Day: 27 August 2017

Video Game Review: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4, 2017) tackles mental illness in a bold, disturbing yet beautiful manner

August 27, 2017

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is developed by Ninja Theory, the team that brought you games such as Heavenly Sword and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. While these games are exceptional examples within the third person action genre, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice stands out as a monstrous cut above the rest.

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Book Review: David Craig’s Defeating Terror takes us behind the scenes in the hunt for the Bali bombers

August 27, 2017

Defeating Terror is a behind the scenes look at the hunt for the Bali bombers. Although, given the nature of the book, many of the names and situations, have been altered for legal reasons. The author, David Craig, was a senior officer in the Australian Federal Police (AFP), he has trained with international forces including the […]

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Theatre Review: Modern Jesus is a real conversation starter (at the Depot Theatre until 2nd September)

August 27, 2017

Modern Jesus is an intriguing new play that reminds us that you only need a tiny spark to start a raging inferno. It is thought-provoking look at what it means to be 20-something in Australia today, although the themes would resonate with audiences anywhere in the West. But a couple of things hold it back […]

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Book Review: Helen Scheuerer’s Heart of Mist is packed with tantalising mystery and the promise of great adventures to come

August 27, 2017

In the realm of Ellest a toxic and dangerous mist swarms across the land. Here, magic is forbidden, and those who practice it are disappearing. Drinking to dampen her emerging and unwanted powers, and to forget a turbulent past, nineteen year old Bleak plans to remain firmly out of the firing line. But when the […]

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QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar switches up their cocktail menu with winter classics (Melbourne)

August 27, 2017

It’s been almost a year since the last time we first walked through the glossy brass doors of QT Melbourne, and up the sapphire blue stairs to Pascale Bar & Grill. While our last visit focused on the luxurious venue’s food offerings, this time we decided to sample their seasonally updated cocktail menu. Built adjacent […]

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Primus Hotel to open their lush rooftop pool bar to the Sydney public

August 27, 2017

It’s been their hidden secret since the luxury property opened last year, but now the luxurious Art-Deco Primus Hotel in Sydney CBD has decided to share their New York inspired Level Seven rooftop bar with the wider public. Focused on positioning the urban oasis as a stylish champagne and cocktail destination, the heritage hotel will […]

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Darlinghurst gets a dedicated hot wings bar with cold tinnies (Sydney)

August 27, 2017

This weekend Sydney is getting a back-alley restaurant dedicated to buffalo wings and ice cold tinnies. Opening August 26th, Wings X Tins will open its doors to serve insane chicken wings and the biggest collection of ice cold tinnies. Wings X Tins is the product of two wing obsessed mates, Anthony MacFarlane & Alfredo Perez, […]

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Fratelli Fresh finds new home at Entertainment Quarter (Sydney)

August 27, 2017

The Entertainment Quarter, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, has welcomed an Italian favourite Fratelli Fresh to join the precinct. Rockpool Dining Group brings this 300-seat indoor-outdoor restaurant to life with an inviting open kitchen and, beer and wine garden. “The Entertainment Quarter is the perfect, convenient location for one of our largest Fratelli Fresh yet,” says […]

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