Teresa-Palmer as Michelle Payne

Can Ride Like A Girl beat the odds stacked against Aussie films?

The Melbourne Cup is the biggest event on the Australian horse-racing calendar. Given that it’s the only sporting event Australian workplaces pause for, you might even say it’s the biggest sporting event in the country. Here in Oz, it’s affectionately deemed “the race that stops the nation”. In 2015, 29-year-old Michelle Payne rode in it Read more about Can Ride Like A Girl beat the odds stacked against Aussie films?[…]

Palm Beach - Bryan Brown- Sam Neill - Jacqueline MAckenzie

Stellar cast saves a shallow script in Palm Beach

Palm Beach is the name and the backdrop for the Australian film brought to the screen by, actress turned director, Rachel Ward. Ward is the wife of Bryan Brown, who stars in the film alongside Sam Neill, Richard E Grant, Greta Scachhi, Jacqueline Mckenzie and Heather Mitchell- names that will be better known to Aussie Read more about Stellar cast saves a shallow script in Palm Beach[…]

Luke Bracey and Alexander England as soldiers in Danger Close

The commanding Aussie film Danger Close preserves a significant story

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan is an Australian historical war drama directed by Kriv Stenders, known for Red Dog. It follows the true story of a single battle fought by Australian and New Zealand soldiers in the Vietnam war in 1966.  The film spends, what can only be described as, the bare minimum Read more about The commanding Aussie film Danger Close preserves a significant story[…]