7 items from 2016
The story follows a young Australian of Palestinian origin whose peaceful life is shattered when his sister disappears and local media claim she has run away to join Isis.
Michael Wrenn’s Australian production outfit Invisible Republic is producing the film with Australia’s Charles Billeh and Marc Irmer of Paris-based Dolce Vita Films on board as co-producers. Screen Australia supported development of the English-language project.
Billeh is attending Dubai Film Market to find a minority co-producer from the region for the film, which is scheduled to shoot in Sydney next year.
Born in India and now based in Sydney, Sen-Gupta previously directed award-winning Hindi-language dramas Let The Wind Blow (2004) and Sunrise (2014). »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Liz Shackleton)
James Hunt Jan 24, 2017
On November 17th, the new Harry Potter-verse movie Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them hit cinemas as start of what Warner Bros hopes will be a new and long-lived chapter for the franchise. Considering Harry Potter was considered "over" by its chief writer (except for the website, and the play… and now this…) it’s quite the achievement for Warner to have found a way to continue it in a way that does, at least, feel creatively valid.
Of course, Fantastic Beasts was a book originally released as a Comic Relief special in 2001 alongside Quidditch Through The Ages. Purporting to be written by Newt Scamander (the eventual protagonist of the movie), the edition as published claimed to be Harry Potter’s own copy, as annotated by Ron Weasley. Rowling clearly liked the idea, »
Co-creator and producer Richard Roxburgh is back as Cleaver Greene, last seen dangling from a balloon drifting across the Sydney skyline..
This time, Cleaver crashes into the world of a one-time mentor and now powerful criminal on the run, Edgar Thompson (Waters)..
Against the backdrop of a city that.s taken a turn to the dystopian, Cleaver frantically tries to stay alive — from seeking refuge in a country town congregation, to representing the very man who.s trying to have him killed.
Season 4 of Rake continues to cast Cleaver.s wit on politics, the legal system, and our wider fears and obsessions..
- Staff Writer
Baker, star of TV drama The Mentalist and features including The Devil Wears Prada, will be joined in the cast by Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, The Night Manager), Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge!) and Rachael Blake (Sleeping Beauty).
Set in mid-70s coastal Australia, Breath follows two teenage boys that form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer, who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.
Newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence will play teenagers Pikelet and Loonie respectively, while Roxburgh and Blake are Mr and Mrs Pike. Debicki is Eva and as previously announced, Baker will play Sando.
“Tim’s book viscerally captures the restless curiosity and yearning »
The film is based on Tim Winton.s award winning and international best-selling novel and stars Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, The Night Manager, upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge, The Turning, Mission: Impossible II) and Rachael Blake (Sleeping Beauty, Rake, Truth) and Baker (The Mentalist, Devil Wears Prada, Margin Call) as cast.
Newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence will play Pikelet and Loonie respectively, while Roxburgh and Blake are Mr and Mrs Pike..
Debicki is Eva and as previously announced, Baker will play Sando.
Set in mid-70s coastal Australia, Breath follows two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, that form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer.
Sando, a a former professional surfer »
- Brian Karlovsky
Filming has begun in Australia on Baker’s feature film directorial debut, based on Tim Winton’s best-selling novel. Set in mid-’70s coastal Australia, “Breath” follows two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, who form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer, who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.
Baker, star of “The Mentalist,” is playing the adventurer Sando, and Debicki is portraying his wife Eva. Newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence will play the two teenagers — Pikelet and Loonie, respectively — while Roxburgh and Blake are playing Mr. and Mrs. Pike.
“Tim’s book viscerally captures the restless curiosity and yearning for identity that often defines our coming of age,” said Baker. “I am thrilled with the »
- Dave McNary
Gods of Egypt, 2016
Directed by Alex Proyas.
Starring Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Courtney Eaton, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Rachel Blake, Bryan Brown, Emma Booth, Alexander England, Rufus Sewell, and Geoffrey Rush.
Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.
There will be lots of comparisons to the mechanics of video games in this review for Gods of Egypt, because that’s really what the movie is; a game that doesn’t exist, adapted into a movie, containing nothing but the cinematic scenes and key boss battles.
Everything from the mildly amusing sequences of Horus (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau from Game of Thrones fame) using his double-ended spear to cut through generic looking metallic pharaoh henchmen, or the highly unintentionally hilarious »
- Robert Kojder
7 items from 2016
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