Review: True History of the Kelly Gang

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. True History of the Kelly Gang Directed by Justin Kurzel Written by Shaun Grant Produced by Justin Kurzel, Paul Ranford, Hal Vogel and Liz Watts Starring George MacKay, Essie Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Orlando Schwerdt, Thomasin McKenzie, Sean…

5 things you need to know about True History of the Kelly Gang

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Over the last few days I’ve been powering through Peter Carey’s multi-award winning book, True History of the Kelly Gang preparing myself for the Stan. Original movie which officially drops in January next year. Justin…

Big screen release date announced for True History of the Kelly Gang

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Justin Kurzel’s True History of the Kelly Gang will release in Australian cinemas from January 9 before dropping on Stan. on Australia Day. True History of the Kelly Gang is inspired by Peter Carey’s Man Booker prizewinning novel of the same name and is…

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…

Proof restoration to premiere at Melbourne International Film Festival

After a very successful crowdfunding campaign to restore the film, the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) have announced that the premiere of the Proof restoration will screen at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival on Friday, 29 July. As if that news wasn’t exciting enough, director Jocelyn Moorhouse, producer Lynda House and actor Hugo…

The Water Diviner becomes highest grossing Australian film of 2014

After only 6 days of release, Russell Crowe’s directorial debut The Water Diviner became the highest grossing Australian film of 2014. Opening on Boxing Day, the total box office for The Water Diviner at the close of 2014 was $5.68 million, making it the most successful Australian film of 2014 following just 6 days of release and…