Australian New Wave

Not Quite Hollywood Director Mark Hartley Interview – The Last New Wave

Not Quite Hollywood Director Mark Hartley Interview – The Last New Wave

Umbrella Entertainment have once again come out with an essential Bluray release of a great Australian film. This time, it’s Mark Hartley’s Not Quite Hollywood. Andrew caught up with Mark to discuss his documentary and find out about the research that went in to making an exhaustive film about a great period of Australian cinema. Make sure to pick up the Bluray from Umbrella right here...[Read More]

Razorback – 1984 – Russell Mulcahy – The Last New Wave

Razorback – 1984 – Russell Mulcahy – The Last New Wave

On the last of the look at the Australian New Wave series, Andrew is joined by artist Simon Sherry to discuss Russell Mulcahy’s directorial debut – Razorback – aka the film with the giant pig. In this episode we not only touch on the film itself, but then we go on to discuss at length some of the great forgotten Australian films that are crying out for DVD releases. Outside of cr...[Read More]

Interview with Writer/Director/Editor Brian Trenchard-Smith

Interview with Writer/Director/Editor Brian Trenchard-Smith

Welcome to a special episode of The Last New Wave. Andrew was able to sit down and discuss the great career of Brian Trenchard-Smith with the man himself. Starting off with a discussion about his new book – The Headsman’s Daughter – before moving back to where it all began with Brian’s editing of trailers and then moving into directing The Man From Hong Kong. This extensive...[Read More]

The Man From Hong Kong – 1975 – Brian Trenchard-Smith – The Last New Wave

The Man From Hong Kong – 1975 – Brian Trenchard-Smith – The Last New Wave

The second entry in the Australian New Wave series is here! This time, I’m joined by director Miranda Sajdak to discuss the film. This is part one of two episodes covering Brian Trenchard-Smith’s The Man From Hong Kong – the second featuring an interview with Brian. Make sure to head over and follow Miranda on twitter, and make sure to as well head over to her GoFundMe page and t...[Read More]