Day: 7 June 2018

Gang of Youths may as well call Melbourne home; seventh show added to ‘Say Yes To Life’ tour

June 7, 2018

This forthcoming Gang of Youths Australian tour is getting a bit outta hand now, guys. The ‘Say Yes to Life’ run that will have the Sydney band return from London has grown from a handful of shows to a mammoth venture on the band’s part to meet the demands of their fans and squash scalpers from […]

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10 surefire highlights of Bonnaroo’s 16th anniversary this weekend

June 7, 2018

The 2018 edition of Bonnaroo is about to kick off with a lot of fresh new faces, big names and a huge dose of early 2000’s nostalgia. Muse, Eminem and The Killers were three of the biggest bands in the world 10 years ago and a decade later they will be headlining one of the […]

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Single of the Day: Kira Puru “Molotov” (2018)

June 7, 2018

It was pretty much guaranteed that with the release of “Tension” last year, Kira Puru was at the beginning of a new musical chapter that was bright, strong and definitely not here to mess around. She’s gone and one upped it this week, releasing new single “Molotov” – fiery and tempestuous as the title suggests. Absolutely […]

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Nominations open for the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards

June 7, 2018

The first of its kind in Australia, the Australian Women in Music Awards have begun their official roll out for 2018, with categories and calls for nominations announced today. 14 categories acknowledging and celebrating performers and industry creatives have been unveiled, with the winners to be announced in Brisbane this October. “The music industry is clearly a […]

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E3 2018: Sony confirms Days Gone release date, drops new trailer

June 7, 2018

After dropping off the radar for a little while, Sony have reminded everyone that that other post-apocalyptic survival title they’ve been working on is still on the go. Days Gone has dropped both a release date and a fresh look at the game, just days out from Sony’s E3 press briefing.

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E3 2018: Microsoft confirms Crackdown 3 delayed to 2019

June 7, 2018

With only days left before Microsoft’s E3 press conference, the company has confirmed to Windows Central that Crackdown 3 has been delayed yet again, this time into February 2019.

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Film Review: Ocean’s 8 (USA, 2018) proves acceptable escapism that’ll steal your attention during its running time

June 7, 2018

Whilst it may not quite boast as impressive an ensemble as the original Ocean’s trilogy managed to concoct (George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts to name a few), Ocean’s 8 still steers ahead on charm and glamour, proving that an octet of women can do anything just as capable as an eleven-strong […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders (USA, 2017) is more than just the making of two murderers

June 7, 2018

In a small town in Kansas the residents kept their doors locked until the day a brutal, quadruple murder rocked the neighbourhood. The scene is a tragic and hard one to fathom but in a complicated turn of events these also became famous thanks to the writer, Truman Capote and his seminal book. Cold Blooded: […]

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Amazon Prime Video Announces Three New Cast Members for American Gods Season Two

June 7, 2018

Streaming service Amazon Prime Video has announced three new cast members will be joining the second season of the Starz original series American Gods Dean Winters (Divorce, John Wick), Devery Jacobs (Cardinal, This Order) and Kahyun Kim (Shameless, Freaky Friday) have been cast as Mr. Town, Sam Black Crow and New Media respectively. Season two […]

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Australian Independent Film My Pet Dinosaur roars into Chinese Box Office Top 10

June 7, 2018

The independently produced Australian film My Pet Dinosaur has cracked the Chinese Box Office Top 10, taking the number seven spot, grossing $870,000 USD on its first day of release. My Pet Dinosaur sits alongside worldwide blockbusters such as A Quiet Place, Avengers: Infinity War and Solo: A Star Wars Story. My Pet Dinosaur follows […]

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Streaming service Stan flies by the 1 million subscriber mark, creating multi-year deals in the process

June 7, 2018

Online streaming service Stan has officially passed the 1 million subscriber mark, only 3 years after launch. As this number continues to grow rapidly, Stan shows no signs of slowing down, announcing various multi-year deals with powerhouse studios such as Lionsgate and MGM, while reinforcing Stan as the home of American studio Starz. A recent […]

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Games Review: The Banner Saga (Switch, 2018) Take Me Home, Nordic Roads

June 7, 2018

The Banner Saga has had a long journey to appearing on the Switch, having first arrived as an indie PC and mobile title in 2014, and being ported to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2016. It’s surprising that the title didn’t appear sooner on the Switch, because for all intents and purposes, it’s the […]

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First Impressions: Future Man is unmissable television; a keen mix of hilarity and moreish action

June 7, 2018

Future Man, starring Josh Hutcherson and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg is an action comedy series that has genuinely flown under the radar since its release on Hulu in the US back in November. Boasting all of the trademark Rogen flair, it’s social commentary presented through dirty but well delivered humour and a healthy dose […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: The Heiresses (Paraguay, 2018) is a low-key, yet compelling character study

June 7, 2018

If one were to describe this film briefly, The Heiresses could be seen a cross between Wong Kar-wai‘s Happy Together and Albert and David Maysles‘ Grey Gardens. As Kar-wai says about the title of his film, being happy together is being happy with oneself, and it is within that context is where the journey in […]

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Interview: Author Raymond A. Villareal gives us the lowdown on his debut novel, A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising

June 7, 2018

A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising isn’t your everyday horror novel. Presented as an oral history, it’s a chilling mix of witness statements, legal documents, and interviews, and it should come as no surprise that the film rights have already been snapped up by Fox and 21 Laps, the team behind Stranger Things. AU […]

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