Interrogation

Director Stephen Reynolds Staring Adam Copeland and C.J. Perry Rated MA Score 1/6 After the FBI receives a threat that endangers the entire city, an interrogator and an I.T. specialist are plunged into a series of mind games with a criminal mastermind, desperately racing against time to uncover the villain’s true agenda as they fight…

War Dogs

Director Todd Phillips Staring Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz Rated M Score 4/6 Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America’s allies in Afghanistan. There is this small part of my brain that whenever I watch…

Entries for the 2017 St Kilda Festival are now open

Entries for the 2017 St Kilda Festival are now open. The 2017 Festival will be held on Sunday 12 February, where over 400,000 festival goers will enjoy a wide variety of Australian music and entertainment across the entire St Kilda precinct. “The St Kilda Festival is a great opportunity for everyone to get involved in…

Palace Cinemas to Open Cinema in Sydney’s Central Park Mall

Palace Cinemas has announced that they will open a new cinema, Palace Central, in the multi-award winning development, Central Park Mall, in Sydney’s Chippendale. “We have a passion for developing new opportunities within the cinema industry which allow us to engage with local communities throughout Australia.” Antonio Zeccola, Palace Cinemas’ Executive Chairman commented. Zeccola explained…

Optus Launches Connect 5

Optus has today launched a new short film competition, ‘Connect5’, and is on the hunt for aspiring content creators and filmmakers looking for their next adventure. Creative Australians will have until 30 September to submit a short video focused on the theme of ‘Connecting Lives’. All submissions made via the Connect5 website will be in…

Red Billabong

Director Luke Sparke Staring Dan Ewing, Tim Pocock, Jessica Green Rated MA Score 4/6 In the Australian Outback, two brothers discover old secrets and family lies. As their friends start to go missing they fear they are being stalked by someone or something from their worst nightmares – But is it just – A story?…

Australiens

Director Joe Bauer Staring Rita Artmann, Tamara McLaughlin, Lawrence Silver Rated MA Score 5/6 Extra-terrestrials launch a nation-wide assault on Australia, much to the bafflement of the rest of the world. This awkward and just that little bit stupid (maybe more than just a little but I’ll leave that to you to decide how much)…

Train to Busan

Director Sang-ho Yeon Staring Yoo Gong, Dong-seok Ma, Woo-sik Choi Rated MA Score 4/6 While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. I suppose if I had not seen Richard Wilkinson review this one on the today show, I might not…

Lazer Team

Director Matt Hullum Staring Burnie Burns, Gavin Free, Michael Jones Rated M Score 2/6 Four losers are thrust into the position of saving the world when they stumble upon a UFO crash site and become genetically equipped to the battle suit on board. I am not proud that I sat through this and after watching…

Aladin Premiering at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney

Disney’s Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film, will have its Australian premiere in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre tonight, 11th August 2016. The principal cast features Michael James Scott in the role of the Genie, Ainsley Melham as Aladdin, Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine, Adam Murphy as Jafar, Aljin…

JB Hi-Fi to Acquire The Good Guys

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced it will not oppose JB Hi-Fi Limited’s (ASX: JBH) (JB Hi-Fi) proposed acquisition of the Good Guys Discount Warehouses (Australia) Pty Ltd and the Muir Finance Company Pty Ltd (together, the Good Guys). ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said that based on extensive market feedback and other industry…

AACTA reveals Feature Films in Competition for the 6th AACTA Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the Feature Films in Competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Blood Father

Director Jean-François Richet Staring Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna Rated MA Score 3/6 Coming to Australian Cinemas 01/09/2016 An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her. I suppose this is another entry on the list of books that have been…

Zomato More Popular in Melbourne then Sydney

In the 12 months to March 2016, 1,046,000 Australians over the age of 14 (5.3%) visited the Zomato website in an average four week period. According to the research Zomato is twice more popular in Melbourne than in Sydney. “Melburnians have taken to Zomato, and make up a third of the website’s total audience of…

Bridesmaids

Director Paul Feig Staring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne Rated MA Score 3/6 Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride’s best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. Okay, I’ve finally done I have officially watched 5 movies directed by Paul Feig. it’s…

Filming Starts for Hank Zipzer Christmas Special

Filming has begun in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire for the Christmas Special for CBBC’s popular series Hank Zipzer, ‘Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe’. Produced by Kindle Entertainment in association with Walker Productions and DHX Media with support from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund, the 1×90-minute feature length film, inspired by the book series Hank Zipzer: The World’s…