The Immigrant joins a long line of films tracing new beginnings in a foreign land. Sadly, this one fails to truly arrive.
Actor, writer and director Zach Braff has his name all over a new and deeply personal film project. So why is he tetchy?
Unique and ambitious, Boyhood follows the life of a child and his family over a 12-year period.
Now 55, much-loved actor Sigrid Thornton is back in the spotlight, performing for the MTC.
Robin Williams was on our screens for more than 30 years, but his genius for creative mayhem was quashed in film.
After Romper Stomper, filmmaker Ian Pringle spectacularly fell from grace. Now, 22 years on, he’s back behind the camera.
He’s worked with Oscar winners, directed a hit film and now brings to life the story of a revered Indigenous Australian.
Documentary about champion skateboarding brothers sidesteps some home truths.
Rolf de Heer’s long-term friendship with actor David Gulpilil once again unearths filmic gold.
Writer-director John Michael McDonagh revisits his Celtic roots with the tale of a persecuted priest.
With Kubrick and Cocteau in its DNA, Under the Skin stars Scarlett Johansson as the man-eater who fell to Earth.
Once a painfully shy little boy, Guy Pearce has transformed himself into one of Australia’s finest – and most in-demand – character actors.
If only Bad Neighbours were better, funnier, more inspired. At least the stars shine.
Acclaimed filmmaker Wim Wenders and Australian philosopher Mary Zournazi have spent a decade exploring the visual and moral language for peace.
His Day in the Life series was a phenomenal success and he still reigns as the king of coffee-table photography books. But it’s a 1970s assignment in the Australian desert that holds a special place in Rick Smolan’s heart.
Compulsive and compelling, Lars von Trier’s latest is as much about the nature of sex as the nurture of its telling.
He’s known for his roles as knockabout Aussie blokes, but there’s more to Brendan Cowell than just the loveable larrikin.
Obsession is ready for its close-up in this poignant tale of potent desire and despair.
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