Early look review: High Ground is a stunningly beautiful and meditative Australian western
By turns shockingly violent and stunningly beautiful, this stunning film has been a long time coming.
Australian sci-fi 2067 tries to save the future from mistakes of the past – and almost succeeds
The film is big on ideas, but not crash hot when it comes to grounding them in human motivations.
Creature feature Black Water: Abyss is an undemanding dose of light horror
A rather generic albeit technically adept creature feature, content to colour within the lines.
Australian comedy-drama Babyteeth is a strikingly unconventional first love story
Bittersweet realisations circulate through moments of joy in this story of a teenager’s first love interest.
The 10 best Australian horror movies of all time
Some of this country’s best-ever features were created with one main aim: causing goosebumps.
Paul Hogan returns in The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, but can he pull it off?
This sort-of sequel raises an occasional smile but is smug and self-congratulatory.
The Skin of Others is an important documentary about Indigenous Australian veteran and activist Douglas Grant
This documentary about a neglected Indigenous Australian activist and war veteran is important viewing.
The Beach is a soul-replenishing slice-of-life documentary from Warwick Thornton
Watch this sublime documentary and you’ll feel like you’ve been on a holiday.
7 reasons why Looking for Alibrandi is Australia’s best ever teen movie
For a whole generation of Australians, this was a truly formative film.
Why Mystery Road is Australia’s greatest franchise
New town, new case, new dramas, same old Jay Swan. We wouldn’t have it any other way.
Stateless should restart a discussion about how Australia treats asylum seekers
This ain’t light viewing, that’s for sure. But it’s pretty damn gripping.
Australian docudrama Wild Butterfly explores the devastating true story of Claire Murray
This film is a powerful reminder that there’s always more to people than meets the eye.
Miss Fisher’s bland leap to the big screen is purely for fans
The greatest mystery is how this stretched out and cheesy movie turned out to be so flat.
In My Blood It Runs is a powerful portrait of Indigenous youth
A powerful documentary that explores Indigenous youth with a lightness of touch.
The most inspiring female characters in Australian film
Australian cinema features many inspiring women in all shapes, forms and guises.
Ride Like a Girl is an uplifting sports movie with a heart as big as Phar Lap’s
Is it sentimental? Sure. But it’s also a charming and inspiring movie.
True History of the Kelly Gang is an electrifying reimagining of an Australian legend
This riveting Ned Kelly film has a striking visual style and a punk rock spirit.
Mystify: Michael Hutchence succeeds in separating the man from the myth
It’s close to amazing that this documentary about the late INXS frontman works as well as it does
Hearts and Bones features another terrific performance from national treasure Hugo Weaving
Hugo Weaving delivers a fascinating performance as a renowned war photographer in this powerful and poetic film.
Danger Close is a patriotic but problematic Australian war film
Certain elements of the film ring true but it is patriotic to a problematic extent, says Blake Howard.
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.
The acclaimed Australian documentary [CENSORED] will play in Melbourne with a live jazz band
[CENSORED] is an experimental film will of scenes cut by the censors.