It’s been 40 years since we took Carrie to the prom

Carrie was the film that successfully took a sacred American tradition – senior prom – and turned it into a murderous bloodbath. Kristian Fletcher looks back on what makes it the ultimate cult horror classic. Carrie tells the sad tale of a bullied schoolgirl who discovers the gift for telekinesis and unleashes a wave of terror on her…

100 Women In Film: An Interview with Sue Brooks

Acclaimed Australian director Sue Brooks is the latest female filmmaker to make her way to the big screen and achieves wonderful results with the charmingly sedate drama Looking for Grace. Looking for Grace starts off as a slow-burning, suspenseful, runaway-teen type drama but transforms – like a breath of fresh air – into something else entirely: a funny, charming and…

The Beauty of BAPFF

This year we asked Cinemazzi videographer and freelance film editor Luke Richards to keep a diary of his favourite events at the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival. Now in its second year, the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival is the successor to the former BIFF, with an invigorated focus on films from the Asia Pacific…

Which Australian films had the best design in 2015?

The 5th AACTAs have unveiled the first winners of the prestigious film and television awards at their annual luncheon, ahead of the grand gala night. Among those announced already are my favourite four awards each year: Best Costume Design and Best Production Design, for both television and feature films in 2015. Here are the winners below:   FEATURE…