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There was a name change, long days and mostly good weather on set for Forbidden Ground (previously The Front), the latest film from Sydney-based Rebellion Pictures which wrapped up filming before Christmas. Cut Print Review caught up with Swedish-born co-director/writer/producer/actor Johan Earl on set in Wongarbon, NSW (18km south-east of Dubbo) almost midway into the 16-day location shoot, in an exclusive where we had a chat as Johan was in [...]
Director Chris Miller has been a story artist and dialogue writer for DreamWorks Animation since the studio’s debut feature Antz in 1998. Since then he has provided the voice for various characters in the Shrek series and other DreamWorks films. With Puss in Boots, Chris has also taken on the role of director, revealing the background story of a character that has emerged from the Shrek family to become a [...]
Hot on the heels of its lauded premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, the sexually-charged Australian drama Burning Man starring Matthew Goode (A Single Man) and Bojana Novakovic (Edge of Darkness) is set to open this week across Australia. The non-chronological film tells the personal tale of writer/director Jonathan Teplitzky, who after losing his wife to a battle with cancer almost [...]
With Disney’s Prom making its way to DVD and Blu-Ray November 2nd, director Joe Nussbaum (pictured top left) had a few things to say about the film’s DVD release and recalls the casting process of the movie.
Prom follows a group of high school students as they learn the complex truths of growing up, balancing relationships and enjoying the most memorable time of their lives.
Note: This interview was conducted in-house by [...]
Australian director Daniel Nettheim has helmed his fair share of TV episodes in the form of Rush and All Saints, but it’s been over a decade since he’s made a feature film. He returns to the big screen with The Hunter, a mystery drama about a US mercenary (Willem Dafoe) who is sent to the Tasmanian wilderness to track down the supposedly extinct Tassie Tiger. Adapted from the novel [...]
James Cromwell, the Oscar-nominated actor who famously said “That’ll do, pig” in 1996′s Babe, now plays millionaire horse trainer Ogden Phipps in Disney’s Secretariat. He stars across from Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, the courageous owner of the titular racehorse that has often been described as the greatest of all time.
Phipps was a wealthy and influential player in the racing world [...]
We caught up with Frank Lotito and George Kapiniaris, the stars of the Australian comedy Big Mamma’s Boy, which opens nationally today, July 28. With no-one’s mother in sight, the boys were free to speak their mind.
Cut Print Review: I have to start by asking: are you guys both mamma’s boys yourselves?
George Kapiniaris: I guess I was a mamma’s boy until about 26. I just [...]
I doubt Bill George is a name that springs to mind when you think of blockbuster movies franchises such as Indiana Jones or Pirates of the Caribbean, but in an age where visuals effects are king, it probably should. For over 30 years, George has helped create a bevy of cinema’s most magical moments as both a Model Maker and Visual Effects Supervisor [...]