features archive

  • About A Boy

    Brett Morgen’s authorised doco on Kurt Contain premiered at Sundance to rave reviews, and we caught up with the filmmaker, who has spent the past eight years immersed in the rock legend.

    February 27, 2015 13:56
  • Murphy’s Law

    Having wrapped her second feature film and a brand new Aussie comedy series, rising star Rebecca Murphy has much to look forward to.

    February 27, 2015 10:28
  • Forbidden Romance

    French writer/director Robin Campillo tells a daring, provocative and surprising story of fear and desire with ‘Eastern Boys’.

    February 26, 2015 11:56
  • Golden Moment

    After attending prestigious drama schools in Australia and the United States, Lara Goldie is finally putting her skills in action.

    February 25, 2015 17:40
  • Taking Charge

    After sitting on his debut feature for seven years, director Richard Gray is now powering through film projects and his latest is the unconventional crime thriller, 'The Lookalike'.

    February 25, 2015 09:56
  • ‘Birdman’ And That Ending...

    The Academy got it right for once – but does last night’s Best Picture winner stick the landing?

    February 24, 2015 17:10
  • Sixty Years Of ‘The Seven Year Itch’

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of 20th Century Fox, we list the 50 Best Films from the Hollywood studio in our latest issue. But we kick off the countdown online with Billy Wilder’s subversive comedy from 1955.

    February 24, 2015 12:21
  • Down By The Quarry

    Australian actor Damon Herriman is killing it in the States with roles in the new Cinemax series, as well as Vince Gilligan’s latest show. But he’s always keen to return home.

    February 24, 2015 11:51
  • The Ultimate Guilty Pleasure: Fifty Shades Of Grey

    Here’s why you should ignore the critics and join the party…

    February 12, 2015 14:29
  • Tragedy At The Beach

    Rising Australian actor, Harry Cook, finds himself caught in a tragic web of male jealousy and lust in the gripping drama ‘Drown’, which is premiering at the Mardi Gras Film Festival.

    February 11, 2015 12:06
  • A Vengeful State Of Mind

    Danny Peary talks revenge, dark humour and Stellan Skarsgard with director Hans Petter Moland, whose impressive Norwegian crime thriller, ‘In Order of Disappearance’, hits DVD this week.

    February 11, 2015 10:22
  • 6 Principles For Writing In A Multiplatform World

    The rules and requirements for the modern screenwriter have been re-written.

    February 10, 2015 13:19
  • Love On The Road

    Writer/director Louise Wadley crafts a wildly different love story with her locally shot road movie turned outback thriller ‘All About E’, which is premiering at The Mardi Gras Film Festival.

    February 9, 2015 11:57
  • Light In Dark Places

    FilmInk speaks to Iranian-born journalist Maziar Bahari, whose real life experiences inside an Iranian prison have been made into a film by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart.

    February 6, 2015 14:15
  • Time To Grow Up

    Remakes, reboots, prequels, sequels, re-imaginings – the announcement last week of a new Ghostbusters film is one of many seeking to cash in on our childhoods.

    February 6, 2015 11:24
  • Mummy’s Boy

    Guillaume Gallienne mines his own sexually confused youth for this hit French comedy, ‘Me Myself And Mum’, which he writes, directs and has two starring roles.

    February 5, 2015 13:25
  • Personal Connections

    Wash Westmoreland is one half of the directing duo behind ‘Still Alice’ and he talks to FilmInk about his spectacular leading lady, and his own story of heartbreak.

    January 30, 2015 12:23
  • Wrestling With Shadows

    The true life drama, 'Foxcatcher' - starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum and directed by Bennett Miller - is just about as far from your average sports movie as you can get.

    January 29, 2015 11:21
  • Heart Of The Matter

    The always brilliant Julianne More delivers one of her most extraordinary performances yet in the heartbreaking drama, 'Still Alice'.

    January 29, 2015 10:56
  • The Mardi Gras Film Festival: The Highlights

    We review a selection of highlights from the upcoming festival, which reveals the very best in contemporary Queer cinema.

    January 28, 2015 15:44
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