Author: Larry Heath

From peak Nic Cage madness to “this year’s Moonlight“: 8 films not to miss at MIFF

August 1, 2018

Tomorrow, the Melbourne International Film Festival kicks off, running through to August 19th. As every year, there are hundreds of screenings – but here are just 8 we think are unmissable this year:... Continue Reading

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Blu-Ray Review: Game Night (USA, 2018) brings the laughs from start to finish

July 12, 2018

Whether it’s an old-fashioned detective story (Murder on the Orient Express), a children’s adventure (Young Sherlock Holmes), a romantic farce (Blind Detective) or a flat-out comedy (Clue), the murder mystery is the type of genre staple that can result in lots of fun, particularly if it involves audience participation. If 2018’s latest comedy Game Night can live up to those examples, we’ll be in for a treat.... Continue Reading

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Blu-Ray Review: Ready Player One (USA, 2018) crams a massive, fascinating documentary into its home release

July 11, 2018

“Somehow I managed to maintain my calm facade, when inside I was just a little boy losing his mind” – Ernest Cline, while on the sound stage with composer Alan Silvestri, whose music, he said, was being played endlessly while he wrote the novel. Later, he trades a signed copy of his own book for a signed Back to the Future soundtrack (on vinyl of course) – a moment of peak nerdism if there ever was one, and if that happens to be a word. This is the sort of wonderful content that you’ll find crammed into the single disc Australian blu-ray release of Ready Player One.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Brothers’ Nest (Australia, 2018) is a tight, well paced pitch black comedic thriller

June 22, 2018

If you thought the family in Animal Kingdom had problems, wait until you meet Australia’s newest dysfunctional family. In the new film from Director Clayton Jacobson, starring both himself and his brother Shane Jacobson, we spend some time getting to know the real life brothers as they play fictional brothers Jeff and Terry – reuniting the pair 11 years after their hit film Kenny.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Black Panther composer Ludwig Göransson on bringing Wakanda to life with talking drums

May 14, 2018

Last month, I had the chance to sit down with Black Panther composer Ludwig Göransson while he was in his LA based studio, working on a new Childish Gambino record. We’ve since heard quite a bit about this new release thanks to the music video for “This is America” going viral.... Continue Reading

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Win a double pass to see Starship Troopers back on the big screen in Sydney

May 12, 2018

Since the dawn of his existence, Humankind has ruled the earth. But now the rules are about to change. Prepare for battle with the Starship Troopers – Friday, May 18th at 7pm – as Event Cinemas George St (Sydney) go In The House – for the second last instalment of the season. Forget the insecticide, bring on the nukes!... Continue Reading

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The Jacobson Brothers’ new film Brothers’ Nest is changing the way local productions interact with local cinemas

May 4, 2018

While the highly anticipated Australian film Brothers’ Nest recently premiered at SXSW earlier this year, that didn’t stop director/producer/star Clayton Jacobson, writer/producer Jaime Browne and producer Jason Byrne from pushing the boundaries of Australian films by establishing a personal bond with theatres that little have done before. ... Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery: The Avengers: Infinity War Red Carpet Premiere in Sydney, Australia

April 24, 2018

The long awaited third Avengers movie Infinity War hits Australian cinemas tomorrow! But tonight, the red carpet premiere was held in Sydney, giving fans and celebs the chance to see the star-studded film before the rest of the world. Nathan Atkins was on the carpet and brings us these photos:... Continue Reading

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Oscar winning makeup artist Lucy Sibbick talks about Darkest Hour and the final season of Game of Thrones

April 23, 2018

Speaking from her home in Hertfordshire, just before she was set to jump on a plane to Ireland to work on the final season of Game of Thrones, we caught up with Oscar winning makeup artist Lucy Sibbick to talk about her work on transforming Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.... Continue Reading

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Win a double pass to see The Shawshank Redemption at In The House in Sydney

April 19, 2018

The classic drama The Shawshank Redemption starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman is returning to the big screen on Friday, May 4th at 7pm as part of the In The House series at the George Street Event Cinemas in Sydney.... Continue Reading

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