Day: 6 January 2017

Some fun facts about the FOMO Festival artists, as the east coast tour starts in Adelaide tonight

January 6, 2017

The FOMO Festival begins its 2017 run in Adelaide at the historic site of the Adelaide Gaol tonight but make no mistake, this isn’t an event that will remain any type of locked up. With the likes of Desiigner, Peking Duk, Flosstradamus and more set to hit the stage, crowds down the east coast are in for one hell of […]

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Live Review: The Avalanches + Grandmaster Flash – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (05.01.17)

January 6, 2017

Eight. That’s how old I was when The Avalanches changed recorded music history with their debut album Since I Left You. I’m now 24 and having grown out of the music I was listening to as an eight year old (So Fresh Hits of Summer anyone?), I was definitely looking forward to seeing The Avalanches […]

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The Iris names the 21 Best Movies of 2016

January 6, 2017

We take our annual look back at the best movies of the year, rounding out the 21 best films released in Australian cinemas between January 1st and December 31st, 2016: 21. Captain Fantastic “(Matt) Ross has created a piece that, despite its subtle flaws, is dazzling in its achievements but still beautiful in its imperfections.” […]

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DVD Review: The Confirmation (USA, 2016) is a learning experience, for cast and audiences alike

January 6, 2017

The Confirmation plays out like a Sherlock Holmes tale set in a scarce stretch of rural America, with weekend dad Walt (Clive Owen) and his precocious son Anthony (Jaeden Lieberher) spending a murky 24 hours chasing down a stolen tool kit. In the directorial debut from Nebraska writer Bob Nelson, the role of Sherlock and […]

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Five free arts events & performances you can’t miss at Sydney Festival 2017

January 6, 2017

Tomorrow the Sydney Festival officially kicks off – with some events, including the Meriton Festival Village in Hyde Park, launching today. Among the incredible three weeks of entertainment are a slew of totally free arts events and performances. Here are our picks of just a few of them… THE HAIR SALON The Hair Salon is […]

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