RUBEN GUTHRIE – interview with Brendan Cowell

by GREG KING Ruben Guthrie is the film adaptation of Brendan Cowell's successful 2009 play about an advertising executive who gives up drink for a year in order to win back his supermodel girlfriend. It stars Patrick Brammall, Abbey Lee, Alex Dimitriades, and marks Cowell's feature film directorial debut. The film premiered at the Sydney Film Festival. "It took five years for the film to get made," says writer/director Brendan Cowell when talking about his feature film directorial debut Ruben Guthrie, which hits local cinemas on July 16. Brendan Cowell is a familiar Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Leon Ford Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Patrick Brammell, Toby Schmitz, Maeve Dermody. Following closely on the footsteps of the superb comic book-like Kick-Ass comes another story of a young man and social misfit who aspires to be a superhero. But Griff The Invisible is not exactly a pleasant and similarly enjoyable experience. This quirky Australian film delves into more darker and psychologically disturbing territory, and the central protagonist comes across more as a cross between Kick-Ass’s naïve wannabe superhero and Nina, the Continue reading