Day: 10 June 2017

Live Review: The Necks trancelike performance is a precisely beautiful experience

June 10, 2017

The Necks Have this sense of touch and repetitive nurturing that makes them a special trio of musicians. Standing still for a moment, silent, the band collect themselves like they normally do. It’s then a case of ‘go with the flow, man’ when the twinkle of the pianos start sparkling away. This is what this […]

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E3 2017: Star Wars Battlefront II unveils new trailer and multiplayer footage

June 10, 2017

EA has brought Star Wars: Battlefront 2 to it’s E3 2017 press conference, showing a new trailer and a first look at it’s multiplayer.

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E3 2017: Anthem is Bioware’s brand new IP

June 10, 2017

Bioware have revealed their newest IP, Anthem, with an introductory trailer during EA’s press conference at E3 2017.

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E3 2017: A Way Out takes the Uncharted formula co-operative

June 10, 2017

A Way Out is a split-screen co-op title announced during the EA Play press conference ahead of E3 2017. Part of the EA Originals program, the game is a product of EA’s drive to uncover and support new indie talent around the world.

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E3 2017: The First Gameplay Trailer For Need For Speed: Payback Is Here

June 10, 2017

EA has revealed the first gameplay trailer for Need For Speed: Payback at this year’s EA press conference at E3 2017. The trailer shows us two characters, Tyler and Jess, as they pursue a rogue transport truck in order to steal what can only be described as a “very special vehicle”. Need For Speed: Payback is […]

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E3 2017: In the Name of the Tzar is Battlefield 1‘s next expansion

June 10, 2017

Electronic Arts have announced In the Name of the Tzar, a new expansion for Battlefield 1, during their EA Play press conference ahead of E3 2017. “Big” is the operative word.

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E3 2017: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus appears on Amazon ahead of Bethesda’s E3 press event

June 10, 2017

A sequel to MachineGames’ surprise 2014 hit Wolfenstein: The New Order has appeared on Amazon Germany overnight. Called Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, the listing appears to confirm ongoing speculation that Bethesda had been quietly working on a sequel to their popular shooter revival.

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Sydney Film Festival Review: The Untamed (Mexico, 2016) is a slimy slice of social realism and alien sex

June 10, 2017

The Untamed, Amat Escalante’s oddball genre film built with space monsters and sexual tension, could have worked just as well as a dysfunctional family drama. The eccentric Mexican director has packed a lot into his fourth feature, an instantly memorable and incredibly unique piece that understands its best possible tension comes from contrasting a heady […]

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T’Challa is unleashed! Marvel releases first trailer and poster for Black Panther

June 10, 2017

The first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther aired today during game four of the NBA finals and it looks nothing short of glorious. After Chadwick Boseman‘s initial portrayal of the titular hero in last year’s Captain America: Civil War, the character’s first stand-alone feature holds a heavy emphasis to his fictitious home land of Wakanada, a hidden […]

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Naomi Watts oversteps her boundaries in new trailer for Netflix’s Gypsy

June 10, 2017

With its arrival slated for the end of the month, Netflix has released the first official trailer for its upcoming psychological drama Gypsy starring Naomi Watts. And while the program appears to imbue the similar qualities of Netflix’s celebrated original programming, this trailer promises something far more lurid with its material when compared to the various […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Winnie (South Africa, 2017) is a documentary that for better or worse celebrates the mother of a nation

June 10, 2017

When you consider the name Winnie Mandela do you think of the mother of a nation or a terrorist? The documentary, Winnie tends to sit in the former camp by telling this woman’s history and story from her own point-of-view. It’s fascinating to hear her out and this documentary is a long overdue one, but […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: A Modern Man (Denmark/Germany, 2017) leaves you asking, “Who is Charlie Siem?”

June 10, 2017

A Modern Man is a documentary about a handsome, contemporary classical violinist named Charlie Siem. But who is Messer Siem? Unfortunately that question is not really answered in this film because this British-Norwegian musician puts up a wall that is largely impenetrable. This film is directed by Eva Mulvad (The Good Life). It begins with […]

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Ali McGregor & Eddie Perfect’s sophomore Adelaide Cabaret Festival kicks off at Her Majesty’s Theatre

June 10, 2017

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is officially off and running for another year – with hundreds of Cabaret lovers streaming out into the cold Friday city night for the annual festival Variety Gala to mark the Opening Night. For Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect‘s second year as Artistic Directors, the program demonstrates an emphasis on the cultivation on homegrown […]

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