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'Storm Boy': will Geoffrey Rush factor rain on family film's parade?

'Storm Boy': will Geoffrey Rush factor rain on family film's parade?

The remake of Storm Boy is a delightful film for all the family, but will it be dogged by the whiff of scandal?

  • by Karl Quinn

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'No easy answers to universal questions' says award-winning filmmaker
Australian film

'No easy answers to universal questions' says award-winning filmmaker

The award-winning Australian writer and director of All These Creatures is not interested in answers, only questions.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
Beyond Ladies in Black: The Aussie movies you didn’t see last year, but should
Australian film

Beyond Ladies in Black: The Aussie movies you didn’t see last year, but should

One film dominated the local share of box office in 2018, but there were dozens more Australian movies released - and some are well worth a look.

  • by Karl Quinn
Get your goggles on: WA to get first ever Virtual Reality festival
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Get your goggles on: WA to get first ever Virtual Reality festival

The festival will hopefully draw the world's best VR filmmakers to WA.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Inspiring for a new generation: a film about trailblazer Helen Reddy
Australian film

Inspiring for a new generation: a film about trailblazer Helen Reddy

Director Unjoo Moon sees I Am Woman as a film that has become even more relevant since the #MeToo revelations.

  • by Garry Maddox
'Awesome': Gay, disabled and nominated for best actor at AACTAs
Australian film

'Awesome': Gay, disabled and nominated for best actor at AACTAs

Daniel Monks is heading to the country's leading film and television awards alongside Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Joel Edgerton.

  • by Garry Maddox
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Mobile phones rival studio gear for film-making firepower, says Jack Thompson
Performing arts

Mobile phones rival studio gear for film-making firepower, says Jack Thompson

In Brisbane for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, film legend Jack Thompson describes film as the "language of our age".

  • by Tony Moore
From driving a garbage truck to starring opposite Hugo Weaving
Arts

From driving a garbage truck to starring opposite Hugo Weaving

South Sudanese refugee Andrew Luri has a lead role in the new Australian film Hearts and Bones.

  • by Garry Maddox
'They fight like little furry ninjas': The secret life of quokkas revealed in new film
Rottnest Island

'They fight like little furry ninjas': The secret life of quokkas revealed in new film

It's tough as hell on Rottnest Island, and while quokkas are famous for their strong selfie game, a new film has captured footage showing that these creatures are tougher and more vicious than their cute exterior lets on.

  • by Daile Cross
Steve Bisley turns to directing to tell his mother's story

Steve Bisley turns to directing to tell his mother's story

The well-known actor plans to shoot a drama based on the first book of his memoirs next year. 

  • by Garry Maddox
Meat pies, Mount Barker and a film producer hungry for the right location

Meat pies, Mount Barker and a film producer hungry for the right location

With only 2000 residents, this town is not the first place you think of for a film set.

  • by Cameron Myles