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Alice Cooper Australian Tour 2020

Master of darkness Alice Cooper has announced an Australian tour for next year, bringing his new Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back show to our shores February 2020. The veteran rocker is bringing a truly outlandish stage show, with a new Nightmare Castle setting and the return of the “FrankenAlice” monster. Setlist-wise, Cooper is promising a show including both the classic hits and deep album cuts – along with new music. Support on the tour will come from Aussie rock mainstays Airbourne along with MC50 – that is, MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer performing tracks byRead More


2019 Meredith Music Festival

Aunty Meredith is back for 2019, and this year Meredith Music Festival is bringing a supernatural line-up of absolutely mammoth proportions. Headlining this year’s festival is Irish pop revolutionary Róisín Murphy. Joining her are local legends like Briggs, Amyl & The Sniffers, Julia Jacklin and actual Australian icon Christine Anu. Other international acts on the bill include magical South African rapper Sho Madjozi, German producer Helena Hauff, Swedish punks Viagra Boys and way more. Taking place at Meredith’s Supernatural Ampitheatre across a weekend in December, this is shaping up to be oneRead More


SIX AUSTRALIAN PROJECTS SELECTED FOR TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Unjoo Moon’s Helen Reddy biopic I Am Woman will have its World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) alongside True History of the Kelly Gang, Dirt Music and ABC drama Black B*tch (working title). Hearts and Bones and The Australian Dream will have their International Premiere. TIFF, as well as being one of the world’s premiere film festivals, is an important event for Australian titles and talent with its significant industry and media presence, making it a crucial launching pad for the North American market. Screen Australia’s CEO, Graeme Mason said, “This year’s TIFF contingent showcases some truly iconic Australian people andRead More


THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 charity screenings

Sony Pictures Releasing and Sony Foundation Australia have partnered to help raise much-needed funds for Sony Foundation’s Children’s Holiday Camp Program. Special advance screenings of the animated comedy adventure THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 will be held at select cinemas nationally to support this unique respite program for children with special needs. This year marks 21 years that the Sony Foundation has funded the Children’s Holiday Camp Program which empowers high school and university students to take on the responsibility for the care of children with special needs over four days, allowing theirRead More


Model Profile – Charlotte Cushing

  Queensland beauty Charlotte Cushing has had a very hectic last three years. The Gold Coast model has been quite successful in several competitions she has entered, including Miss Supercars in 2016/2017, Miss World Queensland finalist 2016 and winning the Miss Townsville pageant 2019.  As an oncology nurse at Gold Coast University Hospital, she has juggled those commitments with her modelling ambitions with good effect.  We are very pleased to have Charlotte as the subject of our latest model profile.   Q & A Q.  What is your family background?Read More


W HOTELS BRINGS WAKE UP CALL TO W DUBAI – THE PALM

W Hotels Worldwide has announced that WAKE UP CALL – the brand’s groundbreaking music festival series – will be held October 10-12, 2019 at W Dubai – The Palm. Designed to reward loyal members of Marriot Bonvoy with insider access to the brand’s long-standing passion for music, WAKE UP CALL takes the festival experience off the fields and onto fabulous hotel grounds, all while highlighting W’s signature Whatever/Whenever philosophy. Room key and ticket holders can check in and check out performances throughout the hotel – from WET deck DJ partiesRead More


Single Release: Hartley – Used To

From her studio in Australia’s tropical idyll of Brisbane, the burgeoning artist known as Hartley sculpts beautifully rich songs that display both the effervescence of her youth, and the vastness of talent that belies her. Placing her tingling vocal hooks atop a cloud of synths, Used To marries blissful ambience with racing, energetic rhythms – ebbing and flowing in intensity as it journeys past each exquisite chorus. On the single, Hartley notes “Used To was a way for me to portray feelings of desire towards a person, it felt easier putting these thoughts into music rather thanRead More


Production commences on PENGUIN BLOOM

Jacki Weaver (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, ANIMAL KINGDOM), will star opposite Academy Award nominated actress Naomi Watts (THE IMPOSSIBLE, 21 GRAMS) and Andrew Lincoln (THE WALKING DEAD, LOVE ACTUALLY), in PENGUIN BLOOM, the upcoming adaptation of Bradley Trevor Greive’s (BTG) and Cameron Bloom’s international bestseller. The film, directed by Glendyn Ivin (THE CRY, SAFE HARBOR) and written by Shaun Grant (SNOWTOWN, BERLIN SYNDROME) and Harry Cripps (THE DRY), will commence production in August, in Sydney, Australia. Watts will also serve as producer alongside Emma Cooper and Made Up Stories’ Bruna Papandrea,Read More


2019 LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto. As they say in Italy, “eat well, laugh often, love much” as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival. Palace is also thrilled to be celebrating another important anniversary with Lavazza, the festival’s longstanding naming rights partner, who have been bringing the best Italian coffee to Palace Cinemas nationally for the last 16 years. The 20th edition of the festival will showcase 26 of the best new Italian films from the last year as well as classic cinematic gems, Special Presentations, aperitivo nights, receptionsRead More


Film Review: Once Upon A Time In…Hollywood

Director:    Quentin Tarantino Cast:    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning, Damon Herriman, Julia Butters, Emile Hirsch, Lena Dunham, Luke Perry, Al Pacino, Nicholas Hammond, Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, James Marsden, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, Zoe Bell, Timothy Olyphant, Mike Moh, Damien Lewis Rating:    MA Running Time:    161 Australian Distributor:      Sony Pictures Releasing Quentin Tarantino’s last two films were westerns, both a tribute to his favourite genre, the spaghetti western. He’s now back with another tribute, this time to Sergio Leone, plus hisRead More