Recasting Classics: Newsfront

Cinema Australia Original Content: By Matthew Eeles A remake of Newsfront has been announced. This modern retelling of Phillip Noyce’s 1978 classic will be directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, who will again team up with The Dressmaker costume designer Marion Boyce to bring the characters of Len Maguire, Frank Maguire, Amy Mackenzie, Chris Hewitt, Fay and…

Retro Review: Newsfront

Newsfront Directed by: Phillip Noyce Written by: David Elfick, Bob Ellis, Philippe Mora and Philip Noyce Produced by: Richard Brennan and David Elfick Starring: Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughs, Gerard Kennedy, Chris Haywood, John Ewart, Angela Punch McGregor, Bryan Brown, Bruce Spence and Steve Bisley. Written by David Morgan-Brown: Apparently one of Harrison Ford’s favourite films, this…

Interview: Richard Brennan

Film producers in Australia don’t come bigger than Richard Brennan. He’s worked on a bunch of incredible Australian films including Mad Dog Morgan, Newsfront and The Last Goodbye. Cinema Australia recently had the pleasure of chatting with Richard ahead of Monday night’s Australian Revelations screening of his 1978 film Long Weekend in Perth. You can hear the interview…

New title announced for Australian Revelations’ April screening

Following on from a successful session in March, Revelation Perth International Film Festival proudly announces its next screening title Australian Revelations is a celebration of Australian film through a year-round, ongoing series of screenings and the celebrated Australian film Newsfront will headline the next event on Tuesday 28 April. Released in 1978, this Phillip Noyce directed classic tells the story…