Day: 22 March 2018

Together Pangea list their 9 favourite Aussie classics ahead of tour with Bleeding Knees Club

March 22, 2018

Kicking off their Australian tour over Easter long weekend, LA’s own Together Pangea are going to be heading out on a belter with our favourites, Bleeding Knees Club! Bringing their latest album Bulls & Roosters out to Australian fans, the guys from Together Pangea are making sure this debut tour is one to remember. Ahead of the shows, […]

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Tour Diary: Pretty City head to the States chasing new music and Texan good times

March 22, 2018

Melbourne’s Pretty City recently packed their bags for another short sojourn to the USA where recording of new music, as well as a cheeky stop at SXSW awaited. The band’s new album Cancel the Future is out tomorrow and in coming months, Pretty City will be out on the road (in Australia and abroad) with this new bad […]

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SXSW Interview: Fatai chats about life in Chicago, the role music plays in her day to day, and more!

March 22, 2018

Talented singer and songwriter Fatai has been calling Chicago home for some time now, but the Melbourne-born artist has maintained strong links with home, even from the other side of the globe. A newcomer to the SXSW fold, Fatai caught up with Larry recently to touch base and share her experiences in the States. What are the […]

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Larry Heath’s Picks: Ten acts discovered at SXSW and Luck Reunion 2018 (and everyone needs to listen to)

March 22, 2018

Over nine nights in Austin this month, I caught dozens upon dozens of live performances from bands from all over the world. This year I found myself discovering more talent than I have in the past few years – both at the SXSW Festival, and at Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion event, which happens at his […]

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Single of the Day: Ryan Downey “Those Eyes That Answer” (2018)

March 22, 2018

After freshly finishing his first ever sold out headline show in Sydney and Melbourne, indie-folk singer Ryan Downey is back with a new single “Those Eyes that Answer” off his debut album Running. Downey’s rich voice accompanies a haunting sci-fiesque melody to showcase a deeply colourful and beautiful song, accompanied with a music video shown only […]

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Perth Festival Film Review: Under The Tree (Iceland, 2017) is a masterclass in neighbourly mutually assured destruction

March 22, 2018

Neighbourly disputes are really not all that uncommon in the real world, but in Under the Tree, the third feature film from Icelandic director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigur∂sson, a relatively minor disagreement between two suburban neighbouring families over a tree and the shadow it casts morphs into an ever escalating case of mutually assured destruction culminating […]

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SXSW Interview: Ethan Hawke on directing Blaze Foley’s story in Blaze

March 22, 2018

Ethan Hawke‘s film about iconic country blues singer/songwriter Blaze Foley has been praised by critics since its premiere at Sundance in January, and last week it was Austin’s turn, with Blaze screening at SXSW. At that event, held in the city where Blaze lived for much of his life, we caught up with the Hawke […]

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Film Review: Pacific Rim: Uprising (USA, 2018) is a glorified B-movie that’s entertaining in all its wild stupidity

March 22, 2018

Given his penchant for dark, more gothic views on material, Guillermo del Toro‘s foray into big budget filmmaking – 2013’s Pacific Rim – always seemed a little odd.  Capable of delivering so much more than what that film ultimately was able to, del Toro may have injected some of his usual fantastic-ness into proceedings, but […]

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Film Review: Mary Magdalene (UK, 2018) does little to cement itself as a worthy biblical epic

March 22, 2018

Mary Magdalene extends the long list of biblical film adaptations, and with it, brings a competent yet flawed look at one of the most scrutinised and controversial figures surrounding the life of Jesus Christ. While Mary Magdalene brings some refreshing aspects to the table, it also becomes the victim of its own ambition, sacrificing any […]

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Win a double pass to witness Planet Earth II: Live in Concert in Australia

March 22, 2018

BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and TEG Live has announced they are bringing Planet Earth II: Live in Concert to Australia in 2018 with performances in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The show, narrated live by Australian actor Eric Bana, features breath-taking footage from the acclaimed BBC Earth series projected on a giant […]

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Win a copy of Takashi Miike’s 100th feature film Blade Of The Immortal on DVD

March 22, 2018

The masterful director Takashi Miike’s 100th feature, Blade of the Immortal, is based on the Japanese manga, features awe-inspiring swordfights, brilliant choreography, and the wry humour that Miike is renowned for. Cursed with immortality, a highly skilled samurai in feudal Japan promises to help a young woman avenge the death of her parents. Their mission […]

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Film Review: The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) (Switzerland, 2017) is a spirited ode to the Swiss suffrage movement

March 22, 2018

Suffragette was a film that covered the British women who protested in order to gain the right to vote. The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) is a film that covers things from a Swiss perspective. Whereas the suffrage movement happened in the UK in the early 20th century, for Switzerland it was 1971 before the […]

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First Impressions: Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events) Season Two (USA, 2018) is Wonderfully Inventive and Surprisingly Intense

March 22, 2018

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is finally back, successfully building on its premise by deepening its established gloominess and quirky antics with surprising maturity. The end of season one warned us through a sing-along that the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans is far from over, “You might dream that justice and peace […]

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Win a double pass to see The Neverending Story on the big screen at Sydney’s In The House

March 22, 2018

The classic family adventure The Neverending Story is returning to the big screen on Friday, March 30th at 7pm as part of the In The House series at the George Street Event Cinemas in Sydney. Tickets are only $15 (or $12 if you’re a Cinebuzz member) and selling quickly! Buy them here. Or, for your […]

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Eat, Stay and Play: Bali’s newest hotspots making a splash this year

March 22, 2018

It’s hard to believe it’s been 18 years since Ku De Ta first unveiled its swanky beachfront bar and restaurant in Bali’s Seminyak. With bright red umbrellas and an infinity pool overlooking the Tasman Sea, it was the first of its kind. A decade later, it was joined by another; Potato Head Bali. These days, […]

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