Day: 10 June 2015

Our 10 favourite girl band songs from the ’90s

June 10, 2015

In our last feature we brought you our favourite boy band songs from the 90s – but now, it’s all about Girl Power. Who will ever forget the empowering women of that decade, with their anthemic hits of love and independence? Here, we celebrate their ability to mend broken hearts and their dance moves that changed a […]

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Three of the coolest announcements from Apple’s WWDC 2015 event

June 10, 2015

Apple held its annual World Wide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco over the weekend and announced a slew of brand new software updates across all of your favourite Apple devices from desktops to mobiles. We’ve got all the coolest announcements in one place. iOS 9 The next version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 9, […]

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Film Review: Jurassic World (M, USA, 2015)

June 10, 2015

It’s been 22 years since Jurassic Park, and long have us fans of that very first film waited for a sequel that was worthy and lo we finally have it in Jurassic World. We can now safely relegate those other two films into extinction and rest assured that this is now an honourable contender for […]

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Third round of screenings at Palace Cinemas for 10 films from Sydney Film Festival

June 10, 2015

By Popular Demand, Sydney Film Festival (SFF) are thrilled to release a third round of screenings at Palace Cinemas for 10 films fast approaching second screening capacity. Eight features and two documentaries make up the selection at the Palace Verona and Norton Street cinemas. This extended partnership beyond the end of the festival is a […]

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Official Trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 has been released

June 10, 2015

It feels like we’ve been waiting a long time for this, and now it’s finally here. Or at least the teaser trailer is. Mockingjay Part 2 sees the world of Panem at full-scale war with the Capitol, headed by evil President Snow (Donald Sutherland). He’s made it his mission to destroy our heroine, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) […]

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Trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, released

June 10, 2015

A trailer for The Walk, a new thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has been released. The Walk, directed by Forrest Gump and Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis, is the true story of a death-defying plot to complete a walk between the two buildings of the World Trade Centre. Philippe Petit (Gordon-Levitt), with the help […]

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Cara Delevingne heading to Sydney for the Paper Towns Australian premiere on July 5th.

June 10, 2015

Model and actress Cara Delevingne will touch down in Australia in July to promote her new film, Paper Towns. Delevingne will be walking the red carpet at the Australian premiere of the film on Sunday 5 July in Sydney. Delevingne is a well-known socialite and model, famous for campaigns for brands such as Yves St […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Tehran Taxi (Iran, 2015)

June 10, 2015

When veteran, Iranian filmmaker, Jafar Panahi was jailed in 2010 and banned from making films this made him even more determined to carry on doing just that. In this time he has made not one but three movies, the most recent being Tehran Taxi. This one sees fiction dressed up as a documentary and it […]

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Meryl Streep rocks out in Ricki and the Flash trailer

June 10, 2015

Meryl Streep is stepping back into the spotlight as a rock star in her newest film Ricki and the Flash, in a new trailer that’s been released. Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a rock and roll legend who decides to return home to her ex-husband (Kevin Kline) and adult daughter (Streep’s real-life daughter Mamie Gummer) […]

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Catch The Met Opera’s La Donna Del Lago in a cinema near you

June 10, 2015

If you’re a big fan of the Metropolitan Opera, but can’t afford to shell out the money for tickets to fly over and see them in the flesh in New York City, you’re in for a big treat. The Met Opera’s recent production of Rossini’s La Donna Del Lago was filmed as part of their […]

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Box Office Report: Entourage stakes its claim at the top

June 10, 2015

The battle for top spot wages on. For the 4th time in as many weeks – and at a time where Age of Ultron was expected to reign supreme for weeks on end – that coveted number 1 spot is the home a new film. This time its the silver screen adaptation of hit TV […]

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Carriageworks set to present 24 Frames Per Second from June 18th.

June 10, 2015

Blending visual artists, dancers, and filmmakers, 24 Frames Per Second is the most ambitious exhibition ever presented at Carriageworks. The exhibition, which celebrates dance on screen, has commissioned 24 artists to make 24 major new artworks. This is a cutting edge showcase, three years in the making. Exhibition co-curator Nina Miall reveals, “24 Frames Per […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Cartel Land (Mexico, USA, 2015)

June 10, 2015

Cartel Land is the documentary that award-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman risked his life for, and the danger he thrust himself into is communicated shockingly well in this 98 minute look at cartels and vigilante militias both north and south of the U.S./Mexico border. Heineman has a blockbuster flair for this work, which is why it’s […]

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Check out the ‘Payoff’ trailer for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

June 10, 2015

Fans of the Mission: Impossible franchise have a lot to be excited about, with a new trailer for the 5th installment in the franchise Rogue Nation launching online. The new film is written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and sees Tom Cruise return as the superstar spy Ethan Hunt. With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan […]

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Tunde Adebimpe from TV on the Radio talks about his role in Nasty Baby at the Sydney Film Festival

June 10, 2015

Note: This article contains major spoilers about the film.  Earlier this week, we reviewed Nasty Baby, the new film from Writer/Director Sebastián Silva, which is divisive in its very intent. Following yesterday’s screening, one of the stars of the film Tunde Adebimpe – in town with his band TV on the Radio to play the Sydney […]

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Theatre Review: The Song Was Wrong – Studio Underground, Perth (Performances through June 20th)

June 10, 2015

Photo Credit: Jon Green The Song Was Wrong is the third production in Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 season and sees Artistic Director Melissa Cantwell take on both writing and directorial duties. The Song Was Wrong, the story of a love-struck Australian musician Christian and his French muse Cecile, is an utterly beautifully pensive and poetic […]

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Interview: Writer and Performer Finn O’Branagáin talks The Epic and the importance of storytelling

June 10, 2015

Ahead of the tragically limited run of The Epic at The Blue Room Theatre we caught up with writer, storyteller and performer Finn O’Branagáin to find out more about the show, what audiences can expect; and just how important storytelling is! Click through for the full interview. How did the idea for the “The Epic” […]

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Arts Review: The Epic – The Blue Room Theatre (Performances Through June 13th)

June 10, 2015

The Epic is the brainchild of performance poets and storytellers Finn O’Branagáin and Scott Sandwich. It is a gathering of myths, stories and legends from across the globe brought together and woven into an evening of exaggeration, hyperbole and humour. It’s not a play; both Finn and “Scott” are quick to point out from the […]

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