features archive

  • Spheeris’ World

    We were stoked to speak with filmmaker Penelope Spheeris, who has teamed up with her daughter, Anna Fox, to finally unleash ‘The Decline of Western Civilisation Collection’.

    July 28, 2015 16:56
  • Mission Possible for Rebecca Ferguson

    Star on the rise, Rebecca Ferguson kicks butt and takes Tom Cruise with her.

    July 28, 2015 12:09
  • Balancing Act

    One of Bollywood’s biggest stars, Vidya Balan, also happens to be an ambassador for the Indian Film Festival Melbourne.

    July 27, 2015 14:41
  • A Tale of Redemption

    Grant Scicluna could not have made his auspicious feature debut, Downriver, without the support of the MIFF Premiere Fund.

    July 25, 2015 11:17
  • Behold The Man

    Premiering at the Melbourne International Film Festival, the newest doc from Ghost Pictures, ‘Ecco Homo’, focuses on another subject very close to the filmmakers’ hearts.

    July 23, 2015 14:14
  • In Denial With Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Danny Peary speaks to one of his favourite young actresses in Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who headlines Chris Messina’s directorial debut, ‘Alex of Venice’, as a workaholic forced to confront her broken personal life.

    July 23, 2015 10:44
  • My One Question to Woody Allen

    FilmInk has one very rational question for the director about his new film.

    July 22, 2015 10:45
  • Calling All Filmmakers

    Sean Baker’s fifth film, 'Tangerine', may have been shot on a phone, but it’s also gaining him the most attention.

    July 22, 2015 10:25
  • The Return of Laura Linney

    The once prolific Laura Linney returns to our screens after a two year absence with ‘Mr Holmes’.

    July 21, 2015 10:24
  • History As They Say

    Rebounding from the disaster of ‘Diana’, German director, Oliver Hirschbiegel returns to ‘Downfall’ territory with the powerful ‘13 Minutes’.

    July 21, 2015 10:01
  • I Shot the Sharif

    With the passing of Omar Sharif, we look back at 10 films that he acted in which you may have forgotten about.

    July 15, 2015 11:27
  • A Spoiler-Filled Review of Ant-Man

    Where does this teensy-sized superhero fit into the Marvel universe?

    July 14, 2015 12:31
  • Peter Andrikidis on Directing Actors

    Australian director Peter Andrikidis is teaching AFTRS Open’s DIRECTING ACTORS masterclass in Sydney this August.

    July 10, 2015 11:44
  • MIFF Gets Emotional

    We monitored our emotional state while watching a selection of highlights from this year's Melbourne International Film Festival line-up. So many feels!

    July 8, 2015 12:21
  • Dark Visions

    Writer and actor, Leigh Whannell, makes the jump into the director’s chair with 'Insidious: Chapter 3', the latest installment of the smart horror franchise that he created with James Wan.

    July 6, 2015 10:42
  • Real Life Laughs

    Aussie comedy legend, Carl Barron, turns movie star with 'Manny Lewis', the sophomore directorial effort from fellow comic, Anthony Mir ('You Can’t Stop The Murders').

    July 6, 2015 10:12
  • Best Of British

    Legendary Australian film critic, David Stratton, serves up a staggering selection of classic films on the big screen with The Great Britain Retro Film Festival.

    July 3, 2015 09:42
  • Revisiting ‘Babe’

    La la la… everyone’s favourite pig is back, with a revised score and a live concert heading our way, and we speak to the film’s composer, Nigel Westlake, about creating the beloved soundtrack.

    July 2, 2015 15:09
  • The Last Three Decades

    We trace the fascinating career of screenwriter-turned-director Richard LaGravenese, who most recently chronicled a relationship break-up in the bittersweet musical ‘The Last Five Years’.

    June 30, 2015 16:04
  • Return Of The Fists

    Veteran action director, Roel Reine, gets amongst it with the eye-popping period martial arts flick, 'The Man With The Iron Fists 2'.

    June 30, 2015 11:12
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