Day: 5 March 2019

WATCH: The official trailer for Game of Thrones’ final season has arrived

March 5, 2019

Just days after the internet started buzzing with talks that the forthcoming final season of Game of Thrones will feature “the longest consecutive battle sequence ever committed to film”, the official trailer has arrived. As you can expect, details are fairly scarce on exactly how the season will play out, but we have been given […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Orbital + Severed Heads – RCC, Maths Lawns (03.02.19)

March 5, 2019

This year, the RCC in the Adelaide University has presented a bold and diverse range of acts for the Fringe and one of those has to be the combination of two iconic electronic musical acts, Orbital and Severed Heads. Held outdoors on the Maths Lawns, Severed Heads opened with an easy collection of beats and […]

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Book Review: Art dealer-cum-detective Alex Clayton returns in Katherine Kovacic’s Painting in the Shadows

March 5, 2019

Art dealer Alex Clayton is back, and conservator best friend John Porter and faithful hound Hogarth aren’t too far behind either. Invited to preview a new exhibition at the Melbourne International Museum of Art, they’re present to see museum staff unveil a supposedly cursed painting. But when one of the workers collapses and damages the […]

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Track of the Day: Sloan Peterson “Here” (2019)

March 5, 2019

Sydney band Sloan Peterson have released a banging new track “Here”, from their forthcoming album, Midnight Love Vol. 2.   It’s a catchy fast-moving track, with beautiful lush vocals. “I wrote ‘Here’ when I was 18, at a time when there was nothing to do but thrash around in a garage playing music, making art and hanging […]

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Exclusive EP Premiere: Patrick James – What We’re Fighting For (2019 EP)

March 5, 2019

Ahead of its official release this Friday, we’re excited to bring you the exclusive premiere of What We’re Fighting For, the new EP from singer-songwriter Patrick James. What We’re Fighting For is Patrick James’ first full length release in four years and marks something of a change in direction, with James trading in his guitar […]

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Australia House music showcases revealed for SXSW 2019

March 5, 2019

Set times have now officially been released for the second annual Australia House, taking place during SXSW in Austin, Texas. For over ten years, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA has been to thank for bolstering the success of many globally recognised and adored Australian artists. This year sees SOUNDS AUSTRALIA celebrating their 10th anniversary (along with the AU Review!) as they return […]

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7 film releases to get excited about this autumn

March 5, 2019

From Captain Marvel to Rocketman, the next three months are filled with a mountain of cinematic releases we should all be excited about. Here are just seven… Captain Marvel Marvel fans, grab some popcorn and drinks because you’re in for a treat. Captain Marvel is set to hit cinemas this week, March 7. In this exciting […]

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The Sims 4: StrangerVille Review: The creepy little boost the franchise needs

March 5, 2019

Before I start this review, I’d like to begin with a eulogy. The last time I reviewed a Sims game, I told the story of the vampire Solomon, and the object of his affection – a cantankerous and evasive scarecrow. I had intended to continue their ill-fated love story in this article, but unfortunately, during […]

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Flight Review: How does the Singapore Airlines service Sydney to Singapore shape up in 2019? (SG222)

March 5, 2019

There’s been a lot of changes to some of the world’s best airlines of late that have seen them change in flight offerings and add in charges for choosing seats ahead of check-in to their lower economy tickets. Singapore Airlines has been no stranger to the latter, but how does their service stack up for […]

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Aussie comedian Ronny Chieng joins a packed Comedy Festival lineup for SXSW 2019

March 5, 2019

The SXSW Comedy Festival grows every year, and this year is without question its most packed lineup ever, with comedians from Tim and Eric, Broad City, The Daily Show (including Australia’s own Ronny Chieng) and iconic favourites like Kathy Griffin, Todd Barry and Paul F. Tompkins. The roster – including stand-up showcases, improv performances, conversations, podcast recordings, […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Widows (UK, 2018) was the best film you missed last year

March 5, 2019

The year in cinema has already yielded one female-led heist film. However, the stylish ladies of Ocean’s 8 are about to be blown out of the water by the sensational ensemble cast (headed by three terrific actresses) of Widows. The latest film from Steve McQueen, slyly presents itself as your everyday popcorn thriller, but ultimately flips the well-worn crime […]

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Aussie Abroad: Meet the acts to play Coachella, Bonnaroo, Primavera, Fuji Rock, Firefly and BottleRock in 2019

March 5, 2019

For all you jet-setting music fans out there, you’ll see plenty of Aussies hitting the stages of international festivals this year. From Coachella in California to Lollapalooza in Paris, you’ll be spotting Australian acts around the world. Here’s just a few of those destination festivals that you can expect to see some homegrown bands dominating […]

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