Day: 16 April 2014

Festival Review: West Coast Blues and Roots – Fremantle Park, WA (13.04.14)

April 16, 2014

Sunday saw the West Coast Blues and Roots Festival return to Fremantle for its 11th year. Though back to its now customary one day format and with a smaller line-up than in recent years, the festival still managed to draw a none-too-shabby 15,000 people through the gates. Blues and Roots has always been a reasonably […]

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Album Review: Paolo Nutini "Caustic Love" (2014 LP)

April 16, 2014

Paolo Nutini got a lucky break when David Sneddon was delayed at the start of a performance in 2003 and Nutini won a spot to sing a few numbers. His ongoing success, however, is not just dumb luck, but is a result of his enduring and ever-growing talent. After five years of touring, writing, collaborating, […]

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the AU sessions: Holidays on Ice (Angie Hart and Dean Manning) perform "Broken" on the Hammond Organ!

April 16, 2014

the AU review presents Holidays on Ice (Angie Hart and Dean Manning) performing their track “Broken” LIVE and exclusive on the Hammond Organ for the AU as part of their sessions series. The track come off her latest record The Luxury of Wasted Space, which is available now. For tour dates and more on the […]

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Film Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG) (USA, 2014)

April 16, 2014

Give a good-hearted frat boy a bunch of super powers and you have Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man. The characterisation of the timeless superhero as an off-the-wall, overconfident, but overall decent young man is in stark contrast to the awkward, mild-mannered Peter Parker we saw from Tobey Maguire and automatically puts this current franchise ahead of […]

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Box Office Report: LEGO takes top spot while Divergent and Budapest also shine

April 16, 2014

This was another huge weekend at the Australian box office, with six films earning over $1 million! The hugely popular The LEGO Movie was able to overtake last weekend’s champ Captain America: The Winter Soldier by around $1.5 million. Considering we are now in the school holiday period, expect The LEGO Movie to continue making […]

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