Australian film

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Christmas Ransom review – jokes don’t land in Stan’s schmaltzy yuletide mess
Matt Okine and Miranda Tapsell can’t rescue this unwatchable Australian comedy about a chaotic toy store heist

Luke Buckmaster

01, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Muriel’s Wedding was our north star’: the minds behind Sissy on their influencer horror film
A 90s dark comedy and Australian conwoman Belle Gibson inspired directors Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes to create their camp gorefest that has fans around the world screaming for more

Michael Sun

04, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Sissy review – influencer horror film is a deranged pleasure to watch
Carnage ensues when a social media star reluctantly agrees to attend a former friend’s hen party in this impressively unpredictable film

Luke Buckmaster

01, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis leads 2022 Aacta award nominations
Austin Butler and Tom Hanks up for acting roles alongside director Luhrmann, while ABC drama Mystery Road: Origins leads TV categories with 15 nominations

Sian Cain

23, Oct, 2022 @11:55 PM

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The 10 scariest animals in Australian cinema - sorted
Want to spend this Halloween being scared by sharks in a supermarket or a giant kangaroo? Look no further than this list of films to watch from Luke Buckmaster

Luke Buckmaster

23, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Hello Dankness review – Tom Hanks becomes a Bernie bro in Soda Jerk’s latest triumph
These film-makers treat other movies as public property in a collage film pondering the end of reality

Luke Buckmaster

19, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Catherine Called Birdy, The Stranger and new White Lotus: what’s new to streaming in Australia this October
Plus Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities, an adaptation of Shantaram and Let the Right One In gets a new adaptation … again

Luke Buckmaster

04, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Ningla-A’na review – Australia’s greatest ever protest movie
The electric documentary from the frontlines of the first Aboriginal Tent Embassy is restored, rereleased and still unmissable 50 years on

Luke Buckmaster

29, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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You Won’t Be Alone review – a spellbinding horror movie from a great new talent
Director Goran Stolevski casts a different light on witch stories in his debut, which follows a shapeshifter in a 19th-century village

Luke Buckmaster

21, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘A hallucinatory moment’: Goran Stolevski on his unlikely rise in Australian film
With queer romance Of an Age and oddball horror You Won’t Be Alone, Stolevski has marked himself as one of the country’s directors to watch

Michael Sun

19, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Would the campaign to save the Franklin River work today? | Keiran Pender
A new film celebrates the 1980s battle to protect the Tasmanian environment, but now protest rights in Australia are under attack

Kieran Pender

17, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Uncle Jack Charles, Indigenous actor and activist, dies aged 79
Artists across Australia have paid tribute to Charles, who died following a stroke, as a ‘true Australian legend’

Kelly Burke

13, Sep, 2022 @3:59 AM

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