Day: 16 October 2017

Single of the Day: Eilish Gilligan “Creature of Habit” (2017)

October 16, 2017

Eilish Gilligan is very much setting herself up for a prosperous 2018 if her latest work is anything to go by. “Creature of Habit” is another well-fitting piece of music in the Melbourne vocalist’s growing body of work; dabbling between the ethereal and ambient vibes of past work and plunging right into the deep end […]

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Games Review: South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4, 2017) is a hilariously addictive RPG adventure

October 16, 2017

When you first jump into South Park: The Fractured But Whole, you pick up from where the last game, The Stick of Truth, and the last episode of the TV series (Season 21, Episode 4 “Franchise Prequel”), leave off. The boys have stopped playing a Lord of the Rings style quest and are now building their own […]

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Nightmares come to life as Stranger Things unleashes one final trailer before its release

October 16, 2017

After a commercially and critically acclaimed first season, the Netflix exclusive series Stranger Things is back for its second season, and it’s right around the corner, with all episodes releasing October 27th. And to get everyone a little more excited, today they’ve released one final trailer to tease us of the coming mystery… This is […]

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The Looming Tower coming to Amazon Prime Video in 2018

October 16, 2017

Amazon has recently announced that it will be bringing the highly anticipated new series, The Looming Tower, to Amazon Prime Video as an exclusive title for Australian members in early 2018. Packed with an all-star cast, The Looming Tower stars Emmy Award Winner Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, Dumb and Dumber) and Golden Globe and Screen Actors […]

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Wintergarden Pictures receives Create NSW funding and SBS Deal for its first project

October 16, 2017

New Australian independent film company Wintergarden Pictures has secured a selection as one of six filmmaking teams chosen to create fully funded short films that will air on broadcaster SBS’s coverage of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, taking place in 2018. As the recipients of this year’s Create […]

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Nine Network’s new crime thriller Bite club reveals an all-star cast

October 16, 2017

An all-star cast for Playmaker’s new crime thriller production Bite Club was recently announced at Nine Network’s up-fronts event. Currently in production in Sydney, Bite Club has attracted the attention of both Screen Australia, with a major investment in association with Create NSW. Bite Club revolves around two detectives who after surviving a shark attack, join forces […]

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Games Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Xbox One, 2017) is a good idea pulled in too many different directions

October 16, 2017

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a game suffering an identity crisis. It knows what it wants to be and makes genuinely big strides in that direction, but it’s hampered by what seems to be publisher interference. Even at the surface level, it feels like a case study for the growing divide in AAA between developer […]

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Cunard British Film Festival Review: That Good Night (UK, 2017) is a dull adaption of a stage play that grapples with morality

October 16, 2017

That Good Night is a film that could be been called “The Last Night.” This is because it’s a drama about second chances and forgiveness. This handsome film is the last one that the late Sir John Hurt acted in and while it has some intriguing moments, it ultimately suffers from being a play that […]

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Greek Film Festival Review: Mythopathy (Notias) (Greece, 2016) is a coming-of-age story that should appeal to Greek audiences

October 16, 2017

Mythopathy (Notias) is a film about a boy. Except he’s not just any old kid. This child is one that experiences heartbreak in a novel way. When it happens, he looks towards ancient Greek mythology and stories and he changes aspects of these to suit his own narrative. This coming-of-age story is emotional and imaginative […]

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Theatre Review: Miracle City is a colourful & spirited musical about some kooky televangelists (Sydney Opera House until Oct 29th)

October 16, 2017

Miracle City is not your typical musical. The show’s director even dubbed it an anti-musical. It’s what you get when the shiny veneer of a Christian family of televangelists implode, live on air. The results are something that are ironic, funny and tragic in almost equal measure. This show first premiered at Sydney Theatre in […]

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Shaun Presland returns to make some changes at Sake Restaurant & Bar

October 16, 2017

When Saké Restaurant & Bar first began in The Rocks back in 2008, celebrated chef Shaun Presland was a major factor in its success. Now Saké is one of the biggest Japanese restaurant names in the country, with venues up and down the east coast and a tremendous following and things are about to take […]

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Moon Dog Brewery Bar now doubles as a late-night roller disco (Melbourne)

October 16, 2017

Melbourne’s packed with inner-city breweries, and all of them have their own special charm but there’s always been something different about Moon Dog Brewery Bar especially now that they’ve taken on more space. The notoriously inventive brewery now serve their best brews in what is best described as a super eclectic (and ridiculously hipster) garage. […]

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The Middle Aisle brings popular Melbourne Macramé institution to Sydney this weekend

October 16, 2017

The Middle Aisle, developed and led by Melbourne graphic designer, stylist and Macramé artist Maggie May, has flourished into a popular fixture within the Melbourne arts scene in recent years. Holding an impressive following online and spurring on that momentum with the opening of Think Thornbury (a creative enterprise established by Maggie and fiancée, musician Josh Kelly, to facilitate […]

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