Australian cinema

Fuel Injected Future: Remembering Mad Max at 40

By James Clarke

How George Miller’s 1979 debut feature helped set the post-apocalyptic genre in motion.

Why Long Weekend remains an Ozploitation classic

By Lara C Cory

Colin Eggleston’s 1978 film emerged from one of Australian cinema’s boldest and most productive periods.

10 essential Indigenous Australian films

By Shane O’Reilly

To celebrate the release of Sweet Country, seek out these amazing works directed by and starring native Australians.

Pioneering women at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2017

By Simran Hans

A programming strand dedicated to female perspectives was a highlight of this year’s festival.

Killing Ground – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

There’s shades of Straw Dogs and Deliverance in this effective Aussie backwoods horror.

Should film tackle racial hatred with comedy?

By David Jenkins

Abe Forsythe’s controversial new film Down Under is ruffling feathers among the Australian establishment.

Wake in Fright (1971)

By Mark Asch

A meek and mild school teacher spirals into Aussie Hell in this riveting, repellant restoration.

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