New Dates for CommuniCast Myanmar 2016

The organizers of CommuniCast Myanmar 2016 have recently announced the show will move to a new location and take place later than planned this year due to changes in the availability of the main exhibition venue. CommuniCast Myanmar 2016 will now take place from Tuesday, December 6 to Thursday, December 8, while the associated Myanmar…

New Swan Hill Men’s Shed

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new Men’s Shed for Swan Hill, thanks to a $55,700 grant. Recently speaking at the Swan Hill Neighbourhood House, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos said the grant was part of a $1.2 million funding boost to build or refurbish 32 new or existing Men’s Sheds around…

Village Cinemas Screening Previews of Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary

Village Cinemas Australia debuts an exclusive preview of the legendary Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary at Rivoli Cinemas this Saturday, 8 October and Sunday, 9. October.“We anticipate popular demand for this spectacle. For limited time only, guests can experience the world of musical theatre on the big screen.” General Manager of Sales & Marketing Mohit Bhargava…

Japanese Film Festival 20th Anniversary

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is now twenty years old and is embarking a huge national tour of Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, shining a spotlight on the best of Japanese culture from October 14th to December 4th. JFF Program Coordinator, Margarett Cortez explained that with each city’s program carefully curated by The…

Rob Zombie’s 31 Released on Halloween Night

Monster Pictures will present a series of special event screenings around the country on “Halloween night” – October 31st of Rob Zombie’s new movie 31 – at selected venues in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra with more cities to be announced. These screenings will feature exclusive pre-recorded intros and Q&A’s from cast and crew including…

Walk to Work Day is Coming

Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day is now in its 19th year, encourages employees and employers to build walking into their everyday lives not just on Friday 7 October 2016, but every day. “With around 280 Australians developing diabetes every day diabetes is one of the biggest health concerns facing Australia,” Diabetes Australia CEO A/Professor…

The Fourth Phase Debuts on The Star Event Centre’s New Screen

The Star Event Centre hosted the Australian premiere of the much anticipated action sports film The Fourth Phase on Tuesday, 13 September, presented by Red Bull Media House; the first film premiere on the Event Centre’s new 20m x 8m cinema screen and ultra-high-definition cinema projector. Melinda Madigan, General Manager of Marketing & Entertainment at…

Still Open All Hours Christmas Special and Third Series

It has been announced Still Open All Hours will to return to BBC One for a 2016 Christmas special and third series. “I continue to be bowled over by the incredible audience response to Still Open All Hours, so it’s a real pleasure to welcome the series back to BBC One. The opening Christmas special…

Kyiv Host City for Eurovision 2017

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) has today revealed that the city chosen to host the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in 2017 is Kyiv. A spokesperson explained that the Ukrainian capital previously hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 as well as the Junior Eurovision Song Contest…

Pokemon Movies 1,2 & 3

Pokemon: Mewto Strikes Back Director Kunihiko Yuyama & Michael Haigney Staring Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart & Ikue Otani Rated G Score 3/6 Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous. Pokemon: The Power of One Director Michael Haigney & Kunihiko Yuyama Staring Rica Matsumoto, Madeleine Blaustein, Mayumi…

The Fourth Phase Australian Release

Red Bull Media House and Garage Entertainment announce the release of “The Fourth Phase”, the highly anticipated sequel to “The Art of FLIGHT,” which tells the story of iconic snowboarder Travis Rice’s journey to dreamlike landscapes around the North Pacific, and it will hit Event cinemas nationally on September 15th . A spokesperson for Garage…

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

Based on the blockbuster movie franchise The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is coming to Sydney. The exhibition opens on the 20th December at Sydney’s International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) and will run to 4th February, with tickets on sale from 13th September. Michael Karagiannis, executive chairman of promoter iLive Entertainment explained that The Hunger…

Łukasz Dyczko Wins Eurovision Young Musicians Competition

Poland’s Łukasz Dyczko has been named the winner of the 18th prestigious Eurovision Young Musicians competition, 2016. The biennial competition, organised by the same team behind The Eurovision Song Contest, the EBU, was hosted by broadcasters WDR at Cologne’s Roncalliplatz. After Łukasz performed his consummate rendition of the piece written by André Waignein, he said…

Free State of Jones

Director Gary Ross Staring Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali Rated MA Score 2/6 A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. It should be noted that Free State of Jones is credited as “based…

Perth International Queer Film Festival 2016

The WA AIDS Council in collaboration with The Backlot Perth are thrilled to host the inaugural Perth International Queer Film Festival from September 9-15. With support from The Film Collaborative and M-Appeal, seven films showcasing the very best of International Queer Cinema will premiere in Western Australia across seven nights at the boutique venue with…

Ben-Hur

Director Timur Bekmambetov Staring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro Rated M Score 3/6 Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption. I suppose considering that I took the old man…