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Pedigree Australian asylum seeker drama Stateless has returned to ABC iview
The 2020 series has a terrific international cast on both sides of the detention centre’s chainlink fence.
Julian Assange’s father is the focus of Ithaka, a different take on famous whisteblower
A new Australian documentary puts a human face on the controversial case of Julian Assange by focusing on his 76-year-old father.
The cast and setting of Barons make a splash, but its surf rivalry story wipes out
Unnecessary subplots and dodgy accents might leave you feeling a bit…board (sorry).
We hang ten with Michael Lawrence, co-creator of sexy surfie drama Barons
The ABC’s 70s-set series was inspired by “this idea that if you sell paradise, can you buy it back again?”
The best Australian sci-fi movies of all time
Loveland continues a long line of super stylish, super cinematic, and sometimes super weird Australian sci-fi movies.
How to watch death-defying surf doco Facing Monsters in Australia
If you’re not already scared stiff by the sheer power of our oceans, let this film put you in your place.
No past, no memory: how to watch The Tourist in Australia
Jamie Dornan joins a ripper Aussie cast, including Damon Herriman, Danielle Macdonald, Shalom Brune-Franklin, and Alex Dimitriades.
Gold is an unyielding genre film led by a solid, sun-frazzled performance from Zac Efron
Zac Efron searches for his edge in this sparsely effective Australian-made thriller.
Firebite’s creators on why vampires are arseholes – and an invasive European species
We speak to the Firebite creators about making their unique, punky, carnage-splotched vampire fever dream.
First Nations horror series Firebite is now streaming for Aussie audiences
Aussie audiences can finally check out Warwick Thornton’s genre-bending, vamp-slaying outback slasher.
Sink your teeth into Firebite: first look at Warwick Thornton’s vampire slayer series
The stakes are high for an all-star cast of First Nations talent, killing colonial vamps in the outback.
Meet the too-cool-for-school cast of Netflix’s Heartbreak High reboot
Your little teen heart is about to be broken all over again, by a new generation of Aussie rebels.
New Gold Mountain is a riveting slice of Australian history, chock-full of greed and lust
While there is certainly some rotting teeth and fly-strewn blood, this is far from The Proposition or The Nightingale.
Shocking Aussie stories: the best Australian films inspired by true crime
Nitram is the latest in a long line of confronting Australian films inspired by true crime.
Fires reduces a national tragedy to the level of a soap opera
The ABC’s new series uses a period of international significance as a backdrop for some pretty ordinary dramatics
Epic Australian western New Gold Mountain arrives soon on SBS on Demand
The as-yet-untold story of Australia’s migrant miners, combining together epic western and murder mystery elements.
SBS presents Australia Uncovered, 8 new documentaries on Australia’s biggest issues
The revelatory series kicks off with an examination of Julia Gillard’s turbulent time as Prime Minister.
It’s the 20th anniversary of Chopper, so chop chop into Palace Cinemas for a must-see re-release
Back in 2000, Eric Bana broke out by playing “Australia’s most feared criminal” Mark “Chopper” Read.
The Newsreader creator Michael Lucas takes us on his tour of an 80s Aussie newsroom
The showrunner speaks on his series’ “subtle approach” to depicting retrograde politics in a retro setting.
First look at explosive crime saga Australian Gangster, from the director of Two Hands
Channel 7’s new mob series comes from Gregor Jordan, the director of 90s crime classic Two Hands.
The fifth and final season of Tasmanian comedy Rosehaven is now streaming
We’ll be sad to see the last of Daniel and Emma, whose move to Tassie gave us five seasons of sweet comedy.
New Aussie TV drama The Newsreader launches on iview on August 15
Anna Torv and Sam Reid star as 1986 TV news-anchors in an absorbing new Melbourne drama.