All posts by Carina Nilma

5 Stranger Things We Learnt At Millie Bobby Brown’s Supanova Adelaide Q&A Panel

Over the weekend the Adelaide Showgrounds got turned Upside Down when star of hit Netflix show Stranger Things Millie Bobby Brown landed in Australia for the pop culture convention. Giving fans the opportunity to meet, greet, get photos and autographs. During her Q&A panel fans got to quiz her on her work and here are 5 things we learnt during that session. Obviously this covers answers to questions about Season 2 so ***spoilers ahead***... Continue Reading

Five Things We Learned From Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman at Oz Comic Con Sydney

Over the weekend the ICC Sydney Convention Centre at Darling Harbour played host to Oz Comic Con Sydney. This would be the first time the pop culture event would be held in the brand new convention centre so it seemed only fitting that for this event we’d be graced by a very special guest in The Impossible Girl herself Jenna Coleman from Doctor Who.
Coleman whilst visiting for Oz Comic Con entertained the audiences with a question and answer panel on each day. Here’s the five things we learned from her and her Q&A panels.... Continue Reading

Interview: Catrin Stewart talks Doctor Who and pushing diversity representation boundaries and meeting fans at Oz Comic Con

Australian television fans would probably recognise Catrin Stewart from her most notable role as Jenny Flint on Doctor Who. The character of Flint began as a maid to Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), a Silurian lizard woman who also is a bit of a Sherlock Holmes-type, along with her trusty Sontaran assistant Strax (Dan Starkey). However this colourful trio of characters quickly became fan favourites and went from guest stars to being written into several episodes. ... Continue Reading

Interview: Chad Lindberg talks Supernatural, iconic mullets, paranormal experiences and Oz Comic Con

Every now and then an actor comes onto a show as a guest star and somehow ends up becoming an iconic piece of its history. For Chad Lindberg that show is Supernatural and that role was Ash aka Dr Bad-Ass the computer genius geek sporting the mullet hairdo that lived in the Roadhouse diner with the Harvelle’s. ... Continue Reading

Interview: Tom Hopper talks crazy stunts on Black Sails and huge productions on Game Of Thrones ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

After a blink and you miss it appearance on Doctor Who, followed by playing a knight on Merlin and then jumping aboard a pirate ship with Black Sails British actor Tom Hopper landed a short but sweet role in one of the world’s biggest TV series Game Of Thrones. He’s been fortunate enough to appear in a number of popular programs and in doing so continues to grow his fanbase.... Continue Reading

Interview: Matthew Davis talks The Vampire Diaries, adaptability as an actor and being a fan of vampire mythology ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

It’s not always the case that something you are fascinated by intersects with the work you do, but for actor Matthew Davis, star of the hit tv series The Vampire Diaries he’s one of the lucky ones. In 2009 Davis took on the role of Alaric Saltzman, the high-school history teacher who is secretly a vampire hunter. However Alaric’s character went on to experience a number of changes over the course of his time on the show, including death and resurrection and even being changed into a vampire.... Continue Reading

Oz Comic-Con Interview: Ian Bohen on Teen Wolf, complex characters, being true to yourself & interacting with fans

For some character actors the journey enables them to continually keep learning and growing. Ian Bohen began working when he was 16 years old and has worked as an actor fairly consistently throughout his life. His filmography boasts stints in a number of tv series including Mad Men, Chicago P.D. and Breakout Kings but he’s best known for his role as Peter Hale in Teen Wolf. Returning to Australia for the Brisbane and Sydney legs of Oz Comic Con, we had a chat with Bohen about his work in the YA supernatural drama series, his work as an actor and getting to interact with fans through both Facebook Live and meeting them at pop culture conventions. ... Continue Reading

Stranger Things and Marvel madness to hit Supanova Brisbane and Adelaide in November

One of the surprise hit TV shows for 2016 the Netflix 80’s infused sci-fi thriller Stranger Things had everybody talking. So when earlier this year Millie Bobby Brown was announced but then unfortunately had to postpone her first ever trip to Australia, fans were pretty devastated. However the Upside Down is going to hit down under with MBB being confirmed to make appearances at Supanova Comic Con & Gaming’s Brisbane and Adelaide expos in November.... Continue Reading

Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro (USA/France, 2016) is a powerful and evocative look at the Civil Rights Movement

America has long been a country divided, afflicted by the separation between white and black men and it still continues to this day. I Am Not Your Negro is a unique documentary that is an analysis of the civil rights movements of the 50’s and 60’s right through to the current Black Lives Matter movement. But also an insight into the very personal dealings of African American essayist, playwright and social critic James Baldwin with his friends and civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. ... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (USA, 2017) is a funny, familiar buddy-cop ride

Sometimes it’s not always necessary for a film to be unique or spectacular or innovative for it to be enjoyable. Sometimes all we need is for it to be fun and ridiculous and easily digestible for it to provide that escapism. The Hitman’s Bodyguard brings together two particular Hollywood actors who have their own distinct “brand” to lead an action-comedy-buddy-cop-type of film that doesn’t intend to set the world on fire but prefers to just kick back and enjoy itself in an almost meta way.... Continue Reading