The heavy sun beats down, the sky burns a deep orange and the heat sears the landscape. So bright is the hot light that the only reprieve is the dark sweaty shadows of indoors. This is what Bonnie Elliott’s apocalypse looks like, a harsh beautiful end to the world in Australian feature film These Final Hours.
Nearly a decade ago, visionary Australian writer/director Shane Abbess came flying out the pearly gates with his super-stylized gothic actioner Gabriel in 2007, which jet-packed the inspired young filmmaker onto the international stage and under the Hollywood spotlight. Read more
You’ve slaved away on set for umpteen hours, weeks have morphed into months, you’re taping your eyelids open like Alex from Clockwork Orange just to stay awake but you power through because you believe in the project and all your blood, sweat and tears must surely pay off as you wrap! Think again. Read more