Day: 25 May 2016

Selena Gomez bringing The Revival Tour to Australia this August

May 25, 2016

Selena Gomez is finally coming over to Australian fans for some unmissable shows this August. Her worldwide Revival Tour has been able to fit in a short three-date east coast Australian run which will see Gomez tour with the Joe Jonas-led DNCE. Gomez’s latest record has seen the singer come into her own completely, demonstrating a mature and […]

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Single of the Day: FØRD ft. Fueg “Touch” (2016)

May 25, 2016

18 year old Byron Bay producer FØRD brings noticeable skill to his new single “Touch”, it’s no wonder he’s been turning the heads of tastemaker blogs and the likes of Future Classic recently. Linking up with New York rapper Fueg for the track, FØRD fuses both electro and hip hop influences seamlessly – introducing an intoxicating female vocal sample to […]

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Music Video of the Day: Hinds “Easy” (2016)

May 25, 2016

Hinds get a little darker with the music video for their popular tune “Easy” – a stellar cut from their debut album Leave Me Alone. The Spanish group, who have become favourite with Australian music fans, hooked up with director John Strong for this clip, to bring the shattering, wrecking ball-effects of a relationship coming to an end, […]

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Single of the Day: Classixx ft. Passion Pit “Safe Inside” (2016)

May 25, 2016

Taken from their new album Faraway Reach (expect it June 3rd), LA duo Classixx drop their new single in “Safe Inside”! The tune sees the duo link up with Passion Pit vocalist Michael Angelakos – that instantly catchy pop vocal propelling the song along excellently. “Safe Inside” is bright, bubbly and hooks you in with smart production and punchy beats. Though we may […]

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Fenne Lily (Bristol) on touring with Marlon Williams, new music & more

May 25, 2016

Ahead of her Great Escape showcase at Brighton’s Unitarian Church, I sat down with 18 year old songwriter Fenne Lily. The self-taught songstress came to our attention when reviews started coming out online from her shows through the UK with Marlon Williams and in current single “Top To Toe”, we were struck by her talent […]

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The St Kilda Film Festival announces nominees for best short film

May 25, 2016

The St Kilda Film Festival, now Australia’s longest running, publicly-owned short film festival, has today released the nominees for the festival’s title award, best short film. Prevailing against the country’s best 100 short films were Red Rover, Death in Bloom, Slingshot and The Orchestra. Other award categories and nominees were; Best Documentary: You Better Take […]

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New Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping trailer is hilarious

May 25, 2016

That title is just all over the place. However, the laughs look to be delivered at rapid pace if the second trailer to The Lonely Island’s newest film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is something to go by. Former boy band member Connor4Real (Andy Samberg) looks to maintain his celebrity status when his solo album is a […]

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Second trailer for The Purge: Election Year drops

May 25, 2016

The follow-up trailer for the third Purge movie, Election Year has dropped and it looks grim. Director James De Monaco (who has helmed all three films) returns with newbies Elizabeth Mitchell (Revolution) Frank Grillo (Captain America: Winter Soldier & Civil War). When Senator Charlene Roan (Mitchell) vows to eliminate the annual “Purge” – a night where all […]

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Universal Pictures to start Cinematic Universe based on Robert Ludlum novels

May 25, 2016

Universal Pictures has enlisted screenwriter James Vanderbilt to help craft a cinematic universe based on the works of Robert Ludlum, author of The Bourne Identity. First up in this universe will be the adaptation of Ludlum’s The Janson Directive, which will star Dwayne Johnson. Vanderbilt will adapt Janson Directive from a story co-authored with Academy Award-winner […]

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Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban join Thor: Ragnarok

May 25, 2016

Adding to an already fantastic cast, Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban have been cast in Thor: Ragnarok. The pair will joining Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba Tessa Thompson and Mark Ruffalo who will be showing up as Bruce Banner/The Hulk. “The continuation of the epic Thor franchise will be powerful and unique, and with […]

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Film Review: The Nice Guys (MA15+) (USA, 2016)

May 25, 2016

It has been a long time coming, but it is here. It is finally here. A brand-spanking new film by renowned action-maestro Shane Black. For those who don’t know, Shane Black is responsible for writing cult-classic 80’s/90’s films like Lethal Weapon, The Last Boy Scout, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Last Action Hero and The Monster […]

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DVD Review: The Hateful Eight (R18+) (USA, 2015)

May 25, 2016

The Hateful Eight is (fittingly) iconic auteur Quentin Tarantino‘s eighth film, which this week opened in Australian cinemas for a limited 70mm Ultra Panavision release – the first film to do so since 1966’s Khartoum and the first Western since The Hallelujah Trail (1965). For cinephiles around the world, the day couldn’t have come soon enough, […]

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TV Review: Gotham, Season 2 (USA, 2016)

May 25, 2016

The first season of Gotham had a lot of potential but it’s hard not to call it out for being the mess it is. Characters were too one-dimensional and its convoluted plotting left a lot to be desired. By the mid-season finale, I wasn’t really watching Gotham because I wanted to know what happened next as […]

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Come Away With Me To The End Of The World to premiere in July at Malthouse Theatre

May 25, 2016

Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre is set to host the world première of Come Away With Me To The End Of The World, a visual, voyeuristic piece of theatre from award winning theatre company Ranters Theatre. Eavesdropping on conversations between three characters, audiences will be taken on a journey through their actual lives and their dreamed realities – […]

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James Viles, Clayton Wells, and Paul Carmichael for huge Winter Masterclass at Lake House (VIC)

May 25, 2016

Victoria’s stunning up-scale hotel Lake House in Daylesford will be hosting a very tempting Winter Masterclass in June when they welcome in three of the most exciting chefs in the country for a curated day of demonstrations and in-depth food discussions. Set against a backdrop painted by the shores of idyllic Lake Daylesford, the one […]

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Melbourne is getting a tea festival with workshops, markets, tastings, and more

May 25, 2016

Taking place on Sunday 29th May, the very first Melbourne Tea Festival will be taking over the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on South Wharf, highlighting some of Australia’s most exciting and creative specialty tea makers with markets, workshops, and more. The one day only event will be bringing a packed program through which tea […]

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24th annual McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival: wine dinners, sharktooth long lunches, and more (Adelaide)

May 25, 2016

It’s been 24 impressive years since the celebrated McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival began, aimed to highlight and celebrate the culinary and winemaking traditions of South Australia’s world renowned region. The annual event is focused on offering another strong itinerary of events this year, and over four days across the June long weekend, some […]

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Nike are launching NIKEiD in Australia today!

May 25, 2016

In an overdue move from Nike, the sportswear empire is officially launching their online service locally in Australia as of tonight, Wednesday 25th May. Around the world NIKEiD is celebrated for its comprehensive level of customisation offered to athletes, allowing customers to fully express themselves on the footwear that they want representing them, choosing design, […]

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What’s on for International Burger Day in Sydney

May 25, 2016

With Sydney’s burger scene stronger than ever, it comes to no surprise that many of the city’s best will be laying their cards on the table this Saturday as the world once again turns America’s National Hamburger Day (28th May) into just, plain ol’ general International Burger Day. No complaints over here; our love of […]

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