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What a new documentary reveals about extreme Mad Max fandom
Mad Max’s most hardcore fans congregate from all over the world to dress up, drive fast, and smash things.
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.
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.
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.
Netflix just added a tonne of classic Australian films to its library
We’re feeling bloody patriotic over Netflix’s latest Aussie-tastic additions, including some forgotten gems.
5 Australian historical events that would make great movies
Australian history has plenty of material for would-be auteurs to plunder.
Bilched is a brisk and fun Sydney-set stoner comedy
Superbad is the obvious touchstone here, and Bilched makes no bones about that.
The Nightingale, Lambs of God and Damon Herriman lead this year’s AACTA noms
Damon Herriman has the most individual AACTA nominations of any person in history.
Suburban Wildlife is an impressively authentic micro-budget Australian drama
This impressively frugal micro-budget Australian that recently premiered at the Sydney Film Festival.
Happy 20th birthday Two Hands! Why this Australian classic is better than ever
Now twenty years old, Two Hands was one of the first demonstrations of Heath Ledger’s awesome talent.
Top End Wedding is an Australian romantic comedy with a sincere sense of place
This lovely film presents a romantic side of Australia that some viewers may never have seen.
Australian comedy-drama Palm Beach will open this year’s Sydney Film festival
Rachel Ward’s highly anticipated comedy/drama has been announced as the opening night film at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.
Celeste is a beautiful looking drama that elevates the problems of bored wealthy people
Part steamy murder mystery, part Greek tragedy, and entirely frustrating.
Is Dead Calm the greatest Australian thriller ever made?
This classic film is now 30 years old, and as terrific as ever.
Edgar Wright calls Mad Max: Fury Road the greatest action movie ever made
The long-anticipated documentary Mystify: Michael Hutchence will soon arrive in cinemas
This documentary is about a legend, made by a legend.
Hotel Mumbai finally arrives in Australian cinemas
Finally, it has arrived.
Celebrate Mad Max’s 40th anniversary at Scienceworks
George Miller’s seminal dystopian action movie turns 40 this year.
Harrowing, profound and boldly styled, Reflections in the Dust is a different kind of Australian film
Now here’s a dystopian science fiction film with a difference.
Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley tells vital stories about an incredible natural landscape
The Kimberley region is one of the most untouched natural landscapes in the world.
A sequel is being planned to the acclaimed Australian film Sweet Country
This is big news for fans of the acclaimed Australian western.