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Foxtel renews ‘A Place to Call Home’ for a sixth season

Foxtel renews ‘A Place to Call Home’ for a sixth season

Foxtel have announced that a sixth season of the much-loved Australian melodrama A Place to Call Home will begin filming in early 2018. The show which was created by Bevan Lee has become favourite with Australian audiences with its plotlines filled with mystery, intrigue, deception and a solid dose of repressed sexuality. Foxtel’s Executive Director of […]

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Robin Wright to take the lead in House Of Cards

Robin Wright to take the lead in House Of Cards

Netflix has revealed that House Of Cards will focus on the central character of Claire Underwood in its upcoming season, following sexual misconduct revelations about lead actor Kevin Spacey. The streaming services chief content officer Ted Sarandos has told media that Golden Globe winner Robin Wright is set to take the reigns of the dark political […]

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The L Word reboot confirmed with new showrunner

The L Word reboot confirmed with new showrunner

The buzz around a much-anticipated reboot of beloved television series The L Word has intensified as the team announce a new showrunner for the program. Writer/director Marja-Lewis Ryan will take the helm of The L Word sequel, along with the original creator Ilene Chaiken as Executive Producer and actors Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey. “Ilene […]

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Real Housewives of Melbourne release Season 4 sneak peek

Real Housewives of Melbourne release Season 4 sneak peek

The Real Housewives of Melbourne are finally returning to our screens for a fourth season, with some new friends and absent faces. Jackie Gillies, Janet Roach, Gina Liano, Gamble Breaux and Lydia Schiavello return as the last remaining original cast members, saying farewell to Chyka Keebaugh, and newer additions Pettifleur Berenger and Susie McLean. Two […]

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Kylie Minogue embraces the 70’s for ‘Swinging Safari’

Kylie Minogue embraces the 70’s for ‘Swinging Safari’

Kylie Minogue is almost unrecognisable in the trailer for the new Aussie comedy Swinging Safari. The 70’s themed comedy is the latest film from director Stephan Elliot whose previous films include The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Frauds, Welcome to Woop Woop, Easy Virtue and A Few Best Men.   The new film was originally titled Flammable Children but it’s been given […]

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Beyoncé joins cast of The Lion King live action remake

Beyoncé joins cast of The Lion King live action remake

The much anticipated live-action version of Disney’s ’90s classic The Lion King has revealed the full cast on social media… Be prepared! Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has been announced in the leading role of Nala, opposite Donald Glover’s Simba in the 2019 release. Comedian and American Horror Story star Billy Eichner will become the wise-cracking meerkat Timon, with Seth Rogen as […]

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November Film Reviews: Folk music and folklore

Ben Elton reached international fame for writing for the absurd television comedies The Young Ones and Blackadder. This was before he came to Australia and married Fremantle musician Sophie Gare. Living in Fremantle for much of the time, he often attended the folk music festival at Fairbridge near Pinjarra with his extended family of musicians. […]

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Comedian John Oliver rips into Australia’s marriage postal survey

Comedian John Oliver rips into Australia’s marriage postal survey

Comedian John Oliver has delivered a cutting take down of Australia’s marriage postal survey. Addressing Australia’s process for delaying marriage equality on his show Last Week Tonight, Oliver described the $120 million dollar process as the biggest waste of money since the last Baz Luhrmann film. In Oliver’s sights are Liberal MPs Kevin Andrews and Tony […]

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Tom Ballard to return to TV with new nightly comedy show

Comedian Tom Ballard will return to television, hosting an innovative new nightly show for the ABC. The broadcaster has just announced their ABC2 channel will be rebranded as ABC Comedy and be dedicated to all things funny. Launching in December ABC Comedy promises to  be a new multi-platform brand that spans a TV channel, ABC […]

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Aussie queer film ‘Pulse’ wins an award at Korea’s Busan film festival

Aussie queer film ‘Pulse’ wins an award at Korea’s Busan film festival

Aussie queer film Pulse has picked up an award at Korea’s prestigious Busan International Film Festival. The debut feature film from Director Stevie Cruz-Martin and writer/actor/editor Daniel Monks was awarded the Bank Award which come with $20,000 prize money. The screening at Busan International Film Festival was the movie’s first international showing. The no-budget film is […]

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