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December, 2018

 

Lady Gaga launches new Las Vegas Resort, Park MGM

Park MGM, Las Vegas’ newest resort, celebrated its official grand opening on December 29 with the debut of Lady Gaga’s residency, the introduction of Las Vegas’ first Eataly and the launch of On The Record, a new speakeasy and club. Lady Gaga performed before a sold-out crowd for the first night of her residency, which will run through 2019. Developed exclusively for Park MGM’s intimate Park Theatre, the six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominated superstar’s engagement consists of two separate shows, each offering an immersive only-in-Vegas experience anchored by the pop star’s raw talent and sprinkled with her signature experimentalRead More


EP Release: Boygenius – Boygenius

  American singer-songwriters Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker aren’t the sort to let their solo careers stop them from forming a supergroup. As their paths crossed on the way up, they forged a mutual admiration and support network over email. Soon they decided to tour together, and so the idea of a tour single arose. Their spark proved too fierce for just one song, and the result was Boygenius’s debut self-titled EP, on which their transcendent harmonies light up the likes of Dacus’s dreamy, gentle indie rocker Bite the Hand, Bridgers’ beautifullyRead More


Album Release: On The Basis Of Sex – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

  Sony Music have announced the release of ON THE BASIS OF SEX (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning composer MYCHAEL DANNA, whose works include Life of Pi, Moneyball, 500 Days of Summer, Little Miss Sunshine and more. The soundtrack is available digitally via Sony Music Masterworks.  Directed by Mimi Leder, from an original screenplay by Daniel Stiepleman, Participant Media’s On the Basis of Sex, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features, makes its theatrical debut on February 7th 2019. Composer Mychael Danna describes the music as “a score based in two opposing factions: the old world of men, conservativeRead More


Film Review: Aquaman

Director:    James Wan Cast:    Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen, Temuera Morrison Rating:    M Running Time:    143 Australian Distributor:     Roadshow Films   It’s fair to say the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) has not exactly gone to plan. Bar last year’s Wonder Woman, the other films have left a lot to be desired.   With the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame racking up 289 million views in 24 hours, the DCEU was in need of a hero. And fast.  Step forward, Jason Momoa. Or, toRead More


Film Review: Vice

Director:    Adam McKay Cast:    Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry, Allison Pill, Lily Rabe, Eddie Marsan, Justin Kirk, Lisagay Hamilton, Jesse Plemons Rating:    MA Running Time:    132 Australian Distributor:     Entertainment One   Adam McKay’s film announces its central problem in a title card before the images even start to flicker, admitting the film is “as true as it can be given that Dick Cheney is known as one of the most secretive leaders in history. But we did our f**king best.” So encapsulatesRead More


Pily Q Swim – Resort 2019 Collection

PilyQ is a European-inspired brand of “cabana chic” swim and resort wear. Offering an array of ultra-feminine swimwear, graceful tunics, and flirty shorts, PilyQ encompasses everything a woman needs for a stylish getaway from sunup to sundown. The alluring designs are inspired by our life’s travels –always within reach of an exotic beach and the sun’s glowing heat. PilyQ’s supportive fit and flattering cut is paramount to each of the designs. The fabrics are carefully selected from the finest mills in Barcelona and Italy where distinctive design trends are an inspirationRead More


Six-Episode series CURSED released online

A teaser has just been released from the pilot episode for a new paranormal comedy titled CURSED, from Head Above Water creator Connor Fairclough and award-winning producer Tristan Barr. Ever been interrupted by an interdimensional force of evil whilst on the toilet? Or had to take responsibility of a possessed doll when you haven’t even mastered personal responsibility? Had to distance yourself from a clingy demon spirit in the form of a clown? Isaac and Ned have, and they’re not overly thrilled about it. CURSED is a horror-comedy series thatRead More


ERIC BANA CAST AS LEAD IN “THE DRY”

Actor Eric Bana has been cast as the lead role of Aaron Falk in the feature film adaptation of Jane Harper’s bestselling and award-winning novel The Dry, producers Made Up Stories announced recently. Robert Connolly (Balibo, Paper Planes, Deep State) is set to direct from a script written by Connolly and Harry Cripps (Paws, Willfull), based on Harper’s internationally acclaimed multi-award-winning novel published in 37 territories. The Dry will shoot from 25 February-12 April in Victoria, Australia. After an absence of 20 years, Aaron Falk (Bana) returns to his hometown to attend the funeral ofRead More


Single Release: Chloe Styler – When Your Light Burns

Born and bred on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Chloe Styler is not your typical artist. She’s influenced by a diverse range of artists including Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell and Kasey Musgraves which blended together with her personal experiences create the stellar singer/songwriter she is today. Her parents took her to a Lee Kernaghan concert when she was just 5 years old, giving birth to her musically inspired upbringing. It lead to Chloe taking piano lessons the next year followed by singing lessons at 7, saxophone at 10 and finally teaching herselfRead More


Australian Premiere of Aquaman

Jason Momoa walked the blue carpet on 19 December for the Australian Premiere of Aquaman at Event Cinemas Robina on the Gold Coast. Walking alongside cast and crew, Jason was welcomed back to Queensland by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk where he then took the time to greet enthusiastic fans, signing autographs & posing for selfies. With just over twelve hundred people getting a first glimpse of the film tonight, Aquaman will open in Australia on Boxing Day. ABOUT THE FILM From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure thatRead More