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An Interview with Rolf de Heer (Charlie's Country)

I interviewed film director Rolf de Heer by phone recently for a review on Charlie’s Country for The Conversation (read the review here), and here is the full transcript of the interview. 2,119 more words

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'Mad Max' (1979): Review

Directed by: George Miller || Produced by: Bryon Kennedy, Bill Miller

Screenplay by: George Miller, Bryon Kennedy, James McCausland || Starring: Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Tim Burns, Geoff Parry, Roger Ward, Jonathan Hardy… 862 more words

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New Releases: 30th June


If you’re looking for a tense-cum-silly thriller, Non-Stop looks promising. It marks the first time I’ve felt anything more than complete indifference to Neeson’s reinvention as an action hero. 285 more words


My life as an extra in Tuggeranong.

It is not often that you get invited to a Facebook event for the opportunity to be an extra in a film, however when upcoming Australian film ‘Galore’ came to town; the invitation began circulating. 691 more words


New Edited Collections!

Welcome news that the Directory of World Cinema: Britain (Vol. 2) and World Film Locations: Sydney are now with the publishers. Many thanks to all of the contributors, the collections are looking fantastic. 7 more words

Australian Cinema

THE ROVER -- David Michod Interview

I’d talked to David Michod before, for 2010′s ANIMAL KINGDOM, and was struck then, as now, at the contrast between the man and the filmmaker. Michod himself is a gregarious, upbeat guy. 236 more words


Cold in July, The Babadook, and the Knife's Edge of Horror References

Horror films are becoming more referential. This probably isn’t a surprise to anybody who watches these movie, not should it be a surprise given it’s only natural to recycle what one reveres. 785 more words