features archive

  • Time Bandit

    We speak with Aaron Stanford, star of 12 Monkeys, the TV reimagining of the cult film by Terry Gilliam.

    March 28, 2015 16:43
  • Come Fly With Me – Birdman and Fellini

    Glen Falkenstein explores the similarities between a couple of Oscar winners

    March 26, 2015 17:45
  • Creative Chaos

    For his second time in the director’s chair, actor-turned-filmmaker Alan Rickman finds the order in the chaos with a period epic that plays like a modern love story.

    March 26, 2015 11:21
  • Stream This! Best of March 2015

    Sifting through the options to find the hidden gems, oddities and nostalgia hits that are only a click away

    March 25, 2015 13:41
  • Get Ferrell and Hart

    We recently sat down with comedy legends Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart for the upcoming release of their new comedy Get Hard.

    March 24, 2015 14:44
  • Hunting for Awareness

    A highly personal Australian/New Zealand documentary made by a husband and wife aims to bring greater awareness to a debilitating disorder.

    March 23, 2015 20:03
  • Local Filmmaker Makes Feature Debut in the States

    Kane Senes charts his journey to making Echoes of War, an Austin shot, Texas set post-Civil War tale.

    March 23, 2015 19:40
  • John Collee: Top 10 Tips For Writing For Hollywood

    The screenwriter behind ‘Happy Feet’ and ‘Master and Commander’ shares his wisdom around.

    March 18, 2015 15:57
  • Necks On The Line

    While special effects make it considerably easier to fool an audience these days, a number of actors continue to bravely perform their own stunts – including Alan Rickman, who was recently in town.

    March 18, 2015 15:27
  • A Slavic Vampire in Australia

    Writer/director Anya Beyersdorf’s latest short film is an Eastern Bloc styled vampire drama.

    March 17, 2015 10:34
  • The Films That Changed My Life: John Roebuck

    Ahead of the 2015 ReelGood Film Festival, the event’s director, John Roebuck (also the founder of ReelGood.com.au), shares the films that rocked his world.

    March 17, 2015 09:53
  • Spice Of Life

    Indian cinema has taken off in Australia in recent years, and a large part of that success is owing to Mitu Bhowmick Lange, who's also behind the upcoming Indian Film Festival.

    March 16, 2015 11:56
  • All In The Family

    Writer/director Maya Forbes mined her own difficult upbringing for her debut feature ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ starring Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, and the filmmaker’s own daughter.

    March 16, 2015 11:32
  • In The Works

    Starting out as Australia’s first purpose built private cinema, Backlot Studios has expanded to offer post-production facilities and film distribution – and their focus is squarely on the local industry.

    March 16, 2015 10:42
  • Life As A Pop Song

    Belle & Sebastian's frontman Stuart Murdoch makes his directorial debut with the bittersweet musical ‘God Help The Girl’ and recruits Australian actress, Emily Browning, as his leading lady.

    March 13, 2015 12:37
  • Taking The Outback To The Cinema

    It may have a reputation as Australia’s iconic mining town, but Broken Hill also boasts a booming film economy.

    March 12, 2015 13:01
  • Funny Man

    Aussie comedy legend, Carl Barron, turns movie star with the resoundingly charming ‘Manny Lewis’.

    March 11, 2015 17:46
  • American Classic

    Veteran character actor, John Lithgow gets a late-career role of a lifetime in the touching comedy drama, 'Love Is Strange'.

    March 11, 2015 11:29
  • Cracking Debut

    A prolific stunt double and assistant director, David Leitch finally nabs the main gig, co-directing ‘John Wick’, and putting a dark, new spin on the action thriller genre in the process.

    March 3, 2015 14:49
  • Character Assassination

    On the set of the slick action thriller ‘John Wick’, Keanu Reeves talks weapons training, revenge films and why his eponymous hitman is a “little extreme”…

    March 3, 2015 14:23
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