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February, 2020

 

Film Review: The Call Of The Wild

Director:    Chris Sanders Cast:    Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford, Colin Woodell Rating:     PG Running Time:     100 Australian Distributor:     Walt Disney Studio   The Call of the Wild, Jack London’s 1903 novel about a dog’s adventures in the Yukon, has already been adapted to the screen five times. This, the first 21st century adaptation, comes from animation director Chris Sanders (Lilo & Stitch, How to Train Your Dragon) and marks his first time working with a live-action cast. The film itself isRead More


2020 Farmer & The Owl Festival

***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19***   Farmer & The Owl Festival 2020 1st Line-Up Announcement Hot Chip Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats || Sleaford Mods Weyes Blood|| Fat White Family|| Drab Majesty Miss June|| Body Type || Rebel Yell  + more to be announced … Collectively Curated by The Farmer & The Owl Label Family Hockey Dad, Bad//Dreems, Totally Unicorn, The Pinheads, TEES and Tropical Strength Saturday February 29th, MacCabe Park Wollongong   The Farmer & The Owl Festival made its successful debut in March 2019, within the steel lined laneways andRead More


Upcoming Film Releases – Paramount Pictures Australia

Upcoming Film releases from Paramount Pictures Australia are as follows: February 20 2020  –  The Rhythm Section March 19 2020  –  A Quiet Place Part II April 23 2020  –  Monster Problems June 25 2020  –  Top Gun : Maverick July 2 2020  –  The Spongebob Movie August 13 2020  –  Infinite September 24 2020  –  Without Remorse November 19 2020  –  Snake Eyes December 10 2020  –  Clifford The Big Red Dog January 7 2021  –  The Tomorrow War April 1 2021  –  Rumble June 3 2021  –  Micronauts July 22Read More


Film Independent Spirit Awards 2020

The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards were held recently and were hosted by returning host Aubrey Plaza.Top nominated movies included The Lighthouse and Uncut Gems, and main star Adam Sandler also received an individual nod. The latter film was also nominated for Best Feature, as was Marriage Story, starring Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver and Laura Dern.The award ceremony took place in Santa Monica, California and aired live on IFC.Check out a full list of winners of the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards:Best Feature A Hidden Life Clemency The Farewell – WINNER Marriage Story Uncut GemsBest First Feature Booksmart – WINNER The Climb Diane TheRead More


NIWAKA at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Actress Rachel Brosnahan looked stunning at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in a black gown paired with NIWAKA Fine Jewellery. Rachel Brosnahan wore our HANAYUKI white gold and diamond earrings and ring, KARAHANA white gold and diamond ring and YAEGASUMI white gold and diamond ring.             Actress Olivia Wilde looked stunning at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in a black gown paired with NIWAKA Fine Jewellery. Olivia Wilde wore our KYOKOMICHI white gold and diamond earrings, bracelet and ring.          Read More


NICK MASON’S SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets: Live at the Roundhouse is unlike any other concert film connected with Pink Floyd. It’s the nearest thing you can get to a time machine, transporting you back to the very earliest days of the band. Nick Mason, the only band member to have played on all of Pink Floyd’s studio albums, returns to the group’s earliest records, joined in the line-up by Gary Kemp, Guy Pratt, Lee Harris and Dom Beken. Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets took the drummer back to clubs for theRead More


The Premiere of “The Photograph” in New York

The Premiere of the film “The Photograph” was held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the SVA Theatre in New York, NY. STORY On Valentine’s Day, Issa Rae (HBO’s Insecure, Little) and LaKeith Stanfield (FX’s Atlanta, Sorry to Bother You) connect in a romance where a woman must learn from the secrets in her mother’s past if she is to move forward and allow herself to love and be loved. When famed photographer Christina Eames unexpectedly dies, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton (Rae) hurt, angry and full ofRead More


Sir Rod Stewart Australian Tour 2020

SIR ROD STEWART returns to Australia for an eight-date tour across the country, playing both arenas and winery dates. Kicking off at the Sandalford Estate in Perth on Saturday October 17 the tour wraps up at Sirromet Wines in Mount Cotton on Saturday November 7, following stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Bowral and the Hunter Valley. At the very top of his game Stewart has followed a triumphant stadium tour this UK summer with one of his biggest UK tours ever, with live performances running through November and December of 2019.Read More


Stephanie Shepherd Moderates at The 2020 MAKERS Conference

Stephanie Shepherd (pictured right) moderated a Fireside Chat at the sixth annual MAKERS Conference held at The Intercontinental in Downtown Los Angeles where she interviewed two climate activists — Wawa Gatheru and Tokata Iron Eyes. Annually, The MAKERS Conference brings together 500+ of the most powerful names in business, politics, entertainment, tech, and finance to explore ways to accelerate the equality movement via compelling videos, provocative conversations, and onstage pledges for change. Some of this year’s speakers included Chelsea Handler, Billy Eichner, Olivia Wilde, Jenny Yang, Mj Rodriguez, Tony Hawk, Julie Taylor, Cameron Esposito, andRead More


Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to open in December 2020

In a feature of the recent Academy Awards ceremony, Tom Hanks announced to the audience in the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and to millions of broadcast viewers around the world, that the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will open to the public on Monday, December 14, 2020. Tom Hanks made the announcement in his capacity as museum trustee and co-chair of the Academy Museum campaign, along with co-chair Annette Bening and chair Bob Iger. Academy Museum Director Bill Kramer said, “We cannot wait to welcome the whole world toRead More