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Swimming Upstream (2003)

Director: Russell Mulcahy

Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer

First viewing, via DVD

A quarter of a century ago, Russell Mulcahy’s music video for… 825 more words

Heatwave (1982)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 8 out of 10

4-Word Review: Fighting to save homes.

Stephen (Richard Moir) is an English architect employed by Robert (Bill Hunter) to construct a massive high-rise building in downtown Sydney that will be financed by Peter (Chris Haywood). 528 more words


The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

A ten-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute. 71 more words


Gifthorse Collective’s Anya Beyersdorf has won one of the four inaugural Sydney Film Festival  Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowships. The prestigious $50,000 prize is a grant to make a new short film which will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival in 2017. 131 more words

The Dressmaker

A dark comedy, emphasis on the dark.

The Dressmaker,starring Kate Winslet was pretty much slated in reviews – which actually meant I didn’t get around to watching it for a while. 279 more words

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Gillian Armstrong announced as CinéfestOZ 2016 Film Prize Jury Chair

CinéfestOZ, Australia’s premier destination film festival, has announced that award-winning Australian feature film and documentary director Gillian Armstrong has accepted the role of Jury Chair for the 2016 Festival. 477 more words


The Dressmaker

25 years after she was exiled, dressmaker Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage (Kate Winslet) returns to her home town of Dungatar in Australia. Myrtle soon turns heads and livens up the fashions of the townsfolk, all the while getting to the bottom of why she was banished as a child, and exacting revenge where necessary. 511 more words