Deus Ex Machina fake jacket

Deus sues movie over fake jacket

Australian motorcycle apparel, accessories and custom company Deus Ex Machina is suing two movie studios over a fake jacket used in the “schamltzy” teen romance film The Sun is Also a Star. The green and yellow bomber-style jacket worn by the film’s female star Yara Shahidi features the brand name on the back. However, it …

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Last Motorcycle on Earth goes ahead

Last Motorcycle on Earth film too real

In these days of pandemic where many can’t even ride their motorcycles, The Last Motorcycle on Earth depicts a world where motorbikes are banned. The film is almost too real! Director Eric Ristau tried to get crowd-funding for the movie and failed, but went ahead and produced it anyway. It is now available for download her from Vimeo …

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Eric Bana stars as Mike ‘The Bike’ Hailwood

Aussie movie star, passionate motorcycle rider and motoring fan Eric Bana will play Mike “The Bike” Hailwood in a movie based on the legendary racer’s life. Bana will also write and direct the film about the legendary racer who retired from racing bikes in 1967 after 12 Isle of Man TT victories and returned to …

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Batman crashes Batcycle in filming

Batman – or at least his stunt double – has crashed the latest Batcycle during filming in Glasgow for the next instalment simply titled “The Batman”. Catwoman: Can you come over? Batman: Naw, fighting the Joker Catwoman: I stole a diamond Batman: pic.twitter.com/KSONkRHWBw — Dbsage (@Dbsage_) February 21, 2020 In the video above they are …

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Could the Easy Rider Captain America chopper soon become the most expensive motorcycle in the world?

Peter ‘Easy Rider’ Fonda dies aged 79

Peter Fonda, the actor who played Wyatt riding a Captain America Harley chopper in the 1969 movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. The hippy film recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first screening. It was shot on a shoestring budget in a haze of pot smoke and with a plot that was …

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Easy Rider celebrates its 50th anniversary

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first public screening of the cult 1969 movie Easy Rider. In the USA, many theatres are showing the film again. Here in Australia, you can watch it on DVD and maybe a streaming service. The hippy film was shot on a shoestring budget in a haze of pot smoke …

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Oil in the Blood custom motorcycle movie

Oil in the Blood custom bike film

A two-hour feature film on the worldwide custom motorcycle phenomenon titled Oil in the Blood is coming to your computer and/or TV screens soon. Australian custom builders and Sydney’s Throttle Roll custom motorcycle festival are featured in the film. It was directed by life-long biker Gareth Maxwell Roberts who tells us he is “currently speaking …

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Movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Films about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Two movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price that display the guts, glory, glamour and grace of motorcycle racing have hit the big and small screens. Wayne The Wayne Gardner movie is simply called Wayne and is now screening at major cinemas. Here is the trailer for the feature-length film. As the blurb says: Wayne …

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Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie The Other Side of the Wind

Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie

Shortly after the low-budget film Easy Rider shook up Hollywood, venerated director Orson Welles exploited the outlaw biker image with his film The Other Side of the Wind. It was never finished, but the avant-garde movie about Hollywood has now been completed and will screen on Netflix in November. The film is one of the …

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Marvel Comics movie Ant Man and the Wasp features Triumph Thruxton R Harley-Davidson

Marvel switches from Harley to Triumph

The latest Marvel Comics movie, Ant Man and the Wasp, features the Triumph Thruxton R rather than a Harley-Davidson as has been the custom in previous movies. The movie, starring Paul Rudd as the Ant Man, is a sequel to Ant Man (2015) and is coming to cinemas in July. Harley and Marvel have enjoyed …

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