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Australia’s First LGBTIQ Film to Be Released by Bounty Films

Australia’s First LGBTIQ Film to Be Released by Bounty Films

This right here is exciting news. Bounty Films – the Australian company who has released a wide array of LGBTIQ films, amongst many other lesser known flicks – are staking helping bring history back to life with the re-release of Australia’s first LGBTIQ film, The Set. Based on an unpublished book by the great Roger Ward (Mad Max, Turkey Shoot), this film caused a stir way back i...[Read More]

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

AACTA and the Australian Cinema Conundrum

So, the 7th annual AACTA Awards ceremony came and went. The ceremony was spread out over two days, with a delayed screening running on Channel 7, followed by a repeat screening to be run on Foxtel at a later date. For those following the game, they would have been well aware of the fact that Australian cinemas night of nights was occurring. However, for the general public, this particular awards c...[Read More]

Umbrella Entertainment December 2017 Releases

Umbrella Entertainment December 2017 Releases

Another month, another bundle of essential Umbrella Entertainment releases. December’s line up is a pretty stellar one with some truly essential discs being released. What a way to wrap up the year. (We are not paid by Umbrella to push these releases at all, we simply love their work and feel that folks should be aware of the great releases that are on offer.) That Good Night From Umbrella: ...[Read More]

Movember! is here again!

Movember! is here again!

Hey folks… it’s that time of year again. The time of year where Andrew shaves all the hair off his face and grows a moustache in support of men’s health. Each year I join in with men all round the world to help raise funds for men’s health. This can be from helping fund research into prostate and testicular cancer, to also helping mental health and suicide prevention. This ...[Read More]

Umbrella Entertainment November 2017 Releases

Umbrella Entertainment November 2017 Releases

Another month, another bundle of essential Umbrella Entertainment releases. Where we’ve reviewed notable releases from Umbrella throughout the year, we can’t review them all. So, with that in mind, this new column is simply one to showcase the new releases from Umbrella for that month. Keep an eye out for these on the first of each month going forward. (We are not paid by Umbrella to p...[Read More]

Nominees Announced For The 7th AACTA Awards

Nominees Announced For The 7th AACTA Awards

It’s that time of year again, the 7th annual AACTA award nominations have been announced. As per usual, it’s a pretty exciting lineup of announcements. Taking the lead with 12 nominations is Garth Davis’ feature debut Lion. A record 17 feature films have been nominated this year, which is great to see. Lion goes up against Ali’s Wedding, Berlin Syndrome, Hounds of Love and ...[Read More]

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Ten – 10-1

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Ten – 10-1

Make sure to check out the posts covering entries 100-91 and 90-81 and 80-71 and 70-61 and 60-51 and 50-41 and 40-31 and 30-21 and 20-11 and 10-1. And here we are, launching into my top ten favourite Mondo prints of all time. Now, as we head into this list, remember that these are my selections, and no doubt your selections would be widely different than what is here. With that said, here we go… 1...[Read More]

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Nine – 20-11

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Nine – 20-11

Make sure to check out the posts covering entries 100-91 and 90-81 and 80-71 and 70-61 and 60-51 and 50-41 and 40-31 and 30-21 and 20-11 and 10-1. As we head into the home stretch for this top 100 Mondo prints list, it’s worthwhile reminding that this is a fully subjective list of prints that I consider to be the best that Mondo has produced. Part of what’s entertaining about making these lists is...[Read More]

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Eight – 30-21

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Eight – 30-21

On this eight entry in the Top 100 Best Mondo Prints, I cover entries 30-21. Make sure to check out the posts covering entries 100-91 and 90-81 and 80-71 and 70-61 and 60-51 and 50-41 and 40-31 and 30-21 and 20-11 and 10-1. 30. Quentin Tarantino’s caustic epic The Hateful Eight is a film that documents the foundations of America on one cold, stormy night. Racism, hate, misogyny, distrust, all are ...[Read More]

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Seven – 40-31

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Seven – 40-31

Welcome to the seventh entry in this ten part Top 100 Mondo Prints. Make sure to check out the posts covering entries 100-91 and 90-81 and 80-71 and 70-61 and 60-51 and 50-41 and 40-31 and 30-21 and 20-11 and 10-1. 40. Mike Saputo’s Pet Sematary print is a genuinely fascinating print to behold. At first glance you think it’s just a really pissed off cat staring at a guy digging a grave, but as you...[Read More]

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Six – 50-41

Top 100 Mondo Posters – Part Six – 50-41

Welcome to the sixth entry in this ten part Top 100 Mondo Prints. Make sure to check out the posts covering entries 100-91 and 90-81 and 80-71 and 70-61 and 60-51 and 50-41 and 40-31 and 30-21 and 20-11 and 10-1. 50. The climactic scenes of Steven Spielberg’s best film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, play out like a grand opera in the sky with the lights of the many UFO’s dancing to the John ...[Read More]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Midnight Screening – Perth

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Midnight Screening – Perth

Folks – Star Wars: The Last Jedi is not far away. It’s going to be the cinematic event to cap off this year. If you’ve ever gone to a midnight screening of any film, you’ll know that there’s a unique energy to the screening – fans getting to be the first to see a film around the world, walking out into the dark morning bleary eyed, excited by what they just saw ...[Read More]