Day: 31 October 2017

Why Netflix’s The Good Place is heavenly television

October 31, 2017

Eleanor Shellstrop opens her eyes to find that she’s arrived in the afterlife. It appears – to her relief – that she made it to The Good Place (heaven). After being told she earnt her place in paradise because she saved innocent people from death row, she realises she has accidentally taken someone’s identity and […]

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AMW Film Festival Review: Breaking The Mould (Australia, 2017) is a compelling documentary about Australia’s female musicians

October 31, 2017

If there was Australia’s answer to the film, Play Your Gender, then Breaking The Mould is it. This music documentary includes interviews with Australian artists about their thoughts and experiences with gender in the local industry. The film is an interesting one about our history and it is something that should help shape the conversation […]

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Games Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Xbox One, 2017): Complexity and nuance with a hint of dead Nazi

October 31, 2017

Oh boy, where does one start with an experience like the one Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus offers? The second game in a week to prove that the single-player experience as we know it is still very much alive and well, Wolfenstein II is the kind of shooter we haven’t had in a while — one with a […]

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Film Review: Three Summers (Australia, 2017) is an amiable comedy about diversity

October 31, 2017

Three Summers is a film that is as light and breezy as its title suggests. It’s also an ensemble comedy that is written and directed by the legendary, Ben Elton. The latter is known for his novels and the TV shows: The Young Ones and Blackadder. In Three Summers he creates a warm-hearted and well-intentioned […]

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5 Singapore Dining Hotspots for Tourists on a Budget

October 31, 2017

Singapore boasts a melting pot of cultures that has been drawing travellers from around the world to the city for decades upon decades. In its landscapes and historical buildings, through to its burgeoning artistic community, there has been something about The Lion City that has kept Singapore on the bucket list for many tourists visiting this […]

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Hotel Review: Hotel Jen Orchard Gateway offers quiet amongst a busy Singapore shopping district

October 31, 2017

Smack in the middle of Singapore’s shopping district, Hotel Jen Orchard Gateway offers comfort and relaxation after a long day’s exploring of the Lion City. Don’t expect to get out of your cab and get straight into the checking in, however. I’m not exactly sure what the ground floor is used for, but the actual hotel […]

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Book Review: Tackle the taboo with Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson’s F*cked

October 31, 2017

Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson, the voices behind Guys We Fucked: The Anti-Slut Shaming Podcast, have travelled from the podcast to the page with F*cked: Being Sexually Explorative and Self-Confident in a World That’s Screwed. Put down the rom-com and stick the rosé back in the fridge because you don’t need a man, and Fisher […]

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Win a double pass to see Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium at the Art Gallery Of NSW

October 31, 2017

Sydney’s Art Gallery of NSW (from 27 Oct 2017 to 4 Mar 2018) is about to celebrate one of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, an artist who understood the medium’s ability to alter perceptions and push boundaries. The comprehensive survey of Robert Mapplethorpe’s career, features more than 200 works, from still lifes […]

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A pop-up Bo’s Diner from Baby Driver has taken over The Soda Factory

October 31, 2017

Sydney’s renowned The Soda Factory in Surry Hills got a makeover earlier this week for the promotional home entertainment release of Baby Driver. To gear up for the film, which has just been released on DVD/Blu-Ray and Digital, the already popular American themed diner joint has transformed into the movie’s fictional Bo’s Diner. Bo’s Diner […]

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Four Pillars teams up with Rockpool Dining Group for a new small-batch gin

October 31, 2017

Anyone heading along to Rockpool Dining Group’s premium restaurants anytime soon has the opportunity to get their palates around an exclusively created gin from the great Four Pillars, created just for the renowned hospitality group in a very limited run. The small-batch gin, titled Maker Session Gin, has been released in just 30 bottles, spread […]

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