Day: 29 July 2015

Album Review: Art of Sleeping – Shake Shiver (2015 LP)

July 29, 2015

I remember coming across Art of Sleeping while lurking through YouTube. Songs like “Colourblind” and “Breathe” blew me away with their incredible sound, having a strong focus on their acoustic and alternative rock roots. I had a feeling that this band would go places but unfortunately their debut album, Shake Shiver felt like a step backwards for the them. […]

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Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (M, USA, 2015)

July 29, 2015

So if you’re fresh off the blockbuster wave of dinosaurs and teeny tiny superheroes and are ready for some more action packed fun, then this week’s big release Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation will be able to fill that gap nicely. As with any of the Mission: Impossible (aka MI) films, you need to suspend […]

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Windows 10 is out! Here’s a list of things you should know before upgrading

July 29, 2015

Microsoft’s newest, boldest (and apparently last) version of their long-running Windows OS, Windows 10, launched today and many people have already begun upgrading. With so many fresh installs going on and so many grappling yet again with a new OS, we thought we’d try to explain a few of the basics and make the transition a […]

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Film Review: Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words aka JAG ÄR INGRID (Sweden, 2015)

July 29, 2015

Hollywood charm and charisma just doesn’t exist the way it did in the Golden Age of Cinema.  The “It” Factor, that certain something that turns a simple screen test into an experience akin to finding cinematic gold, is now often replaced or loosely recreated through physical enhancements, as if Botox or a boob job is […]

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Hong Kong blockbuster SPL 2: A Time For Consequences to screen in Australia from tomorrow

July 29, 2015

Madman Entertainment has announced that the Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts blockbuster, SPL 2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES will screen in Australian cinemas from tomorrow (July 30) and in New Zealand from August 13, 2015. Ten years after Wilson Yip’s martial arts blockbuster, SPL (SHA PO LANG) became a breakout hit, a sequel starring Tony Jaa […]

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What To Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (29th July-4th August 2015)

July 29, 2015

Need to catch a TV break and don’t know what to watch? Simon takes us through his top picks on must-see shows and films for the week. Click through to see what’s showing for your entertainment needs. Wednesday 29th July 2015 Bosch-SBS-9.30pm AEST For those unfamiliar with the character of Hieronymus ‘Harry’ Bosch, you’ve got […]

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Watch the new trailer for ‘bromance’ film The Night Before

July 29, 2015

Christmas time is only about five months away and what a perfect way to anticipate a comedy film like no other, The Night Before. Directed by Jonathan Levine (50/50 & The Wackness), The Night Before tells the story of three childhood friends: Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogan) and Chris (Anthony Mackie). Each year, for the […]

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Play as The Terminator in WWE 2K16 because why the hell not

July 29, 2015

In news that will either get you hyped or leave you baffled, wrestling fans who pre-order WWE 2K16 will get Arnold Schwarzenegger in his T-800 Terminator get up as a playable character.

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The Witcher 3‘s final free DLC brings New Game+ mode

July 29, 2015

CD Projekt Red have revealed that the final piece of free downloadable content for their epic open world RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be a New Game+ mode for those after a greater challenge. What’s in the new mode? In a post on the official Witcher 3 forums, community lead Marcin Momot had lots to say. […]

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Dragon Quest 10 and 11 become first known games for the Nintendo NX

July 29, 2015

Dragon Quest 10 and 11 are in development for the Nintendo NX, the mysterious new machine from the venerable publisher. The news comes from a Square Enix news conference in Japan overnight (translated by Kotaku).

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Box Office Report: Ant-Man holds out for another week

July 29, 2015

While it opened as the MCU’s least successful film to date, Ant-Man is still sticking around in top spot. In just its second week, Marvel’s newest hero has put some distance between itself and its competitors, earning $3.2 million in Australia while also remaining on top in the US with $24 million. Judd Apatow’s new film […]

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