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Lawrence of Arabia on the big screen!
The good folks over at the Hayden Orpheum are briningg David Lean's classic Lawrence of Arabia back to the big screen for a very special screening. Fully re-mastered for the ultimate cinematic experience. I am ashamed to admit that i have never actually seen this film, so i will definitely be in the crowd.
One of the most iconic and enduring cartoon franchises of the 1980s, Transformers and its accompanying universe is as vast as it is awesome but due to its immensity it can be difficult to know where to start. Sure, you could just start with Gen 1, Season 1 but where to from there? Unfortunately, not all Transformers series take place in the same universe or continuity so there's no hard and fast rule , but we've consulted with the mech-heads at Madman and put together a handy dandy recommended viewing order for their Transformers releases and 100% Bay-free. The Transformers Generation 1 Season 1 This is where it all began, way back in 1984. This was our first introduction to Optimus and the gang who found themselves stranded on "present day" Earth. Also introduced are the majority of main characters who still exist today including Soundwave, Starscream, Megatron and everyone's favourite dim-witted Dinobot, Grimlock. Season 1 weighs in a
Netflix’s new science fiction extravaganza Lost In Space has been out since April 13, plenty of time for fans to binge the ten-part series. And what they found alongside the updated adventures of the space family Robinson was a lot of surprises for those who remember the original 1960s series. Here’s ten nods to the past hidden away by Netflix: WARNING: DANGER LOST IN SPACE FANS! MULTIPLE SPOILERS AHEAD! 1: The series theme song. Listen closely and a few seconds into the credits theme the music subtly warps into the original’s (second) theme tune, written by Star Wars composer John Williams. 2: Bill Mumy pops up. Mumy, the original Will Robinson, appears in the opening episode as the real Dr Smith, laying injured in a corridor, a victim of the attack on The Resolute and uttering just one line before his identity is stolen by… 3: June Harris (played by Parker Posey), a murderous criminal desperate to escape Earth. Her character’s name is a clear nod to the o
When I first moved to Australia, I was not – as Dave Chappelle would say – having a great go at it. An ethnically ambiguous kid with a weird accent, in a weird city, with just one friend who was also all of those things and from the same country I’d just left, I felt pretty alone. I didn’t have anyone to hang out with, so my granddad would pick me after school on his bike and dink me to the local library. For a suburban Gold Coast joint, it had an impressively dense comic book section with a row of multicoloured beanbags guarding it like a protective fence from the other texts. The first thing I saw on the shelf of that hallowed ground was two collected volumes positioned side-by-side. The first was Batgirl: A Knight Alone , which featured the defining image of Cassandra Cain’s Batgirl: arms flexed gripping a Batarang and poised on a Gotham rooftop as the Bat signal was illuminated in the night sky behind her. The cover by Damian Scott was mostly all black - with the exception of a