The full program for the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival has been released, check out some of the festival highlights here.
Tag: Australian Films
Silent films are often given a wonky reputation by modern cinema buffs. Whenever we think of the genre, we immediately conjure up images of clownish-looking performers behaving like mimes having a seizure, or production designs and direction that are so unnatural and dated that you can’t help but laugh, or roll your eyes at its unintentional silliness. By today’s standards, silent films are looked down upon as a dead genre, only ever being acknowledged during academic studies or analytical mockery. The cinema fans of today rarely warm up to classic cinema the same way they would warm up to Deadpool (2016) or Moonlight (2016).
Two Finnish backpackers find work in an outback pub in the remote town of Coolgardie, Western Australia; a pub full of tragic townsfolk.
Mountain is a stunning look into the enormous rock formations that people risk their lives to climb on a regular basis, narrated by Willem Dafoe.
The law drama Don’t Tell lacks that gut-punch feeling you’d expect from a film about a sexual abuse survivor at the hands of a church-associated paedophile.
Ali’s Wedding is the upcoming Australian romantic comedy film based on a true story from the life of the film’s co-writer and star Osamah Sami.
Check out the trailer for Hotel Coolgardie, the new Australian observational documentary that is set to potentially shock and divide audiences.
Director Cate Shortland’s Berlin Syndrome stars Teresa Palmer as Clare, an Australian abroad that winds up in a situation that would be any solo-traveller’s worst nightmare.
Berlin Syndrome stars Australia’s Teresa Palmer in a thriller film about being held captive in a foreign country – aka any solo traveller’s worst nightmare.
Red Dog: True Blue stars Levi Miller as Mick in this classic coming-of-age story set in the Australian bush, oh and there’s a dog too.
The Legend of Ben Hall is a historical re-telling of the lesser-known Australian bushranger Ben Hall, in this entertaining Australian film.
The final trailer for the upcoming Australian film Red Dog: True Blue has just dropped, featuring more of Blue, the titular character of the film.
The stars and director of Boys in the Trees hit the red carpet at the Jam Factory in Melbourne on Monday night for the film’s Australian premiere.