Day: 17 September 2015

Album Review: Lifehouse – Out of the Wasteland (2015 LP)

September 17, 2015

I’ve always had a soft spot for Lifehouse. Having grown up with the band during my teenage years and listening to records such as No Name No Face, Stanley Climbfall, Who We Are and Smoke & Mirrors, I loved how intimate and honest the songs they created back then and it created a wonderful space of comfort whenever I needed something […]

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

September 17, 2015

Royals, movie stars, and superheroes all feature in this week’s DVD releases. A Royal Night Out This comedy is very loosely based on the two English Princesses – Elizabeth and Margaret – celebrating the end of WWII on VE Day. The young princesses are allowed to celebrate in London under strict guidelines from their father, […]

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Watch the new trailer for In The Heart of the Sea

September 17, 2015

The trailer for Ron Howard’s thrilling new film In The Heart Of The Sea has just been released. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick‘s best-selling novel, the trailer gives us a sneak peek into the the dramatic true journey of the whaling ship Essex.  It stars Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson. […]

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Sydney Underground Film Festival: Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites (Australia/Indonesia, 2015)

September 17, 2015

Directed by music video and commercials director Platon Theodoris, Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites is a bizarre mix of comedy, drama, road movie and magical realism. Theodoris was inspired by a regular drop-in meditation class at a Buddhist Centre, an obsessive-collective partner Fritjof Capra’s book The Tao of Physics and his intense provocateur father. Made […]

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The cast list for Lego Dimensions is absolutely ridiculous

September 17, 2015

Lego Dimensions is Warner Bros.’ first foray into hyper competitive toys-to-life genre of games, combining beloved properties from throughout the film, TV and gaming world and, if the game’s voice cast is anything to go by, they are not messing around.

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Aussie squad Team Immunity heads to 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship this weekend

September 17, 2015

After landing finishing first in the ANZ qualifying tourney, Australian eSports unit Team Immunity will head to Blizzard’s 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship in Las Vegas this weekend and you can watch them go for gold live online.

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New ‘Notorious Gangster’ featurette released for Black Mass

September 17, 2015

Ahead of the release of Black Mass in early October, a new ‘Notorious Gangster’ featurette has been released to give audiences a glimpse behind into the making of the film. Historical context, actors’ transformations and much more is discussed. Click through to watch the featurette and to find out more about the feature film… Three-time […]

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The first teaser trailer is released for Allegiant – the third film in the Divergent series

September 17, 2015

The first teaser trailer for the third instalment in the YA-to-screen series Divergent has been released. Allegiant picks up where Insurgent left off and looks like it should keep fans of the series happy as we head beyond the wall. The film is being directed by Robert Schwentke and will be separating the final book in the […]

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DVD Review: Barely Lethal (M, USA, 2015)

September 17, 2015

Oh the movie Barely Lethal could have been had it been in the hands of the right people.  There’s a neat little premise here, even a hint of charming self-awareness, but sadly director Kyle Newman and screenwriter John D’Arco have ignored the multitude of opportunities presented to them and ultimately made just another high school comedy […]

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Theatre Review: Between Solar Systems – Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through to 26th September)

September 17, 2015

Between Solar Systems is the latest work from emerging Perth theatre group Second Chance Theatre. Written and directed by Scott McArdle the play centres on the actions of Vincent, the sole survivor of Earth’s cataclysmic sea level rise, or is he? I’m going to try and get through this review without giving away too many […]

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