Day: 12 November 2014

the AU interview: Kevin Devine (USA) talks Hobbledehoy Record Co. in Adelaide and the likelihood of Bad Books songs on his tour with Manchester Orchestra

November 12, 2014

Ahead of his shows with Manchester Orchestra, which kick off tonight in Brisbane, I caught up with Kevin Devine to talk about how Adelaide label Hobbledehoy Record Co. helped get his latest records out in Australia and we reflect on his Bad Books shows in the UK, ultimately asking the question: “Will we hear some […]

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TV Review: The Mindy Project, Season 3, Episode 7 “We Need To Talk About Annette”

November 12, 2014

By Amy Nancarrow In my review of last week’s episode, “Caramel Princess Time”, I made the case that the best episodes of this season of The Mindy Project are those that have Mindy and Danny working together, and not fighting or facing some sort of relationship trouble. This week’s offering, “We Need to Talk About […]

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What to Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (13th – 16th November 2014)

November 12, 2014

Thursday Mean Girls, Ten, 9:30 pm AEST Providing an unexpectedly hilarious insight into the social dynamics of American high schools, 10 years on, Mean Girls – unlike Lindsay Lohan’s career – is still totally ‘fetch’. Looper, Ch. 9, 9:40 pm AEST If you’re a fan of time travel, Looper is the Thursday night film for […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 8 Episode 12 “Death In Heaven” (UK, 2014)

November 12, 2014

  If you’re like me, you’re still trying to figure out whether or not you liked the Doctor Who season finale, “Death In Heaven”. Yes, arguably it was one of the stronger episodes in terms of its writing, but was it worth the amount of gravitas given to it in the week preceding? Perhaps not. Almost […]

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The Iris Interview: Rupert Young talks the popularity of Merlin ahead of Supanova & plans for 2015.

November 12, 2014

The next run of Supanova expos are just around the corner, with Adelaide and Brisbane up next as hosts for a weekend full of meet and greets, cosplaying, merch buying and Q&A panel goodness. Featured on the guest line up for Adelaide and Brisbane are names including Jack Gleeson (Game of Thrones’ King Joffrey), Oliver and James Phelps (Harry Potter’s Weasley Twins) and this dashing […]

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Trailer for the Australian black comedy The Mule is unveiled.

November 12, 2014

Entertainment One has released the trailer for the new Australia black comedy The Mule. Written by Insidious stars Leigh Whannell and Angus Sampson and directed by Sampson and Tony Mahoney, The Mule is a dark Australian comedy that is based on a bizarre series of true(ish) events. Since the trailer’s release, it has become the third […]

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Film Review: Let’s Be Cops (USA, 2014)

November 12, 2014

Let’s be white chicks! Wait, we already did that… okay let’s be cops! Damon Wayans Jr. (from films including Dance Flick and The Other Guys) and Jake Johnson (from TV ‘s New Girl) team up as best buds and roomies, Justin and Ryan, pretending to be policeman, for a good old fashioned comedy caper. These […]

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