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DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET

It has been announced that Sir David Attenborough’s upcoming feature documentary, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, will premiere in cinemas across the globe on Monday 28th September 2020. The film, which serves as Attenborough’s witness statement for the natural world, will debut in select cinemas across the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland before being released widely to cinemas in those territories. Audiences watching Attenborough’s story on the big screen will have the unique chance to watch an exclusive conversation betweenRead More


THE FURNACE TO PREMIERE AT THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

Australian writer Roderick MacKay’s directorial debut The Furnace, starring Ahmed Malek (Clash, Ext. Night), Jay Ryan (It: Chapter 2, Top of the Lake), and David Wenham (Lion, The Lord of the Rings franchise), will have its World Premiere at the 77th Venice Film Festival. The film has been selected to screen in the prestigious Orizzionti Competition. The Furnace, set in the 1890s gold rush of Western Australia, is an unlikely hero’s tale, navigating greed and the search for identity in a new land. This feature film illuminates the forgotten history of Australia’s ‘Ghan’ cameleers,Read More


Single Release: Raechel Whitchurch – My Father

Raechel Whitchurch has spent her entire life immersed in Australia’s country music scene. Raised in Broken Hill and Parkes, as well as in a caravan,  Whitchurch grew up playing mandolin, guitar, banjo, and keys – and was the primary songwriter – in her family’s travelling band The Lees. They released three albums together, appearing at festivals including Tamworth CMF,  Gympie Music Muster and the Adelaide Fringe Festival, before Whitchurch decided to pursue a solo career. Now, with the release of her new single ‘My Father’ and its accompanying video, it’s clear that those family ties remain strongRead More


Album Release: Pamela Claire – Lonely Sets Me Free

Retro-pop artist Pamela Claire delivers a love letter to music in her debut album, Lonely Sets Me Free — plus new single and video, “Thin Air” — available now. A skillful blend of genres creating a powerful, eclectic and beautiful album, Lonely Sets Me Free is not just one thing — and this is where Claire’s subtle mastery lies. Each track feels like opening up an unexpected present you never thought you needed but now can not live without. The songs are soulful, sad, groovy and danceable, and sometimes all at once; PamelaRead More


Movie Trailer – Respect

Director Liesl Tommy makes her feature film debut with Respect. Tommy is the first Black woman ever nominated for a Tony award for Best Direction of a Play in 2016 for Eclipsed, and is an Associate Artist at the Berkeley Rep and an Artist Trustee with the Sundance Institute’s Board of Trustees. With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar winner for Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson, and screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson. Wilson and Tommy have worked together creatively since the 2009 play The Good Negro written by Wilson, directed by Tommy at The PublicRead More


Movie Trailer – Slim & I

For over 50 years country music legend Slim Dusty and his wife Joy McKean trail-blazed their way across Australia performing, writing and collecting songs of the bush and its people. They created a musical legacy that to this day continues to entertain and inspire, a catalogue of plain speaking yet profoundly insightful music documenting the rural Australian experience. Theirs is perhaps one of the greatest partnerships in Australian music history. SLIM & I is a feature documentary that tells the incredible story of that partnership and of the brilliant woman whoRead More


Film Review: Unhinged

Director:    Derrick Borte Cast:   Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Jimmi Simpson, Gabriel Bateman, Austin P. McKenzie Rating:     MA Running Time:     90 Australian Distributor:     Studio Canal   The B-film is being distributed by the start-up studio Solstice as an over-the-top violent road-rage film. It’s competently directed in a formulaic way by the German-born Derek Borte (“The Joneses”/”American Dreamer”) but weakly scripted by Carl Ellsworth (“Red Eye”). It entertains you with killings by knife, hammer, fire and pickup truck. Excuse me if those gory scenes failed to entertain me, whileRead More


The Godfather: Part III: New Cut of Film to Premiere in December

A new cut of “The Godfather: Part III”, the final film in Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary crime trilogy, will premiere in December. Paramount Pictures announced that the new edit, titled “Mario Puzo’s The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone,” achieves director-screenwriter Coppola and screenwriter (Mario) Puzo’s original vision for the finale. The re-cut has been billed as a celebration of the original film’s 30th anniversary. While the first two “Godfather” movies are widely considered to be among the greatest films in cinema history, “Part III” did not enjoy aRead More


Get a taste of the Royal Melbourne Show at home

·       Victoria’s favourite show bags can now be delivered straight to your door ·       Great options for entertaining the kids, including cooking, art and craft show bags ·       Plus, the chance to win an epic 1,000 Bertie Beetles by entering the Bertie Beetle Budding Artist competition  “We know many Victorians are really facing it tough at the moment and looking for ways to spark a little joy at home during lockdown and restrictions. Why not bring a bit of the Royal Melbourne Show to your lounge room?” says Emily Williams of Showbag Shop online, homeRead More


$15m luxury lodge Sequoia set to open in November

South Australia will soon have a brand new super-luxe offering for local and international visitors with Sequoia set to rival the world’s best when it opens in the Adelaide Hills in November. Separate to the original house with its own dedicated guest relations team and secure entrance to attract VIP guests, Sequoia will offer the ultimate six-star experience and be the first of its kind on mainland Australia. A temporary pause in construction on the estate’s new super-luxe offering, Sequoia, because of government restrictions will now see the $15m lodge officially open in November.Read More