From Sydney's Fox Studios, director Ridley Scott (and his poli mates) offered gathered journalists a glimpse inside his Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant, and reflected upon the high level dealings that secured the production's Australian shoot (Click here).
2015 A NIGHT OF HORROR/FANTASTIC PLANET FILM FESTIVAL: The opening night event is a fittingly reverential ode to new horror visions, inspired by the most vibrant and challenging of genres (Click here).
2015 A NIGHT OF HORROR/FANTASTIC PLANET FILM FESTIVAL: Richard Wolstencroft reinterprets William Butler Yeats by way of Kenneth Anger in this transcontinental, sex-and-drugs fuelled account of the early days of the end of man...phew (Click here).
Arrowhead, a bold, bewildering, brutal science-fiction vision from first-time Aussie director Jesse O'Brien has taken out Best Film honours at the Down Under genre celebration (Click here)
The late screenwriter Melissa Mathison's legacy will be not only the words she could conjure but the generations of hearts she has touched (Click here).
SCIFI FILM FESTIVAL 2015: The collective memory of a movie-going generation is being honoured by America's king of B-movie magic, Christopher R Mihm, director of such epics as It Came From Another World, Cave Women on Mars, The Giant Spider and his latest, Danny Johnson Saves The World (Click here).
SCIFI FILM FESTIVAL 2015: Carlton Ranney's dystopic future thriller Jackrabbit paints crafts a lo-fi version of an Orwellian future under threat by two small-scale but determined cyber hackers (Click here).
ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2015: The Australian teen movie heroine has a new angst-ridden, sweet-natured poster child in Greta, played by Bethany Whitmore, in Rosemary Myers' adaptation of Michael Whittet's play, Girl Asleep (Click here)
The latest from the ghoulish mind of horror/fantasy maestro Guillermo del Toro, the haunted-mansion gothic melodrama Crimson Peak, pits an A-list cast against some B-movie tropes (Click here).
Enjoying a HD-remastered Blu-ray renaissance is Miracle Mile, the 80s cult classic that has proven a long labour-of-love for director, Steve De Jarnatt, who says, “I think if I had not held to my vision, no one would be watching it today…” (Click here)
2015 GREEK FILM FESTIVAL: The clashing of two of the world's oldest cultures might just be enough to spoil the blossoming romance between a Greek teacher and a Lebanese lawyer in the new Australian film, Alex & Eve (Click here).
In his latest film 99 Homes, starring Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, New York-based writer/director Ramin Bahrani explores the morally corrupt 'New America', in which the working class are cast aside heartlessly to further bolster the 1 percent profit margins (Click here).
2015 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: The sex-and-violence oeuvre of European cinema badboy Gaspar Noe takes an unexpected, if no less confronting, left turn in his explicit 3D romance, Love. “I wanted to make a sentimental film about what love is," he says. (Click here)
The merciless nature of the globe's highest peak is rendered authentically in Baltasar Kormakur's gruelling, majestic account of the 1996 climb that claimed eight lives (Click here).
Umrika brings a humanistic, incisive perspective to the refugee experience at a time when the tragedy of the displaced is front-page news. The director, Prashant Nair (pictured, centre, with stars Tony Revolori and Suraj Sharma), told Screen-Space that his film, "allows its audiences to think of immigration beyond the statistics." (Click here).