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  • Indigenous Storytelling From The Suburbs

    A new short film ‘The Good Deed’ reveals the gradual, heartbreaking death of a culture - and promises to raise some provocative questions in the process.

    October 29, 2014 15:09
  • Jean-Pierre Jeunet: Humour & Heartache

    The French filmmaker talks candidly about losing out on ‘Life of Pi’, why he won’t be returning to 3D, and the cost of retaining final cut on his latest film, ‘The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet’.

    October 29, 2014 12:57
  • Power To The People

    Rising British star, George Mackay, essays a young man swept up into a world of political turmoil and social activism in the rousing crowd-pleaser, 'Pride'.

    October 29, 2014 12:51
  • Iron Will

    A folk superhero, Ivan Poddubny now has a well-earned movie about his globe-trotting life, and it is playing at the Russian Resurrection Film Festival.

    October 27, 2014 10:43
  • Trailer Analysis - Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Geeks assemble! We break down the biggest trailer to hit the web - frame by frame.

    October 24, 2014 13:58
  • 5 Things You Need To Know About 'An American Werewolf In London'

    With Event Cinemas set to screen John Landis’ horror comedy classic as part of its In The House program, here are a few scratch marks about this ingenious collision of scares and laughs.

    October 23, 2014 13:51
  • The Films That Changed My Life: Amin Palangi

    We speak to the director behind the acclaimed soon-to-be-released doco ‘Love Marriage In Kabul’ about the films that have left an indelible mark on him.

    October 21, 2014 12:22
  • Time To Smile

    British director, Peter Chelsom, returns to his roots with the quirky charm of 'Hector And The Search For Happiness'.

    October 20, 2014 17:54
  • At The Movies With Quentin Tarantino

    Today marks the 20th anniversary of ‘Pulp Fiction’ hitting cinemas, and we’re using the milestone as an excuse to re-publish this hilarious rant from QT re a fistful of films he loved and hated circa-2008.

    October 15, 2014 13:24
  • Second Shot

    While the adaptation of Lawrence Block’s ‘8 Million Ways To Die’ may have disappointed, the crime author’s enduring hardboiled detective returns to the big screen in ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones’ with Liam Neeson.

    October 15, 2014 11:49
  • Mind Games

    Author S.J. Watson was ecstatic to learn that his debut novel, ‘Before I Go To Sleep’ – a thriller about a woman whose memories are lost every night – was being brought to the big screen by an all-star cast.

    October 14, 2014 14:37
  • Turtle Power: From Pop Culture to Mass Culture

    Documentary filmmaker Randall Lobb explains how a self-funded comic strip launched a pop culture phenomenon, and how he got to tell the story.

    October 13, 2014 16:32
  • No Fear

    Famed for his incendiary guitar playing and powerful songwriting, Slash now turns movie producer with the chilling supernatural horror flick, 'Nothing Left To Fear'.

    October 13, 2014 14:38
  • 5 Things You Need To Know About 'The Crow'

    With Event Cinemas set to screen Alex Proyas’ high-style comic book actioner, THE CROW, as part of its In The House programme, here are a few bullet points about this tragedy-tinged journey into cinematic darkness.

    October 13, 2014 11:20
  • Films on Demand, Demanding Your Attention

    SBS’ On Demand service is offering 400 qualities for free, and we’ve navigated through their extensive catalogue to provide you with a list of must-sees.

    October 10, 2014 17:23
  • A Trip To Italy

    Rising young actress, Nadir Caselli, is a special guest at the Lavazza Italian Film Festival, and we recently chatted to the young talent re her burgeoning career and the state of the Italian film industry.

    October 10, 2014 16:15
  • You Cannot Be Serious!

    There’s no denying Robert Downey Junior has star power, but can he actually act? Chris Bright is the judge of that...

    October 9, 2014 10:31
  • Final Quarter

    Film producer Aidan O’Byrne discusses his transition to online media with the web-based comedy, Four Quarters, and what it means for film and television today.

    October 2, 2014 16:26
  • Passionate About Film

    Steve Bisley is the patron of this year’s Heart of Gold Film Festival, which stands out on the festival circuit for its stirring, inspiring selection of shorts.

    September 29, 2014 17:46
  • 5 Things You May Not Know About ‘Labyrinth’

    With Event Cinemas George Street in Sydney set to screen Jim Henson’s sci-fi fantasy, LABYRINTH, as part of its “In the House” program, here are five fascinating facts about this eighties cult classic.

    September 29, 2014 16:13
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