The past and present collide for Hugh Jackman in first Reminiscence trailer

June 4, 2021

“Nothing is more addictive than the past” Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy marks her directorial debut with the upcoming Reminiscence, a science-fiction laced thriller that has unleashed its trailer ahead of its August release. Written and directed by Joy, the films follows Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman, in a role specifically written for him), a rugged and […]

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Blu-Ray Review: What to expect from the Westworld Season Two: The Door 3 Disc Home Release

February 13, 2019

At the end of last year, the second season of Westworld (“The Door”) received the home Blu-Ray release treatment, with a three disc set showcasing all ten episodes of the big budget HBO series. The season introduced us to the other “worlds” that run alongside Westworld – while a number of storylines and timelines helped […]

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From Buffy to Westworld: The six best ever Film-to-TV adaptions

September 11, 2018

The long awaited series based on the 1988 cult movie Heathers is set to premiere on Stan on 28th September 2018. The first season of the satirical dark comedy consists of ten episodes following Veronica Sawyers daily struggle against the vicious gang of Heathers. Starring as Veronica is Gracie Victoria Cox. Melanie Fried, Jasmin Mathews and […]

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HBO are building a two acre version of Sweetwater for Westworld fans at SXSW

February 26, 2018

As far as immersive experiences at SXSW go, it’s going to be hard to top what HBO have planned. To celebrate the forthcoming second season premiere of their critically acclaimed series Westworld (Sunday 22nd April in the U.S, which would be Monday 23rd April in Australia) the network have went and built the entire town […]

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How TV Culture Got Big: Breaking Down The Golden Age Of TV With Christopher Borelli

December 20, 2016

Going into Sydney’s inaugural Bingefest, Christopher Borelli wasn’t exactly the fan-favorite. He’s not attached to a hugely-popular TV series, podcast or website. “My thing is to not have a thing. I’ve never really had a beat,” he says. Still, a lot of people came out of his talk, “When TV Got High“, pretty excited. At the ‘When TV […]

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Westworld creates even more mystery with “The Stray” & “Dissonance Theory”

October 25, 2016

Now that we are four wonderful episodes into HBO’s Westworld, I’d like to run through some of my thoughts and theories on the last two episodes, “The Stray” and “Dissonance Theory”, as they double down on the mystery and ante-up the violent factor. We lead ever closer to the inevitable take-over of the hosts and […]

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Westworld Season 1, Episode 2 “Chestnut” – Here’s what you missed!

October 11, 2016

The second episode of HBO’s exciting and groundbreaking new series Westworld, “Chestnut” screened on Monday, and despite a few nuances it picks up perfectly where the previous episode dropped us off. We are given two new guests to the park in the form of Logan played by Ben Barnes (Narnia and Stardust) and William played […]

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Interview: Adam Nimoy on his father Leonard, growing up with Star Trek and his doco For The Love Of Spock

October 10, 2016

When the unimaginable happens and a timeless fictional character is killed off in a favourite book, TV series or film, it can hurt. Spending so many hours sitting down and completely losing yourself in a fantasy world, whether on page or screen, can take its toll. When an actor of that very timeless character dies […]

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The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 4 – 10 October

October 4, 2016

Here’s our TV picks for this week with the new hyped up series Westworld gracing our screens. Tuesday, 4th October Wentworth, Showcase, 7:35pm AEST After a riot, Will tempts Doreen into helping him, using Kaiya as leverage. 800 Words, Ch 7, 8:45pm AEST Everyone’s facing a relationship dilemma while George and the family pack off […]

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Foxtel’s Showcase to fast track HBO newest titles Westworld,Divorce and Quarry

September 29, 2016

With Foxtel earning the title ‘Home of HBO’, showcasing popular favourites like Game of Thrones, the TV network have managed to free up some time slots for exclusive HBO TV titles, Westworld, Divorce and Quarry. Making its premiere, Westworld  will be broadcasted on Mondays from October 3 at 12PM (same time as the U.S). In […]

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Seven reasons HBO’s blockbuster new series Westworld will be TV’s next big addiction

September 27, 2016

From the mind of the late Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park, Andromena Strain) and based on the 1973 film of the same name comes Westworld. Westworld is about a futuristic theme park populated by artificial beings to make the guests feel as if they are back in the Wild West and it’s HBO’s latest entry to add […]

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Ten new TV series to get excited about over the next six weeks

September 9, 2016

Wondering what to watch in the month of September and October? Check out The Iris’s guide to promising premieres. Wednesday, September 14th 2016 (AUS) Doctor Doctor – Nine Network From the producers of Rake and Jack Irish, Doctor Doctor is a drama series that follows the story of Hugh Knight, a heart surgeon who believes […]

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