Mark Juddery

Essie Davis in The Babadook

Australia’s film awards – put your money on the pulpy stuff

17 January 2015 9:00 am

If I were asked to name my favourite job over the past 15 years, since I took leave of my…

Not so terrible after all, Muriel

13 September 2014 9:00 am

One of our greatest films celebrates its twentieth birthday

Aussie superheros

2 August 2014 9:00 am

It’s time to tap into our rich comic-book heritage and make some movies, starting with The Southern Squadron

Chemo Notes

26 July 2014 9:00 am

It’s now six months since I was diagnosed with cancer. That was a terrible start to the year. The surgeon…

"Around The Block" Premiere - 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

The new cultural cringe

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Our film industry, in its insecurity, is underselling itself

The Oscar: does Our Cate have it in the bag?

26 February 2014 5:37 pm

When the Oscars are handed out on March 2, many movie buffs will be glued to their internet to see…

Charisma: Kevin Kline (left) and the cast of 
The Last of Robin Hood.

In like Flynn

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Whatever it takes to play an Australian in film, non-Australians should be welcome


Pity Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Some Australian actors have slightly better luck playing non-Australians

A tough act to follow: Saskia Rosendahl in Lore

Whither the AACTAs?

26 January 2013 9:00 am

Even our film industry isn’t immune to relevance deprivation syndrome


Portrait of the hacker as a young man

6 October 2012 9:00 am

How to make a hero out of Julian Assange

Are superheroes really a menace

4 August 2012 6:00 am

It is ludicrous to blame comic books for violent crime, yet they have been scapegoats for society’s ills

Hanging by a thread?

8 October 2011 3:00 pm

US critics wanted to flush him down the plughole, but the singing Spider-Man might yet make it to Australia

Mavis Bramston, your country needs you

27 August 2011 4:00 pm

Whatever happened to Australian TV satire?

Flamboyance for sale

2 July 2011 12:00 am

Our successful entertainment exports have convinced the world Australian life is an orgy of bad taste and camp

Good luck making an Australian Great Gatsby

7 May 2011 12:00 am

Despite his box office record, Baz Luhrmann will have to please the bureaucrats at Screen Australia

Who laughs last…

12 March 2011 12:00 am

The premature cancellation of another TV comedy show just proves that the networks are slow to get the joke

Who’s that girl?

14 August 2010 12:00 am

If every politician has a pop star equivalent, Julia Gillard must be our Madonna, says Mark Juddery