2019 AFCA Awards and Film Criticism

On February 15th at The Backlot Theatre in Melbourne, the 2019 Australian Film Critic Association awards were handed out. Heading into the ceremony, Sweet Country lead the pack with nine nominations, and at th...

Best Australian Films of 2018

Another year, another great round of Australian cinema to dig into. Just like with 2017 and 2016, Australia has managed to produce some of the best cinema that there is to offer.  Without going on to...

Damian Hill – You Were Extraordinary

A few weeks ago I got the opportunity to chat with director Jason Raftopolous and actor Damian Hill about their brilliant film, West of Sunshine. Damian gives one of the best performances of the year as a fath...
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West of Sunshine Review

West of Sunshine is the directorial debut of Jason Ratopolous. It's an exploration of the modern Australian working class man, Jim, here portrayed by one of the finest actors working in Australia at the moment...