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  • 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
  • Lost In Translation

    Erin James was one of the highlights of Josh Lawson’s risque directorial debut ‘The Little Death’ and the part has earned the actress her first AACTA nomination.

    January 28, 2015 14:59
  • Actor Spotlight: Jonny Pasvolsky

    The Australian actor talks us through his career thus far – from production runner to scoring scenes alongside his hero, Johnny Depp, in the heist comedy ‘Mortdecai’.

    January 27, 2015 13:16
  • Battlestar: 10 Years On

    Jamie Bamber and Tahmoh Penikett reflect on the success of the mini-series turned television show 'Battlestar Galactica', currently screening its its entirety on the SyFy channel.

    January 23, 2015 13:25
  • The Films That Changed My Life: Kiah Roache-Turner

    The Australian director behind the buzzed about zombie actioner ‘Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead’ counts down the ten films that rocked his life.

    January 22, 2015 11:07
  • Broken Trail

    Bringing the true story of Cheryl Strayed to the screen was a labour of love for Australian producer Bruna Papandrea and co-producer and star Reese Witherspoon who admits to being terrified of this role.

    January 20, 2015 12:59
  • Deal With The Devil

    With his second feature, writer/director Nicholas McCarthy again tackles the supernatural as he did with his breakout debut ‘The Pact’, but ‘At The Devil’s Door’ is a far more insidious affair.

    January 16, 2015 15:02
  • Beyond The Big Bang

    She’s made her name as everyone’s favourite girl next door on ‘The Big Bang Theory’, but Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting is set to flip that perception with a couple of upcoming films including ‘The Wedding Ringer’.

    January 15, 2015 16:12
  • Getting Down To Business: Licensing Brands

    When it comes to the world of licensing brands, Australia has a lot to learn from the competition.

    January 15, 2015 11:28
  • Sundance: A Retrospective

    While the days of Sundance endorsed indies lighting up the box office may not be the same as they were circa ‘sex, lies and videotape’, the festival’s eye for talent remains just as impressive. We take a look back at some of its biggest discoveries.

    January 13, 2015 13:58
  • Taking Flight

    Director, Robert Connolly ('Balibo', 'The Turning'), shifts gears for an Aussie film with a difference with the family drama, 'Paper Planes'.

    January 13, 2015 12:05
  • Rod Taylor: Film By Film

    Rod Taylor's biographer, Stephen Vagg, takes us through a film by film look at the career of this late legend - plus some TV roles too...

    January 12, 2015 15:09
  • “The Remake King” Talks Horror And Toys

    Another highlight at Screen Forever 2014 was hearing from Roy Lee, the man behind a string of killer remakes, who has a couple more in his bag for 2015.

    January 7, 2015 12:39
  • Romancing Rebecca Hall

    The British actress embraces old-fashioned romance in the period drama ‘A Promise’, which is our starting point for a discussion of love, cynicism and family.

    January 6, 2015 15:35
  • On The Couch With Hollywood’s “First Lady of Sci-Fi”

    One of the most memorable guests at Screen Forever 2014 was prolific sci-fi producer Gale Anne Hurd who shared the stories that led to the birth of ‘Terminator’ and ‘The Walking Dead’.

    January 6, 2015 09:20
  • Starting Over

    Australia's Murray Bartlett found himself on the verge of giving up the acting game, before being offered a part in the acclaimed HBO drama ‘Looking’.

    January 5, 2015 15:39
  • Screen Forever 2014: The Lowdown

    Check out the highlights behind the annual must attend screen event and stay tuned for further coverage re this year’s biggest speakers.

    January 5, 2015 12:37
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