Nine Community Gardens Share $40,000

Nine projects will share in $40,000 in funding under an expanded community garden grants program, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury announced recently. Mr. Rattenbury said that community gardens play an increasingly important role in bringing people together and enabling people to grow their own healthy food, the gardens also improve our resilience…

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Fags In The Fast Lane to Screen at Cinema Nova

Melbourne filmmaker Josh Sinbad Collins’ camp, rock ‘n’ roll feature film, ‘Fags In The Fast Lane’ will be screened over three consecutive nights at Cinema Nova on November 29 & 30 and December 1, after returning from a successful festival run across Europe and the US. Narrated by Tex Perkins, the film is described as…

Remember Remember Your Furniture Safety

The ACCC is co-leading an international safety campaign urging parents and carers to anchor unstable furniture and large TVs to the wall to prevent infant deaths and serious injuries. The consumer watchdog is joining the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and 18 other regulators from around the world in alerting consumers to the…

Geostorm

Director Dean Devlin Starring Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish Rated M Score 2/6 When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone. Even though this was Dean Devlin’s…

S.W.A.T: Under Siege

Director Tony Giglio Starring Sam Jaeger, Adrianne Palicki, Michael Jai White Rated MA Score 1/6 A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong. Okay, before we get to far into things there is…

Thor: Ragnarok

Director Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett Rated M Score 4.5/6 Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. Did Taika…

The XOVR is Coming to Village Cinemas Knox

Village Entertainment has announced the introduction of ‘The XOVR’ an Australian first virtual reality destination to arrive at Village Cinemas Knox, opening to the public on November 23, 2017. Village Entertainment is proud to have partnered with Intel to launch The XOVR. Anna Torres, Marketing Director, Australia & South-East Asia at Intel said. “Virtual Reality…

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

Directors Shinji Aramaki, Masaru Matsumoto Starring Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, DeRay Davis Rated MA Score 4/6 Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack. Traitor of Mars is the latest addition to…

John Jarratt the face of National Asbestos Awareness campaign

The Asbestos Education Committee announced the face of the National Asbestos Awareness campaign (November) will be one of Australia’s leading stars of theatre and screen, John Jarratt. After losing his great mate and fellow actor Harold Hopkins to mesothelioma caused from inhaling asbestos fibres when he was young, Jarratt has been a dedicated campaigner and…

Navy Seals v Zombies

Director Stanton Barrett Starring Ed Quinn, Michael Dudikoff, Rick Fox Rated MA Score 0/6 A team of highly skilled Navy SEALS find themselves embarking on the battle of their lives when they come face-to-face with the undead. After a deadly outbreak occurs in New Orleans, the SEALS must fight for their lives, and the city,…

Eddie and The Cruisers

Director Martin Davidson Starring Tom Berenger, Michael Paré, Joe Pantoliano Rated M Score 4/6 A television newswoman picks up the story of a 1960s rock band whose long-lost leader – Eddie Wilson – may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band’s never-released album. Something that I was completely unaware about…

2017 DC Artist Workshop Class Announced

After reviewing hundreds of submissions during a competitive review process, the DC Talent Development team has identified six aspiring artists to participate in a two-week Artist Workshop hosted at DC’s Burbank headquarters. The workshop is led by industry veterans Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson and DC Publisher Jim Lee. “Once again we were thrilled and overwhelmed…

Seniors Week in Western Australia

Western Australia’s biggest celebration of seniors gets underway today and runs until November 5, with a week of activities to excite and inform older Western Australians – and active ageing is top of the agenda. More than $79,000 has been provided to 86 organisations through the State Government’s Seniors Week Community Grants program, for events…

Junior Eurovision Tickets on Sale October 29

The first wave of ticket sales for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will open on 29 October. The first tickets available for purchase will be standing tickets, for both the evening dress rehearsal and the Grand Final. There will be 1,200 tickets available across the two shows (600 for each show). Fans will be…

The Thinning

Director Michael J. Gallagher Starring Logan Paul, Peyton List, Lia Marie Johnson Score 1/6 In a future plagued by overcrowding where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test. When two students discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must fight the system to expose it and take it…

Optus Connect 5 Winners Announced

Optus has today announced the winners of its short film competition ‘Connect5’; Save.My.Soul by Alexi Collins and Joshua Heaton, and Just For A Moment by Michael O’Neill. Both were standout five-minute films that encapsulated how lives change for the better when people reach out and connect with each other. The aspiring filmmakers were selected from…

NPS ‘Preserve the Power’ Short Film Competition

NPS MedicineWise has partnered with American Express Openair Cinemas to host a national short film competition to deliver the critical message about the global threat of antibiotic resistance, reiterating a warning issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Budding filmmakers and enthusiasts are encouraged to start storyboarding concepts on the theme of ‘Preserve the Power’–…

Road to Hell

Director Albert Pyun Starring Michael Paré, Clare Kramer, Courtney Peldon, Deborah Van Valkenburgh & Roxy Gunn Score 4/6 A soldier who has been fighting a long war is driven mad because he no longer believes in any purpose or righteous truth behind the killing. He comes home to a surreal world looking for his first…