Interview: Shannon Murphy

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In August last year I committed the ultimate interviewer sin; I took something I read on IMDb as gospel. During an interview with Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp, I asked about her role in children’s television…

Interview: Mitzi Ruhlmann and Toby Wallace

“As you get older there’s almost nothing cooler than being yourself and staying true to that.” Interview by Matthew Eeles Toby Wallace and Mitzi Ruhlmann are a part of something huge. Their new film, director Nicholas Verso’s Boys in the Trees, is one of the hottest, most stylised visual pieces to come out of Australia in a…

Review: Galore

In the beginning Billie narrates, ‘We were just kids’. It’s as though she’s using this to justify her misbehaviours like so many of us have done when remembering our past. Setting horse paddocks on fire, touching each other up at skate parks or sleeping with a friend’s lover is forgiven because we were just kids.…

Stars galore at Q&A

Cinema Nova will be holding a Galore preview screening followed by a Q&A with director Rhys Graham and actors Toby Wallace, Lily Sullivan and Aliki Matangi held on Wednesday June 18 at 6.30pm. Directed by Rhys Graham (The Turning), Ashleigh Cummings (Puberty Blues), Lily Sullivan (Mental, Rake),Toby Wallace (Return to Nim’s Island) and Aliki Matangi…