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Ghostface is “something different” in first full-length Scream VI trailer

January 20, 2023

After 27 years of slicing and dicing his (and sometimes her) variety of assorted victims over 5 films, it’s nice to see the iconic Ghostface rebrand themselves as “something different”; at least that’s what’s being promised to returning franchise player Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox) in the first full-length trailer for Scream VI, the hotly anticipated […]

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Australian Hip Hop Artists to Collaborate with NBA 2K23

December 5, 2022

Both NBA 2K23 and Universal Music Australia have recently announced a special partnership with various Australian Hip Hop artists, Chillinit, Sahxl and Barkaa. The collaboration titled Court in Session, will feature a selection of musical performances inspired by and set to many of the beats and sounds featured within NBA 2K23. This collaboration will form […]

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It’s the return of Harrison Ford as everyone’s favourite archaeologist in teaser trailer for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

December 3, 2022

It’s been 15 years since we last saw Harrison Ford don the iconic hat and whip, but come June next year, the wait is officially over when Indiana Jones returns in the highly anticipated fifth installment of the series – Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Directed by James Mangold (Logan), starring along with […]

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Australian PlayStation VR2 Pricing and Release Date Revealed

November 3, 2022

Shortly after the announcement of international PlayStation VR2 pricing, PlayStation Australia has announced that gamers down under will be looking at a reasonably hefty price of $879.95 AUD for the standard bundle and $959.95 AUD for the Horizon Bundle, which will include the upcoming exclusive Horizon Call of the Mountain. The two bundles will release on […]

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Interview: Michael B. Jordan on making his directorial debut with Creed III

October 19, 2022

Having breathed new life into the legendary Rocky franchise as the son of Sylvester Stallone’s long-time rival, Adonis Creed, Michael B. Jordan drove the Creed films to critical and commercial acclaim. Now, five years on from 2018’s $200 million success Creed II, Jordan is both stepping back in and out of the ring, putting on […]

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Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel’s nuptials ignite in explosive trailer for Shotgun Wedding

October 5, 2022

It’s time to literally save the day for Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel in the first explosive trailer for Shotgun Wedding. Darcy (Lopez) and Tom (Duhamel) gather their lovable but very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding, just as the couple begin to get cold feet. And if that wasn’t enough of a threat […]

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The 28th annual Brisbane International Film Festival unveils World and Australian Premieres

September 27, 2022

Celebrating its 28th year, Queensland’s brightest celebration of film, the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF), announces its eagerly awaited program and new festival hub, lighting up screens over 11 days from October 27 to November 6, 2022.  This year BIFF will delight audiences with a diverse selection of Award-Winning films, anticipated releases from acclaimed directors, […]

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E3 will return in 2023 as an in-person event

July 8, 2022

After a three year hiatus, the world’s premiere celebration of all things gaming and interactive entertainment, E3, will be returning as an in-person event, and is set to take place in June, 2023. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will also be partnering with ReedPop, the event production company behind PAX, New York Comic-Con and Star […]

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NBA All-Star Devin Booker has been revealed as the cover athlete for NBA 2K23

July 8, 2022

After the news broke that Michael Jordan would feature on the special editions of NBA 2K23, questions immediately circled the reveal of the cover star for this year’s standard editions. After an incredible season, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been revealed as the cover athlete for the standard and digital deluxe versions of NBA […]

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George and Julia reunite in first trailer for Ticket to Paradise

June 30, 2022

George Clooney and Julia Roberts have reunited for the good of the romantic comedy.  In Ticket to Paradise, the Ocean’s Eleven pair play a duo of bitter exes who attempt to put their differences aside for the sake of their daughter, intending to derail her impeding nuptials to stop her from making the love-blinding mistake […]

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Unwrapping the biggest announcements from Summer Game Fest 2022

June 10, 2022

Summer Game Fest has rolled around for 2022, providing many of the high profile gaming announcements we have come to expect with E3. With E3’s unfortunate cancellation this year, Summer Game Fest bears a hefty amount of weight on its shoulders. So we thought we would dive right in and wrap up this morning’s most […]

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Dwayne Johnson is reborn a god in first trailer for DC’s Black Adam

June 8, 2022

Dwayne Johnson has been teasing his involvement in the DCEU as the infamous anti-hero Black Adam for the better part of 5 years, and now his passion project has finally come to fruition. Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods – and imprisoned just as quickly – […]

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New SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Headsets Bring Active Noise Cancelling and Multi-Console Functionality

May 25, 2022

SteelSeries have today announced two brand-new premium headsets, set to bring with them a promising combination of versatility and features. The SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro and Arctis Nova Pro Wireless gaming headsets will feature premium sound quality, Active Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth connectivity and an included DAC that works with Xbox Series X|S, PS5/PS4, PC and […]

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Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One trailer teases Tom Cruise’s biggest stunts yet

May 24, 2022

As Top Gun: Maverick gears up to take flight in cinemas this week, it only makes sense that Tom Cruise‘s other death-defying stunt-fuelled title make its presence known too. Following a brief, but buzzed aplenty trailer leak, the first official look at Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One has arrived to, once again, […]

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Disney+ set to release nine original Australian series and films

May 17, 2022

The Walt Disney Company in Australia & New Zealand has today announced its first wave of local content commissions and acquisitions for Disney+ with nine Australian originals launching in 2022/23. Announced at an event held at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art, the slate of local and sure to be loved content includes three Scripted drama […]

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The EA Sports FIFA series will now be known as EA Sports FC

May 11, 2022

EA Sports has revealed this morning that it will be dropping the FIFA brand in favour of a new title moving forward, announcing EA Sports FC. The name change will take place next year, meaning that FIFA 23 will indeed serve as the last EA Sports football game to bear the name. This news isn’t […]

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DC League of Super-Pets sit, stay, and save the world in latest trailer

May 4, 2022

Just because they’re super – doesn’t make them heroes! In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog (voiced by Dwayne Johnson) and Superman (John Krasinski) are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince […]

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Say hola to the Puss In Boots: The Last Wish trailer

March 20, 2022

Talking to director Joel Crawford on the eve of the release of the trailer for the long-awaited sequel Puss In Boots: The Last Wish, the enthusiasm for the project was palpable. A storyboard artist for some of DreamWorks Animation’s biggest titles – he can claim his hand in such productions as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek […]

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Here’s where and when you can watch The Game Awards 2021 in Australia

December 8, 2021

Geoff Keighley’s annual Video Game Awards presentation has rolled around again for 2021, handing out accolades for the best the year has had to offer in gaming. It’s admittedly been a tough year for game delays, with many of the year’s hotly anticipated games pushed to 2022, from the likes of God of War Ragnarok […]

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Aussie restaurants are set to bring the PlayStation experience to the plate

December 7, 2021

Gaming fans and foodies alike can rejoice as PlayStation launches PlayStation to Plate, giving Aussies across Sydney and Melbourne a taste of the many exclusives the platform has to offer. From 3 December, three restaurants will bring to life meals inspired by classic franchises including The Last of Us, Ratchet and Clank and Uncharted. Dish 1: […]

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Sydney Film Festival postponed until November 2021

August 3, 2021

In light of the Sydney lockdown extension announced by the NSW Government on 28 July, Sydney Film Festival will postpone the 68th edition of the Festival until 3rd-14th November, 2021. “Sydney Film Festival looks forward to returning to cinemas for a COVID-safe event in November, when we’ll come together to celebrate the films we love, […]

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A Sopranos story is explored in first The Many Saints of Newark trailer

June 30, 2021

Legends aren’t born.  They’re made. The prequel to the groundbreaking, award-winning HBO series The Sopranos, The Many Saints of Newark is set against the backdrop of the explosive 1967 Newark riots as it explores the rising tension between the Italian-American and African-American communities. Directed by Emmy winner Alan Taylor (TV’s Game of Thrones) and written […]

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The Boogeyman rises in new Halloween Kills trailer

June 28, 2021

Evil dies tonight. After slaughtering the box office in 2018, earning over $250 million at the global box office and setting a new record for the largest opening weekend in history for a horror film starring a woman – genre icon Jamie Lee Curtis – Halloween breathed new life into the four-decade long franchise. And […]

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Winners of the 2021 ABIA Awards announced

April 28, 2021

The winners of this year’s ABIAs (Australian Book Industry Awards) were announced at Carriageworks in Sydney as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival this evening in a hybrid online and in-person event. Julia Baird took out the top award for Book of the Year for her non-fiction release Phosphorescence, described by guest presenter Cate Blanchett […]

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Trent Dalton’s Boy Swallows Universe takes top honours at 2019 Indie Awards

March 18, 2019

Since 2008, the Indie Book Awards have been celebrating both the work of independent Aussie booksellers and the books they’ve raved about to customers over the previous year. Last night, the 2019 winners were announced, with Trent Dalton’s coming of age tale Boy Swallows Universe taking out the top honour of Book of the Year.Speaking […]

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Jenny Ackland, Bri Lee, and Melissa Lucashenko head up 2019 Stella Prize longlist

February 7, 2019

The $50,000 Stella Prize celebrates literature penned by Australian women. First awarded in 2013, the Stella Prize is named for My Brilliant Career author Stella Maria Sarah ‘Miles’ Franklin, and has become a landmark prize in the Australian literary scene. This year, some 170 entries were narrowed down to just twelve, with every longlisted author […]

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Writer David Nicholls to attend Australian premiere of Patrick Melrose during Series Mania

June 29, 2018

BBC First are proud to announce in partnership with ACMI and Film Victoria that three-time BAFTA nominated screenwriter David Nicholls will attend the Australian premiere of his acclaimed new TV series Patrick Melrose at this years upcoming Series Mania Melbourne event. The series will star Oscar nominee and Emmy Award winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock Holmes, […]

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NSW Introduces New Initiative for Up and Coming Female Directors

June 29, 2018

The Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has joined some of Australia’s leading female talent in order to announce #SheDirects, an initiative that will aim to bring more up and coming female directors to the forefront the the industry.  Iconic Australian actor and director Rachel Griffiths (Hacksaw Ridge) has jumped on board along with fellow actor, […]

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Cameras roll on Wonder Woman 1984 as we get our first on set sneak peak

June 18, 2018

With the recent success the DC Universe project Wonder Woman, which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office, it’s no surprise that a sequel was quickly green-lit. Starring model and actress Gal Gadot (Fast Five) in the titular role, today we have our first taste of the film, confirmed to be called Wonder Woman 1984, as […]

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The war isn’t over yet in the latest trailer for Operation Finale

June 17, 2018

The latest trailer for the upcoming war film Operation Finale based on an incredible true story has dropped, and is set to focus on the few untold stories that carried on long after the World War 2 had ended. Taking place in 1960, Operation Finale centres around Mossad Agent Peter Malkin’s quest to capture Nazi […]

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