Garry Maddox If a critically lauded film such as These Final Hours can't resonate with local audiences, is there any hope for Australian films at the cinema?
Garry Maddox Blinky Bill joins Geoffrey Rush, Molly Meldrum and Chris Uhlmann in new projects to be funded
Garry Maddox Some of Australia's most successful movies have been made by comics jumping to the big screen, including Paul Hogan with Crocodile Dundee and the Working Dog team with The Castle and The Dish.
Stephanie Bunbury, Jake Wilson, Karl Quinn, Paul Byrnes, Garry Maddox Our critics scan the crowded field and find eight films well worth considering at this year's Melbourne International Film Festival.
The Philip Seymour Hoffman I knew: Anton Corbijn reflects on directing the star in his final leading role in A Most Wanted Man
Garry Maddox The pain over the death of American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is reawakened with his powerful performance in A Most Wanted Man.
Garry Maddox What's real and what isn't is never clear in this film in which the French novelist of the title plays himself in a story based on a real incident from his life.
Garry Maddox An intense romance between two damaged souls, this Cambodian-set, Australian-directed film is as ambitious technically as it is in every other way.
Garry Maddox Comedy and tragedy are in fine balance in a film based on an urban myth about a Japanese woman who went searching for the buried treasure from the film Fargo.
Garry Maddox An audacious experiment that doesn't quite hold up over its 132 minutes,this is a one-shot film set in a forest in Iran.
Garry Maddox Strong reaction to Mad Max footage, two exits from Screen Australia, wild documentary heads for Toronto.
Garry Maddox A stylistically bold drama set in the Australian bush that sees a man whose daughter was killed in a hit-and-run accident winning the trust of the man who killed her.
Garry Maddox One man in a car. For 85 minutes. That's it. And it's riveting.
Garry Maddox This Chinese film noir has a certain baffling quality but it is an atmospheric thriller with a spectacular finale.
Garry Maddox When the star of the hit documentary Mrs Carey’s Concert resigned suddenly from her old school last year, it was a devastating time.
Garry Maddox The world may get wiped out in These Final Hours, but the apocalypse movie has put young Australian director Zak Hilditch on the map at home and abroad.
Screen Australia cuts
Garry Maddox The federal agency that supports film and television production will slash staff by 10 per cent and wind back its maximum investment in projects following cuts in the federal budget.
From The Matrix to Mad Max: Fury Road, a film set is a 'game park' for stills photographer Jasin Boland
Garry Maddox Whether working on The Matrix, Skyfall or Mad Max: Fury Road, Jasin Boland has one aim – taking a photo that tells a story.
Garry Maddox Furry creatures rule the box office; ScrOz goes international; Australian stars set for Toronto.
Garry Maddox The 1980s is the sweet spot when it comes to retro programming, a growing sector for cinema operators large and small.
Garry Maddox A dog of a film, coming out and coming of age, from Neighbours to nunchukkas