Guy Pearce

Interview: Claudia Karvan on her film June Again and being hungry for new experiences

May 6, 2021

A staple of the Australian entertainment landscape for over 30 years, Claudia Karvan has amassed countless accolades – including Logie and AACTA Award wins – and an enviable catalogue that has seen her conquer theatre, television and cinema. To coincide with the release of the new dramedy June Again (read our review here), Karvan spoke […]

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Film Review: Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse is only as watchable as it is thanks to Michael B. Jordan

April 30, 2021

“Action-capable hero seeks revenge following the murder of his wife” is one generic genre outline that many an action film has adhered to.  And whilst Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse (as it’s being touted) is a film stocked with considerable talent who all deserve better than such a configuration afforded, their combined efforts can’t exactly lift […]

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Tim Minchin

Back to the Outback: A new star-studded Aussie animated film is coming to Netflix feat. the music of Tim Minchin

December 4, 2020

With a focus on, you guessed it, the Aussie outback, Netflix’s new animated film Back to the Outback is set to debut globally in 2021. Featuring a strong line-up of Aussie talent, including Isla Fisher, Miranda Tapsell, Guy Pearce and Angus Imrie, the comedy-adventure film has been directed by debut filmmakers Clare Knight and Harry […]

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Interview: Swinging Safari director Stephan Elliott on finding the truth in his comedy and why he will never work in America again

January 18, 2018

Primarily known for the defining Australian classic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, writer/director Stephan Elliott is hoping his latest cinematic venture earns similar status and praise.  A labor of love, Swinging Safari is a semi-autobiographical comedy that expresses the trials and tribulations of Elliott’s own childhood through a series of wild montages that highlight the […]

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We talk all things Swinging Safari with Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Asher Keddie and Radha Mitchell

January 16, 2018

In the lead up to its national release on January 18th, the cast and crew of the new Australian comedy Swinging Safari strutted their stuff down the orange carpet to talk all about their crazy new film, one which has the potential to earn classic status alongside director Stephan Elliott‘s defining feature, Priscilla, Queen of […]

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Film Review: Swinging Safari (Australia, 2018) is a gloriously playful film that finds the humour and horror of growing up in 1970’s Australia

January 16, 2018

Spin-the-vase, a late night taste of fondu, and a rotting beached whale make for just some of the intricate ingredients of Stephan Elliott‘s semi-autobiographical comedy Swinging Safari, a gloriously playful film that finds both the humour and the horror of growing up in Australia in the 1970’s. As kinetic a film it may be (I […]

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Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce to attend Sydney premiere of Swinging Safari

November 13, 2017

The Becker Film Group has recently announced that the all-star cast of the Australian production Swinging Safari will be attending the film’s world premiere to be held at Sydney’s Hoyts Entertainment Quarter on 12 December, 2017. Actors Guy Pearce (Memento), Kylie Minogue (Moulin Rogue), Radha Mitchell (Man on Fire), Julian McMahon (Fantastic Four), Asher Keddie (Offspring) and Jeremy Sims (Dangerous Remedy) will all be […]

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Trailer for Swinging Safari takes us back to the 70’s in hilarious fashion

November 7, 2017

Australian film Swinging Safari has received a brand new trailer, in a bid to take its audience back to life in the 70’s. Directed by Stephan Elliot (Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), Swinging Safari stars Australian powerhouses such as Kylie Minogue (Neighbours, Moulin Rogue) and Guy Pearce (Memento, Iron Man 3), and centres around a 200 […]

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Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue reunite as Swinging Safari gets an Australian release date

September 4, 2017

Swinging Safari (formerly titled Flammable Children) will be released across Australia on 11 January 2018. Written and directed by Stephan Elliot ( The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) Swinging Safari will star fellow Australian actors Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue. Swinging Safari is set in a typical Australian beachside neighbourhood at the height of […]

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AFI and AACTA announce the fourth year of #SocialShorts

August 2, 2017

Throughout the last week, the Australian Film Institute and Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) have been making waves with their online short film competition #SocialShorts. In its fourth year, the competition is aimed at given unknown filmmakers exposure within the wider Australian film industry. And with 65 film competing it […]

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Get your first look at Flammable Children, reuniting Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue

February 16, 2017

Fast becoming one of the most anticipated Australian films of the year is Stephan Elliot‘s comedy Flammable Children, which is reuniting former Neighbours co-stars Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue. Today, the official first look images were released and it gives us a taste of what we can expect from the film – with Guy and […]

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Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce reunite for production of the star-studded Gold Coast film Flammable Children

October 14, 2016

Neighbours co-stars Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue, along with The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert crew, Aussie Director and Writer Stephan Elliot, and Producer Al Clark, reunite on set for the production of A-list Gold Coast film, Flammable Children, Becker Film Group has announced. Flammable Children is set in the 1970’s in a typical […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Results (USA, 2015)

June 6, 2015

Being an adult is hard. Relationships are hard. Making new friends is hard. Exercising and eating right is hard. Having big dreams is hard. But what we really want is the result. The thing at the end of all that hard work that makes it worthwhile. Sometimes getting to that point can be a little […]

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Vivid Sydney announces exclusive filmmaker and cast discussion panel for David Michôd’s The Rover

May 19, 2014

Vivid Sydney and the 61st Sydney Film Festival have announced a special panel discussion titled ‘Inside The Rover‘ to celebrate the release of David Michôd’s The Rover, his first film since 2010’s searing Aussie crime masterpiece Animal Kingdom. Michôd will be joined by stars Guy Pearce (Animal Kingdom, Prometheus) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight, Cosmopolis), as well as producer Liz Watts. The […]

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Film Review: Iron Man 3 (USA, 2013)

April 30, 2013

Iron Man 3 is the third film in the Tony Stark story arc and promises more action and intensity than the previous two incarnations. Considering its box office success and it hasn’t even had a full week on screens in Australia yet; clearly the Marvel Cinematic Universe fans are flocking to watch it.

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