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June, 2021

 

***POSTPONED*** W Brisbane Presents “Wed Your Way” Showcase

***NOTE:  Due to recent Covid-19 restrictions, the event has been postponed to a date yet to be announced.***   W Brisbane is hosting a Wed Your Way Showcase on Sunday 11 July 2021, to help give couples and prospective wedding planners the inspiration and information they need to prepare for the big day! Guests will be inspired by 20+ talented suppliers showcasing their offerings – think photobooths, florals, cakes, stationery – everything needed to find your tribe of suppliers to plan a perfect wedding. They will be able to discover the dazzling eventRead More


2021 SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Palace invites you to go north this midwinter with the Scandinavian Film Festival. The full 2021 programme has been unveiled, a superb showcase of the best new Nordic cinema, and will be screening nationally at Palace Cinemas from 6 July to 4 August 2021. This year’s specially curated selection encompasses films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including ten directed by women, with many screening for the first time outside of Europe.   In celebration of its 50th anniversary, THE EMIGRANTS (Utvandrarna) will close the Festival. The Emigrants follows a struggling farming family in mid-19th Century Sweden who decideRead More


Movie Trailer – Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a tenacious loner who is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage after saving the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing something he’s been longing for: a home. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honour and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him. Based on the iconicRead More


Thelma & Louise 30th Anniversary

MGM recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the film Thelma & Louise with a special drive-in screening and Q&A with Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and the film’s screenwriter Caillie Khouri. Davis and Sarandon also posed for pictures with the film’s Ford Thunderbird courtesy of the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation. The event was hosted in partnership with Cinespia and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the LA Regional Food Bank and The Geena Davis Institute On Gender In Media. Thelma & Louise is currently available on the following digital platforms: Amazon,Read More


Ten iconic Charlie Chaplin films restored for cinema release

In the 1910s and 1920s, Charlie Chaplin was possibly the most famous person on the planet.  Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin KBE  (1889–1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, writer and composer who rose to superstardom in the silent film era, through his beloved screen character, The Tramp. In a cinematographic career spanning more over 50 years, he came to be widely regarded as the greatest comic artist of the screen and one of the most important figures in motion picture history. Chaplin’s first full-length film and one of his highest-grossing cinematicRead More


Film Review: The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Director:    Patrick Hughes Cast:    Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Grillo, Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, Tom Hopper, Richard E. Grant, Caroline Goodall Rating:    MA Running Time:     100 Australian Distributor:    Roadshow Films   When The Hitman’s Bodyguard released in 2017, it became a solid enough action-comedy hit to warrant a sequel, which is now hitting theatres in the form of Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. The original’s creative team returns with Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3) directing from a script by Tom O’Connor (The Courier). Like The Hitman’s BodyguardRead More


Album Release: Luna Vexa – King Of Eve

A Melbourne musician has overcome homelessness and an auto-immune condition, which left her bed-ridden for eight months, to launch her new album. LUNA VEXA will launch her stunning debut album “King of Eve” at the Prince Bandroom in St Kilda on Friday June 25. Released during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, “King of Eve” is full of alternative dark electro-pop songs including the single “Like You Love Me’. Choosing to release an album during the world-changing Covid-19 lockdown is a bold move, but Luna Vexa is no ordinary artist. Defying convention hasRead More


Single Release: The Buckleys – Breathe (Sunrise Mix)

  Byron Bay siblings The Buckleys have released a remixed version of their 2020 Australian single, “Breathe,” via Petrol Records / Universal Music Australia. The single was recorded and co-written by Sarah Buckley and two-time Grammy Award winning producer and engineer Chad Carlson, whose credits include Taylor Swift, Jewel and the Hunger Games soundtrack. “‘Breathe’ was our musical prayer to the world,” explains The Buckleys singer Sarah Buckley. “I wrote this song at a time when Australia was experiencing devastating bushfires. It was a message of strength, vulnerability, hurt, hope and moving forward. I find myself remembering theseRead More


Movie Trailer – Free Guy

Director: Shawn Levy Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi Check out the new trailer for Twentieth Century Studios’ epic adventure-comedy directed by Shawn Levy, “Free Guy,” starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi. In “Free Guy” a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he isRead More


Movie Trailer – The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

Directed by: Michael Showalter Release date: In Cinemas September 23, 2021 Cast: Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones, Fredric Lehne, Mark Wystrach, Sam Jaeger, Gabriel Olds and Vincent D’Onofrio Synopsis: The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for herRead More