The Revenant

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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$10 tickets for Moonlight Cinema’s final month of movies!

March 3, 2016

Moonlight Cinema announced, on Monday, the triumphant return of $10 tickets all throughout March! To book your budget date night, all you need to do is sign up to Moonlight‚Äôs Cine Buzz membership on the Cine Buzz website. The month of March is your last chance to grab a picnic rug, grab a loved one, […]

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Spotlight, Mad Max and Leonardo Dicaprio the big winners of 2016 Oscars

February 29, 2016

The verdict is in and this year’s Oscar Awards had plenty of big moments from Ex Machina‘s surprise win in VFX to¬†Leonardo Dicaprio’s long anticipated-Oscar victory for Best Actor. Check out Leo’s brilliant acceptance speech below: While Spotlight may have won Best Picture and Alejandro G. I√Ī√°rritu¬†taken¬†Best Director (for the¬†second year in a row),¬†it was […]

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The Iris’ 2016 Oscar Picks – Who Will Win at the 88th Annual Academy Awards?

February 26, 2016

Hollywood’s night of nights is only a few days away (Monday from Noon!) and Larry Heath and Fergus Halliday are here with The Iris’ predictions for how the prestigious¬†awards show will go down. Do we think¬†Leo will finally win the Oscar? Read on. Best Picture Fergus’ Pick:¬†This year’s Best Picture race is intense. My heart […]

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Moonlight Cinema announces March Movie Mania program!

February 18, 2016

Moonlight Cinema made an announcement yesterday that many of Hollywood’s hottest films will be screening at Moonlight before their release in Australian cinemas. The films range from a few Australian gems, family friendly picks to all new blockbusters, providing a broad collection of films to suit everyone’s taste. Moonlight Cinema will be showcasing these in […]

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Help Leo attain his prized Oscar in new flash game

February 17, 2016

With his Oscar hopes recently bolstered by The Revenant win at the WGAs, you can now help Leonardo DiCaprio achieve his goal in a new browser game. Called Red Carpet Rampage, it’s a charming 2D sidescrolling-brawler that pokes fun at everything from DiCaprio’s fellow Oscar forerunners Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne to the […]

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The Revenant Triumphs at 2016 BAFTAs

February 15, 2016

Alejandro¬†Gonz√°lez I√Ī√°rritu’s The Revenant has garnered accolades at¬†the 2016 BAFTA awards – pushing the frontier-epic ever-closer to its anticipated Oscar win. The other¬†big winner of the night was¬†Mad Max: Fury Road, which took best Makeup and Hair, Costume Design, Editing and Production Design. Check out the full list of award-winners below: Best Film: The Revenant […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The Revenant‘s award praise helps it beat out Star Wars

January 20, 2016

While Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ time in the sun isn’t exactly over, it has been relegated to second spot this week as awards season pushes The Revenant over the line. Earning a cool AU$3.6 million in its second week here, The Revenant was able to take advantage of Star Wars’ earlier opening as the […]

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The Revenant, The Martian and Mr. Robot among the big winners at the Golden Globes

January 11, 2016

It was a night that would prove difficult to predict. For every Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant) or Matt Damon (The Martian) there was a Maura Tierney (The Affair), Lady Gaga (American Horror Story: Hotel) or a Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) – a winner who was far from the odds on favourite. It made it an […]

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Film Review: The Revenant (MA15+, USA, 2015)

January 6, 2016

In this survival and revenge tale set in the wild of the American frontier lands, one man is pitted against the forces of nature, the brutality of man and his own will to live or die in this sometimes graphically violent but consistently visually beautiful film. Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu the man who brought you Birdman […]

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Premieres, Pixar and Patrick Swayze light up the national Moonlight Cinema program for 2015/16

November 18, 2015

Summer marks the start of Moonlight Cinema and the December and January programs for capital cities¬†have been announced and are on sale now. Moonlight will present advanced outdoor screenings of over 15 films across Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide from 3rd¬†Dec, Perth from 5th¬†Dec, and Brisbane from 16th Dec.¬† Premiers include screenings of¬†Suffragette¬†in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and […]

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Watch the new trailer for Alejandro Gonz√°lez I√Ī√°rritu’s Birdman follow up, The Revenant

September 30, 2015

One of the biggest buzz films for this holiday Oscar season is¬†20th Century Fox’s The Revenant, which hits Australian cinemas January 7. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Lukas Haas and directed by Academy Award Winner Alejandro Gonz√°lez I√Ī√°rritu, in what is his first film since Birdman. A brand new trailer has […]

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The Iris’ Weekly Film and TV News Round Up! (24th July 2015)

July 24, 2015

First up for our weekly news round up, we’d like to wish a happy birthday to the late, great Robin Williams, who would have turned 64 on July 21st this week. You are missed! In movie news, this week saw the bashing of Adam Sandler film Pixels by MovieBob¬†that has been doing the rounds on […]

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Official trailer released for Alejandro G. I√Ī√°rritu’s new film The Revenant

July 21, 2015

Academy award winner Alejandro G. I√Ī√°rritu’s latest ¬†feature film ¬†The Revenant has just released its official trailer. Featuring an impressive ensemble cast, ¬†this immersive depiction of the human spirit will be shown in cinemas from January 7th. Inspired ¬†by real events, the film tells the tale of¬†one man‚Äôs epic adventure of survival and redemption. In […]

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