Tag Archives: Guy Pearce

Interview: Swinging Safari director Stephan Elliott on finding the truth in his comedy and why he will never work in America again

Primarily known for the defining Australian classic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, writer/director Stephan Elliott is hoping his latest cinematic venture earns similar status and praise.  A labor of love, Swinging Safari is a semi-autobiographical comedy that expresses the trials and tribulations of Elliott’s own childhood through a series of wild montages that highlight the sexual freedom of Australia in the 1970’s.... Continue Reading

We talk all things Swinging Safari with Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Asher Keddie and Radha Mitchell

In the lead up to its national release on January 18th, the cast and crew of the new Australian comedy Swinging Safari strutted their stuff down the orange carpet to talk all about their crazy new film, one which has the potential to earn classic status alongside director Stephan Elliott‘s defining feature, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Swinging Safari (Australia, 2018) is a gloriously playful film that finds the humour and horror of growing up in 1970’s Australia

Spin-the-vase, a late night taste of fondu, and a rotting beached whale make for just some of the intricate ingredients of Stephan Elliott‘s semi-autobiographical comedy Swinging Safari, a gloriously playful film that finds both the humour and the horror of growing up in Australia in the 1970’s.... Continue Reading

AFI and AACTA announce the fourth year of #SocialShorts

Throughout the last week, the Australian Film Institute and Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) have been making waves with their online short film competition #SocialShorts. In its fourth year, the competition is aimed at given unknown filmmakers exposure within the wider Australian film industry. And with 65 film competing it has provided no expense at opportunity and enjoyment for those in the filmic community.... Continue Reading

Get your first look at Flammable Children, reuniting Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue

Fast becoming one of the most anticipated Australian films of the year is Stephan Elliot‘s comedy Flammable Children, which is reuniting former Neighbours co-stars Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue. Today, the official first look images were released and it gives us a taste of what we can expect from the film – with Guy and Kylie looking like characters straight out of a 1970’s version of Kath and Kim.... Continue Reading

Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce reunite for production of the star-studded Gold Coast film Flammable Children

Neighbours co-stars Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue, along with The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert crew, Aussie Director and Writer Stephan Elliot, and Producer Al Clark, reunite on set for the production of A-list Gold Coast film, Flammable Children, Becker Film Group has announced.... Continue Reading