Sullivan Stapleton

Lock, stock and banal.
TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL: Before the stultification sets in, there’s something unnerving about watching a genre picture that might have been put together via algorithm. I’m not sure that a name has been coined for the kind of post-Tarantino, blood...
Clever crime premise slowly slips into parody.
“To work out; — The sexual bias in literary criticism. What sort of person would the critic prefer to sleep with, in fact.” – E. M. Forster in his diary, 25 October, 1910
The 34-year-old is among the latest wave of Aussie actors who are carving out international careers.
If you asked Sullivan Stapleton where he lives, he'd reply, “Wherever the work takes me.” That's not a glib answer because the Australian actor has criss-crossed the globe since his breakthrough performance in Animal Kingdom. Last year, S...
Easily the best Australian film since Chopper.
Early on in Animal Kingdom, writer/director David Michôd’s frankly astonishing debut feature, the teenage narrator Joshua 'J’ Cody (James Frecheville) talks about the world he has entered upon moving in with his grandmother, a criminal matriarch,...
Thriller’s coherence gets lost in the Tasmanian wilderness.
Willem Dafoe has made a lucrative career playing intense, tightly-wound characters in movies such as Platoon, Mississippi Burning, Born on the Fourth of July, The English Patient and Once Upon a Time in Mexico.So it was a smart decision to cast...

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