All posts by Larry Heath

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

Michael Bonfiglio talks about his new HBO Documentary May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers, co-directed with Judd Apatow

While in Austin last month, we caught up with Michael Bonfiglio, co-director of May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers (the much loved US band) with Judd Apatow. We spoke about premiering the film at the iconic SXSW festival and working with (and discovering) the band across the album three years it took to bring this project to the screen.... Continue Reading

We meet The Muppets‘ Gonzo, Zoe & the Swedish Chef: Dave Goelz, Fran Brill and Bill Barretta

Last month at SXSW, the documentary Muppets Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched premiered to much jubilation. The film is exactly as the name implies: some of the team behind the original Muppets (as well as Fraggle Rock, Sesame Street and others), got together to talk about their time on the series, working with Jim Henson.... Continue Reading

Review: With the PLAYBASE, Sonos prove that by staying a step behind, you can end up two steps in front

Sonos have never seen themselves as leaders in “doing things first”, rather, as the kings of “doing things right”. They seem to live by an adage of the past: the idea that a company can exist on key products – not a slate of “let’s see what sticks and what fails” merchandise – that are built to last, not fail within three years.... Continue Reading