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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

Trapped Underground with Nicholas Andrew Halls: 54 Days

Deep underground, away from the world, people struggle to survive. The outside world has nothing for them. Their survival depends on each other and their determination to keep going. Sounds almost like an analogy for the independent film scene. We sat down with producer Nicholas Andrew Halls about his first feature, the tense and contained post apocalyptic thriller, 54 Days. Read more