australian farmer Connor (Crowe) travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his…

And then there were three

Three Australian films have been nominated for their original screenplays at this years AWGIE Awards. Morgan O’Neill has been nominated for surfer flick Drift, Kim Mordaunt for critically acclaimed The Rocket and Joel Edgerton for the highly anticipated Falony. Our money is on Joel Edgerton for Falony directed by Cloud Street’s Matthew Saville and staring…