Eric Bana and Robert Connolly team up for The Dry

Actor Eric Bana (Munich, Romulus, My Father, Chopper) has been cast as the lead role of Aaron Falk in the feature film adaptation of Jane Harper’s bestselling and award-winning novel The Dry, producers Made Up Stories announced today. Robert Connolly (Balibo, Paper Planes, Deep State) is set to direct from a script written by Connolly…

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…

Nyong’o and Gad join Abe Forsyth’s Little Monsters

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and Beauty and the Beast’s Josh Gad are set to star opposite Australian actor Alexander England in the zombie comedy Little Monsters, from Australian writer/director Abe Forsythe. Keith & Jess Calder’s Snoot Entertainment and Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories are producing the film, with production having begun this month in Sydney.…

Review: Down Under

Down Under Written and Directed by Abe Forsythe Produced by Barbara Gibbs, Jodi Matterson, Greg McLean and Stuart Quin Starring Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Michael Denkha, Fayssal Bazzi, Alexander England, Damon Herriman, Justin Rosniak, Chris Bunton, Harriet Dyer, David Field, Marshall Napier, Josh McConville and Dylan Young “Smart, hilarious, brutal and confronting, Down Under is one of the…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening during MIFF

Bad Girl Written and Directed by Fin Edquist Starring Samara Weaving, Felicity Price, Benjamin Winspear, Sara West and Liam Graham Secrets and lies will change lives in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller. Sullen, defiant and on probation following her release from juvenile detention, 16-year-old foster child Amy Anderson struggles with her new life in the countryside…