David Stratton’s top five Australian films

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Film critic David Stratton lists his top five Australian films ahead of the release of documentary David Stratton: A Cinematic Life.

9 Aussie road movies

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To celebrate the imminent release of A Few Less Men, we take a look at nine Aussie films that hit the road.

Hugo Weaving’s top Australian films

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We asked Jasper Jones actors Hugo Weaving and Aaron McGrath to name their top Australian films – here’s what they answered when put on the spot.

Order! Order! 9 Aussie courtrooms on screens

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With Newton’s Law set to air, we look at nine times Australia’s legal system has been Exhibit-A on screens.

13 times non-Aussies tried to sound ‘Strayan

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We take a look at 13 times actors who weren’t Australian attempted the notoriously difficult accent – with varying degrees of success.

11 Australian teen stories for the big and small screen

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Toby Wallace says it’s important for young Aussies to see themselves reflected, whether it’s in films like Boys in the Trees or TV shows like Puberty Blues.

Our guide to great stuff online #5

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Internet royalty Sarah Bishop and Josiah Brooks share their top YouTube channels with us.

10 Australian LGBTQI stories

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It’s gripped audiences at film festivals in Melbourne and Toronto as well as the Mardi Gras Queer Film Festival and now Downriver is set for local release.

Our guide to great stuff online #4

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As the views climb for Suspect Moustache and Traffic Jam the Musical, creators Ariel Waymouth and Shae-Lee Shackleford share their favourite YouTubers.

Our guide to great stuff online #3

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Australian-made dramas, comedies, sci-fi series and reality TV were amongst the winners at LAWebfest this year.

Our guide to great stuff online #2

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Sick of cat videos? From baking to puppets and dating, here’s part 2 of our guide to what you should be watching online.

From stage to screen

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Ten times Australian stage plays were transformed into films.

11 titles that pass the Bechdel test with ease

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You’ve heard of the Bechdel test? Well, here are 11 films, TV series and online shows that not only pass the test, but were written or directed by a woman.

Our guide to great stuff online

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The creators have creative freedom, can engage with global audiences directly, and the content is free. No wonder web series are exploding in popularity.

Aussie cities shine on the small screen

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Here’s a dozen times Australian locations became their own pivotal characters in television.

Australia’s best and brightest tell us their 2015 highlights

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Holding the Man, Last Cab to Darwin, The Dressmaker, Celia Pacquola... Find out what stood out for some of Australia's most talented actors this year. At the 5th AACTA Awards...

Wolf Creek’s lasting legacy: Sequel, series & promising careers

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Wolf Creek is finding new life on television screens a decade after its release, but what are its stars up to these days? By Caris Bizzaca It’s hard to believe...

Truly terrifying Aussie films

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With Halloween just around the corner, here are some of the most terrifying Aussie films to have come out over the past 30 years... Wyrmwood (2013) Family man and mechanic Barry teams...

The Castle: top 10 quotes

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It's been two decades since The Castle soared onto screens, but it's still not unusual to find some of its iconic one-liners dropped into everyday conversation. The beloved 1997 comedy...

Aussie actors in Hollywood

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You might have seen these talented actors in your favourite US TV shows without realising that they are in fact, home-grown. We’re taking a look at some of the Aussies popping up in...

15 of our furriest film and TV friends

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With the release of Blinky Bill: The Movie and Oddball fast approaching, we're celebrating four-legged, winged and finned legends. 1 Blinky Bill in Blinky Bill: The Movie This cheeky koala has...

The popular puppets of Aussie TV

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To celebrate the release of Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane on Tuesday 1 September on ABC iview, we're looking back at some other well-known Australian puppets who have...

Famous faces, not-so-famous names

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You'll recognise their faces, but did you know these stars of sci-fi, supernatural and action TV shows are Aussies? Here we pay tribute to just a few. Stay tuned for...

Nicole’s back!

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To celebrate Nicole Kidman’s return to Australian independent cinema in Strangerland, we’re looking back at some of Nicole’s performances both here and abroad, from the start of her long and...

20 years ago George Miller was revelling in the success of sweet family film, Babe

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While we’re all having a George Miller moment with the release of Fury Road, let’s take a look back at one of his earlier films. A far cry from the...

10 unlikely heroes of the past three decades

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To celebrate the much anticipated return of Australia’s ultimate anti-hero, Max Rockatansky a.k.a Mad Max, we’re looking back chronologically at some of the most memorable characters who have shocked, stumbled...