Exclusive! New trailer drops for Can’t Win. Do Try.

by Matthew Eeles Cinema Australia readers have been given an exclusive first look at JJ DeCeglie’s hilarious new Australian film, Can’t Win. Do Try. The Perth-shot comedy is the second film for the eclectic filmmaker after his micro-budget debut, Jugular. Influenced by his best mate Jez (Christopher Millington), Gordan (Harry Quinlan) convinces his rather bitchy finance,…

Indie favourite Jugular looking for crowdfunding boost

Shot as a one-man crew on a Canon 60d and a rigged-up crude steadicam, Fremantle director JJ DeCeglie’s harrowing film, Jugular, is as independent as Australian cinema comes. And as anyone who’s tried their hand at it will know, independent filmmaking can be a costly endeavour. After successful screenings at underground film festivals around the country, Jugular – a story of one…

Full length Jugular trailer drops

Perth-born novelist JJ DeCeglie makes his feature film debut with JUGULAR, and what a debut it is! Tense, claustrophic and genuinely harrowing, JUGULAR follows one man’s nightmarish decent into the recesses of his own mind. Recesses from which there are no escape. Jack is straight off the plane. He has few friends and no money. In desperation, he…

Jugular premiere gets baked in Northbridge

Director JJ DeCeglie’s Jugular will have its red carpet premiere at the Bakery in Northbridge on Friday night. The Fremantle novelist-turned-director’s debut feature won big at last year’s Melbourne Underground Film Festival taking out Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor for Gregory Pakis. Pakis plays Jack, a man whose world spirals into madness and violence…