What Was the Greatest Year in Australian Cinema?

What Was the Greatest Year in Australian Cinema?

COVID is a time of many things, including creating pointless lists. Stephen Vagg came up with his ten favourite years in Australian cinema. It’s purely subjective, and please don’t get huffy if your film/year is left out.
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The Films That Changed My Life: Richard Tognetti

The Films That Changed My Life: Richard Tognetti

On the eve of his Cinemusica tour (which will bring cinema’s most indelible music scores onto the concert stage), Australian Chamber Orchestra director, Richard Tognetti, picks the films (and the film scores) that have changed his life.
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Controversy Corner: The Last Temptation Of Christ

Controversy Corner: The Last Temptation Of Christ

We take a look back at the controversy whipped up by Martin Scorsese’s sadly misunderstood mini-epic, The Last Temptation Of Christ.
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Classics Worth Re-Catching: The Passion Of The Christ (2004)

Classics Worth Re-Catching: The Passion Of The Christ (2004)

Oooh, controversial! It’s Easter, so what better time could there be to revisit Mel Gibson’s mind blowingly violent, hugely successful religious classic, The Passion Of The Christ.
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Taking It Off For Your Art: Getting Nude On Screen

Taking It Off For Your Art: Getting Nude On Screen

As Ralph Fiennes lets it all hang out in this week’s A Bigger Splash, what’s the current status on on-screen nudity for the film world’s, ahem, biggest actors and actresses?
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Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman: The Films That Never Were

Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman: The Films That Never Were

We look at the past planned Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman films that never took flight.
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The Films That Changed My Life: Umit Bali

The Films That Changed My Life: Umit Bali

With his warm, fresh, and utterly disarming brand of life-drawn stand-up, Umit Bali is one of Australia’s most original and endearing comedians. He tells FilmInk about the films that changed his life.
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Close Casting Calls: Angelina Jolie In Charlie’s Angels

Close Casting Calls: Angelina Jolie In Charlie’s Angels

Angelina Jolie co-stars (in voice only) with Lucy Liu in this week’s animated kids’ flick, Kung Fu Panda 3, and she almost had her role in Charlie’s Angels too.
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Character Piece: <em>Muriel's Wedding</em>

Character Piece: Muriel’s Wedding

As Nia Vardalos frocks up for this week’s My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, we reminisce about the unlikely heroine of the 1994 Aussie classic, Muriel’s Wedding.
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They Should Make A Movie Of That: <em>Just Kids</em>

They Should Make A Movie Of That: Just Kids

This week’s A Bigger Splash boasts an unconventional fictional female rock star at its centre, and here’s a should-be movie about one of rock music’s real life female heroes: the great Patti Smith.
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The Films That Changed My Life: Nicola Scott

The Films That Changed My Life: Nicola Scott

We ask one of the most in-demand names in comic books, Australian-born artist, Nicola Scott (Wonder Woman, Secret Six, Birds Of Prey), to name the films that changed her life.
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