Day: 8 July 2015

Stumbled Upon #061 – Venice Trip (London, UK)

July 8, 2015

In our 61st instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet London’s Venice Trip, chat about the current psychedelic resurgence and get a sneak peak at their debut EP, Look Forward. Band Name: Venice Trip Website / Social Media: venicetripmusic.com Facebook / Soundcloud Genre: Psychedelic Rhythm & Blues Members & their roles: AndrĂ©s Alcover – vocals and […]

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Photo Gallery: Twenty One Pilots – Metro Theatre, Sydney (07.07.15)

July 8, 2015

Twenty One Pilots came through Sydney last night to a brilliant reception from fans. Check out Gwendolyn Lee’s photos of the headline set at the Metro Theatre!

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What to Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (8th to 14th July 2015)

July 8, 2015

Simon brings us his latest picks for free-to-air and Foxtel this week! Wednesday 8th July 2015 State of Origin-Nine-7.30pm AEST It’s state against state and mate against mate as the NSW Blues and Queensland Maroons take to the field for the final match in this year’s State of Origin series. With both sides having a […]

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This limited edition Destiny-themed PS4 is gorgeous

July 8, 2015

Sony have released images of a new limited edition PS4 model to coincide with the release of Destiny‘s new expansion, The Taken King and it is really, really pretty.

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The Talos Principle gets huge expansion July 23

July 8, 2015

The Talos Principle launched late last year and quickly established itself as one of 2014’s best/most infuriatingly challenging puzzle titles. It’s first major expansion, Road to Gehenna, arrives July 23.

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Watch the first official trailer for Goosebumps

July 8, 2015

Hey there childhood, how you doing? Did you know that there is finally going to be a film based on pretty much every book of the Goosebumps series? The first full trailer for the long anticipated Goosebumps film has been released, and it’s full of footage that references some of the most classic novels in […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival reveals full program for 2015

July 8, 2015

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has announced what is their biggest program to date, and possibly the biggest any film festival in Australia has seen. The forthcoming event will feature an almost overwhelming 370 films in total, spread across it’s duration from July 30th to August 16th. This total includes 28 world premieres and 163 […]

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Box Office Report: Terminator is back… at the top spot, but only just…

July 8, 2015

It took another new addition to an iconic 20+ year old franchise to dethrone Jurassic World, but it wasn’t the opening we were expecting. Terminator: Genisys hit theaters over the weekend and while it enjoys its number 1 spot, it has some impressive competition nipping at its heels. Opening with a less that stellar $4.7 million, […]

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New Trailer released for Dope

July 8, 2015

A hit with both audiences and critics at film festival’s such as Sundance, Cannes, and most recently Sydney Film Festival, the very in-demand Dope will be released through Sony in cinemas around Australia on August 20th. In Dope, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighbourhood in Los Angeles while juggling college […]

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Lally Katz stars in film adaptation of Stories I Want to Tell You in Person

July 8, 2015

Making her screen debut at at the Melbourne International Film Festival and on ABC Television, Lally Katz will be starring in the film adaptation of her one-woman show, Stories I Want to Tell You in Person. The film adaptation of her play will be screening this August. The production of the play follows a modern-day woman’s quest of having […]

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Exclusive Interview: Director Clayton Jacobson talks 8K Radius, the film industry and more!

July 8, 2015

With its launch on Thursday (23 July), the 8K Radius Film Series will be premiering at Lido Cinemas, presented by director Clayton Jacobson and co-presented by the City of Booroondara. The series entails mini-documentaries that showcase the lives of everyday people and takes a look at their lives in the Lido community. Jacobson took the time to […]

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Film Review: Magic Mike XXL (MA15+, USA, 2015)

July 8, 2015

So let’s get one thing straight from the get-go with this film, this is a movie about a bunch of “male entertainers” (aka strippers) so it’s a given that it’ll be a basic story and be overloaded with a lot of attractive semi-naked men in it. If you’re coming for anything more meaningful than that, […]

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TV DVD Review: Fortitude The Complete First Season (USA/UK, 2015)

July 8, 2015

It’s almost impossible to write a review without the series Fortitude without using the word “surprising”. A lot. Every aspect of this show comes as a surprise, from the twists and turns within every episode, to its very existence. It’s one of those shows that has come out of nowhere to captivate everyone who watches […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service (UK, 2015)

July 8, 2015

In the year of the franchise, where three films have already topped $40 million in the Australian box office (in 2014, not a single film achieved the same), it was refreshing to see a film come out of nowhere that was as daring and original as Kingsman: The Secret Service. While the title brought back […]

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The Iris’ Ten best Time Travel Movies of all time…

July 8, 2015

There’s something intrinsically human about the idea of wanting to change the past. That idea that if we had a time machine, we would right all the wrongs and do it all differently. Maybe that’s what makes it so captivating on the screen – the articulation of our wildest fantasies out into some tangible reality. […]

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