Day: 12 July 2017

It’s happening again! Netflix has released the first teaser and release date for Stranger Things Season 2

July 12, 2017

The worldwide phenomenon and modern cult-classic Stranger Things has finally teased its return, and OH MY GOD are we excited. Netflix has just released a mysterious teaser video on Twitter, as well as a brand new poster with the release date. The creature pictured is another look at what we saw in the teaser for […]

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Interview: Steven Knight on writing the dark new Tom Hardy series Taboo, his history with the real Peaky Blinders and World War Z 2

July 12, 2017

Steven Knight is the creator and writer of some amazing award winning shows, such as Peaky Blinders and even Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. His writing and directing for film has been praised, too, such as the acclaimed Locke with Tom Hardy and the recent Brad Pitt film Allied. And this praise looks set […]

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Festival of the Sun announces 2017 dates and theme

July 12, 2017

Port Macquarie is once again going to be hosting one hell of a party this December, with Festival of the Sun returning to the Breakwall Tourist Park on December 7th & 8th. With the line up to be announced in early August, the Festival of the Sun crew are pretty keen to get things going, revealing […]

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Single of the Day: Self Talk “Bedside Dictionary” (2017)

July 12, 2017

Melbourne’s Self Talk have unveiled their new single in “Bedside Dictionary”, taken from their forthcoming EP, Almost Everything. Due out in August, the EP is set to be a powerful release from the indie rockers and if “Bedside Dictionary” is anything to go by, it’s going to be a belter. Since 2014, the band has been flourishing […]

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Aldous Harding announced for Meredith 27 as the ballot officially opens for another year

July 12, 2017

The road to Meredith has kicked off, with a sneaky little ballot announcement landing with us today. Officially open for the December festival out at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the ballot is your prime opportunity to be in the running to land yourself some tickets to one of the festivals on the Australian music calendar. Announced today is one […]

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Sigur Rós unveil design for pro-marriage equality merch ahead of Australian tour

July 12, 2017

It wasn’t too long ago that Icelandic group Sigur Rós threw their support behind the fight for marriage equality in Australia, releasing a statement surrounding Margaret Court’s flagrant comments on the matter. “We know Margaret Court’s opinions are not shared by the majority of Australians.” they wrote. “We want to add our voice to the call […]

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Music Video of the Day: Antony & Cleopatra “Dust” (2017)

July 12, 2017

Antony & Cleopatra dive right back with their new single “Dust” – the latest from the British/Australian duo is another dose of future-funk that we are rallying behind today. You should too. The music video has also dropped this week is a trippy and nostalgia-soaked venture, with iconic faces from across the realm of pop culture […]

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‘No shoe-gazing ’round here…’: Spit Syndicate dish on their One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly tour

July 12, 2017

Spit Syndicate enter the final leg of their national album tour for One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly, with shows in Adelaide and Perth coming up this weekend. The tour has seen Nick Lupi and Jimmy Nice hit stages with fellow One Day comrades Jackie Onassis, bringing together two of Oz Hip Hop’s finest for shows dripping in confidence […]

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Brisbane’s Jesswar inks distribution deal with Golden Era Records

July 12, 2017

If you haven’t yet heard of Jesswar, now is the perfect time to get yourself acquainted. The Brisbane-via-Fiji rapper has been generating serious momentum around her music over the last year; we first came across her in later 2016, her tune “Blue Roses x Red Violets” hooking our attention immediately. Since that discovery, we’ve been stoked […]

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Live Review: Touché Amore + Turnover + Endless Heights + Better Half – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (09.07.17)

July 12, 2017

Melbourne’s Better Half were lucky (?) enough to receive the tough task of warming up The Corner Hotel’s stage for international acts Touché Amore and Turnover. No biggie, that wouldn’t have been terrifying at all. A subdued stage presence matched the mellow crowd, which is understandable, considering vocalist Christopher Vernon was fresh off the back […]

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Film Review: Edgar Wright is a slave to the rhythm in Baby Driver (USA, 2017)

July 12, 2017

It’s obvious that great care and thought was put into Baby Driver; we should have expected nothing less from visionary Director Edgar Wright, he who has brought us incredibly unique films like Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and Shaun of the Dead in the past. With the idea snowballing in his head for decades, road-tested […]

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Win a copy of Drone starring Sean Bean on DVD

July 12, 2017

Neil is a cog in the wheel of America’s war on terror. As a private drone operator, he spends his workdays far from the frontline flying covert missions for the CIA, before returning to family life in the suburbs. But his time as husband, father and armchair warrior comes to a crashing halt when a […]

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Larry David returns for the long-awaited ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm

July 12, 2017

Foxtel have announced that the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm will return for its ninth season exclusively to The Comedy Channel. Curb Your Enthusiasm stars Seinfeld co-creator Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. Shot in a realism style and featuring celebrities playing themselves, the […]

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The Saw franchise returns with new Jigsaw poster

July 12, 2017

It’s been 7 years since the hugely successful Saw franchise came to a grisly end but John Kramer is back as the titular Jigsaw and we have the first poster to truly get you on edge. The Saw franchise has earned close to a billion dollars worldwide ($953,421,276 to be exact) and stands as the fifth most […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Spider-Man: Homecoming swings in with an impressive debut

July 12, 2017

Tom Holland takes over the spidey suit from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield and it seems the world loves him for it. In its box office debut, Spider-Man: Homecoming made a whopping $10.13m, earning almost double the last Spider-Man’s opening week take (The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014). It earned $2.8 million on its opening day alone. To put it into […]

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Film Review: Netflix’s To the Bone (USA, 2017) will create controversy, but succeeds with strong cast and direction

July 12, 2017

Films containing subject matter of death or disease, particularly the ones that aim for a teenage audience, tend to be sappy (like My Sister’s Keeper), melodramatic and even deeply misguided, if done wrong. I tend to cringe whenever I hear about another film tacking such subject, but in the case of Netflix’s To the Bone […]

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Interview: Matthew Backer talks being on Cloud Nine with this most complex play (now playing in Sydney!)

July 12, 2017

Scandalously funny, thought-provoking and heartbreaking, Cloud Nine is an enduring theatrical masterpiece. However, after seeing it last week we had some questions… and who better to answer them then someone close to the heart of it all? Cue Matthew Backer, who takes on the dual roles of Joshua and Gerry in the production, and who has managed to dish […]

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Review: MOMO Dumplings + Tea is bringing Szechuan to Prahran (Melbourne)

July 12, 2017

Situated just around the corner of Clifton and High street, MOMO Dumpling + Tea is a relaxing new addition to Prahran’s hospitality precinct. Since their official opening in late April, the bright and spacious restaurant has been slowly diversifying their extensive food menu with a variety of traditional Szechuan cuisine. Every week, a new list […]

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