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June, 2022

 

AN “INTIMATE EVENING OF MUSIC AND CONVERSATION WITH SARAH BRIGHTMAN”

Seabourn is delighted to announce that Sarah Brightman, the world’s best-selling Soprano and Godmother of Seabourn Encore, will be reuniting with her ship for an “Intimate Evening of Music and Conversation” during Seabourn Encore’s seven-day Aegean & Turkish Treasures itinerary, sailing roundtrip from Athens on August 14-21, 2022. Brightman will entertain one performance in the ship’s Grand Salon, followed by an intimate conversation about her singing, theatrical career and musical accomplishments. In January 2017, Brightman served as godmother of Seabourn Encore and named the ship in a lavish ceremony in Singapore. Brightman, the world’sRead More


FURIOSA start of production

Principal photography is underway on Academy Award-winning filmmaker George Miller’s “Furiosa”, the much-anticipated return to the iconic dystopian world he created more than 30 years ago with the seminal “Mad Max” films, this time with an original new standalone action adventure that will reveal the origins of the powerhouse character from the multiple Oscar-winning global smash “Mad Max: Fury Road.”  The new feature is being produced by Miller’s own Australian-based Kennedy Miller Mitchell banner, together with the filmmaker’s “Fury Road” partners Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures.  Anya Taylor-JoyRead More


Movie Trailer – Anything’s Possible

Orion Pictures presents An ALP/Killer Films Production Anything’s Possible Anything’s Possible is a delightfully modern Gen Z coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa, a confident high school girl who is trans, as she navigates through senior year. When her classmate Khal gets a crush on her, he musters up the courage to ask her out, despite the drama he knows it could cause. What transpires is a romance that showcases the joy, tenderness, and pain of young love. Director: Billy Porter Written by: Ximena García Lecuona Producers: Christine Vachon, David Hinojosa, Andrew Lauren, D.J. GugenheimRead More


NEW ST KILDA SEASIDE RESTAURANT – LOTI

LOTI has opened its doors in the seaside suburb of St Kilda, celebrating the best of Australia’s own coastal surroundings infused with Mediterranean influence and an atmosphere of relaxed luxury and local community that is distinctly Melbourne. The seaside neighbourhood local at the base of St Kilda’s new Saint Moritz precinct, is the perfect place for a quiet cocktail overlooking the waves or destination dining for locals and visitors, friends and family. In a nod to the sentimentality of the past, LOTI’s name, Lady of the Ice pays homage toRead More


Film Review: Lost Illusions

Director:      Xavier Giannoli Cast:  Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France, Vincent Lacoste, Xavier Dolan, Salomé Dewaels, Jeanne Balibar, Gérard Depardieu, André Marcon, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Jean-François Stevenin Rating:       M Running Time:     149 Australian Distributor:       Palace Films   Lost Illusions has delighted French audiences and critics, leading the César race with 15 nominations (including best film and best director).  This study of manners adapted from Balzac has indeed a lot to please a very wide audience, starting with a scenario concocted by director Xavier Giannoli himself, associated withRead More


UB40 FEATURING ALI CAMPBELL AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2022

Ali Campbell, the original founder of the iconic Grammy-award winning, UK reggae group, UB40, has confirmed the band will return to Australia for their first national tour in four years presented by The Hour Group and Vandemonian Touring. The band’s legendary songwriter and esteemed vocalist will be joined by his amazing nine-piece band for the Australian tour. Tickets are on sale from 9am Wednesday 22 June 2022 at www.thehourgroup.com.au Formed in 1979, UB40 helped define reggae music for a generation. The ground-breaking reggae troupe topped the UK singles chart on three occasions, earned multiple Grammy nominations and soldRead More


Movie Trailer – Falling for Figaro

Directed by Ben Lewin and starring Danielle Macdonald and Joanna Lumley, Falling for Figaro is a romantic comedy that follows a brilliant young fund manager Millie (Macdonald) as she sets off to chase her lifelong dream to become an opera singer. Her vocal coach Meghan (Lumley) soon introduces her to the fiercely competitive world of opera singing where the only way to succeed is with a broken heart. DIRECTED BY: Ben Lewin WRITTEN BY: Ben Lewin, Allen Palmer PRODUCED BY: Philip Wade, Judi Levine, Arabella Page Croft EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY: Timothy White, John Wade,Read More


Stanley Jordan Australian east coast tour 2022

One of the most lauded and daring modern jazz guitarists of our time, Stanley Jordan, is coming to Australia’s east coast for a headline tour in August 2022. Jordan’s first headline tour of Australia will see him perform at The Gov in Adelaide, Brisbane’s Old Museum and four shows at Melbourne’s Jazz Lab, plus a special performance at Enmore Theatre as part of the Sydney Guitar Festival. A true maverick, Jordan is known for his signature mastery of a special technique on the guitar’s fretboard called ‘touch technique’, which seesRead More


Upcoming Film Releases – Paramount Pictures Australia

Upcoming Film releases from Paramount Pictures Australia are as follows: 14 July 2022  –  Falling For Figaro 11 August 2022  –  Laal Singh Chadoha 15 September 2022  –  Secret Headquarters 29 September 2022  –  Smile 12 January 2023  –  Babylon 2 March 2023  –  Dungeons & Dragons 8 June 2023  –  Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts 13 July 2023  –  Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One          


Single Release: The Buckleys – Oops I Love You

Coming off the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Daydream, Australian pop-country trio THE BUCKLEYS have returned with a brand-new single “Oops I Love You” which is available via Petrol Records/Universal Records/UMe.  Recorded at Nashville’s iconic East Iris Studios earlier this year, “Oops I Love You” finds the chart-topping band in a fun-loving, joyous playful mood. “Interestingly, this song started out on bass,” says vocalist Sarah Buckley, oldest sibling to the Buckley family trio which includes  Lachlan (guitars) and  Molly  (keyboards).  “I was jamming with our youngest brother Dylan (15 yo) on drums just forRead More