Day: 2 September 2015

Music Video of the Day: Fait Accompli "Born Free" (M.I.A. Cover) (2015)

September 2, 2015

Street artist Anthony Lister (better known as just “Lister”) has directed a music video for Sydney band Fair Accompli. Though the single is a cover – of M.I.A’s “Born Free” – the video is unsurprisingly original. And it’s a superb reimagining of the song to boot. Enjoy our music video of the day, here, and […]

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Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (USA, 2015)

September 2, 2015

Given my past experiences with the horrific disease, I’m one person that finds the deus ex machina of cancer unbearable. It is often done tastelessly, depicting it’s sufferers as people without autonomy or regarded with the self-respect that they deserve – cancer patients are people, not pawns that should be used to explain a protagonist […]

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River Song to return to Doctor Who for the 11th Christmas Special

September 2, 2015

Let the anticipation commence! We’re still over two weeks away from the much anticipated return of Doctor Who – Peter Capaldi’s second season as the iconic time traveller – and already we’re getting news on the end of this run of the series. BBC revealed today that Alex Kingston would be returning for this year’s Christmas Special, […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Southpaw and Vacation duke it out for #1

September 2, 2015

A couple of new films have changed the box office landscape this week but the two from last week are back at it again, fighting for top spot. Southpaw has usurped number 1, earning $1.3 million last week. Although it is only in its second week in Australia (as opposed to its 7th in The States) […]

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Win a double pass to see Gayby Baby at the Indie Gems Film Festival in Sydney!

September 2, 2015

The sixth annual Indie Gems Film Festival has announced its 2015 program, showcasing the latest independent Australian cinema from 11 to 13 September at Riverside Theatres. Indie Gems presents film enthusiasts with a rare opportunity to view superior non-commercial cinema that is specially curated by award-winning creative producer, John L. Simpson, on the big screen […]

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New Assassin’s Creed Syndicate trailer gives our clearest look at London yet

September 2, 2015

With its October 10 release date looming, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate has a lot to prove. Many fans of the series are keen to see how the game runs in comparison to last year’s disastrous Assassin’s Creed Unity. The latest trailer for the game shows us not only what appears to be the game running but also a […]

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Film Review: Straight Outta Compton (USA, 2015)

September 2, 2015

N.W.A have, is, and always will be integral to hip hop and it’s status as one of the most unique, and accessible, forms of self-expression in music. Birthed in the excessively rough neighbourhood of Compton, California, the group became a reference point for hip hop as a channel through which youth can make sense of […]

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Star Wars Battlefront is getting a beta in October

September 2, 2015

EA have announced that they’re moving ahead with a “technical test” of DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront. The beta will launch in early October and will feature three game modes, including one brand new mode.

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Valve releases Issue #5 of their Team Fortress online comic

September 2, 2015

It’s usually an agonisingly long time between issues for Valve’s ongoing, hysterically funny comic based on Team Fortress 2. Usually released once every six months, Issue #5 has arrived out of nowhere and it’s a doozy.

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Video Game Review: Dishonored: The Definitive Edition (PS4, 2015)

September 2, 2015

Published by the acclaimed Bethesda and developed by Arkane Studios, Dishonored launched to critical and financial acclaim when it was released in 2012. While it was far from perfect, it certainly presented something fresh and forced players to think rather than merely kick a door down and shooting everything in sight. The Definitive Edition is […]

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