Day: 23 April 2018

Royal Blood to unleash their own beer at Groovin’ The Moo; Drummer Ben Thatcher chats about it

April 23, 2018

Canberra brewing company Capital Brewing Co. will be unveiling a brand new beer for Groovin’ The Moo punters this weekend – the Royal Brew, a 6% Blood Orange New England IPA for UK duo Royal Blood, who are playing the festival as part of their biggest ever tour of Australia, which kicks off today, April […]

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Five reasons Helsinki’s Flow Festival needs to be on your European festival bucket list

April 23, 2018

The capital of Finland may be better known for efficient and eye-catching design, jovial saunas and superb produce, as opposed to Europe’s most quintessential tourist attractions, but the city also plays host to one of the continent’s most increasingly sought after annual music and arts festivals. The acclaim regularly surrounding Flow Festival speaks volumes for […]

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Music Video of the Day: Hayley Kiyoko “Curious” (2018)

April 23, 2018

Debuting on the Australian iTunes Charts at Number 1, Hayley Kiyoko is consistently proving that she is a force to be reckoned with, and her latest video – “Curious” – is no different. Off her debut album Expectations, which features hit R&B artist Kehlani, the beautifully shot video has garnered almost 8 million views in under 2 months. […]

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Win a double pass to see Jason Reitman’s Tully in cinemas, starring Charlize Theron

April 23, 2018

Academy Award winner Charlize Theron stars in Tully, the anticipated new comedy-drama from the Academy Award nominated director of Juno and Up in the Air, Jason Reitman. When Marlo is gifted a night nanny by her brother, she is hesitant to the extravagance at first, but soon comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, […]

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Film Review: Gurrumul (Australia, 2018) is a striking and emotive portrait of one of Australia’s greatest musical talents

April 23, 2018

With Gurrumul, director Paul Damien Williams has created a striking and emotive portrait of one of Australia’s greatest musical talents – Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. But more than that, Gurrumul also affords us all a glimpse into the cultural life and traditions of the Yolngu people in North Eastern Arnhem Land, in what are some of […]

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Film Review: Ghost Stories (UK, 2018) is a refreshing and original horror anthology

April 23, 2018

With high replay value and some clever pacing, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson have transposed their West End play Ghost Stories to the big screen with a refreshing eye for originality, spinning a grand three-part horror anthology into one thoroughly entertaining and unpredictable film that never stops subtly building towards its tremendous finale. And that’s […]

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New Australian features Honour and Bollywood Downunder announced as part of ACCTA initiative

April 23, 2018

Honour and Bollywood Downunder were both announced this week at a gala function held in Mumbai, India, as two brand new Australian films, as part of the launch of the 2018 Asia International Engagement Program, an initiative of The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Honour is produced by Jannine Barnes and co-produced by Anuya […]

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Sara West’s Mutt wins big at the 20th South Australian Screen Awards

April 23, 2018

The 20th South Australian Film Festival was held on Friday to celebrate the achievements of its peers, with the sold out gala event being hosted by Mat Kesting. Sara West’s critically acclaimed short film Mutt led the charge with four awards, for Best Directing (Sara West), Best Male Performance (Oscar Redding), Best Female Performance (Jordan […]

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Netflix announces two new True Crime Documentary Series

April 23, 2018

Following the wildly popular Netflix documentary series Wild Wild Country, comes two brand new true crime original documentary series, in Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist, and brand new episodes of the critically acclaimed series The Staircase, which will expand upon the exisiting original ten episodes. The Staircase will premiere […]

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First look at Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in Netflix series Maniac

April 23, 2018

Streaming service Netflix has recently released global first look images from Cary Fukunaga’s directing debut for the upcoming exclusive series, Maniac. Starring Superbad duo Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, Maniac follows the story of two strangers partaking in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial that inevitably goes awry. Sally Field (Mrs. Doubtfire), Justin Theroux (The Leftovers), Julia Garner (Ozark) and Jemima Kirke (Girls) co-starring, […]

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Film Review: I Feel Pretty (USA, 2018) proves that beauty is only skin deep

April 23, 2018

The average woman is said to criticise herself around eight times each day. It is in this headspace and society that a rom-com like I Feel Pretty exists. The film had the best of intentions and tries to tackle some complex topics like how hard we women can be on ourselves and the feelings of […]

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Crumpler Goes Galactic With Limited Edition Star Wars Collaboration

April 23, 2018

Iconic Australian luggage and bag company Crumpler are heading to a galaxy far far away with a limited edition collaboration with the global entertainment franchise Star Wars and it will be landing on, you guessed it, May the Fourth 2018 (aka Star Wars Day). The series will feature eight difference pieces of bag and tech […]

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First Impressions: Netflix series Safe unveils hard truths behind a quaint, gated community

April 23, 2018

Set to hit Netflix soon is Safe – a drama television series set in a gated community where people are not as they seem. The series stars Michael C. Hall of Dexter fame as a father of two daughters, widowed after the passing of his wife from cancer. His character, Tom, juggles his profession as […]

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Oscar winning makeup artist Lucy Sibbick talks about Darkest Hour and the final season of Game of Thrones

April 23, 2018

Speaking from her home in Hertfordshire, just before she was set to jump on a plane to Ireland to work on the final season of Game of Thrones, we caught up with Oscar winning makeup artist Lucy Sibbick to talk about her work on transforming Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.   This isn’t the […]

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Book Review: Midas Dekkers’ The Story Of Shit is a cheeky look at our toilet habits

April 23, 2018

We all do it. But most of us don’t talk about it. What I’m writing about is defecation or shitting. Dutch biologist, Midas Dekkers knows all about this. He has put together his own utterly unique, bizarre and interesting take on this universal-yet-taboo topic. Dekkers is no stranger to writing about left-field and contentious subjects. […]

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Review: Working through Tetsujin’s new lunch menu by Masahiko Yomoda (Melbourne)

April 23, 2018

This autumn, Tetsujin, one of David Loh’s (Rice Workshop, Dessert Story) most successful venues, invited Michelin starred chef Masahiko Yomoda to create a brand new lunch menu. And we were lucky enough to score a seat at the preview table with Yomoda himself. To start things of, Yomoda, who describes his style of cooking as French-based […]

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