Article Archive

November 27, 2014

The Hunger Games - MockingJay Part One

26/11/2014 by Sam Tremayne

For people who have read The Hunger Games books - aside from being able to snidely hint they know how the series ends - widely view the final Hunger Games novel, 'MockingJay', as where author Suzanne Collins lost her mojo. So, the seemingly insurmountable challenge for Director Francis Lawrence and crew is this: how to adapt a weak story into not one, but two feature films, and satisfy audiences while keeping the book purists happy.


Violent Soho LIVE - 'No sleep til Mansfield' Tour at ANU


Fifty-six weeks ago Violent Soho unleashed their third studio album Hungry Ghost to the world and upon doing so, set off a chain reaction of events that no one could have predicted. Coming in at #6 on the ARIA album charts and remaining in the top 50 for over a year, Hungry Ghost has seemingly become a favourite amongst hoards of punters not only in Australia, but also around the world as fans passionately continue to share the record with their mates.


Competition: Love Marriage in Kabul

24/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Following its success at the 2014 Sydney Film Festival, Amin Palangi’s award-winning documentary, Love Marriage in Kabul, is set to tour to cinemas around Australia.



24/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. J ake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut- throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.


Film Review - The Drop

24/11/2014 by Sam Tremayne

Most people get scared off when they hear the words ‘independent film’ (admittedly, I was like that once). But when my job became seeing movies of different lengths, genres and languages, I started to realise that big budgets don’t mean good stories in the same way small budgets don’t mean bad ones. The Drop is James Gandolfini’s last movie and deserves to be seen. It is dark, thrilling and surprisingly swirling with mystery.


Night Market Canberra - A Sparkling Evening of Design

18/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

There’s nothing better than wandering a few market stalls, armed with a delicious morsel or while sipping on a cool refreshing drink. On Friday 12 December from 4.00pm until 9.00pm, you’ll have the opportunity to do just that as Night Market Canberra debut within the Hotel Realm precinct, albeit with a decidedly sophisticated touch.


Movie: MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN - Win A Double Pass

17/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

To celebrate the release of MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN starring Ansel Elgort , Jennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Emma Thompson, Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt, Judy Greer and Dean Norris, we are giving you the chance to WIN a double pass! “MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN” follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.


5 Things to do this Weekend!

13/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Dear God. Here we are, deep in the flux of the Canberra summer – and absolute stinker today, and then down to 22 on Sunday! Still, everything this weekend is running hot! Here are five things to do as we race headlong towards Christmas. 1. Forbidden Fridays at PJ O’Reilly’s Tuggeranong Friday from 5.00pm. Dancers from 11.00pm


Hustle&Scout X The Forage present the 'Mo-Bros Edition' - Next Weekend!

11/11/2014 by Carly Devine

Our favourite local food and fashion markets, Hustle&Scout and The Forage are back on again at Hangar #47 on Saturday 22 November. This time there will also be a charity drive for Movember. Movember, if you haven’t heard of it already, is a campaign which aims to raise awareness and money for men’s health with a competition for Men around the nation to ‘grow the best mo’ and encourage their mates to either do the same, or simply make a donation.


The IMB Sunset Cinemas is back and you can WIN tickets!

27/10/2014 by Carly Devine

Fancy kicking back under the stars and watching your favourite movies on the bigscreen? Do you love good food and wine and also great company? Well get excited because the IMB Sunset Cinema is back, returning for their third season in Canberra, with an extravaganza of film, music and good times! With Summer well & truly on the way there is no better way to enjoy the warmer weather than with friends & family on the lush Northern Eucalypt Lawn within the Australian National Botanic Gardens.