Walkabout: Criterion Collection

May 11, 2010

Based on James Vance Marshall’s 1959 novel The Children, Walkabout (1971) marked cinematographer Nicolas Roeg’s feature film debut as a director. Originally, producer Si Litvinoff wanted Roeg to direct an adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork... 


March 4, 2009

After his debut film Strictly Ballroom (1992), writer/director Baz Luhrmann never looked back, creating lavish, ultra-stylish musicals William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Moulin Rouge! (2001), and let’s not forget that $5 million Chanel...