Director: Gregor Jordan
Stars: Heath Ledger, Naomi Watts, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Joel Edgerton
Second viewing, via DVD
This week marks the 137th anniversary of Australian outlaw and beloved anti-hero Ned Kelly’s… 1,033 more words
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts is to introduce an award for Asian film excellence as part of its annual prize ceremony.
AACTA’s Asian engagement program was unveiled at a banquet event Wednesday on the margins of the Shanghai International Film Festival. 197 more words
Some lucky readers will win Rake Series 1 or Code of a Killer on DVD!
This time around we are making it very easy to enter. 219 more words
The true story of a traumatized young woman who sued the Anglican Church over sexual abuse she suffered as a 12-year-old is dramatized in the quietly powerful Australian feature “Don’t Tell.” Boasting a knockout performance by Sara West as the damaged-but-undeterred victim, and with excellent contributions from a heavyweight local cast including Jack Thompson, Aden Young and Rachel Griffiths, this first feature by director Tori Garrett is a little too restrained to satisfy everyone’s expectations of a high-velocity legal thriller. 577 more words
As a lawyer, Cleaver Greene prefers to defend those who are utterly hopeless and probably guilty; his clients include murderers, bigamists, and even cannibals. In his personal life, he dodges debt collectors and the Tax Office, while pining after a former prostitute (Adrienne Pickering, The Reef) and flirting with his best friend’s wife (Danielle Cormack, Wentworth). 537 more words