Interview: Shane Jacobson and Manu Feildel

Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with Shane Jacobson and Manu Feildel to grill them about their new Australian comedy, The BBQ. The BBQ stars Jacobson as Darren ‘Dazza’ Cook, a loveable suburban everyman with a long-established belief that his family is related to Captain James Cook. Dazza harbours a passion for barbequing, but when he…

World premiere and release date announced for The BBQ

Producers of new Australian film The BBQ have announced the world premiere screening and BBQ after-party in Albury-Wodonga on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Albury’s heritage-listed and state-of-the-art Regent Cinemas will roll out the Red Carpet for stars Shane Jacobson, Magda Szubanski, Julia Zemiro, Manu Feildel and local discovery Freddy Simpson, followed by a BBQ street festival…

Three Summers (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Transmission films, we’re giving readers the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to see Ben Elton’s new Australian comedy, Three Summers. From internationally renowned writer/director Ben Elton comes Three Summers, an ensemble comedy that embraces the diversity of modern Australia. At a summer music festival, the feisty lead singer of…

Three Summers set to kick off national Q&A tour in hometown

A major national tour is underway this month for Ben Elton’s big-hearted ensemble comedy Three Summers, ahead of a hometown screening on Thursday October 26 at the Grand Cygnet Cinemas in Como. This will kick off a week of Q&A screenings and appearances at Perth cinemas, including a special charity screening in Mandurah for the…

The BBQ is heating up for an early 2018 release

Label Distribution’s Tait Brady and Madman Entertainment’s Paul Wiegard today announced that the two companies will jointly release the new Australian comedy The BBQ, starring Shane Jacobson and Magda Szubanski. The national release date is January 18, 2018. Shane, whose box office hits include Oddball and Kenny, and Magda, one Australia’s favourite comic actresses (Babe,…