Oz melodrama amid the orange groves needs more juice.
Australian writer-director Richard Gray fought long and hard to get his first film financed after writing the script in 2004, competing in Project Greenlight the following year and getting second place, which meant he missed the $1 million top...
Bold and defiant filmmaking wrapped up in a tense political thriller.
MELBOURNE FILM FESTIVAL: An overwhelming sense of urgency and immediacy hangs over Robert Connolly’s Balibo in its depiction of events that took place 34 years ago, which have never been adequately acknowledged, much less explained.
The film starts a bit awkwardly, but once the plot kicks in, the film impresses.
In Prospect Flat, a small South Australian town by the sea, they take their footy seriously. Gary Black, called Blackie of course, and played by Nathan Phillips, is on the team, and so is his Aboriginal mate, Dumby Red (Luke Carroll), the star...
Tony and Trev, played by Vince Colosimo and Stephen Curry, are rival purveyors of fast food in a Melbourne suburb. Tony is fastidious and proud of his fish and chips; Trev is lackadaisical and forever experimenting with things like calamari...