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Aaron Petersen’s Zach’s Ceremony Hits Cinemas in March

Aaron Petersen’s Zach’s Ceremony Hits Cinemas in March

Director Aaron Petersen makes his film debut with his documentary Zach’s Ceremony. Captured over ten years, this documentary follows Zach Doomadgee, a young Sydney-sider growing up and transitioning into manhood, doing so within the traditions of his heritage. Being released by Umbrella Entertainment, Zach’s Ceremony will receive regional screenings throughout March. Head over to the w...[Read More]

Long Weekend – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Long Weekend – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Director: Colin Eggleston Cast: John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Nature Writer: Everett de Roche If you haven’t seen Long Weekend – a true classic in Australian cinema – then this new Umbrella release is the way to go. One of the stereotypes of Australia as a country is that everything is out to kill you, and within Long Weekend, we see nature doing just that. Granted, the two main characters prett...[Read More]

Body Melt – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Body Melt – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Director: Philip Brophy Cast: Lisa McCune, William McInnes, Gerard Kennedy Writers: Philip Brophy, Rod Bishop Ok, I have to be honest, I had never heard of Philip Brophy’s insane body horror comedy Body Melt prior to this release. I mean, I’d seen the bug nuts crazy cover for the standard DVD version before, but I’d just dismissed it as being another cheap straight-to-VHS film from the early ninet...[Read More]

The Man From Hong Kong – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

The Man From Hong Kong – Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Welcome to the first monthly DVD/Blu-Ray review rundown. The idea of this particular column is to highlight notable Australian media releases that have launched in the 4-6 week window that the column goes up. This column wouldn’t be possible without the help of the great purveyor of home entertainment – Umbrella Entertainment. Umbrella have consistently produced high quality DVD and Blu-Ray releas...[Read More]

Win a Copy of The Man From Hong Kong Bluray!

Win a Copy of The Man From Hong Kong Bluray!

The Man From Hong Kong is a great Ozploitation film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith. It’s explosive, it’s entertaining, it’s full of the kind of action that is missing from modern Australian action films. If you’re unfamiliar with The Man From Hong Kong, then make sure to listen to The Last New Wave episodes on the film here (film discussion with Miranda Sajdak & inte...[Read More]

Umbrella Entertainment Launch On Demand Service

Umbrella Entertainment Launch On Demand Service

Streaming services are becoming more prolific nowadays, with Netflix‘s and Stan‘s and upcoming services like OzFlix coming along and providing platforms for all kinds of films and television shows. Well, throw another one on the pile – Australian entertainment provider, Umbrella Entertainment, has stepped into the ring with Umbrella Entertainment On Demand. If you’ve seen a...[Read More]