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PASADENA is set to impress in Sydney this summer

A jewel located on the water’s edge at Church Point on Sydney’s Pittwater, PASADENA has been given a new lease of life. PASADENA was created by Charles Wymack in 1930, the founder of the Pasadena Roadhouse.  Wymark originally created the venue for locals, offshore residents and holiday makers who came to enjoy the waterfront activities, which included sailing, fishing, camping and driving through McCarrs Creek Road which runs through the Ku-ring-gai National Park. After sitting vacant since 2009 the venue was acquired by long-term local residents, Paul & Sheridan PeterkinRead More


ST KILDA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE NEW DIRECTOR

St Kilda Film Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Sowada as Festival Director for 2020. Richard is a highly respected film festival director, programmer and curator who brings over two decades’ experience in the screen culture sector. Richard founded the Revelation Perth International Film Festival in 1997 and has been a key player in the development of screen culture in Western Australia and continues to be actively involved in the festival. Richard has built a considerable reputation as an innovative film curator and vocal advocate of screen culture activity in Australia. FromRead More


Crystalbrook Collection celebrates new art-inspired Cairns hotel

Crystalbrook Collection Founder Ghassan Aboud recently unveiled the Group’s spectacular new hotel, Bailey, at an event filled with art, entertainment, sparkle and excitement. Over 250 of Queensland’s leading business people along with dignitaries, including The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland, and Mr Dave Stewart, Director-General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet for Queensland attended the event. The opening celebration commenced with a Welcome to Country dance and smoking ceremony performed by Gimuy Walubarra Bunya Dancers followed by performances by more than 20 different artists including Japanese drummers, contortionists, a flashRead More


Yoko Dining Officially Opens Its Doors

Restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess recently unveiled the highly anticipated Yoko Dining, Brisbane’s newest riverfront venue located at Howard Smith Wharves. His latest venture marks the second restaurant created by Barthelmess to satiate Brisbane diners, translating the energetic experience of Tokyo’s izakayas, music bars and pop-infused counterculture to a raucous split-level bistro. Set over two levels of dining, drinking and fun classics on vinyl, Yoko marries Brisbane’s breezy lifestyle with all the highlights of Japan’s sophisticated and sustainable cuisine restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess has enjoyed on his many travels to Tokyo. At theRead More


Seabourn Announces 2020 Season for Alaska and British Columbia

Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, is preparing for its return to Alaska and British Columbia in 2020 with adventures in “The Great Land” that are sure to entice a range of travellers, including a series of shorter seven-day voyages. Drawing inspiration from the outstanding success of the past three seasons, Seabourn has created an enriching and exciting cruise schedule for Seabourn Sojourn to pursue in summer 2020, including NEW seven-day cruises heading north and south; Ventures by Seabourn optional, for-charge guided kayak, Zodiac and hiking tours; a variety of immersive shore excursions; andRead More


Movie Trailer – Queen & Slim

QUEEN & SLIM had its World Premiere at the AFI Film Festival recently with a star-studded event and glowing reviews. Director Melina Matsoukas (Director of Beyoncé’s Formation), writer Lena Waithe and stars Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out ) and newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith walked the red carpet alongside high profile guests inducing Rihanna, Zendaya, Natalie Portman, Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monáe. Variety said “Visually arresting, socially conscious riff on the outlaw-hero genre. The director assembles a bound-to-be-legendary hip-hop soundtrack — including ‘Comin’ Home,’ a new single from Lauryn Hill — to infuse the movie’s silky, laid-back style with a deeper resonance.” Indiewire said “Powerful. Kaluuya, whoseRead More


Movie Trailer – The Invisible Man

What you can’t see can hurt you. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss (Us, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in a terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character. Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC’s The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO’s Euphoria). But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Netflix’s The HauntingRead More


Movie Trailer – The Photograph

Genre:              Romance Cast:                 Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Chanté Adams, Y’lan Noel, Rob Morgan, Lil Rel Howery and Courtney B. Vance Director:         Stella Meghie Writer:            Stella Meghie Producers:     Will Packer, James Lopez Executive Producers:       Stella Meghie, Erika Hampson, Issa Rae 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 secretsRead More


Movie Trailer – Black Christmas

Just in time for the holidays comes a timely take on a cult horror classic as a campus killer comes to face a formidable group of friends in sisterhood. Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. But as Riley Stone (Imogen Poots, Green Room) and her Mu Kappa Epsilon sisters—athlete Marty (Lily Donoghue, The CW’s Jane the Virgin), rebel Kris (Aleyse Shannon, The CW’s Charmed), and foodie Jesse (Brittany O’Grady, Fox’s Star)—prepare to deck the halls with a series of seasonal parties, a black-masked stalker begins killing sorority womenRead More


2019 Bond University Film and TV Awards

Nominees present outstanding student films for 2019 Bond University Film and TV Awards A documentary about the struggles of a dairy farmer and a thriller shot on the desolate Abrolhos Islands are among the entries in Australia’s top competition for high school filmmakers. The 2019 Bond University Film and Television Awards — BUFTA – accepts short films in six categories, with the major prize being a full scholarship to study film and television at the Gold Coast university. The Director of Film, Screen and Creative Media at Bond, Associate ProfessorRead More