Day: 10 April 2019

Track of the Day: STUMPS “Your Old Man” (2019)

April 10, 2019

It’s a big day for Sydney four-piece STUMPS who have announced their signings to Vita Artists bookings company. released the new track “Your Old Man” and announced two shows in Sydney and Melbourne. “I’ve had the pleasure of watching STUMPS develop over the past year, so I’m ecstatic that I can now assist in their growth as […]

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Film Review: Terry Gilliam’s passion project The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (UK/France/Spain, 2018) is surprisingly void of any heart

April 10, 2019

“And now…after 25 years in the making…and unmaking” So says the wry on-screen text preceding Terry Gilliam‘s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a near-three decade trek for the eccentric filmmaker whose hope of bringing his off-kilter adventure-comedy to fruition has languished in development hell since its beginnings in 1989. Once intended to be a […]

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Theatre Review: West Side Story‘s limited run in Melbourne highlights why it is still the best of the best

April 10, 2019

Widely regarded as one of the greatest musicals of all time, the original 1957 production of West Side Story stunned audiences and changed the game for American musical theatre going forward. Since then there have been a multitude of productions focused on retelling this timeless story to new audiences. In 1961 it received a film […]

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Adam Liaw’s favourite Sydney spots for some top quality beef

April 10, 2019

Is there any source of food recommendations as reliable as a master chef? Adam Liaw, he who took the crown on the second series of MasterChef Australia in 2010, has been a beacon for good food around the world through numerous TV appearances and cookbooks over the years. So it makes perfect sense to grab […]

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Debut author Vicki Laveau-Harvie takes out Stella Prize

April 10, 2019

At an event held last night ats Art Centre Melbourne, the $50,000 Stella Prize was announced. First time author Vicki Laveau-Harvie snapped up the title, for her dark, yet moving, memoir The Erratics. It is the first time a memoir has won the prize and only the second time it has been awarded to a […]

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Review: Please the court

April 10, 2019

The last time I properly played the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney trilogy was on the Nintendo DS Lite. It was a visual novel that felt at home on the handheld, an exciting courtroom drama that was never held back by the hardware it was on. Funnily enough, though those DS versions were the first […]

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