Day: 25 July 2018

The Krack Heads Return as the Kameras Are Set to Roll on Get Krack!n Season 2

July 25, 2018

ABC, Screen Australia and Film Victoria have announced that filming has begun on the second season of the comedy series Get Krack!n, created, written, produced by and starring Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan. As the follow-up to ‘The Kates’ classic first series hailed by critics as “the finest satire ever put to air on Australian […]

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The AU’s 10th Birthday Party & Cats Scouted Afterparty in Adelaide reveals lineup

July 25, 2018

This Friday, the AU review is kicking off its 10th Birthday Celebrations in Adelaide by taking over the Rocket Bar & Rooftop; first with a run of performances as part of SCOUTED, and then with a night of DJ Sets from a bunch of special guests. From 5:30pm, the AU review’s stage at SCOUTED will […]

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BIGSOUND adds Didirri, HANDSOME, No Mono, Hollow Coves and 60 other new acts; unveils official venues & parties for 2018 event

July 25, 2018

75 acts were already announced to play the mammoth new music event BIGSOUND in Brisbane this September – and today we have another 64 to add to the bill; plus the festival is giving us its first glimpse into what we can expect from the events, parties and venues that will run across the event’s […]

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Splendour Interview: Lewis Capaldi (Scotland) on developing as a songwriter, and the master of hilarious banter amidst sad songs, Scott Hutchinson

July 25, 2018

While backstage at Splendour over the weekend, we sat down with Scottish singer/songwriter Lewis Capaldi, who describes himself as “a chubby guy who sings sad songs” (in fact it’s how he introduced himself to us when we sat down), as he made his Australian debut. We talk about developing as a songwriter, The Beatles, Frightened […]

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Splendour Interview: James Bay (UK) on Buddy Guy, Abbey Road and finding the space to write

July 25, 2018

It’s been a while between visits for acclaimed British singer/songwriter James Bay, but this week he’s been touring the country off the back of his second full length Electric Light. One of these performances was at Splendour in the Grass, and just before he hit the stage, I sat down with the enigmatic artist to […]

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13 of the Coolest Film, TV & Gaming Trailers You May Have Missed at SDCC 2018

July 25, 2018

With San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) wrapped up for this year, there’s no doubt each year’s conference rules the entertainment universe with its mind blowing announcements from films, TV shows and the latest and upcoming games. So without further ado, let’s recap some of the biggest announcements you may have missed this year. FILMS First off, […]

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Film Review: Funny Cow (UK, 2018) sees Maxine Peake delivers heart and humour

July 25, 2018

I’m going to throw out a hot take – It’s tough to be a woman in comedy these days. Late night talk shows and weekly round ups are still dominated by male comics, you try to put out a new-take on an old concept with an all-female cast and unearth the wrath of legions of […]

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Tech Review: Sony WF-SP700N – great sound, perfect noise cancelling, terrible battery life

July 25, 2018

Ever since Apple released the Airpods in December of 2016, there’s been a steady increase in number of big-ticket, fully wireless ear buds coming to market. With the Internet of Things steadily spreading toward more casual adopters of technology, and Bluetooth technology improving year on year, it’s become necessary for these devices to enter the […]

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Games Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch, 2018)

July 25, 2018

Wolfenstein II‘s latest Nazi-stomping iteration was one of the biggest and best FPS releases of last year, praised for its original script, compelling characters and bucketloads of aggressive, absorbing gameplay; the title — officially Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus — once again reinvented a classic franchise and continued the quality from The New Order and […]

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SXSW opens up applications for its 2019 Film Festival

July 25, 2018

Attention filmmakers! Film submissions for the 2019 SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival are now open, providing both established and aspiring filmmakers alike to jump on board! Once again held in Austin, Texas, the 2019 Festival is set to take place from 8-17 March. The SXSW offers filmmakers a life changing opportunity, ranging from feature […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Stronger (USA, 2018) is a hero’s story that tugs at your heartstrings

July 25, 2018

Stronger is the second film to be released about the Boston Marathon bombing. While Patriot’s Day focused on the manhunt for the terrorists, Stronger is about the victims of the tragedy and one man’s story in particular. This film is ultimately an inspirational look at a man who was left a double amputee and how […]

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Aussies in Edinburgh: Cabaret performer Michael Griffiths on his Fringe show Songs By Kylie

July 25, 2018

Michael Griffiths is an Australian cabaret performer from Australia coming back to Edinburgh for his 6th Fringe in a row, this time armed with his hit show Songs By Kylie. As the title suggests, the production is an hour of all things Kylie Minogue. We caught up with Michael to find out more about it and being […]

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