Day: 25 June 2014

the AU interview: Bertie Blackman (Melbourne) on her new album, "The Dash"!

June 25, 2014

“Run For Your Life”, the new single from Bertie Blackman triggers the very sensations Bertie Blackman is singing about: feet pounding the pavement, the air rushing into your lungs, the blood pumping through your veins. Referencing the stylistic choices of the 80’s and all the things that made Bertie happy growing up, Vanessa Ronan-Pearce had […]

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Opinion: The end of the Big Day Out? Unlikely.

June 25, 2014

It’s sad about the Big Day Out, but all these “RIP” posts on social media today, when the event is still owned by a company – albeit an American one – seems a bit premature. What comes next for the brand could be an exciting thing. C3 run some of the best festivals in the […]

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the AU sessions: The Evening Cast (Geelong) perform "Questions"

June 25, 2014

Before they hit the stage at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney over the weekend, Geelong’s The Evening Cast gave us an exclusive acoustic performance of their latest single – and reason for their tour – “Questions”. The tour continues in Byron Bay tomorrow night and at Rics in Brisbane on Saturday before moving onto […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles looks nice and polished in first official trailer

June 25, 2014

Michael Bay’s typical grandiosity has spilled over into the classic tale of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; it would be a cause for concern if the first official trailer didn’t make the film seem so incredibly fun. Detailed and very polished, the modern take on the anthropomorphic fantasy looks to be a visual feast for […]

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Scandinavian Film Festival Review: Heart Of A Lion (Leijonasydän) (Finland & Sweden, 2013)

June 25, 2014

Heart Of A Lion (Leijonasydän) is a Finnish drama that asks the question, “Should you be ruled your head or by your heart?” It’s an age-old conflict and yet, this film manages to deal with this along with two sensitive and timely topics (racism and nationalism). Directed by Dome Karukoski, Heart Of A Lion is […]

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The Hobbit’s Dean O’Gorman returns to Australia for Oz Comic-Con!

June 25, 2014

Dean O’Gorman may as well be an Australian citizen, let’s be real. The NZ born actor who is currently making The Hobbit fans’ hearts melt alongside Aidan Turner as ‘Fili’ has had a long-running connection with us over the pond, having starred in McLeod’s Daughters back in the day, which saw him stationed just outside […]

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Fiennes, Tatum and Swinton join the Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar!

June 25, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter broke the story earlier today that Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Channing Tatum (22 Jump Street) and Tilda Swinton (We Need to Talk About Kevin) have signed up to appear in the next film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, Hail, Caesar! The Coen Brothers, whose films include Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and Best […]

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Box Office Report: 22 gets the jump on Dragon

June 25, 2014

This past weekend saw the release of two sequels of much loved originals, with 22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2 finally being released on Australian screens. Both of the original films have gained a strong fanbase in the years since they were released, so the sequels were always going to be a big deal. 22 […]

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