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Liam Hemsworth is the fourth ever Australian to be honoured with a TCL Chinese Theatre hand and footprint ceremony

It’s one of Hollywood’s most iconic landmarks – the world’s biggest stars getting their handprints and footprints placed in cement out the front of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. And later this month, the stars of the massive Hunger Games series will be added to the list “reserved for Hollywood’s biggest luminaries”. And alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson will be Josh Taylor from Neighbours – Australia’s very own Liam Hemsworth.... Continue Reading

Sydney’s Central Park announces a “Silent Disco” inspired Film Festival

From becoming part of Vivid Sydney’s program for the first time this year, to embracing the aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney centre Central Park has been impressively adding its mark to the artistic scene in Sydney since it opened in 2013. And their latest initiative will only add to their repetoire. The centre have announced that later this month they will be launching their first ever “Silent Film Festival”, inspired by the popular “Silent Disco” events.... Continue Reading

FilmFest to bring VIP cocktail parties and red-carpet screenings to the Palace Nova in Adelaide

Adelaide film fans certainly have something to get excited about with more details about what will be on offer as part of FilmFest ( later this month (Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October) at Palace Nova Cinema. The event is set to host three exclusive VIP Tour events including exclusive cocktail parties and red-carpet screenings throughout the Adelaide Film Festival this month, promising to deliver “a touch of Cannes-style festival glamour, and giving audiences the opportunity to be amongst the first to discover the next great films and performances.” Continue reading FilmFest to bring VIP cocktail parties and red-carpet screenings to the Palace Nova in Adelaide

Marvel’s slate of Stage 3 MCU films gets shuffled as an Ant-Man sequel is confirmed

With Stage 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) now wrapped up thanks to Ant-Man, fans are eagerly anticipating the start of Stage 3 – which is proving to be a mammoth undertaking. Some 11 films now are confirmed for their slate, and at this week’s New York Comic-Con, Marvel have added one more film to this list, shuffling their schedule around to fit it in.... Continue Reading

Pixar to deliver new Cars in place of new Toy Story in 2017; Confirms Incredibles 2 for 2019

The New York Comic-Con is happening as we speak, and with it are a slew of reveals and announcements. In Pixar’s case, however, we may file this one under “Updates”. For the first time since the D23 Expo earlier this year, Pixar have updated their run sheet of US release dates through to June 2020.... Continue Reading

Nominees revealed for the 2015 Screen Music Awards

Acknowledging excellence and innovation in the field of screen composition, the Annual Screen Music Awards have nominated a collection of composers. The Awards, staged jointly by APRA AMCOS and the AGSC, celebrate achievements in music composition for documentaries, short films, children’s television, advertising, film and television soundtrack albums, as well as feature films.... Continue Reading

First trailer for Trumbo unites Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston with the likes of Helen Mirren, John Goodman and Louis C.K.

Director Jay Roach – the man who brought us Austin Powers and Meet The Parents – is getting a little more serious in his new film Trumbo, a film which brings together an incredible cast.  Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston starts as the titular characters alongside the likes of Helen Mirren, Diane Lane, John Goodman, Louis C.K. and Elle Fanning. They collectively find themselves in a true story about Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Cranston), who was blacklisted during America’s infamous “let’s assume everyone is a Communist” era in the late 1940s. The film is the story of what happened in that period, which saw him jailed, exiled but, interestingly enough, how he returned to Hollywood in something of a glorious fashion.  Continue reading First trailer for Trumbo unites Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston with the likes of Helen Mirren, John Goodman and Louis C.K.

Australian Box Office Report: The Martian finds revenue on Mars!

Surely NASA and Fox are in cahoots here. First the earth shattering announcement that they have found water on Mars and now The Martian, Ridley Scott’s newest has done some amazing numbers in the box office. I’m probably a nut, but conspiracy theories aside, Mars is getting all the spotlight lately as the space drama rakes in an impressive $6 million in its opening weekend in Australia. Debuting simultaneously in The States, it made $54 million bringing its worldwide gross to a very comfortable $98 million.... Continue Reading