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Shock and Gore: The Films of Herschell Gordon Lewis and The Hershell Gordon Lewis Feast

9 November 2016 4:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Shock and Gore: The Films of Herschell Gordon Lewis and The Hershell Gordon Lewis Feast are two extraordinary limited edition releases from Arrow Films celebrating the warped mind of horror and exploitation genius Herschell Gordon Lewis. Packed to the rafters with blood drenched shockers, the compendium represents the best of the serial gore producers efforts to chill the bones off fans ever eager to gross-out.

The multi-format releases feature 14 of the director’s films in glorious high-definition plus a whole host of extras exploring every last detail about Lewis’s career in the gore game.  Lewis sadly passed away in September after a long career in both film making and advertising.

 

Featuring 14 Hg Lewis titles including Blood Feast, Two Thousand Maniacs!, Color Me Blood Red and Something Weird plus more extras than you could shake a bloodied stake at, this is a collection perfect for fans and newcomers alike to »

- Robert W Monk

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Hyde & Seek to launch October 3

19 September 2016 9:49 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Hyde & Seek.

Hyde & Seek will premiere on Nine October 3, the same airdate as Seven's new series The Secret Daughter. Matt Nable (Hacksaw Ridge, Arrow, Gallipoli) plays Gary Hyde, a detective hunting the killer of his best mate and partner. . Together with his new partner Claire McKenzie (Emma Hamilton, The Tudors, Mary: The Making of a Princess), Afp boss Jackie Walters (Mandy McElhinney, House of Hancock, Love Child) and Asio chiefs (Jindabyne's Deborra-lee Furness and Puberty Blues' Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Gary uncovers a criminal underbelly of murder and fraud as he's thrust into the secretive world of homeland security. . The show also stars Zoe Ventoura (Packed to the Rafters), Tai Hara (Home and Away), Claire Lovering (San Andreas), Andrew McFarlane (Devil.s Playground, Love Child), and Aaron Fa.oso (East West 101). In a statement, Nine.s heads of drama Andy Ryan and Jo Rooney said they were thrilled »

- Staff Writer

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Solo Batman Movie Not Entirely Limited To Arkham Asylum, According To Report

19 September 2016 11:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Packed to the rafters with DC villains, Ben Affleck’s solo Batman movie is quietly trucking along in development under the grand shadow of the Justice League.

It’s without a release date at this early stage, but remains a big priority for Affleck himself who will write, direct and headline the finished product. DC veteran Geoff Johns joins him on script duties, and it hasn’t taken long for the rumor mill to grind into motion.

Without question, the one speculative tidbit to gain the most traction claimed that The Batman will take place entirely within the decadent walls of Arkham Asylum, lifting inspiration from Rocksteady’s beloved licensed title in that it will imagine a scenario where the Joker has unlocked all inmates within Gotham’s home for the criminally insane. A lean, tantalizing rumor though that may be, it now appears the Affleck-fronted solo movie will venture beyond the walls of Arkham, »

- Michael Briers

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The Legend of Ben Hall set for December release

18 September 2016 9:14 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

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The Legend of Ben Hall. Matthew Holmes.s The Legend of Ben Hall will get a national theatrical release from December 1, courtesy of Pinnacle Films.

The biopic tells the story of one of the most wanted men in Australian outlaw history. After years on the run in the outback, Ben Hall and his infamous band of outlaws decide to ride again in order to steal enough cash and gold so they can flee to America and greener pastures.

The reunited gang prove unstoppable until one fateful day, when holding up a mail coach, a police sergeant is shot dead. With the bounty on their heads growing and nowhere to go, Ben and his gang must now fight to the bitter end.

The Legend of Ben Hall, shot across regional New South Wales and Victoria, stars Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa (Gallipoli, The Lucifer King), William Lee, Joanne Dobbin (Neighbours, Swimming Upstream »

- Jackie Keast

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Ten to unveil The Wrong Girl later this month

6 September 2016 5:54 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Jessica Marais in The Wrong Girl.

Network Ten has announced its new Aussie drama, The Wrong Girl, based on the book by Zoë Foster Blake, will premiere on September 28.

The show follows the life of 29-year old breakfast television producer Lily Woodward, played by Jessica Marais (Love Child, Packed to the Rafters)..

.I.m thrilled to bring the character of Lily Woodward to life. She is fun, confident, determined, quick to react and disarmingly charismatic. I hope audiences love her as much as I do,. said Marais.

.It has been a pleasure working with the exceptional cast and crew, and I.m incredibly proud to be involved in this fresh and exciting new drama..

Marais will be joined by a cast that includes Craig McLachlan, Kerry Armstrong, Madeleine West, Hamish Blake, Doris Younane, Steve Vizard, Rob Collins, Ian Meadows, Hayley Magnus, Kevin Harrington, Leah Vandenberg, Christie Whelan Browne, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, »

- Staff Writer

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Q&A screenings of Is This the Real World across Sydney this week

21 June 2016 8:28 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Is This The Real World, the feature debut of writer-director Martin McKenna, will be screened across Sydney this week, followed by Q&A sessions. The film follows the story of Mark Blazey, a high school kid growing up in a coastal town and trapped in a relentless battle of wills with a controlling teacher, while his family is breaking apart and first love beating at his door.

It stars up-and-comer Sean Keenan (Puberty Blues, Glitch, Strangerland) alongside Matt Colwell (hip hop artist 360) in his feature film debut. Melbourne-based McKenna helmed the project after working TV drama for nearly two decades on series such Packed to the Rafters, Neighbours, Stingers, All Saints and Corelli.

The film was produced by Point of View Films. Screenings:

Thursday 23 June Event Cinemas Parramatta 6.30pm screening followed by Q&A with Sean Keenan, Matt Colwell & Martin McKenna . Friday 24 June Event Cinemas Miranda 9pm screening followed by »

- Staff Writer

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House Husbands dusts off the perambulators as shooting begins on season five

22 May 2016 5:23 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

House Husbands.

House Husbands season five begins filming in Melbourne this week.

Gary Sweet, Firass Dirani, Rhys Muldoon, Julia Morris, Natalie Saleeba, Jane Allsop, Louise Siversen and Denise Scott are all back, and will be joined by Packed to the Rafters alum Hugh Sheridan.

Sheridan will play Nick Gazecki, a music teacher who makes an enemy of his new neighbour Lewis (Sweet).

Other new additions include Roy Billing and Australian musical theatre legend Nancye Hayes.

.Everyone with a family can relate to the House Husbands and their partners as they juggle the pressures of relationships, work and parenting", Nine.s co-Heads of Drama Jo Rooney and Andy Ryan said..

Sue Seeary from Playmaker said: .We are thrilled to be back again for a fifth series. With such a wonderful returning cast and the opportunity of working with Hugh Sheridan as the new House Husband, this series is sure to capture »

- Inside Film Correspondent

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Hacksaw Ridge's Ben Mingay to star as Alan Bond in Nine's House of Bond

9 May 2016 5:08 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Ben Mingay.

Ben Mingay (Packed to the Rafters, Hacksaw Ridge) will star as Alan Bond in House of Bond, Nine's miniseries now in production.

House of Bond tells the tale of Australia.s most controversial tycoon, whose excesses ran to women, fame, money, crime and everything in between..

The mini-series co-stars Rachael Taylor (Jessica Jones) as Diana Bliss, Adrienne Pickering (Rake) as Eileen Bond and Sam Neill (House of Hancock) as Roland .Tiny. Rowland.

House of Bond is the rags-to-riches tale of Bond.s incredible rise and spectacular fall in the 1970s and 80s as the cheeky, knockabout .Ten Pound Pom. who fought his way from the back alleys of Fremantle to become the richest man in Australia and one of our greatest sporting heroes for winning the America.s Cup..

The series will also star Gyton Grantley, Samantha Jade, Anne Looby, John Howard, Johnny Ruffo, Roy Billing, Paul Gleeson and Jack Campbell. »

- Staff Writer

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Matt Nable leads cast of Nine-Matchbox crime series Hyde and Seek

13 April 2016 5:32 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Matt Nable.

Matt Nable (Fell, Hacksaw Ridge, Arrow), Deborra-lee Furness (Correlli, Jindabyne), Mandy McElhinney (House of Hancock, Love Child), Emma Hamilton (The Tudors, Mary: The Making of a Princess) and Zoe Ventoura (Packed to the Rafters) are set to star in Hyde and Seek, a new series from Nine.

The series revolves around Detective Gary Hyde (Nable), whose best friend is killed in a seemingly random attack.

Together with his new partner Claire McKenzie (Hamilton), Hyde uncovers a criminal conspiracy that will threaten his life and endanger his young family.

Also joining the cast are Tai Hara (Home and Away), Claire Lovering (San Andreas), Andrew McFarlane (Devil.s Playground, Love Child), Aaron Fa.aoso (East West 101) and Stephanie Panozzo.

Hyde and Seek is being made for the Nine by Matchbox Pictures and distributed by NBCU..

Executive producers are Jo Rooney and Andy Ryan from the Nine Network and Debbie Lee (Glitch, »

- Staff Writer

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Hugh Sheridan joins Nine's House Husbands

7 March 2016 1:45 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Hugh Sheridan will join the cast of Nine's Logie-winning House Husbands in 2016.

Sheridan will play Nick Gazecki, Nepean South.s new specialist music teacher.

Sheridan is currently one-third of California Crooners Club, currently playing the.Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Still probably best known for his role as Ben Rafter in Packed to the Rafters, which he played from 2008 to 2013, Sheridan's other credits include Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of Inxs and The Divorce.

Sheridan said: .I feel very lucky to join the extraordinary team who have created this hit show. I.m pumped to get on set and rock with the cast — I hear they.re a lot of fun..

Nine.s co-Heads of Drama, Jo Rooney and Andy Ryan, said: .Australia.s favourite House Husbands won.t know what.s hit them when Hugh Sheridan blasts into their world. Hugh is one of Australia.s most popular and gifted actors, »

- Staff Writer

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