Coming of age drama, "Girl Asleep" won the top prize at the CinefestOZ festival in West Australia. The US$75,700 ($100,000) award is the richest prize on the Australian festival circuit. The award…
Australian Directors' Guild calls for the establishment of funding quotas to aid female equality in the local film and TV industries.
The celebrated career of Australian-born, Oscar-winning costume designer Orry-Kelly is given a long-overdue spotlight, though the film is marred by fanciful, heavy-handed and unnecessary…
When Australia's two most famous film critics, David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, sign off for the final time this week, they will have been beaming into the nation's living rooms for an…
Low-key pic is an inspiring look at the education and training of charismatic, articulate 16-year-old Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti, pegged since birth as a future leader.
Vet Chinese helmer Chen Kaige has been tapped as the inaugural international prexy of the 2011 Sydney Film Festival Jury.
The fifth in a "7 Up" - like documentary series directed by Gillian Armstrong since 1976, "Love Lust & Lies" is an entertaining and unflinchingly honest return to the lives of three working - class…
The recipient of this year's American Society of Cinematographers international achievement award rode the crest of the Australian New Wave of the late '70s/early '80s.
The recently formed partnership between Myriad Pictures and comicbook creators Studio 407 has yielded its first project. Myriad will make a live-action film based on the Studio 407 property "Hybrid."
The mundane side of the spy game is on display in "Charlotte Gray," a bland and dour screen version of Sebastian Faulks' highly engrossing bestseller. In a rare disappointing performance, Cate…
Cate Blanchett is such a chameleon that mere images of her can be deceiving. Even when not in character, certain photos look more like Ms Blanchett than others. She can so thoroughly lose herself in…