Day: 3 July 2018

The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2018 (So Far…)!

July 3, 2018

As we enter July, a stacked second half of 2018 awaits us when it comes to new music and if the first half was anything to go by, music fans are in for a good one. We’ve been poring over some of our favourite homegrown releases of the year so far, from Middle Kids‘ long awaited […]

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Single of the Day: Aurelia “America” (2018)

July 3, 2018

Aurelia engages with the dreamiest of sounds on her new single “America” and proves her worth as a rightfully in-demand songwriter and musician. The Grammy nominated artist established a gorgeous and celestial soundscape with this one, the ideas coming together when Aurelia was in LA. “I was staying in a friends arts studio in L.A. […]

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8 Gigs You Can’t Miss at the 2018 Leaps and Bounds Music Festival

July 3, 2018

Taking place for its 13th year this month, Melbourne’s Leaps and Bounds Music Festival is bringing some excellent live music to venues throughout the City of Yarra. Supporting an ever thriving music community, Leaps and Bounds is a favourite amongst many; with a stacked program ready to jump into, here are just some of our picks for […]

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Games Review: Unravel 2(Xbox One, 2018): A Common Thread

July 3, 2018

Unravel 2 is the sort of game that strengthens interpersonal bonds.  It’s a wonderful team building exercise, a game cut from the same warm emotional mould as its predecessor but with a rather different point to make.

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Watch: Queer Eye cast head down-under for “Mini Make-Better”

July 3, 2018

With the Fab Five finally back a full fifteen years after their Emmy Award-winning series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the  popularity of their Netflix series Queer Eye has led down-under, in the form of a ‘mini make-better”. Their journey led them to the rural town of  Yass, bringing the style to match the name. They begun […]

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Photos: Behind-the-scenes of Rachel Ward’s upcoming Australian film Palm Beach

July 3, 2018

Images for the upcoming Australian film Palm Beach directed by Rachel Ward (The Thorn Birds) have been revealed, with the project currently shooting on Sydney’s northern beaches. Palm Beach is a drama-comedy based around a group of lifelong friends reuniting to celebrate a special birthday, with Palm Beach acting as a gorgeous backdrop for the dramatic […]

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Screen Makers Conference reveals full Adelaide program for 2018; Scott Hicks, Fiona Eagger and more to attend

July 3, 2018

The Screen Makers Conference and Marketplace has announced its full program for 2018, with Every Cloud Productions’ Fiona Eagger (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) to speak on relevant issues in the industry. The event will take place from Friday the 27th to Saturday the 28th of July at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema. Other notable sessions include Casting […]

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Win a double pass to see National Theatre Live’s production of Macbeth in Sydney

July 3, 2018

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards […]

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Film Review: Show Dogs (USA, 2018) is a big “bark-you” to the audience

July 3, 2018

“Live-action family movies are somewhat of an endangered species these days as most family entertainment is now animated.” That is a line that is spoken by the director of the film Show Dogs, Raja Gosnell, who has a long pedigree (pun intended) of films that involve canines, as well as family entertainment. Starting off with […]

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Five Things You Need To Know About Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Season 10

July 3, 2018

The show Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee has found its home on Netflix. The program sees comedian, Jerry Seinfeld driving around with a guest in a cool car where they chat and stop to consume coffee together. The tenth season is about to premiere and we have put together the top five things you need […]

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What’s next for Virgin Australia? We talk to Group Executive Rob Sharp on board the inaugural Sydney to Hong Kong flight

July 3, 2018

While en route from Sydney to Hong Kong on the inaugural flight with Virgin Australia, I caught up with the airline’s Group Executive Rob Sharp to talk about the flight and where VA plans to go from here. You’re launching this Sydney to Hong Kong service a year after your Melbourne flights launched; what have […]

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Win a double pass to see Swan Lake On Ice at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney

July 3, 2018

The world’s premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, returns to Australia with its award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake On Ice, touring to Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney this July. Sydney audiences can enjoy the classic tale at the Capitol Theatre from 25 – 29 July. Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score in the intimate setting […]

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Win a double pass to see Funny Girl at the Sydney Opera House

July 3, 2018

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House 12-14 July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the classic Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert. With the film celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2018, this special concert production directed by Mitchell Butel will feature some of Australia’s favourite leading ladies who each […]

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