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Dolly Parton lookalike movie Seriously Red is seriously muddled
Star and writer Krew Boylan simply isn’t up to the gig: Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale are also wasted.
Trailer and release date for ABC prequel series Mystery Road: Origin
Every mystery starts somewhere, and this is where Detective Jay Swan begins his life of searching for answers.
Ablaze is an essential work of cultural investigation that every Aussie should see
Bill Onus desperately wanted to communicate First Nations struggle to us: it’s heartbreaking that we’re only hearing it now.
Trailer and release date for Ablaze: the untold story of Australia’s first Indigenous filmmaker
Tiriki Onus goes on a mission to uncover the astounding history of his pioneering grandfather, Aboriginal leader Bill Onus.
How to watch crowd-pleasing comedy How To Please A Woman in Australia
“We haven’t given up on sex, and we’re sick of cleaning the house”, Sally Phillips rants. If only she could kill two birds with one stone…
New Nick Cave doco This Much I Know To Be True is now rocking Australian cinemas
Cave and his longtime collaborator Warren Ellis perform songs from their last two albums in this rockumentary.
Like its namesake, Australian migrant drama Little Tornadoes is empty in the middle
There’s a lot to admire here moment by moment, but altogether this kitchen-sink story is too timid.
The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson is a vital and provocative Australian western
The Wentworth actress is the undeniable centre of this stoic western, adding to the conversation of Australia’s past.
Leah Purcell on the long journey of The Drover’s Wife – and the political power of the western
From bedtime story to stage to page to screen, Purcell has yearned to tell her Western tale “in a blackfella way”.
Australian trailer and release date: Little Tornadoes
A single dad is surprised to find support in an Italian migrant, in this evocative Aussie period drama.
Neon-drenched tone poem Loveland will perplex and intrigue sci-fi fans
Australian director Ivan Sen refuses to fit firmly into any one genre category, preferring to brood with his characters.
Loveland director Ivan Sen on his cyberpunk romance with the city of Hong Kong
The Mystery Road auteur travels far from home with his genre-smashing sci-fi neo-noir film.
Facing Monsters offers fantastic surfing photography, but doesn’t dive deep
WA Slab wave rider Kerby Brown remains an elusive figure in his own doco.
The gory, glorious history of the Australian zombie movie
Wyrmwood: Apocalypse is fresh meat for a surprisingly small sub-genre, of undead ghouls in the outback.
10 movies by female filmmakers to look forward to in 2022
Some of the greatest directors from Hollywood, Australia, and all over the world will release new work this year.
10 of the biggest Australian movies coming out in 2022
Stories about Elvis, Dolly, and women’s mid-life liberation will rule our local cinema scene next year.
The 10 best Australian films of 2021
Empowering documentaries and neo-westerns ruled Aussie screens this year—we’ve picked out the absolute best.
The 25 most beautiful cinemas in Australia
Nothing beats seeing a movie in a stunning brick-and-mortar theatre: here’s our list of Australia’s greatest.
Nitram sweeps the 2021 AACTA awards: here’s the full list of winners
ABC series won big in the television categories and Eric Bana got some love from the public at last night’s ceremony.
Cute/deadly animals of the bush, unite! Trailer and release date for Back to the Outback
A pack of the zoo’s least popular animals escape to the outback in this vibrant animated romp.
Australian trailer and release date for Zac Efron’s survival thriller Gold
The High School Musical star will do anything to get everything, in this sun-scorched Stan original movie.
Vale David Dalaithngu, one of Australian cinema’s most acclaimed actors
The actor, dancer, and Yolŋgu man most recently appeared in his own mournful documentary ‘My Name is Gulpilil’.