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April, 2022

 

Streaming Services Performance – 1st Quarter 2022

Here is the data regarding the market shares of streaming services for the first quarter of 2022.   SVOD market shares in Q1 2022 Amazon Prime Video shows the most growth from last quarter, adding 2%, while both Netflix and Disney+ grew their shares by 1%. Stan and Foxtel Now decreased 2% whilst Paramount+ suffered a 1% loss within the same period.                           Market share development in 2022 All three top players in the Australian market, Netflix, AmazonRead More


WE WILL ROCK YOU ARENA EXPERIENCE 2023/2024

The award-winning musical WE WILL ROCK YOU has been transformed into an arena spectacular that restores the hits of rock legends QUEEN to Entertainment Centres, where they first captivated the world. The high-octane rock musical WE WILL ROCK YOU – THE ARENA EXPERIENCE opens at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in January 2023, ahead of a national tour that will blow the roof of arenas across the country.  Tickets are on sale now from www.ticketek.com.au This record breaking spectacular features over 500 performers on stage and celebrates all of Queen’s greatest hits, including BohemianRead More


ELVIS – Australian Film Premiere in June

Universal Pictures, on behalf of Warner Bros. Pictures, is thrilled to announce the greatest show on Earth will come to the Gold Coast when Oscar-nominated visionary filmmaker Baz Luhrmann returns home for the Australian premiere of his highly anticipated drama ELVIS. Fresh from its world premiere at the 75th Festival de Cannes, Luhrmann will be joined by two of the film’s leading stars, Austin Butler and Australian Olivia DeJonge, on the red carpet at Event Cinemas, Pacific Fair, Gold Coast on Saturday, June 4. Many of the film’s 95 Australian cast members are also expected toRead More


Film Review: The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent

Director:     Tom Gormican Cast:    Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio, Lily Sheen, Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffany Haddish Rating:       M Running Time:       107 Australian Distributor:      Studio Canal   Nicolas Cage is an actor anyone can imitate. Nobody plays Cage better than himself though. With a distinct delivery and arsenal of bizarre faces, Cage has become the king of meme culture. Sometimes people wonder whether Cage is in on the joke. With The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,Read More


Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival 2022

South coast ocean loving band Pacific Avenue headline a free line-up of live music on April 23 and 24 at the Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival in Bondi, Sydney; the first major outdoor music event at the iconic beach since lockdown. The line-up also features indie-pop all girl group Erthlings, surfer singer songwriter Billy Otto, locals Declan Kelly and Jane Walker, and dancing queen Chase Zera. Kicking off on April 23 from 1.30pm in Bondi Park North the artists will perform throughout Saturday and Sunday afternoon on a solar powered SunshineRead More


Film Review: The Lost City

Director:    Adam Nee and Aaron Nee Cast:    Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Oscar Nuñez, Patti Harrison, Bowen Yang Rating:       M Running Time:       112 Australian Distributor:      Paramount Pictures Australia After struggling through a pandemic, we desperately need a silly comedy as an antidote to provide some stress release. Brothers and directors Aaron Nee and Adam Nee timely offer us “The Lost City”  to perfectly serve that purpose. We will forgive the far-fetched plot and implausible logistics, and simply enjoy the laughter and appreciate theRead More


Film Review: The Good Boss

Director:  Fernando León de Aranoa Cast:    Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Almudena Amor, Óscar de la Fuente, Sonia Almarcha, Fernando Albizu, Tarik Rmili, Rafa Castejón, Celso Bugallo Rating:     M Running Time:     120 Australian Distributor:      Sharmill Films   It takes very little to understand that The Good Boss is a film full of symbolic references that openly show the sense of the narrative and of the critique of the capitalist system. A satirical comedy always poised between possible drama (but never shown as such) and irony , the one written and directed by FernandoRead More


Movie Trailer – Top Gun: Maverick

Paramount Pictures and Skydance and Jerry Bruckheimer Films Present A Don Simpson / Jerry Bruckheimer Production A Joseph Kosinski Film Tom Cruise “Top Gun: Maverick” OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of TOPGUN graduates for a specialised mission the likes of which no living pilot hasRead More


MARRIOTT EXECUTIVE APARTMENTS

Marriott International has announced that it has signed an agreement with Sunnyland Investment Group to bring the first Marriott Executive Apartments to Australia. Located in St Kilda Road, Melbourne, the slated 180-key all-suite hotel will be part of a mixed-use development comprising approximately 244 fully residential apartments with premium amenities and services. The $170 million hotel mixed-use project’s construction is due to commence in 2024 and is expected to be completed by mid 2026. “We are thrilled to work with Sunnyland Investment Group to bring Marriott Executive Apartments to Australia,Read More