All posts by Larry Heath

Giancarlo Esposito talks about Gus Fring’s return in Better Call Saul

While he was in Australia last week for a pop-up Los Pollos Hermanos in Sydney, we sat down with the fast food chain’s proprietor Gus Fring – expertly played through Breaking Bad‘s fourth season by Giancarlo Esposito – to talk about the character’s anticipated return in the third season of the Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul. ... Continue Reading

Five first time directors nominated for the top prize at the 2017 Australian Director’s Guild (ADG) Awards

The Australian Director’s Guild (ADG) has announced the nominations for their 2017 Awards, and this year the awards are guaranteed to recognise a new talent, with all five nominees in the category of Best Direction in a Feature Film having made their feature film debut. That’s Garth Davis for Lion, Simon Stone for The Daughter, Ben Young for Hounds of Love, Craig Boreham for Teenage Kicks and Jonathan Leahy for Skin Deep.... Continue Reading

The first teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi trended worldwide across the Easter weekend

Currently the number one trending video worldwide on YouTube and attracting 25 million views in less than 72 hours, it’s safe to say that Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s first teaser trailer made its impact over the Easter weekend. And that number just takes into account the ONE official YouTube channel.... Continue Reading

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer is touring his classic soundtracks in Australia in less than three weeks

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival.... Continue Reading

The first teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok has dropped and it looks like the Marvel film to beat

Take direction from New Zealand’s Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), film in Australia and add cast members like Australia’s Cate Blanchett and the one and only Jeff Goldblum, then consider the strong track record of the last two Thor standalone films, and the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok has just about everything working for it. And by the looks of the first teaser trailer that was just released, they have not squandered that advantage.... Continue Reading

Blu-Ray Review: The single disc release of Doctor Strange (USA, 2016) arrives jam-packed

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom that we are now at 14 films and the Marvel juggernaut keeps on churning out blockbuster after blockbuster with rarely a falter. This is yet another notch in the belt for the studio as it expands its list of characters and barrels towards the impending Infinity War extravaganza. Go forth for our somehwat slightly spoilery review.... Continue Reading