Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill in the Saddle for Rachel Griffiths’ ‘Ride Like A Girl’

Making her directorial debut, actress Rachel Griffiths has set Teresa Palmer and Sam Neill as the stars of her “Ride Like A Girl.” The film is now in production in Melbourne and Victoria, Australia, and is set for a release in the third quarter of next…

Making her directorial debut, actress Rachel Griffiths has set Teresa Palmer and Sam Neill as the stars of her “Ride Like A Girl.” The film is now in production in Melbourne and Victoria, Australia, and is set for a release in the third quarter of next year. The sports drama tells the life story of […]

U.S. SVOD Service Sundance Now Picks Up Rachel Griffiths-Fronted Australian Drama ‘Dead Lucky’

SVOD service Sundance Now has picked up Australian drama Dead Lucky starring Six Feet Under and Brothers & Sisters star Rachel Griffiths from distributor DRG.
The AMC Networks-backed streaming service will air the four-part drama in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland and German speaking territories in Europe. The series is complex thriller about two feuding detectives hunting a cop killer who is leaving a trail of broken lives across Sydney. Grace and Crouching Tiger, Hidden…

SVOD service Sundance Now has picked up Australian drama Dead Lucky starring Six Feet Under and Brothers & Sisters star Rachel Griffiths from distributor DRG. The AMC Networks-backed streaming service will air the four-part drama in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland and German speaking territories in Europe. The series is complex thriller about two feuding detectives hunting a cop killer who is leaving a trail of broken lives across Sydney. Grace and Crouching Tiger, Hidden…

Rachel Griffiths: Geoffrey Rush Is Not Harvey Weinstein; Talks Inadequate Industry Process

Rachel Griffiths, the Australian actress who is soon embarking on her feature directorial debut, Ride Like A Girl, came to the defense of fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush on the red carpet of Oz’s AACTA Awards last night.
Oscar-winner Rush last week stepped down as President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts following allegations of “inappropriate behavior” during an Australian stage production of the Shakespeare play King Lear. He has denied the…

Rachel Griffiths, the Australian actress who is soon embarking on her feature directorial debut, Ride Like A Girl, came to the defense of fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush on the red carpet of Oz’s AACTA Awards last night. Oscar-winner Rush last week stepped down as President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts following allegations of "inappropriate behavior" during an Australian stage production of the Shakespeare play King Lear. He has denied the…

Rachel Griffiths On Hopping Into Directing Saddle With ‘Ride Like A Girl’ – AFM

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Griffiths is getting ready to jump into the feature directing saddle, taking on horse-racing drama Ride Like A Girl. With shooting set to begin in March, Village Roadshow has boarded Australian rights. In the aspirational drama, Teresa Palmer is playing Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the prestigious Melbourne Cup. Also in the cast are Sam Neill and Jacki Weaver. Griffiths and I recently chatted about the project and why this was the right…

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Griffiths is getting ready to jump into the feature directing saddle, taking on horse-racing drama Ride Like A Girl. With shooting set to begin in March, Village Roadshow has boarded Australian rights. In the aspirational drama, Teresa Palmer is playing Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the prestigious Melbourne Cup. Also in the cast are Sam Neill and Jacki Weaver. Griffiths and I recently chatted about the project and why this was the right…

Film Review: ‘The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One’

Despite its strenuously portentous title, which some might mistake for a herald of wink-wink satire, “The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One” is a straight-faced and serviceable sci-fi action-adventure set on a distant planet where corporate overloads exploit hard-bitten convicts as slave laborers for colonization efforts — and human guinea pigs for bioengineering experiments. From […]

Despite its strenuously portentous title, which some might mistake for a herald of wink-wink satire, “The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One” is a straight-faced and serviceable sci-fi action-adventure set on a distant planet where corporate overloads exploit hard-bitten convicts as slave laborers for colonization efforts — and human guinea pigs for bioengineering experiments. From […]

‘David Stratton: A Cinematic Life’ : Film Review | Cannes 2017

Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Geoffrey Rush and more appear in Sally Aitken’s documentary love letter to a venerable champion of Australian cinema.read more


Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Geoffrey Rush and more appear in Sally Aitken's documentary love letter to a venerable champion of Australian cinema.

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Film Review: ‘Don’t Tell’

The true story of a traumatized young woman who sued the Anglican Church over sexual abuse she suffered as a 12-year-old is dramatized in the quietly powerful Australian feature “Don’t Tell.” Boasting a knockout performance by Sara West as the damaged-but-undeterred victim, and with excellent contributions from a heavyweight local cast including Jack Thompson, Aden… Read more »

The true story of a traumatized young woman who sued the Anglican Church over sexual abuse she suffered as a 12-year-old is dramatized in the quietly powerful Australian feature “Don’t Tell.” Boasting a knockout performance by Sara West as the damaged-but-undeterred victim, and with excellent contributions from a heavyweight local cast including Jack Thompson, Aden... Read more »