Article Archive

July 31, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation - Win A Double Pass

29/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

The hunt is on. The countdown begins. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is in cinemas on JULY 30!


Stronger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival - Win Tickets

24/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Stronger than Fiction returns to Palace Electric Cinema from Thursday 30 July – 2nd August with the latest international feature length documentaries. We caught up for a quick chat with one of the directors of the festival, Deborah Kingsland. What’s the theme of the festival?


20 Tips To Get You Through Splendour in the Grass

22/07/2015 by Alex Lilly

1. Pack gumboots. Splendour is known to turn into a mud pit by day three, be prepared 2. Don’t wear white. The above mentioned mud pit means it can be hard to stay clean. Wear dark colours so your mates can't tell how filthy you are. 3. Bring extra pairs of socks. It’ll be cold and your feet will be begging for an extra layer of warmth. 4. Wear sun cream. You don’t want to be that guy who’s bright red in every photo. 5. Pack extra tent pegs. They’re easy to lose and if you don’t need them you can be the legend when you give them to the campsite next to you.


Movie Review - Ant Man

22/07/2015 by Sam Tremayne

You literally have to go out of your way to not know something of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a billion dollar juggernaut that started Hollywood’s obsession with superhero movies in the last decade, and has crafted its own unique series where all their characters and stories intertwine within the same world. As a result, outcomes of one story can have ramifications for another film, and character development may be furthered a one movie that doesn’t even focus around that particular hero.


Weekend Experiences

21/07/2015 by Kate Walker

The working week might revolve around planned meals, a strict-ish diet and possibly a few gym days; but come the weekend, I’m a firm believer in loosening the routine and indulging in good food with good friends. It’s even more enjoyable if some outdoors ‘puff’ can be woven into the scene too. Try some of these popular combinations and the last – a little known North Canberra ‘exercise eats’ combo. Lake Burley Griffin & Caravan Treats


Behind-the-Scenes of SAFIA's 'Embracing Me' Video

21/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

It was a cold and foggy morning as friends and family of Canberra darlings, SAFIA, made the early drive out to St Joseph’s Church in Gundaroo. The cute little chapel was ready to be transformed into the setting of the group’s fifth video for the track Embracing Me.


10 Things to Do this Weekend

17/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Have you suffered through this week’s chill? The good news is the weekend is looking pretty good, and there is plenty of hot action across the city to get involved in. ___________________ 1. Scandinavian Film Festival at Palace Electric Cinemas Various sessions all weekend Right now, across Scandinavia, it’s delightfully warm. Cosy up with a friend or two in Palace electric and take in some of the amazing films that make up this year’s programme.


The Scandinavian Film Festival is here!

15/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Last night (Tuesday), Palace Electric Cinemas welcomed a huge crowd of movie-lovers for the opening night of the 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival. Over 12 days, 22 films from across the Nordic countries will showcase a region with a long and proud history of storytelling.


Movie Review - Magic Mike XXL

14/07/2015 by Sam Tremayne

As probably the first male in the world to see this film I’ll probably be attacking this review in a much different light to most of the audience. Beating the opening weekends of Sex and the City and The Notebook is Magic Mike’s sequel XXL - marketed heavily on a bunch of ripped and toned strippe… I mean, male entertainers.


What will you discover during a Night at the Museum - Mystery?

14/07/2015 by OutInCanberra

Things aren’t always what they seem after dark at the National Museum! The National Museum of Australia invites you to experience a night of mystery, art, DJs, bars, talks and the unexpected, in the latest instalment of their blockbuster Night at the Museum series on Friday, 31 July. Start your evening by surfing rough seas to locate missing persons; get creative and make your own mystery disguise; or share your deepest secrets, which will stay locked in the museum … Or will they?