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July, 2022


Movie Trailer – Beast

Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Idris Elba (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad) stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator. Elba plays Dr. Nate Daniels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with their daughters to a game reserve managed by Martin BattlesRead More

Movie Trailer – Mrs Harris Goes To Paris

MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS is the enchanting tale of a seemingly ordinary British housekeeper whose dream to own a couture Christian Dior gown takes her on an extraordinary adventure to Paris. Director: Anthony Fabian Cast: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Rose Williams The film opens across Australia on 11 August 2022.  

2022 Melbourne International Film Festival

The 70th edition of the Melbourne International Film Festival will see the cultural event expand its footprint, with an extended program to be discovered at home and further afield. From The Capitol to Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal, Pentridge Coburg and The Forum, MIFF 70 will be the biggest season of the festival Australia has ever seen. One of the world’s longest-running film festivals, MIFF returns to metro, regional and suburban theatres from 4 to 21 August 2022 with a celebration of world-class cinema, plus a number of specially commissioned works andRead More


A new project by the Ego Expo team is set to hit the ground running in Melbourne this August – The Throwback Lounge. It is an iconic winter retro 90s Pop-Up lounge, onsite at The District, Docklands at 440 Docklands Drive.  

Film Review: The Forgiven

Director:    John Michael McDonagh Cast:      Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Chastain, Matt Smith, Ismael Kanater, Saïd Taghmaoui, Christopher Abbott, Caleb Landry Jones, Mourad Zaoui, Marie-Josée Croze, Alex Jennings, David McSavage, Abbey Lee Rating:       MA Running Time:      117 Australian Distributor:        Madman Films   The Forgiven is the new film by director John Michael McDonagh. It is set in the vast and beautiful Moroccan desert.  An English doctor named David Henninger (played by Ralph Fiennes) is travelling to Morocco with his American wife Jo (JessicaRead More

Vanfest 2022

Australia’s most popular regional boutique music festival, VANFEST is set to return on the 2nd and 3rd December with a new-look, brand new location, and a colossal line-up of chart-topping, award winning Australian and New Zealand artists that has today been revealed for VANFEST’s epic return. Tickets are on sale through the event website  – After making Forbes it’s home for eight wonderful years, VANFEST is relocating and set to make its mark on the iconic location of Mount Panorama in Bathurst! The move has been prompted by both the expansion of the music festival, covidRead More

Film Review: Official Competition

Director:    Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat Cast:      Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Oscar Martínez, José Luis Gómez, Manolo Solo, Nagore Aramburu Rating:       M Running Time:      115 Australian Distributor:       Madman Films   Humberto (José Luis Gómez), a millionaire nearing his 80th birthday, wants to be remembered for producing a great film. He hires Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz) to direct it. Lola casts actors for the two roles in the film: Iván Torres (Oscar Martínez) and Félix Rivero (Antonio Banderas). The two actors’ egos and actingRead More


The Collective Original, independent streetwear and men’s jewellery brand dedicated to creating a community that leads and inspires, celebrates its first birthday on Saturday, 23rd of July. One year ago, the influential brand opened for business and uniquely transformed the local creative industry. Samuel Morison, the founder of the Collective Original, created the label to represent individuals passionate about self-expression. Bringing together like-minded people striving to be great, this community of talented people is ready to take on any challenge. To mark its first anniversary of being in business, CollectiveRead More

Movie Trailer – Thirteen Lives

Thirteen Lives recounts the incredible true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who become trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm. Faced with insurmountable odds, a team of the world’s most skilled and experienced divers – uniquely able to navigate the maze of flooded, narrow cave tunnels – join with Thai forces and more than 10,000 volunteers to attempt a harrowing rescue of the twelve boys and their coach. With impossibly high stakes and the entire world watching, the group embarks onRead More

Film Review: Compartment No. 6

Director:      Juho Kuosmanen Cast:      Seidi Haarla, Yuri Borisov, Dinara Drukarova, Julia Aug, Tomi Alatalo, Julia Augustin Rating:       MA Running Time:      107 Australian Distributor:       Sharmill Films The bond formed by two strangers on a train isn’t a new idea for a film, but director Juho Kuosmanen‘s “Compartment No. 6” doesn’t take the expected, traditional love story path. Based on Rosa Liksom‘s novel, the story of a young Finnish woman (Seidi Haarla) on her way to see ancient petroglyphs after leaving behind a troubled relationshipRead More