Review: Penguin Bloom

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Penguin Bloom Directed by Glendyn Ivin Written by Harry Cripps and Shaun Grant Produced by Emma Cooper, Steve Hutensky, Bruna Papandrea and Naomi Watts Starring Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln, Jacki Weaver, Rachel House, Griffin Murray-Johnston, Felix Cameron…

Got tissues? The new Penguin Bloom trailer swoops in

The story behind Australia’s most famous swoopy boi has been given the big screen treatment, and you may need tissues for the new trailer. Penguin Bloom tells the true story of Sam Bloom (Academy Award® nominated Naomi Watts) a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves her paralysed. Sam’s…

Review: Awkward awakenings

A film about two passionate and sensual love affairs would usually be enough to stimulate even the slightest bit of sexual arousal, but it’s hard to be turned on by Anne Fontaine’s Adoration. It’s an awkward and uncomfortable piece of cinema, with a storyline better suited to the French coast rather than Sydney, Australia. Lil…

Coming Soon: Adoration

When’s it out? November 21, 2013 Who’s in it? Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn, Sophie Lowe And the director? Anne Fontaine Cinema Australia say: We’re really looking forward to this one. Robin Wright seems to have joined the likes of Liev Schreiber (Mental) and Tom Wilkinson (Felony), as American actors mastering the Aussie…