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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’.
Burning is a bloody good climate change documentary – but will it make any difference?
We’re all gonna die hot and thirsty, and it’s the LNP’s fault. Good movie, though.
Trailer and release date for outback zombie sequel Wyrmwood: Apocalypse
It’s Mad Max meets Dawn of the Dead, fresh off a big bloody win at the Sydney Film Festival.
Full list of this year’s AACTA nominees: Nitram and The Newsreader dominate
Did your favourite Aussie title get a nod? Here’s the films, shows, documentaries, and talent that could win big on December 8.
The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson will start BIFF’s 2021 program with a bang
81 movies. 26 Australian premieres. A Lubitsch retrospective, and the long-awaited release of an epic Aussie western.
Nitram is a harrowing look at the banality of evil – and the year’s best Australian drama
Kurzel has avoided making an exploitative cash-in: instead, we get a haunting real-life horror story.
Interview with Craig Reucassel: how Big Deal follows the money behind Australian politics
The Chaser satirist directs Christiaan Van Vuuren in a searing investigation of lobbying and its insidious power.
Making Australian classics: we talk to the filmmaking duo behind Malcolm and The Big Steal
Nadia Tass and David Parker talk trams, casting Aussie stars, and marrying your creative collaborator.
The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson has finally arrived in cinemas
Leah Purcell’s rollicking adaptation of the Henry Lawson story gets a new release date for 2022.
Love hurts: trailer and release date for romantic sci-fi Loveland
From acclaimed Australian director Ivan Sen, this is a futuristic tale about the painful side effects of love.
Celebrate homegrown talent at NFSA’s upcoming Australians & Hollywood exhibition
Straya shines bright in the National Film and Sound Archive’s first original show in two decades.
A new Two Hands TV show is in the works, inspired by the Heath Ledger classic
The crime-comedy reboot is one of 12 feature films, 13 television dramas and three online projects to get government funding
Controversial Port Arthur massacre movie Nitram just premiered at Cannes – here’s the early reviews
US actor Caleb-Landry Jones just won Best Actor at Cannes for his murderous main role, before it arrives soon in Australian cinemas.
Cult Melbourne comedy Malcolm is getting a tram-tastic 35th anniversary screening
Cinema Nova shows this quirky Aussie comedy, starring Colin Friels as a lonely inventor-turned-criminal.
Prime Video promises to boost local content, with 7 new Australians titles in production
The mega-streamer announces it’s here to stay, with $150 million and 2,500 jobs geared towards local productions
Archive of Australian movie capsule reviews
Here lie our reviews of some wonderful Australian movies, no longer available to stream on their original platforms.