features archive

  • Born To Live

    Spanish actress, Elena Anaya, gets a dream role as an agoraphobic former rock star in the unconventional comedy drama, 'They Are All Dead', which screens at this year’s Spanish Film Festival.

    April 20, 2015 12:41
  • The Films That Changed My Life: Matthew Reilly

    Bestselling Australian author Matthew Reilly – who specialises in action adventure novels often with a twist of sci-fi – counts down the ten films that changed his life and influenced his writing.

    April 20, 2015 12:22
  • Death By Domesticity

    It’s a tough gig to write the world’s most boring soap opera. But with the painfully mundane second series of ‘One Step Closer To Home’, we think Ryan Johnson and Alyssa McClelland have nailed it.

    April 17, 2015 16:29
  • Selling To The World

    Filmmaker Tim R. Lea talks about his feature debut ‘54 Days’, digital distribution and the relative merits of defending yourself with a fish.

    April 17, 2015 11:27
  • IndieWood

    Kiah Roache-Turner, the writer/director behind the huge breakout hit ‘Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead’, is one of the guests at Metro Screen’s upcoming panel on independent filmmaking in Australia.

    April 15, 2015 13:27
  • The Media Is The Message

    Want to know who The Millennials are, and why they’re crucial to anyone running a marketing campaign? Read on…

    April 15, 2015 11:44
  • Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere

    …and it’s a doozy!

    April 14, 2015 10:15
  • Daredevil Finally Gets Justice

    The Netflix and Marvel collaboration is nothing short of a game-changer.

    April 13, 2015 17:02
  • Underground Soul

    Debut writer/director Elaine Constantine served up a surprise box office smash in the UK with 'Northern Soul', a love letter to the musical subculture that thrilled seventies’ hipsters.

    April 13, 2015 14:59
  • Backtrack to Tribeca

    After making his directorial debut in 2002 with ‘Till Human Voices Wake Us’, Australia's Michael Petroni turned his hand to screenwriting, but is finally back in the director’s chair for the supernatural thriller ‘Backtrack’.

    April 13, 2015 14:08
  • It’s Never Been Easier To Break Into Hollywood

    If you’re an aspiring Australian screenwriter, there’s finally some good news.

    April 9, 2015 15:11
  • Hope Springs Eternal

    Nicholas Hope – actor, author, playwright, and the star of the legendary Bad Boy Bubby – is set to debut his latest play, Five Properties of Chainmale

    April 8, 2015 12:43
  • Life's Comedy

    After his smash hit 'The Intouchables', French filmmaker Eric Toledano reteams with co-director Olivier Nakache for the comedy drama, 'Samba'.

    April 2, 2015 11:36
  • 20th Century Fox: Their Best Films

    The Hollywood studio celebrates 100 years of making movies this year, and FilmInk wades through their extensive vaults to pick our top flicks from Fox.

    April 2, 2015 10:24
  • The Rise Of An Empire

    From its beginnings as a counterculture magazine, VICE has become one of the hottest media properties in the world.

    April 1, 2015 14:03
  • Irish Film Festival Wraps In Sydney!

    The inaugural Irish Film Festival hit Sydney on the weekend with several Australian premieres.

    April 1, 2015 13:13
  • Special Feature Influx

    As per custom, Ridley Scott’s latest arrives on home entertainment with a whole host of extra features.

    March 30, 2015 14:22
  • 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
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