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    Video Of The Day: The Films of Baz Luhrmann

    Kees van Dijkhuisen is back with his “Directors Montage Series” and this time he has taken on the work of Baz Luhrmann. This is the fifth of a year long-twelve-part homage series which has already featured the work of Sofia Coppola, Danny Boyle, David Fincher and Wes Anderson. All four of Luhrmann’s features are used […] More

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    imagineNATIVE: Dreamland

    Dreamland Dir. Ivan Sen (2010, Australia, 84 mins.) Dreamland is aptly titled; watching the film is much like watching a dream, albeit someone else’s dream. I make this distinction because, whist a dreamer instinctively knows what is happening in a dream without explanation, someone else trying to watch the same dream would be lost. This […] More

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    Future Shorts Arrives In Australia

    On 19th June, Future Shorts will be having its Australian launch in Perth, Western Australia. Future Shorts is one of the leading and most innovative short film labels in the world and since 2003 it has created a rapidly enlarging network that allows filmmakers the opportunity to have their work viewed worldwide. Films that are […] More

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    Not Quite Hollywood: Australian Genre Cinema

    According to the recently released documentary Not Quite Hollywood, not only has Australia discovered talking pictures, they’ve also figured out how to use them to get women naked and impaled by spear guns. You learn something new every day. Tonight, on Sordid Cinema—the more boorish, blood and semen-stained cousin of Sound on Sight—we’re going to […] More