Author: Larry Heath

Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding (Yellow) Fingers: Behind-the-scenes where The Simpsons and Planet Earth II are scored in Los Angeles

April 16, 2018

It’s a hot afternoon in Los Angeles. The Oscars just passed by a few days earlier. I’ve jumped into an Uber to an address given to me in Santa Monica. Like so many buildings in Los Angeles, I arrive at something of a non-descript location; nothing but a door in front of a building that could be anything from an apartment complex, to an insane asylum.... Continue Reading

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SXSW Film Review: A Vigilante (USA, 2018) proves an inspiring, powerful debut for its Australian Director

March 29, 2018

Directed by Australia’s own Sarah Daggar-Nickson and starring Olivia Wilde, A Vigilante is a powerful drama that sees Wilde play the titular role – Sadie, a vigilante who helps domestic abuse survivors get out of their situation by literally bringing the abusers to their knees.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Kunichi Nomura on playing the dog hating villain in Wes Anderson’s new film Isle of Dogs

March 29, 2018

While at SXSW earlier this month, we caught up with Japanese actor Kunichi Nomura, who appears in the new Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs. He also helped write the film.... Continue Reading

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Blockers director and former 30 Rock scribe Kay Cannon on bringing her debut film to cinemas

March 28, 2018

We recently spoke to director and former 30 Rock scribe Kay Cannon at SXSW about her directorial debut for Blockers, the latest comedy starring John Cena, as she touches on what making a funny, heartfelt film that viewers can not only laugh at but take seriously at the same time.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Blockers‘ young actress Gideon Adlon on making her big screen debut

March 26, 2018

Hitting Australian cinemas this Thursday, we caught up with the young actress who stars in the new film BlockersGideon Adlon, to talk about making her big screen debut in the anticipated comedy starring John Cena and Leslie Mann.... Continue Reading

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SXSW Interview: Sybil Rosen & Josh Hamilson talk Blaze and working with Ethan Hawke

March 25, 2018

With the film screening at SXSW earlier this month, we hit the red carpet to meet Sybil Rosen, the muse of songwriter Blaze Foley, who co-wrote the screenplay for the new film Blaze, directed by Ethan Hawke. The film documents Foley’s life, and sees Rosen played beautifully by Alia Shawkat (pictured in character above with Ben Dickey, who plays Foley).... Continue Reading

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Kenny Reunited: Clayton Jacobson talks about his new film Brothers’ Nest with writer Jaime Browne & producer Jason Byrne

March 25, 2018

Earlier this month at SXSW in Austin, Texas, I saw down with director and star of the new Australian film Brothers’ NestClayton Jacobson. Accompanied by the film’s writer Jaime Browne & producer Jason Byrne, we spoke at length about the anticipated film – which brings the Jacobson brothers (the other half of course being Shane Jacobson) together for the first time in 2006’s Kenny.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Blockers‘ Evan Goldberg & James Weaver claim to be Australia’s “favourite movie makers”

March 25, 2018

While at SXSW, we caught up with Evan Goldberg & James Weaver to chat about their work as writers and producers of the anticipated and acclaimed new comedy Blockers, which hits cinemas on Thursday.... Continue Reading

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SXSW Film Review: Ethan Hawke’s Blaze (USA, 2018) is a powerful and effective tribute to a musical great

March 24, 2018

In the first scenes of Ethan Hawke’s new film Blaze, a biopic about oft Austin based, relatively obscure American musician Blaze Foley, we find out that this story doesn’t have a happy ending. Foley’s life was one cut violently short. It’s a choice that Hawke said was made to keep the film from being emotionally manipulative, and the result is a stroke of genius. The film is one not of his death, but a life cut too short, and the music he made along the way.... Continue Reading

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South Park takes aim at James Woods in new Fractured But Whole Casa Bonita DLC

March 24, 2018

Earlier this week, the second South Park: The Fractured But Whole DLC, “From Dusk Till Casa Bonita”, was released – featuring a brand new story line that pegs the goths against the vamps, adding a class that you can take back to the main game with you, and introducing Henrietta as an ally. It also brings in some new mini-games by way of an arcade in the restaurant, and allows you to play a version of the much-talked about Kanye West mini-game whenever you want.... Continue Reading

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