The latest screen version of the Ned Kelly legend is an impressively staged, dark-toned revisiting of the life and times of Australia's boldest and most charismatic outlaw. With an imposing…
One of those inspirational true stories about a youth who overcomes daunting obstacles to become a sports hero, "Swimming Upstream" is distinguished by some unusually fine performances, but the lack…
Rod Puskar, one of Australia's best-known buyers of U.S. films, has launched his own shingle in cahoots with entertainment lawyer Michael McMichael, an alliance which Puskar figures will strengthen…
ll feeling between U.S.-owned exhib Reading and Hoyts Cinemas has escalated after Reading sued Hoyts in the Federal Court of Australia.
Last month's surprise announcement by Amalgamated Holdings chairman Alan Rydge that he is handing over day-to-day control of the Australian entertainment and leisure company to managing director…
Aussies will get their first opportunity to buy cinema tickets online this summer via Movieline, the telephone booking/info service owned jointly by the major circuits Greater Union, Hoyts and…
John Rochester is ankling as CEO of Reading Australia at the end of May, after fighting for three years to build a circuit for the U.S.-owned exhib in the face of united opposition from the three…