Every Australian knows who Adam Goodes is – even this NSW native who has only ever watched one game of AFL in her life. Goodes’ name and image were splashed across the nation’s tabloids for years during his career with the Sydney Swans – all because he took a stand against the racist abuse he experienced from spectators while playing AFL at a professional level.
Tag: Australian Films
Be warned: The gory new trailer for the Aussie horror film The Furies will probably put you off your food.
The full MIFF program for 2019 has dropped, with the big news that Quentin Tarantino’s latest, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will be premiering at the long-running festival.
Former Aussie Rules footballer and Australian of the Year, Adam Goodes, will be the focus of the MIFF opening night documentary film The Australian Dream.
The 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival hits our shores soon and we’ve compiled a list of 7 standout films to check out during its run.
The Sapphires (2012) director Wayne Blair returns with his latest heartwarming rom-com Top End Wedding, starring Gwilym Lee and Miranda Tapsell.
When most people think of film, the first thing that will come to mind is Hollywood and American movies. With the rise of the internet in addition to more and more people searching for something outside of the traditional Hollywood recipe, there is a general craving for options from different cultures and countries.
Jane Harper’s popular mystery novel ‘The Dry’ is getting a film adaptation, with Eric Bana set to star in the lead role as Federal Agent Aaron Falk.
Tess Dobré talks with April Shepherd about all things Sugar Cube, Melbourne’s hospitality community and portraying strong female protagonists.
Sugar Cube follows James (Matt Marasco), a barista who is in love with his best friend Sarah (Tess Dobrè), despite feeling as if his love isn’t reciprocated.
Directed by Catherine Scott, the documentary film Backtrack Boys focuses on three youths walking a rocky road to juvenile detention until they cross paths with big-hearted jackaroo Bernie.
A new indie film from Melbourne, Sugar Cube, is set to be released on October 30th, with the film featuring a lot of familiar places and scenes for Melbournians.
This film was not what I expected it to be going into it, having read or seen little regarding the thing beforehand, and I have to say, much to the film’s credit. When I hear the words “Ghosthunter”, like many people, my mind immediately jumps to the American TV series; with all its silly camera tricks, night-vision-blair-witch-faces and set-up jump-scare fakery.
Adding to the list of light-hearted Australian films that have been released this year, Ladies In Black delivers a charming portrayal of life for a group of working women in suburban Australia in the late 1950’s.