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January, 2022


Performance review of Streaming Sites

Paramount+ and Foxtel Now were the only two services to increase market shares, adding +2% and +1% respectively. Disney+ expanded the lead over Stan by 1%, due to Stan decreasing in market share by -1%. Binge, however, dropped the most and is now tied with Foxtel Now. It has been a rough year for Stan (-5%), Netflix (-5%) and Prime Video (-3%) whereas Disney+ was able to expand its market share by +3% during 2021. Paramount+ saw a very successful launch in Australia and is already making up for 6%Read More


                                              Armani beauty is pleased to announce American actress Tessa Thompson as the newest face. Thompson will feature in both the campaigns for the iconic LUMINOUS SILK FOUNDATION and the new LIP POWER, shot by Swedish photographer Mikael Jansson. LUMINOUS SILK FOUNDATION is known to be the first expression of Armani’s philosophy of perfecting the complexion with the lightest touch, and comes with a range that spans 40 colours, to suit every skin tone. LIPRead More

Film Review: The Tender Bar

Director:    George Clooney Cast:    Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck, Lily Rabe, Briana Middleton, Daniel Ranieri, Christopher Lloyd, Max Martini Rating:     MA Running Time:     106 Australian Distributor:     Amazon Prime   George Clooney’s The Tender Bar is an adaptation of the 2005 memoir from Pulitzer-winning journalist and writer J.R. Moehringer’s of the same name. The film chronicles his journey from his childhood days and how he transformed into a “man”. The Tender Bar stands firm on the bedrock of relationships as the relationship between J.R. Moehringer (Sheridan) and his uncle CharlieRead More


Your favourite Adelaide music festival SPIN OFF is once again set to bring a selection of Splendour 2022’s most popular players and a dream team of Australia’s finest to Adelaide Showgrounds on Friday 22 July! Get ready to party along with… GLASS ANIMALS · JACK HARLOW · SPACEY JANE · BALL PARK MUSIC · G FLIP · OLIVER TREE · TATE MCRAE · GENESIS OWUSU · THE CHATS · BEDDY RAYS · TEENAGE JOANS Glass Animals delivered one of the biggest tracks of 2021 with their hypnotic triple j Hottest 100Read More

Peter Hook & The Light – Joy Division: A Celebration

Peter Hook & the Light finally return to Australia & New Zealand in 2022 to perform Joy Division’s landmark albums, Unknown Pleasures and Closer, in full and sequential order. Plus as a special bonus they will perform an opening set of New Order material Joy Division co-founder and bassist, Peter Hook formed The Light to keep the music of Joy Division alive. These shows are a unique opportunity to experience Joy Division’s incredible  discography performed with the sincerity and authenticity of one of its founding members. Peter Hook & The Light – Joy Division: A Celebration Tour Dates FEBRUARYRead More

The Killers Australasian Tour 2022

THE KILLERS ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND IMPLODING THE MIRAGE TOUR 2022 INCLUDING TWO A DAY ON THE GREEN SHOWS We’re back! After the toughest two years in a day on the green’s 21-year history, Australia’s favourite outdoor concert event is proud to announce its return with the a day on the green debut for one of the biggest live bands in the world – THE KILLERS. Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring are thrilled to welcome THE KILLERS back to Australia and New Zealand for a massive nine-date mix of arena and outdoor shows on their Imploding The Mirage Tour 2022 in November-December. Originally announced in 2020 when COVID first halted worldwide touring, this will be THE KILLERS’ first timeRead More


Grammy-nominated live-electronic trio RÜFÜS DU SOL have announced they’ll be bringing their larger-than-life live show home to play for Aussie fans at outdoor venues in 2022. Set to light up Brisbane Showgrounds on November 26, the tour will then take in Sydney’s The Domain on December 2, Adelaide’s Ellis Park/Tampawardli on December 10 and Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on December 15, before finishing up at Perth’s Langley Park on December 17. “We’re coming home, finally!” beams the band, “And we’re bringing the biggest production we’ve ever toured with and we couldn’t be more excited about it.  We’ve planned four different tours ofRead More

79th annual Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the awards timetable for the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards. Nominations will be announced on Monday, December 13, 2021, with award winners announced on January 9, 2022. The deadline for Motion Picture and Television submissions is Monday, November 15, 2021. Rules, submissions, and timetable may be found here beginning on Monday, October 18,  2021.   TIMETABLE   Monday, October 18, 2021 Submission website for 2022 Golden Globe Motion Picture and Television entries now open Monday, November 15, 2021 Deadline for submission of Golden Globe MotionRead More

27th annual Critics’ Choice Awards

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the film category nominees for the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics Choice Awards gala hosted by Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer, which will broadcast LIVE on The CW and TBS on Sunday, January 9 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm (US Eastern Time). FILM NOMINATIONS FOR THE 27TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS BEST PICTURE Belfast CODA Don’t Look Up Dune King Richard Licorice Pizza Nightmare Alley The Power of the Dog tick, tick…Boom! West Side Story BESTRead More

Film Review: The Hand Of God

Director:    Paolo Sorrentino Cast:    Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert, Luisa Ranieri, Renato Carpentieri, Massimiliano Gallo, Betti Pedrazzi, Biagio Manna, Ciro Capano Rating:     MA Running Time:     130 Australian Distributor:     Netflix   Written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino, the story of a boy in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s – Sorrentino’s most personal film yet – is a tale of fate and family, sports and cinema, love and loss. If you’re looking for a coming of age tale, with a bit more style andRead More