Ellie Poussot: From French fashion to Aussie film and back

INTERVIEW: A young French haute couture fashion designer who went to Australia for a working holiday, El returned to Europe with an Aussie passport and a burgeoning acting career.

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New Oz Film Festival set to bring celebration of Down Under cinema back to London

Film festival organisers promise all the “energy, beauty, toughness, drama, eeriness, rebellion, humour and emotional honesty” that is Australia, on the big screen at Regent Street Cinema in London.

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Adelaide Film Festival goes rogue

The city of churches gets into the spring of things this month with a golden nugget of a mini film festival worth checking out, says our resident Aussie cinephile Paul O’Hanlon.

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Lourdes help me! But it was some saintly Aussie celebs to the rescue for this vintage film fan

The irony of falling ill in Lourdes of all places is indigestible. People come to Lourdes to get healed and most emphatically not to fall unwell. Remarkably, however, this is exactly what happened to me at the end of my European venture.

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Australia Day 2016: London’s best events

London hosts a swag full of Australia Day events for happy little Vegemites of every persuasion. Here’s your tip-top choices.

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John Hargreaves: tribute to an Aussie cinema pioneer and legend

Our Australian film buff takes a nostalgic stroll through Oz cinema history, and the greatest all-time kiss in movies, on the 20th anniversary of the death of one of the greats.

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Mercia beaucoup: battler of Aussie stage and screen

It has been a long road for Mercia Deane-Johns, star of one of this year’s most talked about Aussie flicks, ‘Last Cab to Darwin’.

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The Dressmaker and Australia’s forgotten screen siren, Judy Davis

Judy Davis, the doyenne of Australian actresses, is the star of a new film `The Dressmaker` which opens in Adelaide on Friday, also starring Kate Winslet.

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World’s first movie platform for expats launching

Aimed towards expats from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, Scatzy has found its niche in providing videos for globetrotters from their home country.

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Russell Crowe denied Australian citizenship

National treasure Russell Crowe reveals he has twice had his application to become an Aussie rejected.

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‘Everything is Awesome’ at the Oscars as Lego steals the show [VIDEO]

WATCH: While Ellen DeGeneres’s selfie arguably won ‘best performance’ last year, the Lego Movie has taken all the glory in 2015. Just ask Oprah.

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The Babadook spooks London commuters to promote Australian horror film

You better watch out, you better not cry, the Babadook could be lurking nearby… or sitting right next to you on the London Underground.

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The Lego Movie only Aussie act to bring home a BAFTA

While Nick Cave and Margot Robbie may have missed out at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards, The Lego Movie sure did us proud.

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The Castle: 10 top quotes to put straight in the pool room

The best quotes from The Castle are of course going to include “Tell him he’s dreaming” and “Straight to the pool room” but a there’s a few others that defo rank right up there, according to the Bogan Bingo boys.

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Australia Day movie marathon and Hottest 100 in London

Jetlag bar have stocked the fridge full of Aussie beer, getting set for a massive Australia Day with movies and Triple J. Plus there’s live Down Under tunes at The Purple Turtle.

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