Day: 17 April 2017

Review: Andrew Bird electrifies the Sydney Opera House in his encore performance

April 17, 2017

The musical creature known as Andrew Bird emerged onto the Sydney Opera House stage for the second time this weekend – his first since his 2010 debut – armed with nothing but a sharp suit and his trusty violin. The stage was covered with instruments and microphones; a sign that either a band was about […]

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The first teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi trended worldwide across the Easter weekend

April 17, 2017

Currently the number one trending video worldwide on YouTube and attracting 25 million views in less than 72 hours, it’s safe to say that Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s first teaser trailer made its impact over the Easter weekend. And that number just takes into account the ONE official YouTube channel. The trailer had its […]

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Win a double in-season pass to see The Innocents in Australia

April 17, 2017

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker, Anne Fontaine (Coco Avant Chanel, Nathalie, Gemma Bovery), The Innocents is based on actual events and set in Poland at the end of world War 2. It tells the story of Mathilde, a young doctor at a Red Cross hospital, who responds to a desperate plea to visit a local Benedictine […]

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TV Review: Outcast Season 2 Episode 2 “The Day After That” adds more questions

April 17, 2017

Episode two of the FX series Outcast‘s second season hits the ground running with a crash outside of town being discovered by a local police officer. It seems that rather than following the original fabricated alibi Giles had created (Mark taking his own life), due to Maggie’s wishes of her husband not seen giving up […]

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Twilight actor Kellan Lutz arrives in Australia this week for The Osiris Child

April 17, 2017

Best known for his role as Emmett Cullen in the Twilight Saga films, Kellan Lutz will be in Australia this week to attend the Gala premiere of the new sci-fi film The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One, at the 2017 Gold Coast Film Festival. In addition to the premiere, Lutz will also pop into […]

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Film Review: Their Finest (UK, 2016) is a consistent delight from beginning to end

April 17, 2017

Lone Scherfig is a filmmaker who has always frustrated me, delivering a mixed bag of films amongst her career. Her Dutch films were great, but apart from An Education, her films were ultimately flops, especially the turgid One Day. So I have to admit that I wasn’t looking forward to Their Finest, but when I […]

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Hotel Review: The Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury highlights history beneath the CBD

April 17, 2017

Adelaide’s architecture has long been a selling point of the city. Of course, with South Australia being the only Australian capital to be established as a free colony (ie. No convicts), there’s a certain type of gravitas that the historical buildings throughout the CBD maintain. It may be a small city, but the way in […]

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Egyptian food truck El Qahirah coming to Sydney’s World Square this week

April 17, 2017

El Qahirah, Sydney’s only Egyptian food truck is bringing the tastes of Cairo to the streets of the CBD this April. El Qahirah launched at the beginning of last year and have been supplying healthy, filling and nutritious traditional Egyptian dishes across Sydney since. The food truck serves the three most common dishes in Cairo […]

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Dewar’s whisky brings their Scotch Egg Club to Sydney this May

April 17, 2017

This May, Sydney’s CBD will he home to an unique pairing when Dewar’s Scotch Whisky take the flavors of Dewar’s 12 yo and create a series of cocktails that will match with Scotch Eggs. For those unaware, a Scotch Egg is a UK delicacy that sees a boiled egg wrapped in meat and coated in bread […]

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The team behind Mary’s and The Unicorn announce big plans for The Lansdowne Hotel (Sydney)

April 17, 2017

We have news and it’s yuuuuge!!! Chippendale’s iconic live music venue The Lansdowne Hotel is re-opening and there just aren’t enough exclamation points in the universe to contain or express our excitement. After the closure of many a wild and wonderful place such as The Newtown Social Club, The Annandale Hotel and Goodgod Small Club […]

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