Day: 25 January 2018

Dr. G’s life and career documented in brand new film; watch the trailer today

January 25, 2018

When we lost Dr. G, we lost one of Australia’s most special musical talents. A celebrated musician both at home and abroad, his music sent waves through the international music industry but success did not change the Galiwin’ku man. As a new documentary details, Dr. G’s road to global success was not an easy one and […]

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Music Video of the Day: TEES “Pull” (2018)

January 25, 2018

Sean Duarte and Lizzy Tillman – aka TEES – have brought us a new video this week in the form of “Pull”! Celebrating the release of their new EP Flow (out now), “Pull” is the third single to be released from it, a record that has come as the culmination of three years’ worth of writing and recording […]

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Get your Party in the Paddock on – set times now available for February festival

January 25, 2018

Party in the Paddock is just a few weeks away now, with the likes of Gang of Youths, Grouplove, The Avalanches and more heading to Tassie for some fun out in the sun this February 8th – 10th. To help you get your three-dayer sorted, the festival has released their set times and have also launched a new […]

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Alex Lahey sets sights on largest venues yet, returning home for the “Huge But True Tour”

January 25, 2018

Alex Lahey is soon to be on a stage near you and what’s more, it’s gonna be a big one. Having spent most of 2017 on the road crafting a little spot for herself in the American market currently occupied by Aussies-dun-good-things, the Melburnian returns with her largest Australian run of shows to date, announcing the ‘Huge […]

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Peter Garrett, Christine Anu, Briggs to join Spinifex Gum in Melbourne & Adelaide

January 25, 2018

The emergence of Spinifex Gum over the last few months has been totally welcomed one, as we’ve been introduced to Marilya in particular. The story of how this collaborative project between Felix Riebl, Ollie McGill, Marilya and their family of special guests is one we’re glad has been told and moreover, we’re stoked to see that two Spinifex […]

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February’s Xbox Games With Gold titles include Shadow Warrior and Split/Second

January 25, 2018

It’s that time of the month again where console owners crane their necks to see what they can squeeze out of the corporate overlords, and this month is a bit up and down for Xbox owners.

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Interview: Margot Robbie on the passion that got I, Tonya made

January 25, 2018

Returning to her homeland on the eve of an eventual Oscar nomination, Margot Robbie was all light and levity as she walked the pink carpet at the Australian premiere of I, Tonya. Understandably a figure in high demand from a media standpoint alone, The Iris’s Peter Gray was fortunate enough to nab a brief moment […]

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Film Review: I, Tonya (USA, 2017) showcases Margot Robbie in the role of her career (so far)

January 25, 2018

To think that a notorious figure like Tonya Harding could be, in any way, made out to be sympathetic is no mean feat, yet screenwriter Steven Rogers, director Craig Gillespie, and star Margot Robbie (also serving as one of the film’s producers) have achieved just that in I, Tonya. For the uninitiated, the saga of […]

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Win a copy of British comedy-drama series Love, Lies & Records on DVD

January 25, 2018

From the pen of BAFTA award-winning writer Kay Mellor (Band of Gold, Fat Friends, The Syndicate, In the Club), Love, Lies & Records follows Registrar Kate Dickenson as she tries to juggle her personal life with the daily dramas of births, marriages and deaths and the impact they have on her. After a dream promotion […]

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TV Review: Altered Carbon is a nuanced and detailed Blade Runner for the small screen

January 25, 2018

In 1982 the film Blade Runner by Ridley Scott brought to audiences a new genre of movies – the neo-noir science fiction thriller that paved the way for many to follow its style. In 2017 the sequel Blade Runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve was heralded a successful return to that, bringing a blend of a […]

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Games Review: AO Tennis (PS4, 2018): Serving up anything but an ace

January 25, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight: I love tennis. The Australian Open is no exception, grabbing me from the first round all the way to the final match. So it’s safe to say I was excited for AO Tennis, hoping it would bring tennis games back into the mainstream, a nod to the good old days of […]

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Warner Bros. World is coming to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in 2018

January 25, 2018

It is anticipated that Warner Bros. World will swing open its doors to rollercoaster thrill-seekers this year, located on Abu Dhabi’s top entertainment destination, Yas Island. The first glimpses inside the theme park have been revealed, with details of the parks’ six immersive worlds including 29 rides, shows and attractions. There will be a DC […]

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Hotel Review: Hollywood’s newest Kimpton Everly cuts no corners with spectacular views in a prime location

January 25, 2018

Branded as being situated “between Hollywood and the Hills”, the Kimpton Everly – which opened in August- is in an unbeatable location. A block away from Hollywood and Vine, the building sits right behind the classic Pantages Theatre (where Disney’s Aladdin is playing to March 31st) and the iconic Capitol Records building. Right next to […]

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Win a double pass to the Lunar New Year Gala Concert at the Sydney Opera House

January 25, 2018

Celebrate Lunar New Year 2018 with a stunning gala concert combining classical and contemporary songs from east and west when superb Chinese and Australian singers perform together with talented musicians from the China National Opera & Dance Drama Theatre and Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Thursday 15 February 2018. […]

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The Yak Ales Barbecue Festival gears up for huge Melbourne and Gosford events

January 25, 2018

There’s now no shortage of celebration for Australia’s epic BBQ scene year-round, and the first event of that kind in 2018 will be The Yak Ales Barbecue Festival. For its fourth year running, the enormous program will be heading through Melbourne with some of the best barbecue in the country. Not only that, but 2018 […]

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