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Supanova Comic Con & Gaming gets SUPER-powered with more guests for April tour

As we all slowly start to settle into 2018 and get ready for another year of film, television, games and all things pop culture the team at Supanova Comic Con and Gaming have gone and stirred things up with a sizeable guest announcement for their forthcoming events in Melbourne and the Gold Coast in April. ... Continue Reading

Greta Nash and Tadji Ulrich announced as Tropfest Australia and Trop Jr Winners

Tropfest Australia have announced in partnership with CGU Insurance, the winners of both Tropfest and Trop Jr 2018. 23 year-old Greta Nash was announced as the winner for Tropfest with her  film Two Piece, while 15 year-old Tadji Ulrich has been announced as the winner of the world’s largest short film festival for kids, Trop Jr, with his film Outcasts Anonymous.... Continue Reading

Great Gatsby and Shawshank immersive cinematic experiences are coming to Australia

After an impressive debut in Australia with Titanic, which saw over 1000 guests transported back to 1912 in an immersive, authentic recreation, Beyond Cinema have announced their second Sydney immersive cinema experience: The Great Gatsby, as well as a debut in Melbourne for another classic.... Continue Reading

This is Me? This is You! The Greatest Showman sing-alongs are coming to cinemas

Six weeks after its release, fighting off Jumanjis and Star WarsThe Greatest Showman sits atop the Australian box office with an impressive $1.6 million. The uplifting musical opened in cinemas on Boxing Day, and has earned a whopping $26.6 million since its initial release. To leverage this success, the film is already lining itself up for “Sing-Along Sessions”.... Continue Reading

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs announced as SXSW closing feature as full program revealed

As we approach the 2018 addition SXSW Film Festival over in Austin, Texas the full program for the festivals’ 25th anniversary is still taking shape. We already gave you a nice look at some of the highlights of the program in its initial stages, but that list may need a big update sometime soon because Wes Anderson’s hugely anticipated Isle of Dogs has just been added to the lineup.... Continue Reading

Jeremy Renner, Catherine Tate and more to head to Armageddon Expo Wellington in NZ

Here at The Iris we’re quite fond of attending pop culture and comic conventions. We’ve been regularly covering Australian events for the last few years now. However this year we’re setting our sights on events abroad and looking to check out what our international compatriots have to offer.... Continue Reading

Alliance Française French Film Festival announces packed 2018 program

Returning to Palace Cinemas from late February until mid- April, the 29th annual Alliance Française French Film Festival will look to spoil audiences with a selection of 47 feature films, 2 documentaries and a TV series, all of which will seek to embody the passion, diversity and artistry of contemporary French cinema.... Continue Reading