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!
Interviews keep pouring in, and the latest one is from The Final Cut with Jason Di Rosso, a truly insightful interview.
YahooTV Melissa Ilaria October 30, 2015 Veteran actor Hugo Weaving plays a small town police sergeant with a secret in his latest film, set in a fictional outback Australian town. In a tiny dusty outback town in the 1950s, everyone harbours a secret – even the police sergeant, played by Hugo Weaving, who likes to […]
Bent Thumbs October 29, 2015 Cinema Nova, 05/10 6:30pm Running time: 118m Country: Australia Classification: M (Mature themes, violence, coarse language and sexual references) Release date: 29/10/15 Cost: $0.00 (AFI member screening) Rating: 10/10 (ME 5/5, DP 5/5) It’s 1951 and Myrtle ‘Tilly’ Dunnage (Kate Winslet with a flawless Australian accent) returns from Paris to […]
Spicy Pulp Samuel Hames October 29, 2015 Revenge is an occasion to dress up for, and that’s just what the brilliant Kate Winslet does as dressmaker Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage in Jocelyn Moorhouse’s superb new filmThe Dressmaker. Here’s a quick synopsis: In the 1950s, Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage returns to her Australian hometown of Dungatar to take care […]
Her Canberra Ros Hull October 29, 2015 A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong. IMDb I propose a notion – let’s rename ‘Wednesday’ ‘Revengeday’ and dress up like Tilly […]
Sunrise October 29, 2015 Our favourite stars from the big and small screens are set to come together for the AACTA Awards. The AACTAs are Australia’s answer to the Oscars and the BAFTAs. The AACTA Awards recognise film, television, documentary and short film excellence across more than 40 Awards. This year’s star-studded nominees include local […]
SMH Garry Maddox October 29, 2015 The nominations for the fifth Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards are dominated in film by The Dressmaker (with 12 nods), Mad Max: Fury Road (with 11) and Last Cab To Darwin (with eight). In television, the Seven network’s Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door leads […]
SMH Garry Maddox October 29, 2015 In the year that Australian films bounced back, Oscar winners Kate Winslet and Charlize Theron are among the nominees for the country’s main film and television awards. Winslet is up for best actress for her role as an internationally successful designer returning home in The Dressmaker, which leads the […]