Day: 1 July 2015

Exclusive Interview: Laurence R. Harvey talks Human Centipede 3

July 1, 2015

Whatever your thoughts on the Human Centipede film series, you’re going to be hard-pressed finding a horror movie as unique and extreme in concept as Tom Six’s trilogy. From the first film, bound to become a cult horror in 2010, to what is said to be the final entry in the series, Human Centipede III, […]

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Feature: The 9 best songs of all time by The Getaway Plan

July 1, 2015

In celebration of The Getaway Plan’s new release coming Friday, Dark Horses (review of it can be found here), we take a look at our favourite songs by the band. With their strong alternative rock sound and emotive lyrics, The Getaway Plan have gone from strength to strength and we can only expect great things from them. “Where the City […]

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Exclusive Acoustic Session: Frank Turner (UK) performs the beautiful "The Angel Islington" off his upcoming new record!

July 1, 2015

the AU review presents an exclusive AU session with UK artist Frank Turner, filmed while he was in Australia earlier this year for Bluesfest. The video captures Frank playing a solo and acoustic version of his brand new song “The Angel Islington”, taken from his just announced new record, Positive Songs For Negative People, which […]

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Photos and Wrap Up from the AU sessions #005 featuring Ed Wells + Lincoln – The Hive Bar, Erskineville (30.06.15)

July 1, 2015

Last night, The AU Sessions returned to The Hive Bar in Erskineville for our fifth instalment, featuring local artists Lincoln and Ed Wells. Both talented artists graced us with the accompaniment of a keyboard – while Ed also had a backing guitarist to round out his amazing sound. We may be a bit bias, but […]

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Seven arts shows and events not to miss in July 2015!

July 1, 2015

It’s July in Australia, and being the dead of winter, most of us are looking for some exciting things to do indoors! Well, as luck would have it, we have a list for you of seven arts events across the East Coast of Australia that are the must attend attractions this month. Almost all of […]

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Flight Review: Air Canada – Los Angeles to Toronto (AC786)

July 1, 2015

We continue our Flight Review series, this time flying from Los Angeles to Toronto via Air Canada. Click through to check out Editor Larry Heath’s service review, covering everything from in-flight entertainment and meals to comfort and hot tips for traveling… Airline: Air Canada Route: Los Angeles to Toronto (Pearson International) Seat: 26D (Aisle in […]

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Video Games Review: Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4, 2015)

July 1, 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight is the fourth game in the Batman: Arkham video game series and the third by series creator Rocksteady Studios. The little-known British developer took the gaming industry by surprise with Batman: Arkham Asylum back in 2009. Its innovative combat, smart design and reverent treatment of the Dark Knight left fans gobsmacked. Rocksteady […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The talking teddy bear is unable to stop the dinosaurs

July 1, 2015

Foul mouthed teddy bears are no match for towering dinosaurs it would seem as Ted 2 comes up short in its opening week. While Seth Macfarlane and Mark Wahlberg’s comedy sequel earned itself $4.2 million over the weekend, it was unable to knock the box office king off its perch. Jurassic World spent its 3rd […]

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The first trailer for Rocky VII aka Creed has landed!

July 1, 2015

The Rocky saga is set to continue as the first trailer for the 7th film in the series debuted this morning. Directed by Ryan Coogler, Creed explores a new chapter in the Rocky story and stars Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone returning to his iconic role. The film also reunites Coogler with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, starring as […]

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A new SBS On Demand launches with 4000 hours of content free to everyone

July 1, 2015

Amidst a competitive world of new streaming services, SBS this week has relaunched its On Demand platform, which originally hit the internets back in 2011, primarily as a catch up service. But now, with over 4000 hours of documentaries, drama and movies free to all Australians on 22 platforms, SBS On Demand has set itself up to […]

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Five popular Aussie dramas set to return on ABC!

July 1, 2015

Lovers of Australian television drama will be rewarded as ABC TV have announced that popular series Janet King, Rake, Jack Irish, The Code and The Doctor Blake Mysteries will be returning to our small screens. Marta Dusseldorp will be undertaking a role in the second series of Janet King; in the fourth series of Rake, Richard […]

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Prequel film Blue Dog set for release in 2016

July 1, 2015

Exciting news for fans of the 2011 film Red Dog! There will be a prequel film to the movie titled Blue Dog which will explore the early events leading up to Red Dog’s discovery. The film is set to be released next year. Red Dog, was a hit for everybody in 2011, directed by Kriv Stenders, it proved […]

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Heroes of the Storm‘s Eternal Conflict update arrives today

July 1, 2015

Blizzard’s MOBA/hero brawler Heroes of the Storm kicks off its first major promo campaign today with the launch of the Eternal Conflict update. The Diablo-themed update brings new playable hero  The Butcher as well as a new battleground, mount, fresh mercs, Treasure Goblins and more. The update also applies a number of tweaks to every character already in […]

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Splatoon’s Tower Control mode unlocks today

July 1, 2015

Nintendo have announced that their kid-or-squid shoot-em-up Splatoon will receive its next online multiplayer mode today when Tower Control is added to Ranked Battles. The aim of the game in Tower Control, similar to the Payload game type found in other shooters, is to clamber aboard a mobile tower and then ride that bad boy straight into […]

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Film Review: Terminator Genisys (Rated M – USA, 2015)

July 1, 2015

Yes, Terminator Genisys is a robotic movie in more ways than one, often confusing as it appears to be a prequel, a sequel, and a reboot, often all at once. Alan Taylor, the director behind Thor: The Dark World, gives us an inconsistent new entry into this iconic sci-fi film franchise, taking contrived stabs at […]

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Don’t judge a TV show by its pilot: Five series that only get better with time.

July 1, 2015

Habitual TV show obsessives have often run into a problem when a new show just doesn’t cut it in it’s first 2 or 3 episodes. We’re left asking ourselves ‘is it worth it?’, either choosing to place faith in the shows creators and wait for things to ‘get better’ or giving up on it and […]

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