Day: 10 November 2014

Album Review: Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways (2014 LP)

November 10, 2014

Ever since the Foo Fighters released Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Dave Grohl and the group have explored new ways to inspire themselves creatively after it started to seem that the road towards stadium rock was littered with overproduction and fairly uninspired music. Even the band agree that their 2007 record was far from their […]

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Exclusive: Composer Christopher de Groot discusses his Screen Music Award nomination for Sororal.

November 10, 2014

Ahead of the Screen Music Awards, which take place in Sydney this Wednesday, we caught up with film and theatre composer Christopher de Groot to discuss his nomination for his work on the low budget film Sororal. You worked with director Sam Barrett on a film noir project in the past (Esoterica). How did your approach […]

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Film Review: My Mistress (Australia, 2014)

November 10, 2014

Stephen Lance continues showing love for the unexpected in his first foray into a full length feature, My Mistress, dabbing an angsty coming-of-age story with just enough difference to keep things interesting, drawing upon his own teenage experiences to make for a semi-autobiographical exploration of pain, distraction, and healing in a young kid. In this […]

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Epic new trailer released for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

November 10, 2014

Two films down and one to go. And this week we finally got a good taste of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the third in a trilogy of films adapting the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece The Hobbit, in the form of a brand new, epic trailer that has already received some 8 million views […]

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DVD Review: Spike Island (UK, 2012)

November 10, 2014

Imagine The Inbetweeners if they were an aspiring jangly rock quintet living in Manchester in 1990. The result would be Spike Island.The film tells the story of a gang of lads who just want to get off with girls, be in a band and meet their idols, The Stone Roses at the latter band’s Spike […]

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Five Matthew McConaughey Performances You Need To Watch

November 10, 2014

Alright, Alright, Alright…. Before we experienced the “McConaissance” of 2013/2014, which culminated in a much-deserved Oscar win for Dallas Buyers Club, a brief but memorable appearance in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street‘ and of course True Detective, Matty McC had already stepped away from the rom-coms that were sullying his good name by going all-out for […]

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