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April, 2018

 

Hat Fitz and Cara Autumn Tour

Dynamic roots duo Hat Fitz and Cara are delighted to announce, that they’ll be embarking on a run of East-coast dates before heading OS for the winter. Hat Fitz and Cara’s mix of Gospel, Blues and Americana has taken them from their position as leading lights of the Australian festival circuit out to the rest of the world, with regular trips to UK, Canada, USA and Europe. Their latest album ‘After The Rain’, has garnered wide praise, receiving 4 star reviews since dropping late last year, and they’ve been busyRead More


2018 St.Kilda Film Festival

St Kilda Film Festival has revealed an action packed 10-day event calendar for its 35th instalment. Proudly produced by the City of Port Phillip, the Festival is Australia’s longest running publicly owned short film festival, running from Thursday 17 May to Saturday 26 May 2018. The highly anticipated Opening Night will take place at the magnificent Palais Theatre on Thursday 17 May. More than 2,800 film and television guests and industry professionals will walk the red carpet to preview a selection of short films that represent the range of programs screening at the 2018 Festival.Read More


BROTHERS’ NEST to open in Australia on 10 May

Label Distribution will release BROTHERS’ NEST, the new film directed by Clayton Jacobson, starring brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson, across Australia on 10 May. The film had its World Premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas recently, receiving rave reviews with The Hollywood Reporter commenting that the film is “an Aussie spin on the kind of bloody farce we expect from Ben Wheatley or the Coens… a comedy that’s blacker than pitch.” Rolling Stone USA added it is “a funny, messed-up and moving tale that’s part Greek tragedy, part character-driven theatreRead More


Film Review: Unsane

Director:   Steven Soderbergh Cast:   Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving, Jay Pharoah, Sarah Stiles, Colin Woodell, Zach Cherry, Mike Mihm Rating:   M Running Time:   97 Australian Distributor:   20th Century Fox   Steven Soderbergh’s “Unsane” introduces us to Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy), a young woman who has moved from Boston to Pennsylvania. She’s settling in, but not comfortably. Sawyer has a jumpy energy and a whiff of toxicity. She brings home a man one night, comes on strong, then reels away from him asRead More


Alice Skye Releases Debut Album

Honoured as the inaugural recipient of the ‘First Peoples Emerging Artist Award’ last month, the stage is now set at a national level for Alice Skye as the 22-year-old Wergaia woman releases her eagerly anticipated debut album ‘Friends With Feelings’. Recently released, deeply intimate and reflective, Alice explains that ‘Friends with Feelings’ is a collection of songs taken from journal entries she has written over the years. “There are different landscapes and times in my life that these songs are a product of,” she said. “The title track was written after being toldRead More


Emerging Filipina-Canadian actress Aida King cast in the suspense thriller “LIVE”

Christopher Broughton, who is a producer at 20th Century Fox and the CEO of Moxie Motion Pictures Inc., has announced that actress Aida King has been cast for the movie, LIVE. The Hollywood suspense thriller will be filmed in the Philippines, Thailand and the US. Aida King will join what will be an A -List cast for the production of the film. Christopher Broughton, in casting Aida King, said, “There is a need for more diversity in the talent that is being groomed for film and television. Aida King’s screen test was nothing short of a successRead More


71st Festival de Cannes

The 71st Festival de Cannes will take place from Tuesday, 8th May to Saturday, 19th May 2018. It will start one day earlier than in previous years, but will run for exactly the same length of time. The opening will therefore take place on the evening of Tuesday, 8th May and the awards ceremony will be on Saturday, 19th May. “Following 2017’s anniversary edition, the Festival is beginning a new period in its history,” said Festival President Pierre Lescure. “We intend to renew the principles of our organisation as muchRead More


New York Premiere of A QUIET PLACE

The New York Premiere of A QUIET PLACE was recently held at AMC Lincoln Square, with appearances by cast and filmmakers. Director, Writer, Executive Producer and Star John Krasinski, alongside wife Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe and Producers, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, all attended the event. Guests also included Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Justin Theroux.   Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds      


Cargo poster and trailer

Umbrella Entertainment has launched the trailer and poster for CARGO, the new film from the producers of THE BABADOOK starring Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbit), and announced the Australian national release date as May 17. CARGO is an emotional, ticking-clock story of a father’s quest to get his infant daughter to safety, set in a post-apocalyptic Australian outback ravaged by an unknown virus. With only 48 hours to find a foster-carer for his daughter, a glimmer of hope arrives when he meets a young Aboriginal girl who is trying to save her own father.Read More


Production begins in Philadelphia for Creed II

Production has begun in Philadelphia on Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Creed II, starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, reprising their roles of Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa respectively. Creed II is the continuation of the Rocky saga and sequel to the 2015 critically acclaimed and crowd-pleasing 2015 hit Creed, which took in more than $170 million at the worldwide box office. Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), who directed the first film, returns to the franchise as an executive producer on Creed II. The new filmRead More