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January, 2021

 

Dita Von Teese Launches Size Inclusive Range

Burlesque star Dita Von Teese and her global lingerie partner AB Enterprises, are collaborating with plus size lingerie experts Playful Promises to launch a size inclusive lingerie collection. The new extended size collection includes a selection of Dita’s popular lingerie styles in bras ranging from a B to H and brief’s ranging from 18 to 24. “I’m thrilled to offer my lingerie collections in an extended size range. I’ve always been an advocate for body positivity and want to make women of all shapes and sizes feel glamorous and sexy,”Read More


Peter Pan in Neverland and HONK! Jr coming to Fairfield Amphitheatre

Families can look forward to fun outdoor performances of Peter Pan in Neverland and HONK! Jr when they light up the stage of the Fairfield Amphitheatre, 19 – 23 January 2021.   “We are so excited to be presenting some of the first live theatrical productions for families following the challenges we all faced in 2020” said Director Robert Coates.  “It’s going to be such a delight for audiences, and our talented young cast members alike, to come together in person again and share the magic of theatre. Both of these shows are a perfect fitRead More


BOUX AVENUE LAUNCHES NEW SPORTS COLLECTION

Boux Avenue have launched their new Boux Sport collection to encourage customers to get active in the new year! 2021 is time for women to take control of their own destiny, starting with their workout. No one gets to choose how you exercise or what you wear other than you! Whatever that may look like, Boux Avenue says you should believe in the power of you. The new collection encourages customers to feel confident, empowered and supported, all whilst wearing Boux Sport. The latest collection brings new shapes, new colourwaysRead More


Film Review: Summerland

Director:    Jessica Swale Cast:    Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay, Penelope Wilton, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Amanda Root Rating:    PG Running Time:    99 Australian Distributor:    Icon Films   “Summerland” begins like it’s going to be one thing, and then becomes something different. When it does that, my entire outlook on the film shifted. What started out as something of a familiar “odd couple” premise turns into an emotional story of what it means to become a parent, and how to see yourself as responsible forRead More


Courtyard by Marriott announces two new outer Melbourne hotels

Courtyard by Marriott, part of Marriott International, has announced the signing of agreements with Suleman Group for two new hotel developments coming to Melbourne’s outer suburbs. The hotels are expected to open in December 2023 and December 2024.  Located within 25km of the city, Mulgrave (south) and Truganina (west) are both rapidly expanding metropolitan centres that possess a broad range of growing demand drivers for visitor accommodation.   Offering smart and easy amenities and services, Courtyard by Marriott hotels enable ambitious travellers to succeed through an environment that inspires creativityRead More


Curious – The pulse of W Melbourne

Curious will defy expectations, spark imagination and ignite guests’ fuel for life when it opens at W Melbourne in February 2021. The centre of the action and the pulse of the hotel with a design as impressive as the evocative cocktail list; Curious will be the place to see and be seen in. Blending music programming, creative concoctions and a menu of small bites and sharing plates for an all-night experience. A secret laneway entrance on Market Street will draw guests in, encouraging them to embrace their inner child. HeadingRead More


Movie Trailer – High Ground

Madman Entertainment have released the official trailer for HIGH GROUND ahead of its Australian cinema release on January 28th, 2021. After premiering at Berlin International Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival and Adelaide Film Festival early in 2020, Madman was proud to have released this trailer and first glimpse of HIGH GROUND during NAIDOC week 2020. HIGH GROUND is director Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s second feature following his iconic film Yolngu Boy and his multi award winning music videos for the band Yothu Yindi including ‘Treaty’. This thrilling drama features an outstanding castRead More


Movie Trailer – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Director: Jonathan Butterell Cast: Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant. Opens in Australian cinemas: January 21, 2021 Synopsis: Inspired by true events, New Regency’s and Film4’s  “Everybody’s Talking about Jamie” is the film adaptation of the hit musical. Jamie New is 16 and doesn’t quite fit in – instead of pursuing a “real” career, he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure: he is going to be a sensation. Supported by hisRead More


Movie Trailer – The 355

Genre:                             Espionage Thriller Cast:                               Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Bingbing Fan, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, with Édgar Ramirez and Sebastian Stan Director:                          Simon Kinberg Screenplay by:                Theresa Rebeck and Simon Kinberg Story by:                          Theresa Rebeck Producers:                       Jessica Chastain, Kelly Carmichael, Simon Kinberg Executive Producers:       Richard Hewitt, Esmond Ren, Wang Rui Huan   A dream team of formidable female stars come together in a hard-driving original approach to the globe-trotting espionage genreRead More


Fellini Retrospective at Classic and Lido Cinemas

Classic and Lido Cinemas are celebrating the larger-than-life Italian maestro filmmaker Federico Fellini, who would have turned 100 last year, with a retrospective of almost all of incredible films. The Fellini Retrospective takes place every Monday night at 7pm at Classic Cinemas in Elsternwick and every Sunday afternoon at 4pm at Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn from February 7 until June 7, 2021. Fellini won the Palme d’Or for La Dolce Vita, was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, and won four in the category of Best Foreign Language Film – the most for any directorRead More