Day: 11 March 2014

the AU interview: Simone Felice (USA) talks new album, Strangers

March 11, 2014

We caught up with singer-songwriter Simone Felice ahead of the March 14th release of his new album Strangers to find out a bit more about the new record, his thoughts on the state of radio, the Americana revival and more. Hi, how are you? Hi Simon, it’s nice to hear from you. Yeah, it’s great […]

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the AU interview: Richard Fortus of The Dead Daisies

March 11, 2014

Just wrapping up a massive Australian tour, Richard Fortus – famed guitarist of Guns N Roses and now The Dead Daisies – takes some time to chat to the AU about how he approaches The Dead Daisies and their reputation as a supergroup; what’s in store for him both as a solo artist and as […]

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Ten things we learnt from the Wes Anderson SXSW Q&A for The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 11, 2014

Following the SXSW special screening of the new Wes Anderson film The Grand Budapest Hotel, Austin was graced with the presence of Mr. Anderson himself, in conversation with director Richard Linklater and accompanied by the film’s music supervisor Randall Poster and actor/long-time collaborator Jason Schwartzman. In addition to the comment on the possibility of sequels, […]

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Exclusive: Nicholas Cage and director David Gordon Green talk about Joe at SXSW.

March 11, 2014

The Iris talks to actor Nicholas Cage and director David Gordon Green about their new film Joe. Nicholas Cage talks about the father and son relationship between him and Tye Sheridan, and David Gordon Green talks about what drew him to adapt the book… Filmed at SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas. ———- This content has […]

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Lena Dunham delivers inspiring and witty keynote speech at SXSW Film Festival

March 11, 2014

The third of four film keynote speakers at SXSW was performed by writer, actress and general voice for a huge portion of Gen X and Y, Lena Dunham. The creator and star of the successful Girls series shared her experiences of entering the film industry with a packed out Vimeo Theater, and held the attention […]

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Wes Anderson reveals he’d consider Rushmore and Darjeeling Limited sequels at SXSW.

March 11, 2014

Following the SXSW special screening of the new Wes Anderson film The Grand Budapest Hotel, Austin was graced with the presence of Mr. Anderson himself, in conversation with director Richard Linklater and accompanied by the film’s music supervisor Randall Poster and actor/long-time collaborator Jason Schwartzman. During the Q&A, Anderson was asked by an audience member […]

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