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Michael Fassbender attains the role of serial killer in Entering Hades

Broad Green Pictures have reportedly gotten the film rights to the John Leake true crime novel Entering Hades, which will be turned into a film starring Michael Fassbender as Jack Unterweger, who was a well-respected Austrian author/journalist investigating murders and secretly killing people at night.... Continue Reading

Sydney Festival Review: Birdman Screening with Live Score from Antonio Sanchez – State Theatre (16.01.16)

One of the most anticipated events of this year’s Sydney Festival was the special screening of the film Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), with a live, mostly improvised score from Mexico’s Antonio Sanchez – the acclaimed jazz drummer who delivered us the original and unique soundtrack from the Oscar winning movie. So what is there to say about a show like this, when its premise is so black and white? Well, not much; Sanchez delivered exactly what was promised.... Continue Reading

The Iris’ 15 Best Films of 2015 (So Far)

Join us as we count down the 15 best films of 2015… so far! Looking back at the best films released between January and June 2015.

It’s been a strong year, starting off with a fantastic Oscar season in January and leading us through to the start of Blockbuster season. So far, 2015 has been one of the busiest years in cinemas in memory. Already three films have topped $40 million in the Australian box office – a feat not even one film managed in 2014. Two of these films make our list below – Jurassic and Avengers, while Furious 7 was the third to round out the statistical list! Read on to see who else made the cut…

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