Ben Mendelsohn, larrikin no more

By © Jane Freebury New work by actor Ben Mendelsohn can be easy to miss. Not often the lead, he can pop up in unexpected places, like Buckingham Palace where he was an elegant and diffident George VI opposite Gary Oldman’s Churchill in the Darkest Hour. In this role, as with most, he appears to… Continue reading Ben Mendelsohn, larrikin no more

Hunt Angels

Review by Jane Freebury It’s good to see Ben Mendelssohn return to the big screen in Hunt Angels as he’s mostly been in television since his last local film, Mullet in 2001. He looks relaxed in his 1930s suit, hat and haircut and his take on the maverick Sydney filmmaker Rupert Kathner is thoroughly accomplished,… Continue reading Hunt Angels