William Zappa

Bum notes abound in daft orchestra tale.
In her feature debut, A Heartbeat Away, leading Australian theatre director Gale Edwards (The Boy From Oz, the West End revival of Jesus Christ Superstar) attempts to supplant the dull grip of provincial realism on local filmmaking. In her take...
Dense puzzle drama cryptic to the end.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: In writer/director Tony Krawitz’s adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas’ 2005 novel, death hangs like a virus, cultivated by a ferocious anti-Semitism. It moves along like a thriller, which is a neat trick since the actual narrati...
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...
An exuberant feel-good movie that you overlook any minor glitches.
In the industrial city of Newcastle where unemployment looms Sean Okden (Adam Garcia) dreams of getting out. He`s a talented but precocious tap dancer, as is his brother Mitch (Sam Worthington). Mitch dreams of owning his own tow-truck and...
Timing unfortunate but characters are neither likeable nor interesting.
The timing of the Australian film Diana and Me was unfortunate with the death of the Princess of Wales in August. A re-shoot which bookends the film acknowledges the tragedy. It`s about an Australian girl called Diana Spencer played by Toni...