Fifty Shades of Grey
1:52:50

Fifty Shades of Grey

7Flix August 3, 2018

Media arts

Literature

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Suck Me Shakespeer
1:52:38

Suck Me Shakespeer

SBS World Movies August 21, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Literature

English

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
This comedy follows an ex-con who takes a job as a substitute teacher at a school that sits over his stash of cash from an old robbery. In German.

This comedy follows an ex-con who takes a job as a substitute teacher at a school that sits over his stash of cash from an old robbery. In German.

You Only Live Twice
1:52:25

You Only Live Twice

9Gem March 19, 2020

Literature

Media arts

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
British agent James Bond 007 must team up with the Japanese secret service in order to stop the true culprit of a series of space-jackings before nuclear war is provoked. ...

British agent James Bond 007 must team up with the Japanese secret service in order to stop the true culprit of a series of space-jackings before nuclear war is provoked. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Tim Winton's Cloudstreet
1:50:44

Tim Winton's Cloudstreet

Episode 1 Showcase May 22, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Set in and around Perth during the 40s and 50s, Cloudstreet tells the story of two rural families who suffer separate catastrophes and flee to the city to pick up the pieces ...

Set in and around Perth during the 40s and 50s, Cloudstreet tells the story of two rural families who suffer separate catastrophes and flee to the city to pick up the pieces of their lives and start again. Brought together in the same house at No.1 Cloud Street, the Lambs and the Pickles' share numerous tragedies and triumphs that draw them closer together, until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts.

From Russia with Love
1:50:38

From Russia with Love

9Gem March 16, 2020

Literature

Media arts

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
James Bond 007 willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. Based on ...

James Bond 007 willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Looking for Richard
1:50:18

Looking for Richard

Showcase March 31, 2010

Media arts

Literature

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This is a fascinating documentary-style film about Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino's staging of Richard III and his simultaneous exploration of the relevance of Shakespeare to ...

This is a fascinating documentary-style film about Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino's staging of Richard III and his simultaneous exploration of the relevance of Shakespeare to people in every walk of life. Every scene of the play is dissected by actors and scholars prior to us seeing it performed, thus bringing the play brilliantly to life.

The Turn Of The Screw
1:50:02

The Turn Of The Screw

SBS April 17, 2010

Music

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An opera by Benjamin Britten based on the novel by Henry James dealing with the sinister, supernatural forces besetting a governess and her two young charges.

An opera by Benjamin Britten based on the novel by Henry James dealing with the sinister, supernatural forces besetting a governess and her two young charges.

Jane Eyre
1:49:28

Jane Eyre

7Two December 31, 2015

Media arts

Modern history

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In a new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, Jane Eyre is a mousy governess for the cold and moody, Mr Rochester. As she persists to understand him, she discovers ...

In a new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, Jane Eyre is a mousy governess for the cold and moody, Mr Rochester. As she persists to understand him, she discovers a terrible secret.

The Golden Compass
1:48:53

The Golden Compass

Foxtel Family July 16, 2016

Media arts

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious ...

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization. Director: Chris Weitz; Writers: Chris Weitz (screenplay), Philip Pullman (novel); Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards -

Tim Winton's Cloudstreet
1:48:50

Tim Winton's Cloudstreet

Episode 2 Showcase May 29, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Years have passed, but little has changed. The Lambs are still bustlers, the Pickles do little. Rose's antipathy towards Dolly has grown - particularly when Dolly tells her ...

Years have passed, but little has changed. The Lambs are still bustlers, the Pickles do little. Rose's antipathy towards Dolly has grown - particularly when Dolly tells her she has to leave school and get a job. Rose's brother, cheeky little Ted (Dolly's favourite) is now a jockey and a hit with the girls. And Quick Lamb is still looking after his little brain-damaged brother Fish, and still feeling a sense of guilt over the fishing accident in which Fish nearly drowned. Soon, the pressure of those feelings leads him to snap and he walks out of Cloudstreet - despite his mothers orders for him to stay.

Elementary Particles
1:47:52

Elementary Particles

SBS January 10, 2017

Media arts

English

Literature

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
Based on Michel Houellebecq's novel Atomised, the film tells the story of two half-brothers, Michael and Bruno, who struggle to deal with their issues relating to sex and love.

Based on Michel Houellebecq's novel Atomised, the film tells the story of two half-brothers, Michael and Bruno, who struggle to deal with their issues relating to sex and love.

Great Expectations
1:46:50

Great Expectations

Foxtel Romance May 23, 2016

English

Literature

Literacy

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This film is about a young man's passage into manhood and of the three individuals who change the course of his life forever. Set in a small town in Florida, we follow the ...

This film is about a young man's passage into manhood and of the three individuals who change the course of his life forever. Set in a small town in Florida, we follow the journey of the young and impoverished Finnigan Bell into adulthood. His adventure begins when he is forced to aid a dangerous convict in his escape from prison and is further complicated when he meets a rich and insane matron and falls in love with her niece, the icy beauty Estella. Finn's artistic talent and an unknown benefactor take him to New York, where it appears that all of his dreams are within his grasp, including a reunion with Estella. However, in this epic story of fate and desire, Finn becomes lost trying to realise his own great expectations.

Emma
1:46:30

Emma

ABC December 30, 2010

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each ...

Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with gentle Mr Knightly.

Of Mice And Men
1:46:19

Of Mice And Men

Masterpiece August 18, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A contemporary remake of the beloved classic about a nomadic farm worker who looks after his dimwitted, gentle-giant friend.

A contemporary remake of the beloved classic about a nomadic farm worker who looks after his dimwitted, gentle-giant friend.

Nineteen Eighty-Four
1:45:55

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Masterpiece November 9, 2017

Media arts

English

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This film tells the story of one man's struggle under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. Winston Smith endures an abject existence in totalitarian Oceania, employed to ...

This film tells the story of one man's struggle under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. Winston Smith endures an abject existence in totalitarian Oceania, employed to rewrite the history books for the Ministry of Truth in order to support the current party line and perpetuate a false legacy. Disillusioned by the state of affairs and ill with the burden of lies, his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the Ministry of Love, he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien, an imperious leader determined to not only control his thoughts but crush his soul. Watch the film and reflect on the importance of freedom of election and being elected, freedom of assembly and political participation, freedom of speech, expression and religious belief, rule of law and other basic human rights. Title also stylised as 1984.

Goldfinger
1:45:54

Goldfinger

9Gem March 17, 2020

Literature

Media arts

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
While investigating gold magnate Auric Goldfinger's smuggling, James Bond 007 uncovers a secret plot to contaminate and ultimately rob the Fort Knox gold reserve. Based on the ...

While investigating gold magnate Auric Goldfinger's smuggling, James Bond 007 uncovers a secret plot to contaminate and ultimately rob the Fort Knox gold reserve. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Total Recall
1:45:47

Total Recall

7Mate November 2, 2017

Media arts

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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A factory worker begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. He ...

A factory worker begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. He soon finds himself a target and on the run.

In The Heat Of The Night
1:45:34

In The Heat Of The Night

ABC October 7, 2015

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
While travelling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs, a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman.

While travelling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs, a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman.