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January, 2020



The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and in true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up for a massive four-month series of dates. In an incredible coup for music-fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting to headline the 2020 tour, bringing with them special guests James Reyne, The Living End, The Angels, Baby Animals, Killing Heidi and Boom Crash Opera. Promoter Duane McDonald launched the RED HOT SUMMER TOUR in 2011 with a line-up ofRead More

Seabourn Reveals New Constellation Lounge for Expedition Ships

Seabourn, one of the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, will soon be offering guests a breathtaking perspective on the sights in the most coveted and remote destinations in the world. Introducing the Constellation Lounge, a viewing lounge located up high and forward to be featured on each of the line’s two new purpose-built expedition vessels that are scheduled to launch in 2021 and 2022 respectively. Designed along the lines of the Observation Bar, among the most popular venues on every ship in the current Seabourn fleet, the Constellation Lounge will debut withRead More

Universal Pictures to launch “The Road To F9”- A Global Fan Extravaganza

To celebrate the much-anticipated upcoming new chapter of its iconic Fast & Furious franchise, Universal Pictures has announced its massive fan event “The Road to F9”. On January 31, in Miami, Florida, the studio will release the all-new trailer for the ninth chapter in the Fast & Furious franchise, as well as host a once-in-a-lifetime concert – complete with global superstars performing their biggest hits. Fans hoping to win the chance to secure tickets to the show may register at F9 opens in North America on May 22. FeaturingRead More

ELLESSE event in Melbourne

With the Australian Open in full swing, iconic sports brand ellesse threw a party at Flinders 524 in Melbourne which turned out to be quite the rager to celebrate the brand’s rich heritage with tennis. Danny Clayton and Pearl Herbert hosted a live mini tennis competition, before Danny jumped on the decks playing bangers until late in the evening. Guests had the chance to win a $1000 wardrobe from ellesse and the crowning glory of being the winner of the comp. Guests didn’t leave empty handed though, and were kittedRead More


For a strictly limited season, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will be shown in cinemas across Australia from February 27 from the Gielgud Theatre in London. Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, Les Misérables is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals – and now Les Misérables – The Staged Concert is the must-see event for all fans of musical theatre and live event cinema. Tickets are on sale now. Leading an outstanding cast and orchestra of over 65 are Michael Ball (Javert), Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), Carrie HopeRead More

Citi Taste of Tennis 2020

A fantastic evening was had in Melbourne with the Citi Taste of Tennis Exclusive at The Plaza Ballroom. The celebration welcomed ex tennis star Pat Cash and soon-to-retire American star Venus Williams along with Plaza Ballroom Executive Chef David Ricardo as the event’s headliners, and included a raffle benefiting World Central Kitchen. A few highlights: Grand Slam Cuisine: Tennis all-stars Pat Cash and Venus Williams turned up the heat with Plaza Ballroom Executive Chef David Ricardo with an onstage cook-off. Servin’ It Up Citi-Style: Pro tennis players including Mike & Bob Bryan, Borna Coric, Matteo Berrettini, Ajla Tomljanovic, Gaël Monfils, Elena Svitolina, and more sampled incredible cuisine including YarraRead More

Single Release: Rackett – Oxytoxic

Returning vivacious and energetic as ever, RACKETT brings us a hectic single to kick off a new year of music in ‘OXYTOXIC’. Unveiling new pop-driven and experimental sounds last year with ‘Machinations’ and exploring new territory in the live arena in Australia and Japan, RACKETT continues to flourish with ‘Oxytoxic’ – a song focused on desire. Incorporating trap and dance influences on her latest, RACKETT goes large in the positioning and delivery of lyrics that are equal parts intoxicating and enticing. “Got your kiss, named our kids now, all ofRead More

26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Nominations for the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced recently, with Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” and Jay Roach’s “Bombshell” dominating nods on the film front. “The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel” with Rachel Brosnanhan led the pack among TV shows. “Superstore” star America Ferrera and “Black Panther” actress Danai Gurira were on hand Wednesday morning at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles to announce nominees for the SAG Awards, the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ annual celebration of theRead More

Film Review: Bombshell

Director:   Jay Roach Cast:   Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell, Allison Janney, Alanna Ubach, Mark Moses. Rating:     M Running Time:     108 Australian Distributor:     Studio Canal   The odious working conditions for female on-air talent at Fox News and the first high-profile sparks of resistance – which led to the ousting of Fox chief and network creator Roger Ailes and some of the first stirrings of the #MeToo movement – is the subject of Bombshell. TheRead More

Upcoming Film Releases – Studio Canal

The latest schedule of Studio Canal film releases in Australia is as follows: 16 January 2020  –  Bombshell 19 March 2020  –  I Still Believe 16 April 2020  –  The Secret Garden 23 April 2020  –  Misbehaviour 1 June 2020  –  Radioactive 30 July 2020  –  Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar