A nightmarish journey to the dark side of '80s Australia.
Introducing the Australian premiere of his latest film, Hounds of Love, at the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Stephen Curry began with an apology. “I apologise in advance if anyone expected The Castle. This isn’t The Castle.”
All-star Event film occasionally struggles under the weight of its own ambition.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Tim Winton’s The Turning is Australia’s best-selling collection of short stories. Set mostly in West Australia’s lonely seaside towns, the book, published in 2005, contains 17 loosely linked stories full of...
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...
Serious subject matter, beautifully photographed and acted, but some edginess is lost due to soapy undertones.
Written and directed by Sandra Sciberras, Caterpillar Wish, her second feature, is yet another coming of age story.Set in an idyllic seaside town Emily – Victoria Thaine – is on a quest to find her father. Her mother Susan – Susie Porter – has...
You\'ve heard nothing until you hear her song.
The husband and wife team of Nadia Tass and David Parker - she directs, he usually writes the scripts and photographs - have been responsible for the successful comedies Malcolm, The Big Steal and Mr Reliable. With Amy, they are trying something...