Yazmindi teases the release of forthcoming debut album with title track ‘Dream On’. This single is a distillation of the core messages that shine in the album – a reflection of the journey from dreaming teen to ambitious young woman. This astute theme of empowerment, especially towards young women runs strong and true to Yazmindi’s core values. This self-actualised version of Yazmindi is a refreshing and bold statement of the importance of self-love. Inspired by her first solo trip out of Australia, to New York City, the dreamy city madeRead More
Here are the charts showing what is top on people’s streaming lists as at 8 August 2022.
EMILY THE CRIMINAL Written and Directed by John Patton Ford Starring Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Gina Gershon Emily (Aubrey Plaza) is saddled with student debt and locked out of the job market due to a minor criminal record. Desperate for income, she takes a shady gig as a “dummy shopper,” buying goods with stolen credit cards supplied by a handsome and charismatic middleman named Youcef (Theo Rossi). Faced with a series of dead-end job interviews, Emily soon finds herself seduced by the quick cash and illicit thrills of black-marketRead More
Ego Expo, Australia’s largest lifestyle streetwear expo, has announced a partnership with District Docklands to host its first-ever winter retail pop-up store. The ‘Winter Retail Pop-Up’ is landing in The District Docklands precinct and right across from the innovative 90’s Throwback Lounge, also hosted by the same event organisers. For four weekends only, this collaboration creates a space for entrepreneurs, small businesses and local brands to elevate and provide opportunities in the fashion, sport, music, art and lifestyle sectors. It is a chance to showcase new trends and winter stockRead More
Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Idris Elba (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad) stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator. Elba plays Dr. Nate Daniels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with their daughters to a game reserve managed by Martin BattlesRead More
MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS is the enchanting tale of a seemingly ordinary British housekeeper whose dream to own a couture Christian Dior gown takes her on an extraordinary adventure to Paris. Director: Anthony Fabian Cast: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Rose Williams The film opens across Australia on 11 August 2022.
The 70th edition of the Melbourne International Film Festival will see the cultural event expand its footprint, with an extended program to be discovered at home and further afield. From The Capitol to Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal, Pentridge Coburg and The Forum, MIFF 70 will be the biggest season of the festival Australia has ever seen. One of the world’s longest-running film festivals, MIFF returns to metro, regional and suburban theatres from 4 to 21 August 2022 with a celebration of world-class cinema, plus a number of specially commissioned works andRead More
A new project by the Ego Expo team is set to hit the ground running in Melbourne this August – The Throwback Lounge. It is an iconic winter retro 90s Pop-Up lounge, onsite at The District, Docklands at 440 Docklands Drive.
Director: John Michael McDonagh Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Chastain, Matt Smith, Ismael Kanater, Saïd Taghmaoui, Christopher Abbott, Caleb Landry Jones, Mourad Zaoui, Marie-Josée Croze, Alex Jennings, David McSavage, Abbey Lee Rating: MA Running Time: 117 Australian Distributor: Madman Films The Forgiven is the new film by director John Michael McDonagh. It is set in the vast and beautiful Moroccan desert. An English doctor named David Henninger (played by Ralph Fiennes) is travelling to Morocco with his American wife Jo (JessicaRead More
Australia’s most popular regional boutique music festival, VANFEST is set to return on the 2nd and 3rd December with a new-look, brand new location, and a colossal line-up of chart-topping, award winning Australian and New Zealand artists that has today been revealed for VANFEST’s epic return. Tickets are on sale through the event website – www.vanfest.com.au After making Forbes it’s home for eight wonderful years, VANFEST is relocating and set to make its mark on the iconic location of Mount Panorama in Bathurst! The move has been prompted by both the expansion of the music festival, covidRead More