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Saturday, August 4th, 2018

 

2018 Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival is returning for a fourth season of eternal French Cinema. In association with Palace Cinemas, Hayden Orpheum Cremorne and WA Maritime Museum, the Alliance Française and Studiocanal are holding this evocative event following the unparalleled success of the 2018 Alliance Française French Film Festival. Taking place in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, the Festival will commence from early September onwards, presenting 6 films in 4 cinemas, encompassing more than 20 sessions, including an Opening Night event in each city. Since its debut, the Alliance FrançaiseRead More


New York Premiere of the film “BlacKkKlansman”

New York Premiere of “BlacKkKlansman” at the BAM Harvey Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. In the film, director Spike Lee depicts the true-life story of an African-American police officer from Colorado who successfully infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. Stars who attended the event included Spike Lee, Laura Harrier, Ryan Eggold, Damaris Lewis, John David Washington, Tiffany Haddish and Corey Hawkins.          


TEDDY BEAR HOSPITAL RETURNS TO CHADSTONE – THE FASHION CAPITAL

The popular Teddy Bear Hospital is returning to Chadstone – The Fashion Capital for its fourth year just in time for teddies annual Winter Check-up, proudly supported by The University of Melbourne and The Royal Children’s Hospital. The Teddy Bear Hospital aims to reduce childhood anxiety about a trip to the doctor or hospital, while giving medical and allied health students experience in communicating and engaging with younger patients and dealing with the unexpected. All funds raised go to The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. The program will beRead More


The Club Stand Construction Completed at Flemington Racecourse

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is excited to announce that its building partner, Multiplex, has completed the construction of its world-class Club Stand on schedule and on budget.  Ready in time to enjoy at this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse, the highly anticipated $128 million Club Stand promises to provide experiences unrivalled by any venue in Australia or around the world. The Club Stand’s impressive, sculptural design by Bates Smart and its seamless construction by Multiplex have combined to create a landmark destination for local and international sportRead More


Film Review: The Last Suit (El último traje)

Director:    Pablo Solarz Cast:   Miguel Ángel Solá, Ángela Molina, Natalia Verbeke, Julia Beerhold, Olga Boladz Rating:    PG Running Time:     91   This film screened as part of the 2018 Jewish International Film Festival.  The Last Suit, the second feature by Argentinean filmmaker and writer Pablo Solarz, is a drama about a man who sees the end of his life – his age, his state of health and his family situation indicate this – and that he wants to make a final act of personal redemption,Read More


Film Review: Dr. Knock

Director:   Lorraine Levy Cast:   Omar Sy, Alex Lutz, Ana Girardot, Sabine Azéma, Pascal Elbé, Audrey Dana Rating:   PG Running Time:   113 Australian Distributor:   Umbrella Entertainment   This French comedy drama is directed by Lorraine Levy, who directed the moving and thought provoking The Other Son. With Dr Knock, she also wrote the screenplay by adapting a popular French play by Jules Romains. French audiences would presumably come at this with an assumed knowledge of the source material, but it doesn’t matter much as the storyRead More


Daniel Ricciardo confirms move to Renault in 2019

The wait is over, with Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo confirming that he will be joining the Renault Sport Formula One Team from the 2019 season. It has been a highly anticipated decision from Ricciardo, who has made the move for the next two seasons and will be teaming up with current Renault driver Nico Hülkenberg. Ricciardo said it was time for him to take on a fresh and new challenge, despite being one of the most difficult decisions in his career so far. “I realise that there is aRead More