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December, 2020

 

Circa provides ‘greatest view of Las Vegas’

Derek Stevens looked out at a view of the Strip skyline as the sun started to set on this Las Vegas evening in downtown. Standing on the rooftop Legacy Club at his new Circa Las Vegas, Stevens proclaimed what appeared to be obvious: “I think this is the greatest view of Las Vegas in Las Vegas,” he said. “We’re really trying to celebrate the history of Las Vegas and what the city is as a whole. We want people to come up here and take a look and see howRead More


Film Review: The Dry

Director:  Robert Connolly Cast:    Eric Bana, Genevieve O’Reilly, Keir O’Donnell, Matt Nable, William Zappa, John Polson Rating:    MA Running Time:    117 Australian Distributor:    Roadshow Films   One of the things that makes Australian cinema stand out from other films is the grit that quite often comes with it. When I say that I am not just talking about genre flicks I am talking about drama films like Romper Stomper that just seem to go that extra step further than most other films. When you mix that grit withRead More


Film Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Director:   Patty Jenkins Cast:   Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig, Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal Rating:    M Running Time:   151 Australian Distributor:    Roadshow Films   Well at last 2020 has its own superhero – and her name is Wonder Woman. Over the last decade comic book fans have gotten used to having at least three or four superhero movies hitting cinemas each year. This year though with the blockbusters on hold those fans have had slim pickings. The underrated New Mutants came and went in the blink of an eye so the fansRead More


Movie Trailer – Dawn Raid

In partnership with Universal Pictures Content Group, Maslow Entertainment announced its first release into Australian cinemas; the inspiring, uplifting and hugely entertaining film, ‘DAWN RAID’. This truly theatrical worthy experience will be shown loud and large on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen, across the country from January 21, 2021. Brilliantly directed by New Zealand’s Oscar Kightley (known for his performances in ‘HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE’, ‘THE BREAKER UPPERERS’ and ‘SIONE’S WEDDING’), ‘DAWN RAID’ tells the extraordinary, untold story of the innovative and acclaimed New Zealand music label,Read More


Movie Trailer – Fatale

Directed by:  Deon Taylor Produced by:   Roxanne Avent Taylor, p.g.a., Deon Taylor, p.g.a., Hilary Swank Starring:  Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Danny Pino, Tyrin Turner, Damaris Lewis After a wild one-night stand, Derrick (Michael Ealy), a successful sports agent, watches his perfect life slowly disappear when he discovers that the sexy and mysterious woman he risked everything for, is a determined police detective (Hilary Swank) who entangles him in her latest investigation. As he tries desperately to put the pieces together, he falls deeper into her trap, risking his family, hisRead More


**Postponed** – Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opening moved to September 2021

***POSTPONED FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 2021*** Bill Kramer, Director and President of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, has announced that the new institution’s much-anticipated opening will be moved from Spring to Fall 2021 due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. With rising virus infection rates, museums remaining closed, and continued restrictions on public gatherings in Los Angeles, the museum has decided to push back its opening to protect the health and safety of its visitors and staff. The Academy Museum will open to the public on SeptemberRead More


Summer Nights Live festival

Bringing music to the thriving hub of Parramatta in the New Year, the inaugural Summer Nights Live festival is hosting a strong line-up for 2021! On January 25 and January 26, music fans will be able to revel in peak Sydney summer vibes with the likes of The Veronicas,  Kingswood, Jon Stevens, ARC, Bonnie Anderson  and Jackie Brown Jr  at The Crescent, Parramatta Park. The night time events are family friendly affairs, presented by the City of Parramatta Council in partnership with Live Nation, and  Parramatta Park Trust. Melbourne’s favourite rockers Kingswood make their triumphant return to Sydney after spending 2020Read More


Sidney Myer Music Bowl announce a swag of 2021 shows

The 2021 live music resurgence is well and truly underway with flagship Melbourne venue, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl leading the way having today announced a swag of 2021 open-air performances. Starting from January 2021 the SMMB will be back in action with Live at the Bowl, a COVIDSafe summer festival comprising more than 40 performances by artists, musicians and comedians celebrating the return of live events and providing crucial work for all sectors of the live event industry. The Live at the Bowl first line-up includes artists such asRead More


Film Review: The Bee Gees – How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Director:   Frank Marshall Cast:    Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Andy Gibb, Lulu, Eric Clapton, Mykael S. Riley, Noel Gallagher, Peter Brown, Vince Melouney, Chris Martin, Nick Jonas Rating:    M Running Time:    110 Australian Distributor:     Universal Pictures Australia   The Bee Gees emerged in Australia in the wake of The Beatles, parlaying their seamlessly blended three-part harmonies into some of the most gorgeous ballads of the era, spanning the bridge between folk and pop in songs like “New York Mining Disaster 1941,” “Massachusetts,” “Words,” “I’ve Just Gotta GetRead More


Movie Trailer – Dreamland

SYNOPSIS: Two-time Academy Award nominee Margot Robbie (I, Tonya; Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) produces and stars alongside Finn Cole (“Peaky Blinders”) in director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte’s mesmerizing love story DREAMLAND, set amidst America’s struggle during the Great Depression. Eugene Evans (Cole) dreams of escaping his small Texas town when he discovers a wounded, fugitive bank robber (Robbie). Torn between claiming the bounty for her capture and his growing attraction to the seductive criminal, Eugene must make a decision that will forever affect the lives of everyone he’s ever loved. TravisRead More