Quartet (1981) | Review

Of Human Bondage: Ivory Gets Art Deco Dysfunction in Underrated Rhys Adaptation Merchant Ivory became the first major company to adapt the work of novelist Jean Rhys for a film feature with 1981’s ...

Greta Gerwig Reveals Inspirations for ‘Lady Bird,’ From ‘American Graffiti’ to ‘Carrie’ and More

Greta Gerwig Reveals Inspirations for ‘Lady Bird,’ From ‘American Graffiti’ to ‘Carrie’ and More Later this week, fans of Greta Gerwig’s wholly charming brand of cinema are in for a very big treat when her solo directorial debut “Lady Bird” arrives in limited release. Already lauded on the ...

Warwick Thornton, Kriv Stenders, David Wenham headline Sydney Film Fest

Warwick Thornton.s doco.'We Don't Need A Map' will open the 2017 Sydney Film Festival.. Warwick Thornton.s We Don.t Need A Map will open this year.s Sydney Film Festival, with the event also marking ...

Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66 from a heart attack

Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66 from a heart attack The actor was best known in Britain for East Is East and My Son The Fanatic. Veteran Indian actor and former chairman of India’s National Film Development Corporation (Nfdc) has died from a heart ...

Reissues for Oz films and TV titles

Screen Australia.s decision to hand back the rights of 1,200 titles to the producers, effective July 1, will result in the reissue on DVD and pay TV of some films and TV productions that have long ...

Reissues likely for Oz films and TV titles

Screen Australia.s decision to hand back the rights of 1,200 titles to the producers, effective July 1, is likely to result in the reissue on DVD and pay TV of some films and TV productions that have ...

Bluer Than The Sky

Casting Update: The audition time slots have now been sent to successful applicants. Please check your spam filter, in case the message has gone astray. If you have been offered the opportunity to ...

Babadook, Water Diviner share Aacta best film

Babadook, Water Diviner share Aacta best film Double win marks the first time two films have shared Australia’s top film prize.Scroll down for full list of winners Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner and Jennifer Kent thriller The Babadook have ...

Hot projects on Screenbase

Hot projects on Screenbase New films on Screenbase this week include teen surf story Bluer Than The Sky, an adaptation of bestselling novel How To Build A Girl and Danish drama The Commune. With plans to shoot in late-2015, ...

Waters, Duigan Score New Film Projects

John Duigan ("Sirens," "Head In The Clouds) is set to direct the teen surf feature "Bluer Than The Sky". Leighton Lloyd will produce and filming will mostly take place in Newquay, Cornwall late next ...

Duigan to direct Bluer Than The Sky

Duigan to direct Bluer Than The Sky Exclusive: Teen surf film to shoot in late 2015. John Duigan (Sirens, Head In The Clouds) has been tapped to direct teen surf story Bluer Than The Sky. London-based producer Leighton Lloyd (Outcast, ...

Bullets for the Dead ready to shoot

Zombie Western Bullets for the Dead is set to roll in Queensland on November 17, the feature debut of writers-directors Joshua C. Birch and Michael Du-Shane. The plot follows hardened bounty hunter ...

Nfsa restructure still causing angst

The instigator of a petition calling on the National Film and Sound Archive to be more transparent in the restructure of the Archive and the resulting job losses is disappointed with the response from ...

Nfsa restucture still causing angst

The instigator of a petition calling on the National Film and Sound Archive to be more transparent in the restructure of the Archive and the resulting job losses is disappointed with the response from ...

Two Aussie awards for Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein has risked his money releasing more Australian films than any other Us distributor so it is fitting that he.ll receive two awards from Aussie organisations this month. The maverick ...

Two Aussie awards for Harvey

Harvey Weinstein has risked his money releasing more Australian films than any other Us distributor so it is fitting that he.ll receive two awards from Aussie organisations this month. The maverick ...

Will Crowdfunding Lead to an Indie Sequel Boom?

In the history of indie film, sequels haven’t been very common. If we exclude horror movies, that is. And now documentaries. There’s Clerks II, S. Darko, John Duigan’s Flirting, Wayne Wang’s Blue in ...

Why I love … watching films on video

The ancient ads of times past, the physical, getting-fuzzier evidence of films watched over and over, the simplicity my Dad can comprehend: we haven't mourned the VHS enough As gazillions of video ...

Top 50 underappreciated comedy films of the past 30 years

Odd List Simon Brew 20 Sep 2013 - 07:14 They don't make funny movies any more, right? Wrong. If you're looking for a laugh, then here are some you may have missed... For this list, blame The ...

Mel Gibson movie Get The Gringo debuts weakly at box office

Mel Gibson action-thriller Get The Gringo debuted with a whimper at the Australian box office this week. The Adrian Grunberg-directed film, which is being distributed by Icon Film in Australia, took ...

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