Starring a cast of mostly amateur actors, Imogen Thomas’s debut film Emu Runner offers a delicate rendering of a young girl’s grief. In the rural NSW town of Brewarrina, the sudden death of a young mother leaves a family reeling.
Tag: Australian Films
Aussie horror flicks have been more miss than hit of late. For every inventive and creatively shot film like zombie thriller Wyrmwood (2014), there are a dozen sub-standard slashers in the mould of Boar (2017) or Charlie’s Farm (2014). The good news is the lastest local production The Furies is a gory, heart-pumping roller-coaster ride that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat from the opening scream.
Emu Runner is a new Australian film that tells the story of a girl who bonds with an emu after the death of her mother.
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.
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.