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Saturday
Nov252017

BLOG / GEORGIA ON EVERYONE'S MIND AFTER APSA TRIUMPH

2017 ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS: An Aussie western takes Best Picture honours, but the film industries of Georgia and Russia led the country tally at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (Click here)

Saturday
Nov252017

FEATURES / SCARY MOTHER: THE ANA URUSHADZE / NATO MURVANDZE INTERVIEW

2017 ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS: At the forefront of a new wave in contemporary Georgian cinema are the brilliant creative minds behind the global festival hit Scary Mother - director Ana Urushadze and her leading lady, Nato Murvandze (Click here)

Thursday
Nov232017

FEATURES / APSA-NOMINATED ACTRESS HONOURS INDONESIAN HEROINE IN ATHIRAH

2017 ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS: For Cut Mini, the Citra-winning star of Riri Riza's Athirah, playing the iconic Indonesian matriarch was the role she was preparing to play her entire career (Click here)

Thursday
Nov232017

REVIEWS / LANDFALL

MONSTER FEST 2017: A heist thriller, a hostage drama and a tropical cyclone are all part of the mix in Travis Bain's Landfall (Click here

Saturday
Nov182017

FEATURES / LOST GULLY ROAD: THE DONNA MCRAE INTERVIEW

MONSTER FEST 2017: The second feature from Johnny Ghost director Donna McRae is a terrifying thriller that tackles the shocking truth of violence against woman within a genre setting (Click here)

Saturday
Nov182017

REVIEWS / TARNATION

MONSTER FEST 2017: Aussie DIY-horror auteur Daniel Armstrong delivers a spot-on homage to the great Sam Raimi with his cabin-in-the-possessed-woods comedy-shocker (Click here

Saturday
Nov182017

REVIEWS / KING COHEN: THE WILD WORLD OF FILMMAKER LARRY COHEN

MONSTER FEST 2017: A loving tribute to one of the great, largely unsung filmmaking heroes of the last 40 years (Click here)

Friday
Nov172017

HORROR / PREVIEW: MONSTER FEST 2017

MONSTER FEST 2017: Organisers call Monster Fest a celebration of, "horror, fantasy, science-fiction, action, crime, noir, dark drama, gothic western, black comedy, animation, erotica and more." Well, let's see... (Click here)

Friday
Nov102017

BLOG / MARRIAGE DRAMA, SPACE RACE EPICS TAKE TOP HONOURS AT RUSSIAN FILM FEST

2017 RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL: A contemporary study of a relationship in decline and two snapshots of glorious modern Soviet history earned jury honours at this year's Russian Resurrection Film Festival (Click here)

Friday
Nov102017

REVIEWS / ARRHYTHMIA

2017 RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL: Work pressures and self-indulgence arejust two of the pressures tearing apart a young married couple's future hopes in Boris Khlebnikov's Arrythmia (Click here)

Sunday
Nov052017

REVIEWS / THE MARSHES

2017 A NIGHT OF HORROR FILM FESTIVAL: The jolly swagman of Australian folklore is not so jolly in Roger Scott's debut feature, set in the remote, swampy ecosystem of the title (Click here)

Saturday
Nov042017

REVIEWS / THREE SUMMERS

A new Australian comedy will be the final straw for those of us waiting for the sector to make a broad, funny popular gag-fest (Click here)

Wednesday
Nov012017

REVIEWS / CONOR MCGREGOR: NOTORIOUS

The Conor McGregor Show goes from stage to screen in this very authorised version of the MMA champion's life (Click here)

Monday
Oct302017

INDUSTRY / LION IS PRIDE OF LOCAL INDUSTRY WITH 12 AACTA NOMS

The 7th aanual AACTA Awards are poised to be a Lion love-in, with Garth Davis' critical and commercial hit leading the 2017 contenders with 12 nominations (Click here

Friday
Oct272017

REVIEWS / THE GATEWAY

Smart, emotionally resonant science-fiction is all-too-rare, so genre fans will gravitate towards John V. Soto's alternate-reality drama, The Gateway (Click here)