TV & Streaming

The Wheel of Time and Neil Gaiman are coming to Amazon Prime Video

October 5, 2018

A subsidiary of Amazon, known as Amazon Studios focuses on developing TV series, distributing and producing films and comics from online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback. The company have dropped some pretty exciting news at a star studded Amazon Prime Video event in London. Now, if you don’t know what Amazon Prime Video is, then you’re like a […]

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Interview: Nathaniel Buzolic on The Originals, cosplay, channelling Tom Hardy and Oz Comic Con

October 3, 2018

When Oz Comic Con rolls in to Sydney, a wide variety of film and television stars get the chance to visit Australia as part of the convention line-up. More often than not they’re international stars, but funnily enough for the Brisbane and Sydney Oz Comic Con dates this September, Australian actor Nathaniel Buzolic got to […]

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The King of the Small Screen: There hasn’t been a year Ted Danson hasn’t been on TV since 1975

October 2, 2018

Holy forking shirtballs! Did you know there hasn’t been a single year since 1975 that Ted Danson hasn’t been on our TV screens? It’s true! The American actor, currently appearing as Michael on the third season of NBC/Netflix’s The Good Place, has not shied away from the limelight over all these years. As a result, we […]

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5 things we learned at the Shadowhunters panel at Oz Comic-Con Sydney

October 1, 2018

When the end of September rolls around you can be certain of two things, the end of the NRL/AFL football seasons, and Oz Comic Con Sydney. Once again one of Australia’s biggest pop culture events rolled into the International Convention Centre (ICC) where fans can meet some of their favourite celebrities from film and television, […]

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Photo Gallery: Oz Comic-Con Sydney 2018 with Cary Elwes, Nathaniel Buzolic and more

September 30, 2018

On a cool, fresh, sunny September weekend as the school holidays kicked off, ICC Darling Harbour hosted Oz Comic-Con Sydney. It’s an event Where awe-inspiring actors, colourful cosplay, gladiatorial gamers, bodacious book authors, and compelling comics all come together. Over the course of the weekend, celebrity film and TV stars hosted question & answer panels […]

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Flight of the Conchords release new song “Father and Son” ahead of new HBO Special

September 29, 2018

Earlier this year, Bret McKenzie and Jermaine Clement reunited Flight of the Conchords for a tour across England. And now, the beloved New Zealand comedians and folk musicians will return to HBO after having concluded their TV show nine years ago, for a special recorded in London on July 1st. The show will see the […]

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Netflix Review: Maniac is entertaining and well done but less mind blowing than intended

September 27, 2018

Last Friday, Netflix released a new series called Maniac. Following up on Black Mirror and Stranger Things binges, Maniac has already flickered across many TV-lovers’ screens. The format is limited to ten episodes and based on the, four years older, Norwegian series with the same name. This genre-bending sci-fi drama is written by Patrick Somerville and directed […]

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First Impressions: Netflix’s mind-bending Maniac starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill from True Detective Director

September 24, 2018

With series like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix has cemented themselves as a platform that regularly delivers exciting original formats to binge watch. Well known for giving their writers and directors plenty of creative space to develop new material, series like like Black Mirror and Stranger Things have flourished. And now we have the thrilling Maniac, which playfully exhausts […]

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Glitch returns for final season, filming underway in Melbourne for season 3

September 20, 2018

Filming is currently underway in Melbourne for the third and final season of Glitch, a Logie and AACTA award-winning, paranormal drama series that calls both ABC and Netflix home. The next season is said to introduce new characters, shocking twists and unexpected turns, all the while keeping viewers on the edge of their seats for […]

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel cleaned up at the Emmys, but did Hannah Gadsby steal the show?

September 18, 2018

Monday night saw the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. TV’s biggest and brightest stars gathered to celebrate the evening hosted by Saturday Night Live’s hilarious Michael Che and Colin Jost, with cameos from a myriad of famous friends. The evening kicked off with a strange tongue in […]

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Not just Nanette: The 7 funniest stand-up specials on Netflix

September 18, 2018

Netflix is full of more stand-up comedy than ever before; both original releases, and favourites from the stage. With Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette gaining so much attention this year, we wanted to shine a light on 6 other stand-up specials that aren’t to be missed. But we have to start with the best… Hannah Gadsby: Nanette […]

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Interview: Dominic Sherwood on first world hair problems, Shadowhunters and Oz Comic-Con

September 15, 2018

British actor Dominic Sherwood has been setting young hearts aflame for the last few years in the Netflix series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. However with the show having been announced as Season 3 being its last, an outpouring of grief and demands for it to be picked up are the resounding cries across social media. […]

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From Buffy to Westworld: The six best ever Film-to-TV adaptions

September 12, 2018

The long awaited series based on the 1988 cult movie Heathers is set to premiere on Stan on 28th September 2018. The first season of the satirical dark comedy consists of ten episodes following Veronica Sawyers daily struggle against the vicious gang of Heathers. Starring as Veronica is Gracie Victoria Cox. Melanie Fried, Jasmin Mathews and […]

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First Impressions: Jim Carrey shines in Kidding (USA, 2018), but the show hides in darkness

September 6, 2018

Showtime’s new comedy-drama Kidding sees Jim Carrey return to our screens in a show that makes it very clear that life isn’t all glitter and rainbows. Carrey is one of those actors whose presence alone can fill up the whole screen, either as the most energetic leading man (The Mask) or the average, everyday man […]

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Netflix Review: BoJack Horseman (USA, 2018) keeps its stride in its fifth season

September 6, 2018

When any television show enters its fifth season, they can begin to suffer with the fear of repeating old storylines or struggle with finding new, compelling ones to keep audiences engaged. Luckily, this isn’t the case for BoJack Horseman. Saddle up, because the anticipated fifth season proves that the popular Netflix animated show hasn’t run […]

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Why you should be excited about True Detective‘s third season

August 29, 2018

Once scorned, we return. After months of speculation, the highly anticipated trailer for the third season of HBO’s True Detective has arrived, leaving viewers wondering, can the show redeem itself? When True Detective first hit our screens in 2014 it was a critically acclaimed success. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, the first season of […]

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Take your first look at The Man in the High Castle Season Three

August 29, 2018

Streaming service Amazon Prime Video have just shown off the first footage from the anticipated third season of their critically acclaimed series The Man in the High Castle. Based on author Phillip K. Dick’s award-winning alternate history novel, The Man in the High Castle paints a daunting picture, placing the axis powers in a state of […]

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Jacki Weaver & Byran Brown lead all-star cast in Stan Original series Bloom

August 28, 2018

Two-time Oscar nominated actress Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) will lead an all-star cast in the upcoming Stan Original series Bloom. The six-part drama series from Playmaker will be distributed by Sony with principal funding from Screen Australia. The all-star cast will also include Bryan Brown (The Light Between Oceans, Red Dog True Blue), Phoebe Tonkin […]

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Interview: Cindy O’Connor reflects on composing for Once Upon a Time and her Emmy nomination

August 28, 2018

Recently nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score), Cindy O’Connor has just ended a seven year run composing music for the TV series Once Upon a Time. We caught up with the composer to look back on the series, learn more about her and talk about the fact […]

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ABC and Screen Australia announce four Art Bites projects

August 25, 2018

ABC and Screen Australia have announced four short-form documentary projects have received funding through ABC and Screen Australia’s Art Bites Initiative. This initiative is currently in its third year, encouraging filmmakers to produce a total of 6 x 5-minute documentary series for ABC’s online viewing platform ABC iView, based around art. Each team will receive […]

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