features archive

  • No Such Thing As Luc

    Plucked from YouTube notoriety, John Luc aka Mychonny is now headlining the feature film, ‘Sucker’.

    November 26, 2015 15:02
  • Can A Violent Man Change?

    Following last night’s screening of ‘Hitting Home’, tonight the ABC will air ‘Call Me Dad’, which looks at a program helping men to stop the violence inside them.

    November 26, 2015 11:15
  • The Films That Changed My Life: Bianca Bradey

    The star of ‘Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead’ and the upcoming ‘A Night of Horror Volume 1 Anthology’, counts down the films that defined her.

    November 25, 2015 10:36
  • Perfect Black Is The New Black

    Welcome to the next step in the evolution of TV technology.

    November 25, 2015 09:55
  • Super Sucker

    Man of many talents, Lawrence Leung might be best known for his ABC and SBS TV shows, however, he also has an ace up his sleeve, literally.

    November 24, 2015 09:57
  • Fall From Grace

    Earning raves for his portrayal of Lance Armstrong, actor Ben Foster tells us why it’s complicated when it comes to the disgraced cyclist.

    November 23, 2015 16:50
  • Deep and Meaningful

    Melbourne-based Tom Taylor is best known for writing comic books for DC and Marvel, and now steps up with the animated TV show, ‘The Deep’, based on his own graphic novels.

    November 23, 2015 12:43
  • Programming Lance Armstrong

    Stephen Frears claims that he is up for the challenge of making a true Sepp Blatter story to follow up his own dip into sports corruption with the Lance Armstrong pic, ‘The Program’.

    November 20, 2015 15:09
  • Art of Fighting

    Acclaimed Chinese-born director, Hsiao-Hsien Hou ('Flight Of The Red Balloon'), changes direction beautifully with the graceful martial arts actioner, 'The Assassin'.

    November 19, 2015 22:05
  • Bromancing the Stone

    Writer/director, Marc Furmie, recounts how his friendship with filmmaker, Shane Abbess (Gabriel, Infini), led to the production of ‘Terminus’ – a science fiction drama about the discovery of a meteorite containing the secrets of the universe.

    November 18, 2015 20:47
  • In Defence of Spectre

    ‘Spectre’ is aptly named – not for the criminal empire that plagued Bond’s early adventures, but for its two-syllable summary of why the super-spy’s 24th outing is one of his best.

    November 17, 2015 19:35
  • Time Lord

    American Sam Klemke was in Australia recently to explain how he got to be the subject of South Australian filmmaker Matthew Bate’s documentary, ‘Sam Klemke’s Time Machine’.

    November 16, 2015 15:02
  • Six Days in Paris

    As a tribute to the tragedy that occurred over the weekend in Paris, we have republished an article that we ran in FilmInk back in 2008, which celebrates French cinema in all its glory.

    November 16, 2015 13:24
  • The Post-War War

    Just when you thought you’d seen every World War II movie, comes Martin Zandvliet’s Land of Mine.

    November 16, 2015 10:24
  • Tropfest: From Little Things Big Things Grow

    We thought it timely to unearth a 2008 article we put together about Tropfest, here for you to enjoy.

    November 13, 2015 11:55
  • Ace of BASE

    Documentarian Marah Strauch and Producer Eric Bruggeman talk about Sunshine Superman, a film about the quiet days of the most adrenaline pumped extreme sport.

    November 12, 2015 10:09
  • All That Jazz

    We spoke with Robert Budreau, who makes an auspicious feature directing debut with Born to Be Blue, the story of Chet Baker played by Ethan Hawke.

    November 9, 2015 17:30
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse

    'Ringu' director, Hideo Nakata returns to J-Horror with 'Ghost Theatre', and here discusses his thoughts on the genre, Ichimatsu dolls and Hollywood.

    November 2, 2015 17:32
  • Bright Lights

    We speak with filmmaker Lawrence Johnston about his new documentary, Neon, which will play at the Canberra International Film Festival.

    November 2, 2015 11:34
  • Sister to Sister

    We spoke with visionary female filmmaker Momoko Ando about her 3 hour plus opus, 0.5mm, starring her sister Sakura Ando.

    November 2, 2015 11:19
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