The 2015 Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nominations have been announced and Hugo is nominated for best supporting actor for both Strangerland and The Dressmaker! The Dressmaker has a further 9 (!) nominations and Nicole Kidman is nominated for best actress for Strangerland. Check out all the nominations here!
Congratulations to Hugo on his 5th AFI/AACTA award, this time for best supporting actor, and to the whole cast & crew of The Dressmaker! The movie received the People’s Choice Award, Kate Winslet best actress and Judy Davis best supporting actress. Here’s a few pics to wet your appetite, there’s more on twitter and I’ll […]
The Australian Michael Bodey December 1, 2015 George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road is favourite to be named best Australian film of the year after winning six AACTA Awards at the first instalment of the 2015 presentation. The visually spectacular blockbuster dominated the industry dinner for technical and craft awards ahead of the main Australian […]
SMH Garry Maddox November 29, 2015 Margot Wilson is the dressmaker behind The Dressmaker. She designed the striking outfits for Kate Winslet’s internationally successful designer who returns home to settle some scores in the hit film, set in rural Australia in the 1950s. What interested Wilson when she read the script was simple: the clothes. […]
The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph ran two stories today with pics from the set of Hacksaw Ridge, including Hugo as Tom Doss – check out the pictures below!
Daily Mail Megan Pustetto November 24, 2015 Mel Gibson was seen for the first time directing his World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge in Sydney with actors Vince Vaughn, Andrew Garfield and Hugo Weaving. The Hollywood star struck a serious demeanor as he guided the actors through tense scenes shot in an eerie graveyard in […]
The Daily Telegraph November 24, 201 IT’S not every day that two of Australia’s best-known acting exports film in Sydney’s Centennial Park surrounded by fake headstones. Mel Gibson spent yesterday morning directing Hugo Weaving in a scene from the anticipated war movie Hacksaw Ridge. Weaving, 55, is playing the role of Tom Doss, the father […]
IF Don Groves November 10, 2015 The Australian films and feature documentaries released this year are set to surpass $80 million in B.O. receipts next week, an all-time record in dollars. Through last Sunday, the total including holdovers from previous years was $76.5 million, according to the MPDAA. As IF reported, the previous all-time box […]
Weekend Notes Kristel Rennai November 10, 2015 Twists, turns and ‘deadly’ fashion If you have heard of the film, The Dressmaker and written it off as a flouncy, la-di-da flick about a lady making pretty dresses, think again. Dramatic, romantic, mysterious, funny and epitomising enthralling, stylised storytelling are all ways to describe the film, which […]
If you still need convincing to get your own copy of Healing or simply enjoy seeing some of the scenes again, here’s a playlist with my personal favourites from Craig Monahan’s movie – enjoy!