Tony Barry

Outback case crawls towards action-packed finale.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: There is slow burn and then there is Mystery Road, writer-director Ivan Sen’s languid, dusty smalltown western set in a Queensland hinterland rife with racial tension, social malaise and organised crime. Superficially a...
Such a feel-good film that you leave the cinema wanting to join the next line dance.
This movie, written and directed by Chris Kennedy, starring Miranda Otto, Richard Roxburgh and Matt Day, is a quirky piece of filmmaking, as you would expect from the man who brought us This Won`t Hurt A Bit. It`s about a young country boy, Ralph...
It\'s rather effective, surprisingly romantic at times, very atmospheric, with great use of music and lots of youthful energy.
The film is constructed to look like a self-produced magazine, so that scenes are shot on different kinds of stock, and on video, and it all has a deliberate pasted-together look. It`s rather effective, surprisingly romantic at times, very...
Out in the wilds of rural Victoria, an accident has occured. A car carrying four lady members of the bowling club has overturned on the Nhill road - or was it on the road to Nhill? It makes a bit of a difference, as you`ll discover when you see...
Just briefly ? to an Australian film in limited release at the moment ? The Widower. Directed by Kevin Lewis, it brings the verse of Australia?s poet laureate, Les Murray, to life on the screen. Chris Hayward and Matt Dyall play Neville and...