Day: 12 August 2015

Disney to go ahead with Lion King TV revival Lion Guard

August 12, 2015

Lion Guard: Return of the Roar  may not be a title which inspires much confidence in Disney’s Lion King television revival project, but at least we’ll be getting some of the original voice-cast reprising their roles. Firstly, James Earl Jones will be returning to as Mufasa, alongside Ernie Sabella who will once again voice that […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival Review: Colin Hay: Waiting For My Life To Begin (USA, 2015)

August 12, 2015

Who can it be now? The documentary, Colin Hay: Waiting For My Life To Begin is about the affable Men At Work front man-turned-solo troubadour who is now known for his appearances on the TV show, Scrubs. The film is a fascinating and honest one that is a little in-cohesive at times but still manages to […]

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TV Review: True Detective Season 2 (USA, 2015)

August 12, 2015

The second season of True Detective was always going to be a hard-sell. The first season of Nic Pizzolatto‘s crime anthology series combined exceptional writing, acting, direction and cinematography to great success. As a result, the pulpy and philosophical series became an instant classic amongst critics and audiences. However, this left the inevitable follow-up burdened […]

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What To Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (12th August-18th August)

August 12, 2015

Need to catch a TV break and don’t know what to watch? Simon takes us through his top picks on must-see shows and films for the week. Click through to see what’s showing for your entertainment needs. Wednesday 12th August 2015 The Last Leg-ABC-9.30pm AEST First airing as a companion show to the 2012 Paralympics, […]

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Box Office Report: Fantastic Four is no match for Amy & co.

August 12, 2015

After a couple of weeks of chopping and changing, Traninwreck has settled in at top spot. Earning $3.1 million this past week Amy Schumer and Paul Fieg have overcome superheroes and Tom Cruises as it rolls toward comedy of the year status. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has dropped to second spot after a short spell at […]

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Film Review: Trainwreck (USA, 2015)

August 12, 2015

Amy (Amy Schumer) is a writer for a men’s magazine, along with her friend Nikki (Vanessa Bayer). One morning, they sit in adjacent cubicles of their office bathroom, comparing Johnny Depp(s) from different films based on their fuckability. They aim for the funniest answers, such as: Edward Scissorhands (1990) because you’d always have a great […]

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