Usually, it’s Americans coming to Australia, but here, we see the inspirational true story of the Smallbones aka For King and Country, who dropped everything in backwater Down Under and travelled to the US to make it in the world’s biggest faith/music industry. Daisy Betts, Kirrilee Berger and Lucas Black star.
For anyone interested in the music industry, or how power can corrupt young, innocent people, Milli Vanilli is essential viewing.
Another lacklustre weekend at the box office, led by The Marvels; audiences must have confused things and stayed home to watch cat videos instead! But seriously, when the highest screen average for a general release is for a reissue of a 40-year-old musical doco, you cannot blame doomsayers for saying that there’s a serious problem with cinema.
The Melbourne native returns for the premiere of her first feature film as writer, producer and star, Healed.
The creative and brotherly bond between Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell was forged during a police raid in 1960s Cambridge. You may not recognise their names, but you’ve almost certainly seen their artwork – under the moniker of Hipgnosis (pronounced as per ‘hypnosis’), Storm and Po are the design team behind an incredible number of iconic album covers from …
Heavy metal and horror coalesce in The Retaliators, starring and co-directed by the musician turned actor/producer.
…a wonderfully sick and twisted freak-ride…
Straight out of Sydney’s Western Suburbs comes this documentary about the popular hip hop act of the title, who channelled their frustrations into their music, seeing their popularity skyrocket, but also becoming public enemy #1 with NSW police.
Like so many participants in the film, for director Paul Goldman, the making of the documentary about the famed founder of Mushroom Records, was personal.
… builds historical precedent up to a rousing crescendo, with incredible acting, an intoxicating soundtrack, and a script with an indelible understanding of living life as a social party trick rather than your own person.