Luke Buckmaster

‘Koala Man’ and Australia’s long lineage of bumbling screen superheroes

The new Disney+ animated sitcom’s title character is just the latest silly screen superhero facing symbolic villains that satirise Australian icons and culture

10 Australian TV shows to stream in 2023

Pick your poison: a new Aunty Donna laugh-fest, a crime series about Kings Cross, a small-town murder mystery by the Kates and many more

Waiting for ‘Tár’? Revisit Cate Blanchett’s best work

The Australian actor’s latest masterpiece ‘Tár’ only arrives in Aussie cinemas this January – but that gives you more than enough time to watch her most striking work, ‘Manifesto’

Five Australian teen dramas better than Netflix’s ‘Heartbreak High’ remake

These shows succeeded where Netflix’s glossy new series failed

From ‘Bastardy’ to ‘Cleverman’: the magnetic Uncle Jack Charles on screen

Remembering the singular thespian, musician and raconteur as seen in ‘Bedevil’, ‘Bastardy’, ‘Cleverman’ and more

Both sides of the law: Joel Edgerton as cop and criminal on screen

Joel Edgerton is at his brooding best as a traumatised undercover cop in new Australian film ‘The Stranger’. From ‘Bright’ to ‘Felony’ to ‘The Gift’, NME runs down the best – and worst – cops and crims he’s played

From ‘Bait’ to ‘Dark Age’: the five fishiest Australian creature features

With a sequel to ‘The Reef’ paddling into cinemas, here’s a roundup of the best Aussie films about sharks, crocs and so much more

How to make ‘How To Make Gravy’ into a movie

Paul Kelly’s classic Christmas tune is becoming a feature film – here are three ways it could turn out

From disaffected youth to self-sabotaging adults: Christos Tsiolkas’s characters on screen

'Little Tornadoes' is the latest stellar production involving the Australian author, whose canon is replete with nihilists and nogoodniks. We run down some of the best Tsiolkas productions

Ten years on, ‘Redfern Now’ is as compelling as ever

A celebration of the history-making, Aboriginal-led drama, which has just landed on Netflix and lost none of its power a decade on