Amy Schumer

Blu-Ray Review: I Feel Pretty (USA, 2018) is light on substance, but with the best of intentions

August 8, 2018

The average woman is said to criticise herself around eight times each day. It is in this headspace and society that a rom-com like I Feel Pretty exists. The film had the best of intentions and tries to tackle some complex topics like how hard we women can be on ourselves and the feelings of […]

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Film Review: I Feel Pretty (USA, 2018) proves that beauty is only skin deep

April 23, 2018

The average woman is said to criticise herself around eight times each day. It is in this headspace and society that a rom-com like I Feel Pretty exists. The film had the best of intentions and tries to tackle some complex topics like how hard we women can be on ourselves and the feelings of […]

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Interview: Tom Hopper talks crazy stunts on Black Sails and huge productions on Game Of Thrones ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

September 30, 2017

After a blink and you miss it appearance on Doctor Who, followed by playing a knight on Merlin and then jumping aboard a pirate ship with Black Sails British actor Tom Hopper landed a short but sweet role in one of the world’s biggest TV series Game Of Thrones. He’s been fortunate enough to appear […]

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Comedy Review: Bridget Everett and Murray Hill cross the line at their Melbourne live show

June 8, 2017

I’ve been to A LOT of live theatre and comedy shows, but none like what I experienced last night. Alarmingly, I wasn’t too familiar with Bridget Everett or Murray Hill‘s work, so I was walking in blind, but I enjoyed the fact they had worked alongside the likes of Amy Schumer and Dita Von Teese. Talk […]

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Australia and New Zealand to go deep with Amy Schumer when she tours this December

July 8, 2016

Yep, you read that title correctly. Superstar comedian Amy Schumer is set to tour Australia and New Zealand this December for the first time*, playing massive indoor arenas around the country. We’d probably be able to make some crude joke here, but we’re sure she’ll have that more than covered in December, as the Inside Amy Schumer and […]

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Amy Schumer to produce and star in bachelor comedy Who Invited Her?

June 2, 2016

Reported by Variety, Amy Schumer will be producing and starring in bachelor comedy Who Invited Her?  Alongside Schumer, Reese Witherspoon will also take care of production under the wing of Pacific Standard Banner. Schumer will portray a woman who is adamant on going to her best guy friend’s bachelor party. Earlier versions of the script for […]

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Behold Rhys Nicholson to host Western Australian Screen Awards

May 31, 2016

Get excited, comedian Rhys Nicholson will host the 28th Annual Western Australian Screen Awards (WASAs). Described as wry and sarcastic, Nicholson won best newcomer at Sydney Comedy Festival 2012 and has supported the likes of Louis Ck (US), Amy Schumer (US) kathy Griffin (US) and Aussies Fiona O’ Loughlin and Wil Anderson. He seems ready as ever: […]

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Inside Amy Schumer coming express from the U.S through The Comedy Channel

March 30, 2016

Amy Schumer and Foxtel will be in cahoots this April, bringing Australian viewers episodes of her latest, Inside Amy Schumer Season 4, the same day as it airs in the USA. The latest announcement comes as an addition to Comedy Central’s already staggering comedy globetrotters, including The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Workaholics, Tosh.0, Broad […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: (Talented) Girls on Film (28th October 2015)

October 28, 2015

This week’s DVD releases all feature, or are about, talented young women who have gained immense fame in a short period of time. Amy Amy Winehouse’s tragic demise was a source of endless tabloid gossip, and this documentary uses much of that archival paparazzi footage, as well as home videos, to tell her story. Directed […]

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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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Amy Schumer and Bill Hader coming to Australia to premiere their new Judd Apatow comedy Trainwreck

June 19, 2015

One of the hottest names in comedy right now, Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer), is set to come to Australia introduce her first feature film, Trainwreck, alongside co-star and fellow comedian Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live). The film, which has so far been received positively at screenings – including at SXSW in Austin, Texas – is Produced […]

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The Fault In Our Stars dominates 2015 MTV Movie Awards

April 14, 2015

Teen rom-com/weepy The Fault in Our Stars and its talented star Shailene Woodley have dominated the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. The ceremony, hosted by comedienne Amy Schumer, took place yesterday at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California. Schumer demonstrated her no-holds-barred style of comedy, leaving no celebrity unscathed during her monologue. Schumer displayed her […]

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