Author: Leah Williams

Stan Original Series Wolf Creek Announces Cast And Enters Production

October 20, 2015

Streaming Service Stan has announced its next original series, Wolf Creek, based on the 2005 feature film of the same name, and the series has today gone into production. Both creator Greg McLean and star John Jarratt are returning to the world of Wolf Creek in what promises to be a new, more modern interpretation of the legend of Mick Taylor. Described as a six-part psychological thriller, it is set in the same world as that of the movie, but things take a twist when 19-year-old Eve survives Taylor’s massacre and starts to rebuild her life by embarking on a mission of revenge.... Continue Reading

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Netflix in Talks To Revive Gilmore Girls!

October 20, 2015

Beloved dramedy Gilmore Girls may be making a return to television, with the streaming service Netflix currently considering four new 90-minute episodes to premiere on their platform.... Continue Reading

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8 Classic Video Games That Desperately Need Sequels

October 15, 2015

In the ever-changing video games industry landscape, it’s easy for classic franchises to be left behind or forgotten. Some characters have been adapted and changed, such as Rare’s foul-mouthed mascot, Conker, who appeared in the recent Project Spark and Sony’s Spyro the Dragon, now featuring in the much-loved Skylanders series. Other games are often left in the dust, and never get the sequels that they deserve. Here’s our list of the top video game franchises that desperately need sequels for the modern generation of gaming…... Continue Reading

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The Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia Announce New $200,00 Annual Film Fellowship

October 6, 2015

The Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia have announced a new annual cash fellowship for aspiring Australian filmmakers, with up to four Fellowship winners receiving $50,000 each to produce their own short films in 2016 and 2017. This new cash Fellowship is the largest in Australia for short film, and aims to encourage and support the future generation of Australian filmmakers. Films funded by this Fellowship will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival in 2017 and 2018. A shortlist of the best entrants to the Lexus Short Film series will be curated and sent to a jury, which will then select the four winners of the Fellowship grants.... Continue Reading

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Exclusive Interview: Stephen Hunter And Jed Brophy Reflect on The Hobbit Trilogy And Fan Interactions

September 29, 2015

We caught up with Stephen Hunter and Jed Brophy during their time at Oz Comic Con to discuss their experiences playing dwarves and interacting with fans. We kicked off the interview discussing the legacy of The Hobbit films, and their impact on film history. “I hope that they stand the test of time like the Lord of the Rings ones do,”... Continue Reading

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BBC First British Film Festival Announces Full Program Line-Up For 2015

September 29, 2015

The BBC First British Film Festival has announced its full line-up of for 2015, featuring 31 films from across the British Isles. Opening the festival will be Paolo Sorrentino’s highly anticipated Youth, which follows two old friends, a retired composer (Michael Caine) and film director (Harvey Keitel) on vacation at a prestigious hotel in the Swiss Alps. Following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, The Man Who Knew Infinity, a retelling of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life, will close the festival.... Continue Reading

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The Jewish International Film Festival Announces Line-Up And Dates

September 1, 2015

In October, the Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast and New Zealand for a run of dates that will feature 60 international premiere features and documentaries. The festival has become known for showcasing diverse cinema and engaging audiences both from the Jewish community and beyond. Every film, selected by Festival Director, Eddie Tamir, has an Australia premiere. The award-winning programme will showcase works from Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, as well as a range of films from Israel, and more.... Continue Reading

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Darwin International Film Festival Announces 2015 Program Launch

September 1, 2015

The Darwin International Film Festival has launched its official program at Deckchair Cinema over the weekend. A full line-up of films, workshops and events curated by an expert panel has been announced, with this year’s program resulting in all films having their Northern Territory premieres at the festival. Countries featured include Brazil, India, Germany, Poland and more, offering Darwin audiences a wide range of films from around the world.... Continue Reading

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Nintendo Expands 2015 Line-Up With New Amiibos and Software Bundles

August 26, 2015

Nintendo has announced its end of year line-up with a vast array of games, bundles and software for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Featuring Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox and Animal Crossing, Nintendo has a great list of upcoming releases featuring their most popular franchises.... Continue Reading

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Xbox Announces Forza Partnership With V8 Supercars Australia

August 25, 2015

Xbox has announced a partnership with V8 Supercars Australia to bring 10 cars from the current V8 Supercar series into the upcoming Forza Motorsport 6 game with 2015 liveries. The newest game in the Forza franchise launches in September, and is exclusive to Xbox One. The game has a range of new features, such as night and physically-based wet weather racing alongside more interactive cars than ever.... Continue Reading

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