Day: 7 May 2017

Single of the Day: Fang Night “Steady Cruising” (2017)

May 7, 2017

Ben Walker and Ewa Lefmann, the duo out of London known as Fang Night, have dropped a strong new single in “Steady Cruising” – if this is the first you’re hearing of the band, it’s a strong intro point. It’s the first single from the duo since they released their EP Artificial and sees them veer into the darker, richer […]

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Netflix Review: Season 2 of the Wachowski’s Sense8 stays true to itself

May 7, 2017

Though far from perfect, there was always something special about the first season of Sense8. In line with the Wachowski’s previous efforts, there was nothing quite like it and even when it rambled, it did so in a way that earned your attention (coincidentally, writing about the first season of Sense8 was one of the […]

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The Dark Tower finally gets its first trailer three months out from release

May 7, 2017

Since the project was officially announced in 2015, fans have been clamouring for the trailer for Sony’s adaptation of the incredibly successful Stephen King novel The Dark Tower. With release being set back multiple times over the past year, Sony has settled with an August 17 release date and now the wait for the trailer is finally over. Watch […]

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Interview: Split star Betty Buckley talks about the film’s controversy, Carrie and her new album Story Songs

May 7, 2017

With Split bringing 23 personalities to its Australian DVD and Blu-Ray home release this Wednesday (May 10th), we caught up with one of the film’s stars, Betty Buckley, who played Kevin’s (James McAvoy) psychiatrist Dr Karen Fletcher. A veteran of the arts, Betty Buckley has been an icon of TV, film and music for almost five decades now. I […]

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Video Game Review: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 (PS4, 2017) is far from a kill shot, but leaves a leaves a mark

May 7, 2017

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is a mixed bag. There are many things about this title that work, but for every positive there’s a glaring negative that drags the experience down on too many fronts. It uses conventional mechanics and a narrative structure seen in countless other games without really doing anything fresh or new. Sniper […]

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Video Games Review: What Remains of Edith Finch (PS4, 2017) Is A Haunting and Poignant Tale

May 7, 2017

What Remains of Edith Finch is the beautifully told story of titular protagonist Edith Finch as she explores her family’s mysterious history, and her connection to the family’s curse. While many might be quick to dismiss the game as ‘just another walking simulator’, what Edith Finch brings to the table is an entirely new and […]

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Hotel Review: Eventhouse Cronulla (NSW) anchors itself with “beach-chic” accomodation

May 7, 2017

Marking a new boutique hotel brand for the same group behind Australian (and recently New Zealand) favourite QT Hotels, Eventhouse Cronulla has successfully tapped into the refreshing leisurely lifestyle of the famed beachside suburb, gutting the former Rydges and replacing it with an expansive coastal atmosphere. Your stereotypical “Aussie lifestyle” has long been defined, to […]

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Opera Australia’s Operetta Two Weddings, One Bride is light-hearted and full of charm

May 7, 2017

If you’ve never seen an opera before and if you’re unsure you want to dedicate a few hours out of your night to what could potentially be something not for you, then an operetta may be the perfect choice! An “Opera Starter Pack” as it were. Opera Australia’s latest production of Two Weddings, One Bride […]

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Win a double pass to see David Strassman in Brisbane.

May 7, 2017

International comedy star, David Strassman’s brand new show, iTED E uproariously parodies our technology-laden lives. The sharp-tongued Chuck Wood and loveable Ted E. Bare are constantly on their devices. With everyone connected to social media and the internet 24/7, will Strassman get them back under control? And, in a world-first, Strassman simultaneously operates 5 characters […]

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Flour Market’s massive donut festival is returning to the streets of Melbourne this month

May 7, 2017

Get your gluttonous self down to Melbourne Central on Wednesday 17th May because the fine folk behind local institution Flour Market are putting on a one-night-only festival dedicated exclusively to one of the greatest culinary creations of all time: the donut. The world’s most livable city boasts some of the finest donut connoisseurs in the […]

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Anna Polyviou’s epic chocolate firecracker gets a dessert pop-up at Shangri-La Hotel (Sydney)

May 7, 2017

One of the country’s most renowned pastry chefs Anna Polyviou stirred up a recent episode of MasterChef Australia with one of the most curious desserts the reality show has seen, sparking contestants with a challenge to recreate her playful Firecracker dessert. The intricate, cartoon-themed chocolate dessert was an instant hit with viewers, playing on Polyviou’s […]

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Wine 1160 is Armadale’s new neighbourhood wine bar (Melbourne)

May 7, 2017

Opening up earlier this year, Wine 1160 is a big refresh to the local dining and drinking scene of Armadale. The small neighbourhood bar – pronounced eleven-sixty – boasts a 160-deep wine list, to which it is entirely dedicated, with the kitchen pumping out food that has been curated to complement the many drops on […]

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Vivid Sydney and Carriageworks announce chef line up for “Sydney Table”

May 7, 2017

After a string of sold out nights last year Carriageworks and the forthcoming Vivid Sydney are once again planning to host their series of bespoke dining experiences. Taking place at The Clothing Store across the nights of 14-17 June, Sydney Table will be bringing in some of the state’s leading chefs and pairing their specially […]

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Cadbury Dairy Milk have just released a range of ice-cream spider chocolate blocks

May 7, 2017

In the past few years, Cadbury’s slightly more playful Marvellous Creations range has already moved the stalwart dairy milk chocolate brand in the right direction. It’s introduction has allowed for a fresh take on the collection, set to take an even bigger step with this latest release: “Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Spider”. It’s an […]

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Noosa’s four day food and wine festival returns this month (QLD)

May 7, 2017

Food and wine lovers are being well catered for this month as Noosa Food & Wine Festival returns to the sunshine coast, bringing with it a stacked program of events spread across two festival villages, one at Noosa Main Beach and the other in “The Woods”. Top local restaurants will be getting involved in the […]

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Review: Brick Lane brings the lighter side of Indian dining to Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 7, 2017

“Experimental Indian” isn’t something you’d hear often around Sydney’s dining scene a few years ago. Now, it’s picking up, and a few inventive restaurants across the city are really highlighting a side of Indian cuisine that moves far away from excessively creamy butter chicken and puffy, indulgent cheese naan. Brick Lane is but the latest […]

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