Author: Jana Angeles

Alliance Française French Film Festival announces dates for its return in 2017

December 23, 2016

Coming back for its 28th season, Alliance Française French Film Festival will be returning to Palace Cinemas in 2017 throughout the Autumn months of March and April. The festival will offer a broad range of films and documentaries among the French Film industry as a way to celebrate the talent for those on-and-off camera. Alliance Française French […]

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ABC iView lines up three new comedies for the holidays

December 23, 2016

ABC announced on Monday that they will be releasing three new 6 x 5 minute narrative comedy web series, Goober, Almost Midnight and Lost in Pronunciation. ABC and the South Australian Film Corporation have collaborated together to launch the three comedies via streaming site ABC iView during the Christmas/New Years period. The purpose of the series is to […]

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Parramatta Park to host outdoor film screenings you’ll be able to watch from a bed

December 16, 2016

Next March, Mov’In Bed will be hosting a unique outdoor cinema experience, giving people the chance to lie comfortably in bed while watching their favourite films on the big screen. This is the second season of the program, and it will be held at The Crescent, located at the heart of Parramatta Park, west of […]

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The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk arrives, and it’s beautiful

December 15, 2016

The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming film Dunkirk was released today, giving Nolan fans a taste of what the filmmaker has done this time round. Known for his work in The Dark Knight and Interstellar, Nolan reveals a sharp and heart-thumping introduction to Dunkirk. The title has been shot using a mixture of IMAX® and […]

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Red Bull TV to stream highlights of BINGEFEST from the Sydney Opera House

December 15, 2016

From Monday 19 December, fans who are unable to attend this year’s BINGEFEST at the Sydney Opera House can tune in to Red Bull TV and stream some highlights from the event. This program (titled The Best of BINGEFEST) will be hosted by Marc Fennell and Ash London and it will feature some of the […]

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ABC and Screen Australia in search for new comedy talent for the next Fresh Blood initiative

December 8, 2016

It’s been announced today that both ABC and Screen Australia will be joining forces to bring back the initiative Fresh Blood. First introduced in 2013, the initial Fresh Blood call-out resulted in 72 new comedy sketches created by 24 teams. From those teams, five were selected to make their own TV Pilots for the ABC […]

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6th annual AACTA Awards reward Hackshaw Ridge, The Kettering Incident and more in Sydney ceremony

December 8, 2016

Now in their 6th year, and formerly known as the AFI Awards, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (or, AACTA Awards) recognises the talent of some of the nation’s best up-and-coming performers and creatives in the film and TV industry, alongside our most established stars. Last night, the winners of this year’s […]

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Stan offers a sneak peek of Sherlock‘s highly-anticipated fourth season

December 1, 2016

Today Stan Australia launched an exclusive sneak peek of Sherlock‘s highly-anticipated fourth season, offering only 15-seconds of a scene creating hype for fans. With Stan being home to the popular BBC series, Sherlock‘s fourth season will be available for streaming on January 2, 2017. It will contain three feature-length episodes. Its episode premiere (“The Six […]

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Twin Peaks has been immortalized as LEGO: here’s how you can get yourself the set

December 1, 2016

Although fans have to wait a while until the Twin Peaks revival becomes available, this is good news for those that love to collect geeky merchandise to display all over the house. Company Citizen Brick has made it available to print out custom-made LEGO mini-figures of some of the most iconic characters of the series. […]

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Australian Writer’s Guild and Scripted Ink. receive Screen Australia Enterprise Funding for screenwriting development initiative

December 1, 2016

Making the announcement yesterday, both Australian Writer’s Guild (AWG) and Scripted Ink. will be receiving an enterprise funding from Screen Australia to put towards their screenwriting development initiative, The Writer’s Room Project. This initiative will give support for the new generation of experienced Australian showrunners, script producers and script editors. Up to 20 experienced and […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story pre-sale tickets sell like hotcakes as fans rush to secure tickets

December 1, 2016

On Monday (November 28) morning, HOYTS cinemas witnessed a huge uptake on ticket sales as soon as presales became available for highly-anticipated film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Due to high demand, HOYTS have been putting together additional sessions for the film title. HOYTS Belconnen are up to their fourth midnight session to keep […]

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5 films you can’t miss during this weekend’s Monster Fest in Melbourne

November 24, 2016

The highly anticipated Monster Fest begins today at Melbourne’s Lido Cinemas and will be running until November 27. Jam-packed with insightful Q&A events and films to choose from, this festival has a little something for everyone. We have chosen 5 films you should see at Monster Fest to make the most of your experience. The […]

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The magic of Beauty and the Beast is brought to life in its first official trailer

November 17, 2016

For those that have fond memories of their childhood watching the animated version of Beauty and the Beast, can now officially experience the magic of its first feature-length version starring the talented Emma Watson as Belle. In this adaptation, there are elements to the trailer that make it such a cinematic and magical experience. We […]

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Epic Summer program unveiled for national Moonlight Cinema locations

November 17, 2016

If you’re not too sure what you’re going to do once Summer comes around, then your best bet is to attend this year’s national Moonlight Cinema program. For those that love film and want to do something different outside of traditional cinema, this outdoor event caters to all people who want to soak up the […]

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Screenwriter of Indigenous superhero series Cleverman wins this year’s John Hinde Award for Science Fiction category

November 11, 2016

It’s been announced that Michael Miller, screenwriter of Indigenous superhero series Cleverman, has won the 2016 John Hinde Award for the Science Fiction category. The award includes $10,000 from the Australian Writers Guild too. Miller has won the richest sci-fi screenwriting prize in Australia for episode five of the series. It was aired on ABC TV […]

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Overwatch Free Weekend begins November 19 AEDT on Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One

November 11, 2016

For fans that haven’t had the opportunity to suit up as their favourite Overwatch‘s 22 heroes, now’s your chance! Next weekend (November 19 – 22 AEDT), Overwatch will allow fans to round up their own team and take part in the Overwatch Free Weekend. During this time, players will have access to 13 maps and […]

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The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System launches today in Australia and New Zealand

November 10, 2016

It’s a blast from the past for fellow Nintendo users as the new The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System made its launch today in both Australia and New Zealand. Newcomers and NES veterans alike are now able to play past games using the new system while also experiencing new and exclusive features such as […]

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Gary Ross’ Ocean’s 8 has officially commenced production

November 3, 2016

It’s been announced that the upcoming Ocean’s 8 has commenced its production. Directed by Gary Ross with an all-star cast including the likes of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter. The film’s plot will explore eight women planning on executing a heist in New York […]

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ABC unveils strong Australian slate in 2017 and announces investment in digital programming

November 3, 2016

ABC have just made a couple of announcements in regards to their Television content and the hosts that will start to appear in the beginning of next year. In 2017, audiences of Australia can expect appearances from actors including Claudia Karvan, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Tapsell, Xavier Samuel, Ian Thorpe, Anh Do and Rob Collins. In addition, […]

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Winners announced for this year’s ACMI Screen It competition

November 3, 2016

Today ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) announced the winners for this year’s Screen It competition. Screen It is the largest Australian moving image competition and has allowed school-aged filmmakers, animators and game makers to participate. On Friday November 18, students nationwide will have the opportunity to attend a red carpet awards ceremony at ACMI. […]

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Get a taste of craziness in the newest trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

October 28, 2016

Most acclaimed for his work in The Sixth Sense and Signs, director M. Night Shyamalan knows a thing or two on how to give people a scare while also twisting people’s minds. Written and directed by Shyamalan himself, it really goes to show his enthusiasm for the psychological-thriller genre and how much chaos a story […]

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Digital restoration of 1991’s Proof to screen in Sydney; Jocelyn Moorhouse & Hugo Weaving to attend Q&A

October 27, 2016

It was announced yesterday that The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will partner up with Sydney’s Ritz Cinema and will present a digital restoration of 1991 film Proof. The film will be screened on Wednesday November 9 with all box office proceeds going towards the NFSA Restores program. After the film screening, […]

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See Rory and Lorelai Gilmore reunite in the first full Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life trailer

October 27, 2016

After Netflix’s announcement of making Gilmore Girls available to stream in every single country possible, it made sense to why they came to the decision of it available for everyone. With the highly-anticipated four-part series of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Netflix launched the trailer on Tuesday, creating hype for fans of the […]

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Get a peep of the teaser trailer and movie poster for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

October 20, 2016

Creating some early hype for the Marvel fandom, the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 teaser trailer and the official movie poster were unveiled yesterday on the Official Franchise’s Facebook. With the teaser trailer leading viewers with the classic tune of Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling”, the trailer doesn’t reveal too much (as with any teaser, […]

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Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson join cast for Paddington 2 as the film enters production

October 20, 2016

Producer David Heyman and StudioCanal made the announcement yesterday that Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson have been recruited  to join the cast for sequel film based on the book written by Michael Bond, Paddington 2 (directed by Paul King). Grant and Gleeson will be joining follow actors Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter […]

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Check out the dark and mysterious trailer for A Cure For Wellness

October 20, 2016

Directed by Academy Award winner Gore Verbinski (The Ring, Pirates of the Carribean), A Cure For Wellness deems to be dark and mysterious in the first trailer of the upcoming psychological thriller title. The film stars Jason Isaacs, Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth and Adrian Schiller. The story of the film follows an ambitiously bright, young executive […]

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SBS reveals the program for their new free-to-air channel VICELAND, launching in November

October 20, 2016

The SBS network have revealed some exciting news as a new channel, SBS VICELAND will be installed on free-to-air TV next month on November 15th. The channel will be broadcasting programs, particularly aimed towards younger audiences, broadening their scope on the cultural diversity of the world through unique content they can either watch on TV […]

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Here’s everything we know about James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel

October 7, 2016

Reported yesterday by Variety, it was announced that actress Eiza Gonzalez has officially joined the cast for James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel, the film based on Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita manga. Gonzalez will be joining fellow actors Rosa Salazar, Jackie Earle Haley, Ed Skrein, and Christoph Waltz. Alita: Battle Angel will be directed by Robert Rodriguez (From […]

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Tessa Thompson and Zoe Kravitz audition for leading female role in Star Wars‘ Han Solo Film

October 6, 2016

Reported by Variety yesterday, Tessa Thompson (Creed, Selma), Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) and Zoe Kravitz have all tried out for the leading female role in upcoming Han Solo film spin-off. Although the project remains untitled, the actresses all auditioned for the role of the female character in London this week. Directors of the film, Phil […]

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IMAX to offer exclusive sneak peek footage of Doctor Strange in two Australian cinemas

September 29, 2016

Marvel Studios and IMAX have teamed up together and will be offering 15-minutes of exclusive footage on upcoming and highly-anticipated superhero film Doctor Strange (directed by Scott Derrickson). On October 11th at 6:30PM, two cinema locations across Australia will be showing this footage in 3D. These will be in IMAX 3D at IMAX Melbourne in Victoria […]

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