After garnering applause during its screenings at TriBeca Film Festival in New York Australian feature The Rocket, directed by Kim Mordaunt, has since been showered in awards including Best Narrative Feature, Audience Awards and Best Actor (for 10 year old Sitthiphon Disamoe).
Set for theatrical release later in the year, The ... more
Hot from sell out screenings at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal and Toronto's popular After Dark Film Festival Sushi Girl, directed by Kern Saxton, will see the filmmaker and several members of his cult cast arrive in Australia on a promotional tour at Supanova in Melbourne and the Gold Coast. ... more
Melbourne, Tuesday, March 6, 2013 - Gryphon Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to manage the Sales & Distribution of Shock Entertainment's product to the Australian Rental Channel, with immediate effect.
The deal will establish Gryphon as one of the premier independent and largest distributors across ... more
British actress Andrea Riseborough has been named Best Actress at the 40th Evening Standard British Film Awards. During a busy award season for Riseborough, 31, whose haunting portrayal of an IRA terrorist forced to turn against her own family in James Marsh's Shadow Dancer, she was also recently nominated as ... more
The political thriller Shadow Dancer, starring Clive Owen and directed by James Marsh, the acclaimed filmmaker behind the Oscar winning documentary Man on Wire has been named one of the best films of 2012 by Ed Gibbs, film reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald. It has already won Best Actress ... more
Opening in select cinemas across Australia God Bless America, writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait's incendiary violent movie about kindness has been greeted with positive notices from reviewers and critics. The film follows the exploits of cursed nice guy Frank (Joel Murray), a divorcee fed up with the mass culture miasma of modern ... more
Please note that Gryphon Entertainment will be closed from: 5pm Friday 21st December 2012 and re-open: 9am Wednesday 2nd January 2013.
Orders may still be placed up until 2pm Friday 21st December 2012, however due to the public holidays and the increased volume of orders we receive during the holiday ... more
Indie punk rock saga Hated, released by Accent Film, has won three awards at the Women's Independent Film Festival. The radiant Genevieve Padalecki won Best Actress. The film also received gongs for Best Editing and Best Writing.
Hated also recently screened at the Newport International Film Festival where it has also ... more
Opening in select cinemas across most states of Australia today James Marsh's Shadow Dancer, the acclaimed IRA thriller starring Clive Owen and Gillian Anderson, has been met with praise by critics. From the Academy Award winning filmmaker behind Man on Wire, Shadow Dancer is a taut adaptation of the book ... more
Billy Bob Thornton has returned to the director's chair for the family period saga Jayne Mansfield's Car. Featuring an all star cast that includes Thornton himself, Oscar winner Robert Duvall, Oscar nominees John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, as well as Robert Patrick, Ray Stevenson and Frances O'Connor, Jayne Mansfield's Car joins ... more
Eagle Entertainment has commenced an exciting interactive online competition. Each month the label will offer online consumers the chance to win one of its latest lead titles by watching a trailer or video excerpt before answering a trivia question. It commenced in September with the Wes Bentley sci-fi-adventure Hirokin: The ... more
Acclaimed TV presenter, former punk chef and culinary globetrotter Anthony Bourdain, host of the popular television show No Reservations has released his debut graphic novel Get Jiro. Inspired in part by the famous octogenarian sushi maestro Jiro Ono, subject of the award winning David Gelb documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, ... more
Polisse, written, directed and starring Maiwenn, as an undercover journalist working with a Parisian police unit that specialises in cases of child abuse, continues to garner acclaim from critics. Released through Curious Film, who has also brought Winter's Bone and Red State to the attention of national audiences, Polisse is ... more
Eagle Entertainment in conjunction with Potential Films will release the upcoming movie events Shadow Dancer and God Bless America. Potential Films will handle the theatrical platform bringing both features to cinemas nationwide in Australia and New Zealand later in the year. Eagle will be responsible for DVD, Blu-ray and online ... more
Ti West's acclaimed independent thriller The Innkeepers which streets August 23 will be released across multiple platforms. It marks the first title from Accent Film Entertainment to be launched on Blu-ray. One of the most acclaimed genre films of 2012, The Innkeepers confirms the talents of independent West, who creates ... more
To celebrate the release of Norwegian Wood on Blu-ray and DVD, Curious Film in conjunction with promotional partner Random House, will be offering prizes of the DVD for select contestants who enter an exclusive competition. 40 copies of the DVD are being offered to participants that answer the following question ... more
Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry: The Life and Times of Norman K. Collins has played to a sell-out audience at the old Paramount building in Surry Hills. Upon arrival guests were greeted by roller girls and were treated to a hot dog kiosk by Yummy Dogs D.I.Y. Live tattoing and live ... more
Legendary horror performer and the man behind the iconic villain of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise Robert Englund is in Australia to promote the new documentary Never Sleep Again. Both homage and celebration of the cult film series, Never Sleep Again features the key talents including creator Wes Craven. ... more
Rising star Emily VanCamp, who features in Accent Film's forthcoming moving indie comedy Norman is set to visit Australia. The current star of Channel 7's hit TV drama Revenge, will embark on a publicity tour to further publicise the ratings smash. VanCamp first gained a featured role in the drama ... more
Writer-director and showman Kevin Smith is currently touring Australia for his Jay and Silent Bob tour. Smith's provocative and acclaimed Red State is currently available to rent and buy on both DVD and Blu-ray. Smith alongside regular partner in crime Jason Mews are playing to sell out houses in ... more
From Gashe Magazine
written by Seshanka Samarajiwa / March 19, 2012
Prior to interviewing Emiko Omori, I scoffed at the concept of making a documentary about the most ridiculous and short lived clothing brand worn by what's far and wide understood as generally the douchiest demographic of people in Melbourne.
I'm not ... more
Another great review of Attenberg. Trevor Link in Spectrum Culture writes, "In Attenberg, Tsangari links a death and a rebirth of sorts together in a way that respects both the individual and society at large without deciding the fate of either." Check out the full review: http://spectrumculture.com/2012/03/attenberg.html/
By Marcey Papandrea, MoreHorror.com
Right off the bat, I enjoyed DeadHeads for what it was and I had quite a few laughs along the ride. And this film is definitely a ride, it's a zombie/comedy/buddy/roadtrip film and I am pretty sure I hadn't seen one of those till now. It certainly ... more