Bill Hunter

  • Laurie McInnes – Broken Highway (1993)

    AustraliaDramaLaurie McInnes

    Characters adrift in an isolated landscape collide with the past and each other as they unravel the secrets of a dead man’s dreams. A moody meditation on anti-heroism, the film pays tribute to the black and white style of cinema noir.Read More »

  • Phillip Noyce – Newsfront (1978)

    1971-1980AustraliaDramaPhillip Noyce

    A slickly made and occasionally creative action drama, of the thoughtful sort they seldom make anymore. The hero of Philip Noyce’s 1978 Australian film is a newsreel cameraman, a device that allows Noyce to cut between stock shots and new footage, black and white and color, and historical and personal events. The montage sometimes makes good drama and good sense, but at other points the intent is every bit as obscure as the Australian politicians the film constantly alludes to.Read More »

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