QAGOMA August 22, 2019 QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque is excited to present its second year of the long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival. Across 11 days from 3 October, BIFF 2019 celebrates contemporary international and Australian screen culture with more than 170 world-class new-release features, documentaries, short films and curated strands, alongside screenings with live […]
THR Harry Windsor August 16, 2019 A drama about good intentions that pulls up just short of the abyss. Hugo Weaving stars as a photojournalist who befriends a Sudanese refugee in Australian filmmaker Ben Lawrence’s first feature. Australian filmmaker Ben Lawrence follows up his 2018 documentary Ghosthunter with Hearts and Bones, another Sydney-set story about buried secrets and […]
FilmDude Anne Murphy August 16, 2019 Set in a ruthless world of local drug lords, the action centres on the fate of Claudio, who has fallen for Angelo’s sister (and is jailed because of him). “Measure for Measure” takes its name and broad plotline from Shakespeare’s play. Central to the movie is an abiding dilemma […]
FilmInk Anthony Frajman August 15, 2019 Dan Fisher (Hugo Weaving), a lauded war photographer nestled in the bustle of the Western Sydney suburbs, comes across a South Sundanese refugee (Andrew Luri). Unexpectedly drawn together and forming a close friendship, the two divergent men become entangled in emotional, political and moral complications. Each finds their beliefs […]
Hearts and Bones will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September – the full schedule will be announced on August 20 (TIFF Hearts and Bones page).
ScreenDaily August 4, 2019 Shakespeare in Melbourne, with Hugo Weaving as the crime boss of a block of public apartments SOURCE: PHOTO BY SARAH ENTICKNAP ‘MEASURE FOR MEASURE’ Dir/scr. Paul Ireland. Australia. 2019. 103 mins. In Measure for Measure, Shakespeare is given a social-realist spin in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, a development that suits the infrequently adapted play […]
Finally got around to screencap Mortal Engines, and boy does Hugo look dashing in this! Check out the full set in the gallery.
SMH Karl Quinn August 3, 2019 Damian Hill wasn’t there to see the film he co-wrote and was set to star in when it had its world premiere on Friday night, but his spirit loomed large over the event. “This is Damian Hill’s film,” said Measure for Measure director and co-writer Paul Ireland. “It’s about that […]
Hugo and the cast of Measure for Measure have attended the film’s world premiere at MIFF 2019. Check out the first pics here below – more will be added to the gallery as they become available.