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Matthew Holmes saddles up for ‘The Legend of Ben Hall’

It’s been a decade since the Australian audience has seen the likes of a gritty, no-holds barred western across our dusty, harsh environs in The Proposition (2005).

Come 2015, writer/director Matthew Holmes’ bushranger epic The Legend of Ben Hall not only stands out in a starved genre, but begs the question – why is the Australian film market not flooded with more westerns given the country’s rugged, sun-drenched landscape and rich bushranging history? Read more