Karl Urban

TV Review: Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys Season 2 is just as foul and bombastic as its predecessor

September 2, 2020

For the majority of the first episode of this second season helping of The Boys, Karl Urban‘s mouthy, unpredictable Billy Butcher is largely absent.  And it’s with his absence from the titular crew – which also consists of Jack Quaid‘s Hughie, Laz Alonso‘s Mother’s Milk, Tomer Kapon‘s Frenchie, and Karen Fukuhara‘s Kimiko – that the […]

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Will fans of The Boys be satisfied by Season Two?

August 31, 2020

Amazon Prime Video decided to take a leap last year into the superhero genre with The Boys, an adaptation of the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The series is set in a universe where superheroes are capitalized and monetized by the shady corporation Vought International, and led by the unstable and […]

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Win a copy of Bent, starring Sofia Vergara and Karl Urban, on Blu-Ray

August 7, 2018

Based on JP O’Donnell’s ‘Gallagher’ novels, and directed by Bobby Moresco the action-packed crime thriller Bent was recently released on DVD and Blu-ray. Here’s a bit more about the film: Upon his release from prison, disgraced former detective Danny Gallagher (Karl Urban) makes a plan to seek revenge for a drug bust that went horribly […]

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Film Review: Pete’s Dragon (PG) (USA, 2016) brings the feels

September 13, 2016

Do you remember the 1977 Disney film Pete’s Dragon? No? Good, neither do most. But Disney’s new string of live action remakes is now having a crack at the original – which has become something of a cult favourite in the Disney archives – in an attempt to replicate their success with The Jungle Book […]

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Review: Oz Comic-Con delivers once again at its 2016 event in Sydney

September 13, 2016

It’s the start of Spring, and the Sydney weather turned on some spectacular blue skies over the weekend past but quite a lot of people were going to miss it.Oz Comic Con Sydney was back for 2016 and this time it would be bigger and better than last year. Whilst the Sydney International Convention Centre […]

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John Cho, Karl Urban, Chris Pine & Justin Lin reflect on the 13th installment of the Star Trek franchise

July 11, 2016

The Iris’ Larry Heath recently caught up with John Cho, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine & Justin Lin on the silver carpet at the Australian premiere of Star Trek: Beyond. We find out about how things have changed for the cast across three films, what they think their characters have gotten up to in between the […]

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Chris Pine dedicates Star Trek: Beyond to Leonard Nimoy and Anton Yelchin at the Australian Premiere

July 7, 2016

Tonight, the world’s first public screening of the highly anticipated film Star Trek Beyond was held at the Australian premiere in Sydney. The event launches two weeks of promotions around the world for the cast, leading to its July 21st release date here in Australia and 22nd in the USA. The film is the third in the […]

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The cast of Star Trek Beyond are coming to Sydney

June 17, 2016

Paramount will be bringing Star Trek Beyond stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban and director Justin Lin to Australia next month to promote the release of the new Star Trek film. They’ll be walking the red carpet for the Australian Premiere of the film at 6.30pm on Thursday July 7 at Hoyts Entertainment Quarter in Sydney. Star Trek […]

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Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban join Thor: Ragnarok

May 25, 2016

Adding to an already fantastic cast, Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban have been cast in Thor: Ragnarok. The pair will joining Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba Tessa Thompson and Mark Ruffalo who will be showing up as Bruce Banner/The Hulk. “The continuation of the epic Thor franchise will be powerful and unique, and with […]

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Film Review: Star Trek: Into Darkness (USA, 2013)

April 24, 2013

JJ Abrams helms an explosive larger than life sequel in Star Trek: Into Darkness but does it live up to the hype and fanfare? And furthermore, can it survive the nitpicky Trekkies? As somebody who is definitely NOT a Trekkie and unfamiliar with the universe aside from a very basic knowledge of who Kirk and […]

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