Throughout the first decade of this century Australian cinema was suffering an acute case of the grim-and-drearies, but some of the industry's latest offerings, including Red Dog and The Sapphires, could mark a welcome return to the more upbeat golden age of Strictly Ballroom. They just need an audience.
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Bright and brash, the new trailer for The Great Gatsby captures everything you'd expect from a Baz Luhrmann film, writes Bethanie Blanchard.
A storm is brewing over the $40 million set to be paid out to Baz Luhrmann's Hollywood blockbuster The Great Gatsby, with angry film industry insiders saying the decision ignores the main game of proper investment in local productions.