features archive

  • 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
  • Interiors

    With his debut feature film, ‘Alvin’s Harmonious World Of Opposites’ – screening at The Revelation Perth International Film Festival – young Australian director Platon Theodoris enters the mind of a recluse.

    June 29, 2015 15:30
  • The Age Of Heroes

    Superheroes are everywhere, and the public just can’t get enough of them. But why are they so popular now, and will this pop cultural domination last?

    June 25, 2015 13:39
  • The Human Centipede: More Than Meets The Eye

    You think the Human Centipede movies are just a litany of horror and disgust? Well, think again! There’s a lot more going on in these films than you might have first realised.

    June 25, 2015 13:07
  • Talkin’ Bout Your Generation

    Director Mia Hansen-Love and her young actor Felix de Givry have crafted an epic coming-of-age tale with ‘Eden’, set to the pulsing beats of the nineties electronica scene in France.

    June 24, 2015 15:01
  • Crime Pays

    Denmark's ‘The Absent One’ – screening at The Scandinavian Film Festival – continues the region’s domination when it comes to dark and damn good detective thrillers.

    June 24, 2015 13:46
  • In The Flesh

    Some people say the Australian film industry is dying. However, aspiring filmmakers Kosta Ouzas and Nick Kozakis prove it’s got even more life than the zombie-like subjects of their debut feature, ‘Plague’.

    June 24, 2015 11:15
  • First Of The Unicorns

    With her debut feature, ‘I Believe In Unicorns’ – which will screen at The Revelation Perth International Film Festival – writer/director Leah Meyerhoff crafts a truly original coming of age tale.

    June 24, 2015 10:47
  • Revisiting Royalty

    This year’s Scandinavian Film Festival will celebrate the career of one of Hollywood’s most beloved European imports, Ingrid Bergman.

    June 23, 2015 15:28
  • Crossing Borders

    One of the highlights at this year’s Scandinavian Film Festival is ‘Underdog’, which pulls back the curtain on the fractured relationship between Sweden and Norway, and introduces a star in Bianca Kronlof, who is headed to our shores.

    June 22, 2015 16:10
  • Future Shock

    Young Australian actor Jai Courtney continues his upward ascent in Hollywood and can now add Arnold Schwarzenegger to his list of former co-stars.

    June 22, 2015 12:33
  • Revolution and Romance

    Iranian filmmaker Sepideh Farsi has just launched an app that will allow Iranians and Afghans to access her romantic drama ‘Red Rose’ for free, a film which would otherwise be banned in those countries.

    June 17, 2015 17:03
  • New Territory

    Indie filmmaker Jason Trost explores sibling bonds in the post-apocalyptic outback with his new film ‘How To Save Us’ and we speak to the writer, director and star on the eve of the film’s US release.

    June 16, 2015 15:03
  • No Fear

    We’re glad to see Bill Hader finally pulling lead roles, and the comedic actor talks ‘Trainwreck’, improvising with LeBron James, the brilliance of Amy Schumer and relationship deal breakers.

    June 16, 2015 13:59
  • Wild Thing

    A highlight at the upcoming Scandinavian Film Festival is undoubtedly the sharp comic drama ‘Out of Nature’, and we talk to its writer, director and star about battling the elements.

    June 15, 2015 17:12
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