Featured Posts

a
New bar and café Overlook opened by Astor Theatre
We’re thrilled to announce that a new bar and café called Overlook has opened adjacent to the Astor Theatre. Inhabiting a space vacated recently by a launderette, Overlook takes its name from the iconic Overlook hotel featured in Stephen King’s 1977 novel, The Shining.  Visually brought to life in the 1980 film adaption by master […]
View Post
a
Sydney, get ready for the new Palace Central!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening a new cinema, Palace Central, in the multi-award winning development, Central Park Mall, in Sydney’s Chippendale. The new 14 screen complex on Level 3 of the centre will open in late 2017 and will also uphold the building’s ‘green’ ethos, utilising technology which will use […]
View Post
a
The Beatles – 50 Years on…
HE LOVES YOU (YEAH, YEAH, YEAH) Jeffrey Black is an avid fan of ‘The Fab Four’ and has been since the day he walked into Palings record store in Queen Street (Brisbane) and bought a copy of ‘Paperback Writer’ in 1966. With the release of Ron Howard’s film ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – […]
View Post
a
Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival
Last week, we had the utmost pleasure of hosting guests of this year’s Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival, brothers, Jakob and Jonas Oftebro. With each starring in festival highlights, GOLD COAST and AS IT IS IN HEAVEN 2: HEAVEN ON EARTH and THE WAVE respectively, the brothers spent time in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne enjoying the […]
View Post
a
Goldstone penned at Palace Barracks
Fitting it was, that Palace Barracks Cinema hosted the recent Queensland Premiere of Ivan Sen’s GOLDSTONE; when Sen introduced the film to a sold-out crowd he revealed he had written much of the screenplay in the Palace Barracks café. While introducing the Queensland Premiere, Brisbane-based Sen indicated he had written many pivotal scenes for the […]
View Post
To top
26 Oct

We take 5 for the BBC First British Film Festival

We take 5 for the BBC First British Film Festival
The BBC First British Film Festival, now in the fourth year, has grown from strength-to-strength and almost doubled in size from its original incarnation.  We sat down with the festival’s programming Manager, Kim Petalas, to talk about the best of British Cinema and of this year’s festival.  BBC First British Film Festival runs across October […]
Continue reading
23 Aug

Sydney, get ready for the new Palace Central!

Sydney, get ready for the new Palace Central!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening a new cinema, Palace Central, in the multi-award winning development, Central Park Mall, in Sydney’s Chippendale. The new 14 screen complex on Level 3 of the centre will open in late 2017 and will also uphold the building’s ‘green’ ethos, utilising technology which will use […]
Continue reading
15 Aug

The Beatles – 50 Years on…

The Beatles – 50 Years on…
HE LOVES YOU (YEAH, YEAH, YEAH) Jeffrey Black is an avid fan of ‘The Fab Four’ and has been since the day he walked into Palings record store in Queen Street (Brisbane) and bought a copy of ‘Paperback Writer’ in 1966. With the release of Ron Howard’s film ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – […]
Continue reading
14 Aug

Sweetie, darling

Sweetie, darling
There’s nothing  hotter than Patsy and Eddy right now, except a cinema full of them! Fans at premiere screenings across the country for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, were lucky enough to enjoy seeing Patsy Stone and Eddiena Monsoon (aka Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders) live in person on the gold carpet! Oozing glitz, glamour, (and names, names, names, sweetie!) […]
Continue reading
12 Aug

Cine Latino – The stories of Latin America

Cine Latino – The stories of Latin America
Cine Latino is the first national program of cinema from a region that is home to more than 600 million people across 20 countries. We sat down with program coordinator Alex Castro to talk about this new festival. Why now for a Latin American Film Festival? We’ve always seen great Spanish-language cinema from Latin America […]
Continue reading
18 Jul

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival
Last week, we had the utmost pleasure of hosting guests of this year’s Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival, brothers, Jakob and Jonas Oftebro. With each starring in festival highlights, GOLD COAST and AS IT IS IN HEAVEN 2: HEAVEN ON EARTH and THE WAVE respectively, the brothers spent time in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne enjoying the […]
Continue reading
16 Jul

Goldstone penned at Palace Barracks

Goldstone penned at Palace Barracks
Fitting it was, that Palace Barracks Cinema hosted the recent Queensland Premiere of Ivan Sen’s GOLDSTONE; when Sen introduced the film to a sold-out crowd he revealed he had written much of the screenplay in the Palace Barracks café. While introducing the Queensland Premiere, Brisbane-based Sen indicated he had written many pivotal scenes for the […]
Continue reading
14 Jul

Welcome

Welcome
The Palace Cinemas team is incredibly proud to launch our new website and, herewith, our first blog post. We set out with this project with a very clear objective: to make the site easier to navigate and ever-easier on the eye.  We hope that you will take the time to have a look around, explore […]
Continue reading