Day: 17 March 2016

The Four Horsemen return in the new trailer for Now You See Me 2

March 17, 2016

A sequel the 2013 magician-thriller, Now You See Me 2 has a new trailer. It remains a great shame that they didn’t just name the film Now You Don’t  – but this new trailer provides a  bit more context for what the film is about beyond providing an excuse for Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson to break the […]

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Five Acts Not to Miss at Auckland City Limits 2016!

March 17, 2016

This Saturday (19th March) will be a historical moment for those that really love their music festivals, as one of the most established in history, Austin City Limits, is brought down to the Southern Hemisphere (finally!) and transposed to fit the city-surrounds of beautiful Auckland, New Zealand. The increasingly popular city will be the focal point […]

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Single of the Day: Golden Vessel ft. Tom Eggert “Do You Think About Me” (2016)

March 17, 2016

Brisbane producer Golden Vessel has returned with a new single “Do You Think About Me”. Its perfectly subtle production create an ambience that builds throughout the track, which features incredible vocals from MTNS frontman Tom Eggert. Treat yourself to this chilled out single here: Find Golden Vessel on Facebook at www.facebook.com/goldenvesselau/! ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on […]

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Album News Weekly: 18th March 2016

March 17, 2016

In This Issue: There is indie, there is electronic, there is hip hop and there is goth punk metal core all coming at you this week from full blown debuts to mini LPs and solo ventures. Take a peek at the new music release eye candy available this week! Baauer LuckyMe and Warp are proud […]

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SXSW Music Interview: Eliot Sumner (UK) on bringing Information into 2016!

March 17, 2016

On our way to the lakeside at Austin’s Four Seasons hotel, Eliot Sumner, her guitarist Nick Benton, publicist Sarah and I come across two birds engaged in one hell of a fight on a busy downtown roadside. We edge closer to see if they’re tangled in some painful trap, but we scoot off as we realised that no, one of […]

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Iggy Pop kicks off his US Post Pop Depression tour at SXSW (See the full Setlist)

March 17, 2016

Supported by experimental London septet The Moonlandingz and Brooklyn solo instrumental artist (and birthday girl) Noveller, Iggy Pop officially kicked off his USA tour tonight as part of the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. The show technically marked the second of two nights for legendary American artist at ACL Live’s Moody Theater, having taped in the venue the […]

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HOWQUA lets us know what to expect from his Courtyard Sessions set this Friday!

March 17, 2016

Melbourne based acoustic singer-songwriter HOWQUA performs as part of the program for free live music series The Courtyard Sessions at The Seymour Centre this Friday. With this week’s edition kicking off at 6:15pm, we thought it would be best to preface Howqua’s slice of folky soul with a little Q&A in which he let’s us […]

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Nova and the Experience wins grand prize at the ANZ Blue Stage Series

March 17, 2016

Nova and the Experience has been awarded the grand prize at the ANZ Blue Stage Series, a six-heat competition for up-and-coming Australian artists ran as part of the recent Spectrum Now festival. For the group, who got started in early 2015 busking, playing at university parties and touring up the East Coast, the career mentorship session with an industry […]

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Vivid Sydney 2016: From Bjork’s Virtual Reality exhibition to Bon Iver’s world first live show

March 17, 2016

Starting from Friday 27th May, Sydney will once again turn into an illuminated playground of lights, music, and ideas, as Vivid Sydney returns for it’s longest run in the festival’s history. Now five days longer (extended until Saturday 18th June), the world renowned platform will be bringing in cutting-edge, world premiere projects from the likes […]

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Bjork, New Order, and more are coming to Vivid Sydney

March 17, 2016

It’s one of the most exciting events on Sydney’s cultural calendar. Vivid Sydney has grown into a phenomenal platform of innovative lights, music, and ideas; one which the world pays close attention to as, for a few weeks (five days longer this year), Sydney turns into the shining star of the Southern Hemisphere. One of […]

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Single of the Day: SAFIA “Make Them Wheels Roll” (2016)

March 17, 2016

SAFIA continue to prove themselves as ones to watch as producers of some fine as hell music with their new single, “Make Them Wheels Roll”. “Embracing Me”, the band’s previous release, set a great benchmark for where the band is headed through this year and in this new tune, they’ve gone and upped it once more. […]

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Music Video of the Day: DMA’s “In The Moment” (2016)

March 17, 2016

DMA’s. What can’t they do wrong right now? Two weeks into the release of Hill’s End and the band is continuing to dominate and the latest in their catalogue, “In The Moment”, is another gem. Take a look at the official music video, just released, below! ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home […]

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X-Men: Apocalypse brings out the big guns in new trailer

March 17, 2016

With Deadpool behind us, Batman v Superman only a week away from release and Captain America: Civil War a month off, we’re pretty firmly in superhero season for 2016 with Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse getting a new trailer to mark the occasion. The trailer, set to a moody cover of a Coldplay song, sees both the X-Men […]

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Dominic Cooper talks starring in AMC’s Preacher, what attracted him to the role

March 17, 2016

The hype around AMC’s Preacher has never been as big as it is now, immediately following its debut at this year’s SXSW. Larry caught up with lead star Dominic Cooper to talk about how he got involved with the project. Check it out below: Preacher premieres on May 22nd 2016. ———- This content has recently been ported from […]

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It’s all out on the table in the first full trailer for Seth Rogan’s animated film, Sausage Party.

March 17, 2016

Honestly, what did you expect? This week, via the sacred medium of his Facebook page, Seth Rogen released unto the world the first full, red band, trailer for his animated film Sausage Party. It has d*ck jokes; it has bun jokes; it has violence; it, somehow, still has weed. It’s his magnum opus,  his Harry Potter […]

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Tech Hands On: Netgear Launches the Arlo Q Camera

March 17, 2016

Netgear’s presence into the home and business security space began with the Arlo Wire-Free camera launched in 2015. Now Netgear has returned with the Arlo Q, a 1080p HD camera boasting with a 130-degree field of view, 2-way audio, cloud recording, instant email alerts and a quick setup – making the user experience a simple […]

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Interview: Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen talks Theon Greyjoy, redemption and season six

March 17, 2016

With season six of HBO’s Game of Thrones seemingly around the corner, The Iris’ Fergus Halliday sat down with star Alfie Allen to talk Theon Greyjoy, redemption, his favorite scenes, and more of what we can expect from season six. Fergus: So, we’re here to talk about Game of Thrones season five (which releases on DVD and […]

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Take a first look at Ben-Hur’s action-packed trailer!

March 17, 2016

Released today via Paramount Pictures, the trailer for remake movie Ben-Hur showcases an action-packed film touching on themes of revenge, war and slavery. With an all-star cast including Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, and also starring Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, and Sofia Black D’Elia, the film reveals an intriguing story on how Prince Juda Ben-Hur […]

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Neil Patrick Harris and Patrick Warburton set to star in Netflix’s A Series’ of Unfortunate Events

March 17, 2016

How I Met Your Mother graduate and awards season staple Neil Patrick Harris will star in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Harris will try his hand at the villainous Count Olaf, a role that previously gifted us all with peak Jim Carey in the 2004 film adaptation. According to Deadline, Harris […]

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Ricky Gervais stars in Life On The Road with two teaser film posters released!

March 17, 2016

With its cinematic release on August 25, Life On The Road is an exciting upcoming  film which stars the very funny Ricky Gervais. Since his days in The Office (U.K), David Brent (Gervais) is now a travelling salesman and chases a rockstar dream by self-financing a UK tour with his band, Forgone Conclusion. A documentary crew follow […]

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Submissions for pitch production ideas now open for Discovery Ignite!

March 17, 2016

Discovery Networks Asia Pacific (DNAP) in Australia is a branch of the world’s number one non-fiction media company Discovery Communications. This year, it opens its doors with the launch of its annual local production initiative, Discovery Ignite. As part of this initiative, Discovery Communications will be accepting programming pitches towards the six channels of factual, […]

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This year’s annual Spanish Film Festival welcomes Goya award-winning Spanish director Daniel Guzmán

March 17, 2016

Goya award-winning Spanish director Daniel Guzmán will be welcomed at this year’s annual Spanish Film Festival as a special guest. Guzmán began his career as an actor at the age of 14 and has worked many roles in the movie, theatre and TV industries. After gaining experience as an actor, he then began writing, producing […]

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Travis Fimmel as gritty Lothar leads bold new Warcraft movie character art

March 17, 2016

Legendary have answered fan-fueled demands for new Warcraft movie images this week by revealing brand new character art from the upcoming fantasy epic. The bold new posters represent both the Alliance and the Horde and feature two of the film’s main protagonists: Sir Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and Orgrim Doomhammer (Robert Kazinsky). A gritty-looking Lothar was […]

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SXSW Interview: Pampered feathers and filed beaks in Chicken People

March 17, 2016

One of the most unusual films to come from the SXSW film festival is Nicole Lucas Haime’s Chicken People. The documentary is a character story at heart, telling the tales of American snowbird breeders as they prepare their birds for competitions. Larry took some time with director Nicole Lucas Haimes and cast-member Shari McCollough to […]

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Tigerair have announced two massive sales today, involving $1 flights and very affordable trips of Bali

March 17, 2016

Tigerair are today putting on two very tempting sales to further their commitment to affordable travel. The first is following the concept of ‘pay to go on way, return for $1’ as they look to do something special for the approaching Easter holidays. The second sale will be to celebrate the recently launched services to […]

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Comedy Review: Strong Female Character – Brisbane Powerhouse (performances to 20th March)

March 17, 2016

As a card carrying feminist, my secret desire to be (and, let’s face it, be with) Indiana Jones always felt like something I had to suppress. Not because I didn’t want to get chased by giant boulders or offer up some great one-liners or have someone write “LOVE YOU” on their eyelids (I’ll win the […]

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Jordan Toft (Coogee Pavilion) talks Coogee Foreshore Festival, March Into Merivale, and more

March 17, 2016

As March Into Merivale approaches it’s end for another year so too does the big Coogee Foreshore Festival at Coogee. Easily one of the biggest and best events of the comprehensive Merivale food and wine festival, the event brings an afternoon of eating and drinking by the beach as both inside and outside the sprawling […]

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About Life spreads it’s goodness to Lane Cove (Sydney)

March 17, 2016

Australia’s largest and fastest growing health food and lifestyle hub will open its sixth store in Sydney’s Lane Cove on Thursday 31 March 2016. From under one ethical, sustainable roof, About Life offers the services of a wholefood supermarket, café, self-service food bar and catering company. The range of natural groceries offered, from staples to […]

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Best things to do in Sydney this weekend (18th-20th March)

March 17, 2016

There are some very big things going down in Sydney this weekend, with the most super-sized being the start of The 20th Biennale of Sydney. So much mind-bending, challenging activities and art exhibitions will be spread across seven Sydney venues fashioned as “Embassies of Thought”; it’s a packed program with something for pretty much everyone […]

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