Day: 19 September 2018

Film Review: The House With A Clock In Its Walls (USA, 2018) Ticks With Magic; Tocks With Horror

September 19, 2018

When you mix up Harry Potter with Goosebumps you end up with The House With A Clock In Its Walls. A film that combines magic with a haunted house and the tried and true need for our young hero to find his courage and rise up to save the day. When orphaned 10 year old […]

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Photo Gallery: Evita Opening Night – Sydney Opera House (18.09.18)

September 19, 2018

Starring the incomparable Tina Arena, Evita enjoyed its opening night at the Sydney Opera House last night. Nathan Atkins was there to capture the invited guests on the red carpet at the anticipated premiere! Evita is enjoying performances of the Sydney Opera House until November 3rd. Tickets and more details are available HERE.

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The PlayStation Classic is bringing all your fave 32-bit memories back

September 19, 2018

With the explosion of nostalgia around Nintendo’s foray into retro consoles over the last two years, it was only a matter of time before PlayStation came through with a retro console of their own. The PlayStation Classic, a miniaturised version of the venerable original PlayStation console, is on its way and it looks to be […]

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BIGSOUND Interview: Sahara Beck (Brisbane) on her new direction and upcoming tour

September 19, 2018

Sahara Beck is nursing a twisted ankle after a spirited BIGSOUND performance the night before. From her telling, injuries seem to be a common occurrence for her at the festival; sometimes physical, other times her pride. “Footstomp Music Management had a party and everyone was upstairs doing business stuff and talking,” she says. “Me and […]

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Theatre Review: Tina Arena wows as Evita (at Sydney Opera House until 2nd November)

September 19, 2018

Take a much-loved child star known for her angelic voice, throw in some musical theatre heavy-weights and a modern opera/musical whose composer is celebrating a milestone year, and you have a revival that could very well be the hit of Opera Australia’s 2018 season. The 40th anniversary restaging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, […]

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Live Review: Biffy Clyro go “Unplugged” in Cardiff, delivering a breathtaking set

September 19, 2018

Scottish rock gods Biffy Clyro aren’t the first band that springs to mind when you think about a seated acoustic gig. Having attended many of their shows over the years I can vouch that it’s more a case of coming out with your ears ringing and your entire body dripping in sweat. If you can […]

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Track of the Day: Kira Puru “Fly” (2018)

September 19, 2018

Kira Puru has unveiled her new single “Fly” on the eve of her performances at Listen Out, which will be followed by headline shows and sets at various festivals this November and December. This new single, which we’re excited to make our track of the day, is a sassy pop track that is bound to make […]

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Ubisoft announce Assassin’s Creed Challenge in Sydney on October 5th and 6th

September 19, 2018

Ubisoft Australia have today announced that Sydney will experience the Assassin’s Creed Challenge this October. Coming to Metcalfe Park on the 5th and 6th of October, the challenge will celebrate the release of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Oct 5th), featuring a full size parkour course with obstacles inspired by the moves of a master assassin. Participants […]

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Brie Larson and Samuel L Jackson captivate in first Captain Marvel trailer

September 19, 2018

As we come to the end of “Phase Three” and the leadup to next year’s still untitled Avengers finale, Marvel continue to expand their cinematic universe. Today this comes in the form of the release of the franchise’s newest addition, Captain Marvel.  Captain Marvel is an all new adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from a previously […]

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Music Matters Interview: ShiGGa Shay (Singapore) talks the Lion City’s evolving Hip Hop community

September 19, 2018

Singapore based artist ShiGGa Shay is not only a rapper but is also a music producer and film maker. Showcasing his talents at this years Music Matters, ShiGGa Shay is a man of many creative pursuits, something which he states is not a necessity for a modern artist, “but it definitely helps.” On the topic […]

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Games Review: Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PS4, 2018) lives in the silhouette of two better titles

September 19, 2018

The closest media analogue I can think of for Shadow of the Tomb Raider is Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. I’m sure I’m the latest in a long line of critics to make this comparison, but it’s an apt one on just about every level. Shadow represents a stark shift in tone, character […]

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Music Matters Interview: Ben Catley (Perth) talks UK tour and his new EP Hectic Heart

September 19, 2018

Fresh off the back of a UK tour, Ben Catley found himself in Singapore for Music Matters 2018. Hailing from England but living in Perth for the last seven years, Ben is quickly becoming renowned for his high-energy, feel good style. In the midst of his tour of the UK, he released his latest single […]

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Album Review: John Williamson’s 20th studio record Butcherbird (2018 LP) reinforces his status as a national treasure

September 19, 2018

When the opportunity to review the new album from Australian legend John Williamson came up, I jumped at it. I listen to his singles more than what’s probably healthy, so much so that he’s listed as one of my ‘top artists’ on my Bumble profile. I have vivid memories of myself and a friend requesting […]

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Flight Review: We fly Scoot in Silence from Sydney to Singapore (TR3)

September 19, 2018

Singapore Airline’s budget carrier Scoot has been carrying passengers from Australia to Singapore for years now, but many travellers may not know about its “Scoot-in-Silence” offering; a section between the airline’s “ScootBiz” Business Class offering and the standard economy section. With just five rows, the section is given its name by offering a quieter in-flight […]

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