Tag: jack-thompson

Swinging Safari Review

Stephan Elliott's fast-paced comedy of 70s Australia is at once affectionate, kitschy and savagely funny. Showing in the Oz Film Festival in London.

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

Fred Schepisi's The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith broke new ground in social commentary as well as |Australian Cinema and remains controversial after 40 years.

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

A powerful, violent and at the time controversial adaptation of Thomas Keneally's novel, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a major Australian film of the 1970s.

Sunday Too Far Away Review

Released on DVD by Umbrella Entertainment, Sunday Too Far Away is a classic of 1970s Australian cinema.

Wake in Fright: Masters of Cinema Review

Sweat, dust and beer...there's nothing else out here mate! This Australian classic gets the Masters of Cinema treatment.

The Man from Snowy River Review

One of the biggest Australian hits of all time gets a restored picture and soundtrack on DVD from Roadshow Entertainment, as Australia Day continues at the Digital Fix.

Petersen Review

Gary Couzens reviews the Region 4 release <i>Petersen</i>, an adult drama starring Jack Thompson as a working class man keen to better himself. A key Australian film of the early 1970s is released on DVD as part of the <i>70s Australian Classics: Hexagon Tribute Collection</i> box set.