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Videodrome
1:23:54

Videodrome

SBS2  |  October 22, 2014
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

28 Days Later
1:49:02

28 Days Later

ONE  |  December 7, 2014
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary as they are pursued relentlessly by the bloodthirsty undead.

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary as they are pursued relentlessly by the bloodthirsty undead.

Girls
27:39

Girls: Daddy Issues

Season 4  |  Episode 9  |  Showcase  |  March 16, 2015
Hannah faces a family dilemma while Jessa and Ace surprise Mimi-Rose and Adam. Meanwhile, Ray hosts a campaign party.

Hannah faces a family dilemma while Jessa and Ace surprise Mimi-Rose and Adam. Meanwhile, Ray hosts a campaign party.

Cold War
1:37:55

Cold War

SBS World Movies  |  April 26, 2015
The police department in Hong Kong has long been untouchable, until one night when hijackers kidnap five highly trained officers. Cryptic messages from the hijackers expose a ...

The police department in Hong Kong has long been untouchable, until one night when hijackers kidnap five highly trained officers. Cryptic messages from the hijackers expose a mole within the task force.

100 Bloody Acres
1:26:29

100 Bloody Acres

FOXTEL Premiere  |  April 9, 2015
Brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan are struggling to keep their organic blood and bone fertiliser business in motion. Their secret 'recipe' for success (using dead car crash ...

Brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan are struggling to keep their organic blood and bone fertiliser business in motion. Their secret 'recipe' for success (using dead car crash victims in their product) was a huge boon to business, but lately supply has been gravely low.

Deadwood
49:49

Deadwood: Reconnoitering the Rim

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  May 7, 2015
Competition arrives for Swearengen in the form of Bella Union, a new gambling outfit from Chicago operated by savvy Cy Tolliver, Madame Joanie Stubbs and gambling guru Eddie ...

Competition arrives for Swearengen in the form of Bella Union, a new gambling outfit from Chicago operated by savvy Cy Tolliver, Madame Joanie Stubbs and gambling guru Eddie Sawyer.

Joan Rivers
1:21:04

Joan Rivers

ABC2  |  December 12, 2012
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work takes us on a year-long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers, peeling away the mask of the legendary performer, laying bare ...

Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work takes us on a year-long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers, peeling away the mask of the legendary performer, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking female entertainer.

Blackstone
45:00

Blackstone

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  NITV  |  June 2, 2013
Intense, compelling and confrontational, Blackstone is an unmuted exploration of First Nations' power and politics, unfolding over nine one-hour episodes.

Intense, compelling and confrontational, Blackstone is an unmuted exploration of First Nations' power and politics, unfolding over nine one-hour episodes.

The Manchurian Candidate
2:00:09

The Manchurian Candidate

ONE  |  January 26, 2015
A conspiracy-minded veteran has troubling dreams which suggest a Gulf War incident could affect the upcoming presidential election.

A conspiracy-minded veteran has troubling dreams which suggest a Gulf War incident could affect the upcoming presidential election.

Vikings
43:59

Vikings: Dispossessed

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  FX  |  December 15, 2014
A monastery in Lindisfarne is about to get a firsthand look at how the Vikings operate.

A monastery in Lindisfarne is about to get a firsthand look at how the Vikings operate.

The Wire
1:03:01

The Wire: Sentencing

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 9, 2015
Every crew has weak links - including Avon Barksdale's. With the heat turned up in the high-rises, Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority in an effort to crack the ...

Every crew has weak links - including Avon Barksdale's. With the heat turned up in the high-rises, Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority in an effort to crack the case wide open.

The Wire
56:21

The Wire: Ebb Tide

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 11, 2015
Det. Jimmy McNulty - exiled to police boat - finds the body of a woman floating in the Baltimore harbour.

Det. Jimmy McNulty - exiled to police boat - finds the body of a woman floating in the Baltimore harbour.

Shame
1:30:04

Shame

ABC  |  July 13, 2015
Asta Cadell, a lawyer travelling through the outback, stops in a small Western Australian town after her bike breaks down. Asta becomes involved in helping a teenage girl who ...

Asta Cadell, a lawyer travelling through the outback, stops in a small Western Australian town after her bike breaks down. Asta becomes involved in helping a teenage girl who has been date-raped

Mulholland Drive
2:21:01

Mulholland Drive

SBS  |  September 19, 2014
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting ...

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Hell on Wheels
43:04

Hell on Wheels: Fathers and Sins

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  FX  |  August 10, 2014
With Gen. Grant's deadline looming, a gang of riders attacks Cheyenne while Cullen and Elam pay Durant a visit.

With Gen. Grant's deadline looming, a gang of riders attacks Cheyenne while Cullen and Elam pay Durant a visit.

The Wire
54:32

The Wire: Game Day

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 8, 2015
Barksdale finds himself playing an expensive game of one-upmanship with his east-side rival, Proposition Joe, for bragging rights in the Projects.

Barksdale finds himself playing an expensive game of one-upmanship with his east-side rival, Proposition Joe, for bragging rights in the Projects.

The Wire
56:21

The Wire: Alliances

Season 4  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 25, 2015
Commissioner Burrell loses Royce's support and Chris Partlow tries to recruit Michael to become a soldier in Marlo's unit. Dukie shows Randy and the boys that the missing are ...

Commissioner Burrell loses Royce's support and Chris Partlow tries to recruit Michael to become a soldier in Marlo's unit. Dukie shows Randy and the boys that the missing are really dead.

Episodes
27:44

Episodes: The Second Date

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  BBC First  |  August 9, 2015
Matt's life continues to fall apart when he falls foul of his fierce ex-wife.

Matt's life continues to fall apart when he falls foul of his fierce ex-wife.

Head-On
1:55:57

Head-On

SBS2  |  April 30, 2014
A gritty, uncompromising contemporary love story. To escape the stringent ultra-traditional rules of her family, Sibel, an unhappy girl from a German Turkish background ...

A gritty, uncompromising contemporary love story. To escape the stringent ultra-traditional rules of her family, Sibel, an unhappy girl from a German Turkish background decides to marry an equally depressed older man for the sake of convenience.

Blue Valentine
1:47:48

Blue Valentine

SBS World Movies  |  April 13, 2014
Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star as Dean and Cindy - a couple who fall passionately in love in their early twenties, but then face heartbreaking challenges to their ...

Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star as Dean and Cindy - a couple who fall passionately in love in their early twenties, but then face heartbreaking challenges to their marriage six years later.

American Beauty
1:53:17

American Beauty

ONE  |  May 30, 2014
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Westworld
1:07:26

Westworld

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  October 18, 2016
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The drama series is inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael ...

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The drama series is inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton.

Happy Valley
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Happy Valley

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  BBC First  |  June 5, 2016
Catherine confronts a delusional Frances, while John's torment leads him to desperate measures.

Catherine confronts a delusional Frances, while John's torment leads him to desperate measures.

The Bridge
46:41

The Bridge: Harvest Of Souls

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  FX  |  February 17, 2017
Eva's case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

Eva's case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

The Wave
1:40:59

The Wave

SBS World Movies  |  May 8, 2017
A geologist must survive after a mountain in the narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates a violent tsunami.

A geologist must survive after a mountain in the narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates a violent tsunami.

Feud: Bette and Joan
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Feud: Bette and Joan: More, Or Less

Episode 4  |  Showcase  |  April 6, 2017
Bad word-of-mouth plagues What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? on the eve of its release; Bette and Joan brace for failure; Pauline tries to break gender barriers; Oscar ...

Bad word-of-mouth plagues What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? on the eve of its release; Bette and Joan brace for failure; Pauline tries to break gender barriers; Oscar nominations are announced.

Outlander
1:11:19

Outlander: A Malcolm

Season 3  |  Episode 6  |  Showcase  |  October 23, 2017
After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a ...

After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a simple life together.

Outlander
49:00

Outlander: Untimely Resurrection

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  SoHo  |  May 8, 2016
Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's ...

Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's relationship is put to the ultimate test when the past rears its ugly head.

Morgan
1:27:54

Morgan

Premiere  |  September 8, 2017
Inside a remote, top-secret lab, a group of scientists are working on an experiment that is leading the way for the next steps in human evolution. But when the experiment's ...

Inside a remote, top-secret lab, a group of scientists are working on an experiment that is leading the way for the next steps in human evolution. But when the experiment's subject - a genetically designed 'human' - triggers a terrifying event, those involved must decide if the promise of infinite potential outweighs the incalculable danger.

Taboo
57:26

Taboo

Episode 2  |  BBC First  |  July 24, 2017
Having made his shock entrance into London society, James Delaney sets about reclaiming his legacy and establishing a new life for himself. While the city views him with ...

Having made his shock entrance into London society, James Delaney sets about reclaiming his legacy and establishing a new life for himself. While the city views him with hostility and suspicion, James begins to enlist allies in unlikely places and with irregular loyalties.

Ballers
27:04

Ballers: In The Teeth

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  August 7, 2017
Ma Ma
1:57:20

Ma Ma

World Movies  |  August 19, 2017
In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

Tokyo Tribe
1:51:27

Tokyo Tribe

SBS World Movies  |  May 25, 2015
In this outrageous hip-hop musical set in a futuristic Tokyo, warring street gangs are forced to unite in the fight against a power-crazed Yakuza with diabolical intentions. ...

In this outrageous hip-hop musical set in a futuristic Tokyo, warring street gangs are forced to unite in the fight against a power-crazed Yakuza with diabolical intentions. In Japanese.

Yakuza Apocalypse
1:50:34

Yakuza Apocalypse

SBS World Movies  |  August 26, 2016
In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumoured to be invincible, the truth is he is a blood-sucking vampire. In Japanese.

In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumoured to be invincible, the truth is he is a blood-sucking vampire. In Japanese.

The Age of Shadows
2:14:47

The Age of Shadows

SBS World Movies  |  April 1, 2017
Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces.

Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces.

Vinyl
56:33

Vinyl: Whispered Secrets

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Showcase  |  February 29, 2016
Richie trims the American Century roster. Devon tries her hand at fundraising in the suburbs.

Richie trims the American Century roster. Devon tries her hand at fundraising in the suburbs.

The Bridge
44:16

The Bridge: Destino

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  FX  |  February 1, 2017
The EPPD corners their prime suspect and Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

The EPPD corners their prime suspect and Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

The Bridge
45:37

The Bridge: All About Eva

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  FX  |  February 8, 2017
Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

Adaptation
1:50:10

Adaptation

SBS2  |  November 19, 2016
In this outing from the people behind Being John Malkovich, the real and fictional intertwine in a story about an explosive bid for survival between a blocked screenwriter and ...

In this outing from the people behind Being John Malkovich, the real and fictional intertwine in a story about an explosive bid for survival between a blocked screenwriter and his talentless, but successful, twin brother. A writer whose life careens out of control when he starts writing himself into his screenplay.

The Bridge
46:16

The Bridge: The Beast

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  FX  |  January 30, 2017
Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up and a troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez.

Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up and a troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez.

Black Caesar
1:31:20

Black Caesar

SBS2  |  June 26, 2016
From shoe-shine boy to top mafia kingpin, the story of a Harlem youth's rise and fall in New York City's crime underworld.

From shoe-shine boy to top mafia kingpin, the story of a Harlem youth's rise and fall in New York City's crime underworld.

Sin City
1:59:00

Sin City

FOXTEL Action  |  November 23, 2015
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. Some call it dark, hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home - crooked cops, ...

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. Some call it dark, hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home - crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some

The Man From Hong Kong
1:44:00

The Man From Hong Kong

SBS World Movies  |  July 5, 2016
Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer.

Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer.

Drag Me to Hell
1:34:50

Drag Me to Hell

SBS VICELAND  |  December 14, 2016
The Bridge
39:48

The Bridge: Maria Of The Desert

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  FX  |  January 27, 2017
The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues while Sonya searches for the girl's location.

The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues while Sonya searches for the girl's location.

Garden State
1:38:16

Garden State

SBS2  |  September 28, 2015
Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip ...

Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants, he also begins to reconnect with himself.

Episodes
29:13

Episodes: The Adaptation

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  BBC First  |  August 8, 2015
Sean and Beverly Lincoln - happily married English couple and creators of a hit British TV show - are persuaded to make a US version their show with new star Matt LeBlanc.

Sean and Beverly Lincoln - happily married English couple and creators of a hit British TV show - are persuaded to make a US version their show with new star Matt LeBlanc.

Tropic Of Cancer
1:23:08

Tropic Of Cancer

ABC  |  September 29, 2015
The sexual exploits of an American in Paris. Based on Henry Miller's celebrated novel.

The sexual exploits of an American in Paris. Based on Henry Miller's celebrated novel.

Banished
1:00:10

Banished

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  BBC First  |  July 30, 2015
As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

Vikings
45:34

Vikings: Sacrifice

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  FX  |  January 19, 2015
The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

Dheepan
1:50:12

Dheepan

SBS World Movies  |  August 6, 2016
Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Middle Ground

Season 3  |  Episode 11  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 18, 2015
The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organisation, though finding links to the top proves elusive.

The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organisation, though finding links to the top proves elusive.

Episodes
27:49

Episodes: The Shift

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  BBC First  |  August 8, 2015
As the ratings for Pucks! plummet, the network look to Beverly and Sean for a solution.

As the ratings for Pucks! plummet, the network look to Beverly and Sean for a solution.

The 50 Year Argument
1:37:04

The 50 Year Argument

ABC  |  July 19, 2015
The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, ...

The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, who has guided the Review since its launch.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Refugees

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 25, 2015
Freamon and Greggs move to Homicide, whilst Herc and Dozerman join Marimow in the lackluster major crimes unit. Cutty gets a 'custodial' job at Tilghman School picking up truants.

Freamon and Greggs move to Homicide, whilst Herc and Dozerman join Marimow in the lackluster major crimes unit. Cutty gets a 'custodial' job at Tilghman School picking up truants.

The Wire
56:21

The Wire: Time After Time

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 18, 2015
A wave of urban reform brings down the notorious Franklin Terrace public housing towers, forcing the Barksdale drug crew to find a new home on the streets of West Baltimore.

A wave of urban reform brings down the notorious Franklin Terrace public housing towers, forcing the Barksdale drug crew to find a new home on the streets of West Baltimore.

The Wire
56:06

The Wire: Soft Eyes

Season 4  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  July 25, 2015
In the hopes of possibly saving her job, Pearlman and Freamon continue arguing over the subpoenas; as the election draws closer. Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce during ...

In the hopes of possibly saving her job, Pearlman and Freamon continue arguing over the subpoenas; as the election draws closer. Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce during their televised debate.

The Wire
56:19

The Wire: Transitions

Season 5  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Box Sets  |  August 1, 2015
The Baltimore Sun loses a scoop to the television news and City Council President Campbell convinces Burrell to leave quietly with the promise of a comfortable replacement ...

The Baltimore Sun loses a scoop to the television news and City Council President Campbell convinces Burrell to leave quietly with the promise of a comfortable replacement position.

The Berlin File
1:55:52

The Berlin File

SBS World Movies  |  August 6, 2015
Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong, a North Korean 'ghost' agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his ...

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong, a North Korean 'ghost' agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Girls
31:12

Girls: Home Birth

Season 4  |  Episode 10  |  Showcase  |  March 23, 2015
Hannah, Adam and Jessa each try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth.

Hannah, Adam and Jessa each try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth.

Air Doll
1:51:36

Air Doll

SBS  |  October 12, 2016
Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and ...

Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and they live together in Hideo's imagined domestic bliss. But when the doll develops human consciousness, she falls for another man.

The Connection
2:10:04

The Connection

SBS World Movies  |  October 2, 2016
In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaetan Zampa.

In 1970s France, dedicated cop Pierre Michel risks his life to crack a heroin ring masterminded by powerful mobster Gaetan Zampa.

Poongsan
2:01:08

Poongsan

SBS2  |  September 23, 2016
A young man names Poongsan fearlessly journeys between North and South Korea to deliver the messages of separated families. One day the South Korean government asks him to ...

A young man names Poongsan fearlessly journeys between North and South Korea to deliver the messages of separated families. One day the South Korean government asks him to rescue the lover of a North Korean defector.

After your primary students have finished reading their texts, reinforce what they've read with classic and popular books with their adaptations.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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