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…

Competition! Win a double pass to see Brothers’ Nest

Thanks to Label Distribution we have 10 double passes to give away to Clayton Jacobson’s new black comedy, Brothers’ Nest. On a cold morning in the middle of country Victoria, two brothers arrive at the family home intent on murdering their step-father Roger. Terry and Jeff’s motive is simple, killing their step-dad will render their…

A dark new trailer has landed for Brothers’ Nest

A new trailer has hit the web for Brothers’ Nest ahead of its Australian cinema release. Following successful screenings at SXSW in America, Clayton Jacobson’s new black comedy will hit Australian cinemas on June 21, a month out from it’s original May release. Brothers’ Nest is a new tragic-comedy that reunites Shane and Clayton Jacobson…

Release date announced for Brothers’ Nest

Label Distribution will release Clayton Jacobson’s Brothers’ Nest across Australia on 10 May. Brothers’ Nest had its world premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas last month, receiving rave reviews with The Hollywood Reporter commenting that the film is “an Aussie spin on the kind of bloody farce we expect from Ben Wheatley or the Coens… a…

Here’s your first look at Clayton Jacobson’s Brothers’ Nest

Brothers’ Nest Directed by Clayton Jacobson Written by Jaime Browne Produced by Jason Byrne Starring Shane Jacobson, Clayton Jacobson, Kim Gyngell, Lynette Curran and Sarah Snook Brother’s Nest is a new tragic-comedy that reunites the Jacobson Brothers 11 years after their breakthrough box-office smash hit comedy Kenny – albeit a very different animal. On a cold morning in the middle of country Victoria,…

Interview: Peter Spierig

“We’re interested in the same thing and we want to keep trying different things together.” One half of dynamic directing duo, The Spierig Bros, Peter tells Cinema Australia he has no plans to branch out on his own. He also fills us in on working with Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke on Winchester and describes what it’s…

In Focus: Brother’s Nest

Brother’s Nest Directed by Clayton Jacobson Written by Jamie Browne and Chris Pahlow Produced by Jason Byrne and Clayton Jacobson Starring Shane Jacobson, Clayton Jacobson, Kim Gyngell, Lynette Curran and Sarah Snook. by Matthew Eeles We’re making it official. 2018 is the year of Shane Jacobson. The Australian comedian will star in five feature films…

Winchester gets a haunting new trailer and poster

The Spierig Brothers (Predestination, Undead) are getting set to terrify us all over again with the trailer and poster release of their new horror film, Winchester. Winchester follows firearm heiress Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren) who was convinced that she was haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #11: Sophie Don

Sophie Don Interview by Matthew Eeles In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, I chat with up-and-coming Australian actress Sophie Don about her career so far and her new film Red Billabong. For a 25 year old, Sophie seems way beyond her years. She’s one of the most genuine professionals I’ve ever interviewed. Sophie…