Tag: ryankwanten

Review: THE HURRICANE HEIST, Sheer Entertainment

Ah, the 1980s, when big concepts ruled the box office! Patently ridiculous (often), The Hurricane Heist is riotously entertaining (always). The title itself fits neatly into the 'big-concept' ideal that became popular during the 1980s and continued into the 1990s:...

It's Official! EXPENDABLES 3's Patrick Hughes To Direct Screen Gem's Remake Of THE RAID: REDEMPTION

It has been running around the rumor mill for a while now. Today Sony/Screen Gems crossed the T's and dotted the I's and Patrick Hughes, director of the upcoming The Expendables 3 and the terrific Red Hill, is officially signed...

NORTHMEN - A VIKING SAGA: Check The First Image As Production Wraps

Principal photography has wrapped on Claudio Fah's period tale Northmen: A Viking Saga and Twitch is happy to share the first official still from the film. The international cast includes the likes of Tom Hopper and Ryan Kwanten along with...

Melbourne 2013 Review: MYSTERY ROAD Is A Beautiful, Repetitive Procedural

Mystery Road, the new Australian film by Ivan Sen that opened the Sydney Film Festival makes the most of its location and recalls films such as No Country For Old Men with its bare-bones harsh reality set against the backdrop of a...

Well Go USA Picks Up MYSTERY ROAD For North America As Director Ivan Sen Prepares His Chinese Sci-fi LOVELAND

Ivan Sen's modern Western Mystery Road opened the Sydney Film Festival this week to early critical acclaim, and following the premiere came news that Well Go USA has picked up North American rights for an early 2014 release. Starring Aaron Pedersen,...

GRIFF THE INVISIBLE Review

I believe it was last year when the hip/smart National Public Radio program "This American Life" ran a segment asking random people whether they'd rather have the super power of flight or invisibility. They could only have one or...

RED HILL Rides Into The UK!

After impressing at Frightfest last year, director Patrick Hughes' modern day revenge western is arriving in UK cinemas on 13th May with a DVD and Blu-ray release slated for 30th May. Featuring a bold and surprisingly sympathetic performance from Ryan Kwanten,...

GRIFF THE INVISIBLE Shimmies Into Berlin, Gets A Teaser!!

It's all been a bit quiet from Griff the Invisible since the Aussie boutique superhero film had its world premiere at Toronto in September, with the filmmakers biding their time before its homeland release early next year.Now they've come out full guns blazing,...

Fantastic Fest 2010: RED HILL review

Do you miss old school revenge westerns and vintage gritty cop thrillers like I do? Where are the new High Plains Drifter's, or the modern day Report To The Commissioner's? Well pine no more, because Australian writer/director Patrick Hughes...

Fantastic Fest 2010: RED HILL Review

Red Hill is a straightforward modern revenge western that provides plenty of slick thrills and pacey action, with racial undertones and perhaps the most startling animal appearance of the year...if that's even a category. Police officer Shane Cooper (True...

First Look at RED HILL Poster!!

Yesterday we posted the new trailer for Sony Pictures bad boy western Red Hill, and today we have the exclusive first look at the theatrical poster. Written and directed by Patrick Hughes and starring Ryan Kwanten, Claire van der Boom, plus a...

Neo Western RED HILL Gets Rock N Roll Trailer!

In terms of proving he can't be easily typecast, Ryan Kwanten has had a very good week. His boutique superhero movie Griff the Invisible was selected for the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and the trailer for his latest film,...

First look at GRIFF THE INVISIBLE in costume!!

He might not be Captain America or the Green Lantern, but one of my most anticipated superhero movies of 2011 is Griff the Invisible -- Leon Ford's feature debut starring Ryan Kwanten as a superhero who falls for a girl named Melody (Maeve...

Market poster for GRIFF THE INVISIBLE!

Leon Ford's feature debut Griff the Invisible has been a closely guarded secret since filming last year in Sydney with Ryan Kwanten and Maeve Dermody. But now we have something to show -- the market poster for the superhero romance; designed...

Modern western RED HILL picked up by Sony

The 2010 Australian genre revolution is roaring along, with news of yet another film picked up by major North American distributors.Red Hill, the Ryan Kwanten-starring modern western that made waves at Berlin, has just been bought by Sony Pictures for...

New Australian western unleashes epic teaser

As the Berlin International Film Festival world premiere of new Australian western Red Hill fast approaches, the director has sent ScreenAnarchy the first teaser trailer for the film - which reveals an assured and stunning new directorial debut, visually reminiscent of No Country for...

RED HILL sneaks under radar, into Berlin

A new, fresh, unstoppable wave of Australian genre films is sweeping around the world - led by pulverizing films such as Animal Kingdom, The Square, The Loved Ones and The Horseman.However, there is a second, seemingly as potent, wave that is coming in silently...