Day: 14 July 2015

Stumbled Upon #062 – Salvador Dali Llama (Sydney)

July 14, 2015

In our 62nd installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Sydney’s Salvador Dali Llama, and chat about blending psych pop with gospel soul, band couples and their brand new single, ‘I Want You’. Band Name: Salvador Dali Llama Website / Social Media: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Soundcloud Genre: Psychedelic Soul Members & their roles: […]

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Photo Gallery and Live Review: Ottawa Bluesfest Day Five ft. Blue Rodeo + Arkells + CeeLo Green + Sticky Fingers (12.07.15)

July 14, 2015

Photo: Mark Horton captures Sticky Fingers in Ottawa! Australian acts Sticky Fingers (pictured) and Hat Fitz and Cara were among the main attractions on the fifth day of the Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada this week, with the festival’s stages being closed out by the likes of Richard Thompson, Blue Rodeo, Arkells and CeeLo Green. CeeLo […]

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Live Review: Alpine + Pearls + Olympia – Metro Theatre, Sydney (10.07.15)

July 14, 2015

It’s not often that a band will introduce a song by ordering the audience to dance more expressively, “not just this bopping up and down” as Phoebe from Alpine did. She momentarily turned the attention away from their colourful stage presence to the night as a whole. Despite joining fellow vocalist Lou in an uninhibited […]

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Exclusive Interview: Carl Barron talks about his role in Manny Lewis – out now on DVD!

July 14, 2015

This week the AU had a chat with household name, Carl Barron. The Aussie king of comedy came to us with some different news this time. He’s promoting his first feature film, co-written and directed by Anthony Mir. Released this year, Manny Lewis is a film about an Aussie comic (sound familiar?) who struggles with […]

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The dramatic Comic-Con trailer for Fantastic Four is here

July 14, 2015

Just when you thought Comic-Con was done with superhero trailers, Fox went and screened the brand new trailer for the forthcoming Fantastic Four at their recent panel. That trailer has now been officially released, giving us a deeper look into “huge, multipower slugfest” that Director Josh Trank promised would be one of the major talking […]

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Win a special Blu-Ray Box Set of The Decline of Western Civilization!

July 14, 2015

Written and directed by Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World) and available for the first time in a three volume boxed set, The Decline of Western Civilization Collection documents the city of Los Angeles from the perspective of three distinct scenes across the course of two decades, changing fashions, trends and styles. The seminal first film charts the […]

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Twelfth annual Arab film festival pushes boundaries in 2015

July 14, 2015

This August, the twelfth annual  Arab Film Festival Australia returns to cinemas  with an array of stunning feature films and four shorts. Festival co -director, Fadia Abboud, is particularly  thrilled with this year’s variety, stating they will “push boundaries both physically and ideologically”.

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Live Podcast festival Cast Party to hit Australian screens

July 14, 2015

Hosts of the biggest and best podcasts in the world will convene on stage for the inaugural Cast Party. Celebrating the emergence of podcasting as a powerhouse medium, the live festival will be captured for cinema screenings across Australia on 22nd of August.

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Official trailer released for Miss You Already

July 14, 2015

The official trailer for the new comedy-drama film Miss You Already, directed by  Catherine Hardwicke,  has finally been released.  The film will be screening nationally from the 15th of October.

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Free screening of Buried Country with live Q&A and music acts!

July 14, 2015

Songlines, the Gertrude Street Projection Festival,  and Leaps and Bounds Music Festival have announced a free screening of Buried Country this Thursday the 16th of July at *MAYSAR (Melbourne).

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Video Game First Impressions: Until Dawn (PS4, 2015)

July 14, 2015

Years in development, the latest project from Supermassive Games may be very well prove their defining hit. Developed exclusively for Playstation 4, Until Dawn shuffles into the same category of interactive cinema games like Heavy Rain with a rich, textured narrative that is well thought out, driven by character dynamics, and terrifyingly immersive. What’s more […]

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The Iris’ 10 Silliest Super Hero Names of all time…

July 14, 2015

In the lead up to the July 16th release of the next Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ant-Man we’re taking a look into the comic realm and some of the silliest super hero names. Generally the ridiculous names also mean that our heroes have some pretty ludicrous super powers too, and some of them are just […]

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Theatre Review: Songbird – Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through July 18th)

July 14, 2015

Songbird, presented as part of NAIDOC week, is the sophomore production from local theatre group Imprint Productions, and the final production in the current season at Perth’s Blue Room Theatre. Written by Shakara Walley, directed by Ian Wilkes and featuring live music, Songbird tells the story, of three young indigenous people and their fracturing relationships. […]

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