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Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

 

Film Review: Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

Director:    Gus Van Sant Cast:    Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto, Kim Gordon, Tony Greenhand, Ronnie Adrian, Udo Kier, Mark Webber Rating:    M Running Time:    114 Australian Distributor:     Transmission Films It’s been a lean few years for Gus Van Sant fans, with the director’s efforts mostly divided between well-meant flops like Sea Of Trees and journeyman work on something like Promised Land. After a car accident that leaves him paralysed, John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) tries to become sober and finds he hasRead More


2018 Australians in Film Awards Honourees

Australians in Film (AiF) has announced the 2018 honourees for the Australians in Film Awards, an annual gala fundraising event celebrating Australian talent in the entertainment industry. This year’s event will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios on October 24. Fresh off the announcement of his casting as Charles Manson in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, actor Damon Herriman will receive the Qantas Orry-Kelly Award, which celebrates an Australian who has contributed to the national identity with their body of work. Highlighting her trailblazing work in entertainment, Hannah Gadsby (Netflix’s Nanette) will receiveRead More


International Gin & Tonic Day

It is International Gin & Tonic Day on Friday, 19 October. Fun Facts! 73% of gin in the world is consumed in the form of a gin and tonic. Early Australians would pay for Gordon’s London Dry Gin in gold dust! Although gin and tonic is a classic British cocktail, the largest gin drinkers in the world are actually our neighbours, the Philippines, who are responsible for half of the world’s gin consumption. G&Ts are best consumed under ultraviolet light to witness its glow-in-the-dark magic! Where it all began… The origins ofRead More