Studios like Marvel may be grabbing the headlines — but it is also an exciting time for Australian stories on screen.
From working on Jaws to putting herself in danger, Valerie Taylor vowed to change public attitudes to sharks. A new film dives deeply into her underwater life.
The Mad Max franchise offers a distinctively Australian take on the action genre. And the fifth film, Furiosa, promises to be yet another extravaganza
Hailed as an Australian hero, Rosemary Kariuki works to connect refugee and migrant women through their strengths and joys — rather than treating them like ‘problems’ to be fixed.
Beautifully directed, powerfully acted, Peter Weir’s Gallipoli still captures the devastating emotional toll of war, 40 years after it first premiered.
Early into the pandemic there were cries and questions as to whether the cinema industry would survive. The answer, it seems, was here all along. A robust and diverse local industry.
It was the film that put the gangsta in Shakespeare: loud, brash, and brimming with pistols and gold chains.
In depicting brutal massacres and mission life, this film gets a lot right. And the model for its central protagonist may well be a young man called Narlim, exiled from his country in the late 1930s.
An artist and self-proclaimed witch, Rosaleen Norton defied cultural norms in Menzies-era Australia. Reviled by the media, she was a powerfully unconventional woman.
A new documentary follows a group of young Australian climate activists, loosely weaving their fresh protests with historical events. It’s powerful, if a little too polite.
Being a gay man with disability means you don’t see yourself onscreen. Thomas Banks wants to change all that.
A film about the shootings is likely to be very distressing for people directly impacted by the massacre, particularly those who still have PTSD or strong grief responses.
Too often, diva films feel like a spectacle about women being punished for living their dreams. The strength of I Am Woman is in the way Helen Reddy comes through.
Babe combined cutting edge visual effects with a moving story of success in the face of adversity that still resonates today.
Developed through Melbourne’s first lockdown and filmed as restrictions lifted, Loving Captivity is a rom-com about dating in the isolation age.
We are being told we must choose between free speech or bullying. These aren’t the real options.
Four reporters joined the showdown with the Kelly gang 140 years ago. They became part of the story and set the tone for a legend.
Daniel Radcliffe stars in the unispired Escape from Pretoria, which is more procedural than character-driven.
This new NITV documentary captures the power of Country.
A documentary about a high adrenaline outback adventure race, Finke: There & Back, provides spectacular aerial imagery and personal insights.