Day: 12 December 2015

Live Review: Bad//Dreems + Special Patrol + The Hard Aches – Fat Controller, Adelaide (11.12.15)

December 12, 2015

It’s been a fairly solid year for Bad//Dreems – as I write this, the boys prepare for a festival set at Port Macquarie’s Festival of the Sun. Last night, however, they performed their final headline show of the year to one of the more ruthless crowds I’ve been a part of in some time. Hosting […]

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Remembering the good times… GoodGod Small Club parties for the final time in Sydney

December 12, 2015

Tonight, the GoodGod Small Club will be opening its doors for one final party that is sure to leave many Sydneysiders feeling bittersweet and hungover the next morning. The venue itself has seen some amazing local and visiting talent on its stage in its history and has grown into one of the most popular clubs […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen brings back Borat to introduce the first trailer for Grimsby

December 12, 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen resurrected Borat, arguably his best character to date, on a recent addition of Jimmy Kimmel Live to premiere the trailer for his new film Grimsby. Poking fun at Kimmel’s name, pulling out stock Borat jokes, and hilariously implying that Donald Trump is a Baron Cohen character, Borat jokes with the show’s host […]

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DVD Review: Jane the Virgin Season 1 (USA, 2014)

December 12, 2015

It’s not often that a show so incredibly surprising, ridiculous, and fantastic finds its way onto our screens, but that’s exactly what happened when Jane the Virgin aired in America in late 2014. Equal parts comedy, drama, murder mystery, soap opera, romance, family drama, and coming-of-age, Jane the Virgin has something for everyone, and even […]

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The epic first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse is here

December 12, 2015

“You are all my children, and you’re lost, because you follow blind leaders”, Oscar Issac’s villainous Apocalypse states in the first trailer for Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. It’s looking like a large-scale power struggle with the resurrected godlike mutant, giving this first trailer a lot of material to build with, making Issac’s antagonist look like […]

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EA Competitive Gaming Division marks big move into eSports, Peter Moore in charge

December 12, 2015

Electronic Arts has made a huge stride into the world of competition eSports with the launch of the company’s latest branch, the EA Competitive Gaming Division. The announcement was madeby current EA CEO Andrew Wilson.

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Australian Box Office Report: Hunger Games has another week on top as Star Wars looms

December 12, 2015

Let’s face it. The box office is about to crumble as the release of a certain space opera draws ever closer. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 isn’t discouraged however, earning another impressive AU$2.8 million in its third week on top. It has now made over half a million dollars worldwide as it draws […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 12 “Hell Bent” (UK, 2015)

December 12, 2015

After last weeks goosebump-inducing episode “Heaven Sent”, this weeks episode “Hell Bent” had a lot to live up to. It had to deliver a compelling conclusion to the season, solve all this hybrid nonsense, and would finally reintroduce the eagerly awaited Gallifery whose disappearance has been teased for several seasons now. With so much to cover, it […]

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DVD Review: The Gallows (M15+) (USA, 2015)

December 12, 2015

Another entrant in the found-footage genre of horror that might have reached its expiry date. The Gallows would have had to do something exceptional (and exceptionally different) to tear it apart from the usual suspects. This all started with Blair Witch Project, reprised by the Paranormal Activity franchise, and many many others that never saw […]

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Sydney Pop-Up: Pub Life Kitchen x Barrio Chino – Camperdown (Sydney)

December 12, 2015

What do you get when two of the kings of Sydney’s brimming burger scene collaborate to the benefit of hearts and minds across the city? You get a brilliant summer residence from Pub Life Kitchen and Barrio Chino at inner-west fashion-slash-cafe staple Deus Ex Machina, propped up in the large space that has become known […]

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On the Shelf: Ben & Jerry’s “Save Our Swirled (SOS)”

December 12, 2015

Since 1978 Ben & Jerry’s has been a constant in discussions about good quality ice cream, and the brand has certainly delivered on that reputation time and time again. They remain once of the most loved ice creams brands in Australia, so whenever they introduce a new flavour to their ever-evolving Legendairy range it’s always […]

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On the Shelf: Jansz Tasmania Premium Cuvee NV + Vintage Rose 2011

December 12, 2015

Tasmanian sparkling is an MVP every time NYE comes around, due to the region’s famously cool climate, offering an alternative to French sparkling that is now widely known to be just as good – if not better – for big occasions. Two varietals have remained the brand’s most acclaimed, the classic Premium Cuvée NV, and […]

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