Hacksaw Ridge

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

So, the 7th annual AACTA Awards ceremony came and went. The ceremony was spread out over two days, with a delayed screening running on Channel 7, followed by a repeat screening to be run on Foxtel at a later date. For those following the game, they would have been well aware of the fact that Australian cinemas night of nights was occurring. However, for the general public, this particular awards c...[Read More]

6th AACTA Award Nominations Rundown – The Last New Wave

6th AACTA Award Nominations Rundown – The Last New Wave

On this special episode of The Last New Wave – Andrew & Bernadette discuss the 6th AACTA Award nominations. The full line up of nominations can be read here. Opening score – Prologue – Gods of Egypt – Marco Beltrami Closing score – The Only Music We Can Hear – Goldstone – Ivan Sen Check out Cinema Australia here. Follow The Last New Wave on Facebook an...[Read More]

Hacksaw Ridge Leads the 6th Annual AACTA Award Nominations

Hacksaw Ridge Leads the 6th Annual AACTA Award Nominations

The 6th Annual AACTA Award nominations are out, and they are definitely an exciting bunch of nominations. From the wide array of films that were up for consideration, the ones that have risen to the top have been Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge (celebrating 13 nominations), Ivan Sen’s Goldstone, Rosemary Myers Girl Asleep, Simon Stone’s The Daughter, and Bentley Dean and Martin Butler...[Read More]

67 – Hacksaw Ridge, Girl Asleep, Early Winter, The Confirmation, Blood Father, Wiener-Dog

67 – Hacksaw Ridge, Girl Asleep, Early Winter, The Confirmation, Blood Father, Wiener-Dog

On this episode, we go potential AACTA Award crazy as we cover three Australian films: Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, Cinefest Oz winning Girl Asleep, and the Australian-Canadian co-production Early Winter. We then look at Nebraska writer Bob Nelson’s parable about life, religion and missing tool boxes with The Confirmation. Bernadette takes a look at another Mel Gibson effort – thi...[Read More]