Win a double pass to see The Godfather at In The House in Sydney

September 7, 2016

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo’s novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). The Godfather will be shown at In The House, at George Street Cinema in Sydney on September 16th. ... Continue Reading

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There’s a Hunger Games exhibition coming to Australia direct from the USA

September 5, 2016

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is headed to Australia during its worldwide tour, bringing Aussie fans a behind the scenes look at the creation of the YA dystopian franchise, with a showcase of over a thousand props and costumes. 

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Veteran Director Ted Kotcheff to present masterclass at Melbourne’s 2016 Monster Fest

September 3, 2016

Ted Kotcheff, director of the Australian classic thriller Wake In Fright (also known as Outback), will be one of the special guests at this year’s Monster Fest in November.... Continue Reading

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Nine things we learned from our evening with Jean-Claude Van Damme

September 2, 2016

Last month, Jean-Claude Van Damme came to Australia for two special Q&As in Sydney and Melbourne. We learned a lot about the iconic action star while he was on stage at Sydney’s The Star, in conversation with Richard Wilkins. Here’s just a nine of those tidbids of knowledge we took away from the night:... Continue Reading

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The Australian Movie and Comic Expo returns in 2016 to celebrate its tenth year

August 31, 2016

This year will signal a decade for the AMC Expo (formerly known as Armageddon Australia) as it returns to Melbourne with an entourage of local and international pop culture stars.... Continue Reading

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Japanese Film Festival announces 2016 dates and program highlights

August 29, 2016

The 20th Japanese Film Festival will return nationwide later this year, showcasing the latest in Japanese film, alongside a Classics program in Sydney.... Continue Reading

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We spend an evening with one of the fathers of the personal computer, Steve Wozniak, in Melbourne

August 29, 2016

Think Inc are an Australian organisation who are putting together some of the most interesting talks for people to go and educate themselves with. Taking a look at their previous events, the two-year-old organisation delve into the talking to people devoted to science more often than not, but intellectual discourse is what they aim for, putting a spotlight on innovation and ideas.... Continue Reading

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Sydney 2015 – Exhibition Centre Glebe Island

September 28, 2015

Over the last few years there has been a steady rise in the popularity of the pop culture convention. Oz Comic Con Sydney was held over the weekend and we went along to check out the movie and TV star guests, the wares on sale by various exhibitors and artists and the ever increasing numbers […]

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2014

July 12, 2014

For those who are yet to experience a pop culture convention, The IRIS paid a visit to Oz Comic Con Melbourne this past weekend to experience what a convention is like on-the-ground and in the thick of it.

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Event Review: Graphic Festival – Robot Chicken Live – Sydney Opera House

October 5, 2013

Since 2005, the Comedy Channel has been the host of one of TV’s most irreverent and disturbing, but also hilarious comedy programs. Robot Chicken uses stop motion animation, toys and the twisted minds of Seth Green and Matt Senreich and their fellow animation creators to challenge the boundaries of taste. The GRAPHIC Festival showcase at […]

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