Day: 10 December 2020

Film Review: I’m Your Woman is a slow burning thriller anchored by a phenomenal Rachel Brosnahan

You’d be forgiven for assuming I’m Your Woman is going to be a ferocious, revenge-driven thriller going off the simple, yet striking poster art that accompanies.  Rachel Brosnahan, decked in a long trench coat, a baby on one arm, clutching a gun with the opposing hand.  It’s a hell of an image – provocative, even…

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Film Review: The Stand In is a tonally confused comedy unsure what to do with Drew Barrymore’s wild energy

Biding her time between newly found talk-show host duties and headlining the Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet (a show gone too soon) has kept Drew Barrymore busy enough that it’s been 5 years since we saw her in a feature film.  And though The Stand In gives the delightful star plenty of meat to chew…

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QT launches at home Christmas box with a sensory dining experience

Christmas is finally around the corner and QT has released its first ever holiday box for at home cooks. Taking away the stress of onerous cooking, QT has designed a Christmas menu with almost-ready meals and wine bundles. Curated by QT’s chefs and award-winning restaurants including Santini Grill, Yamagen Japanese, Capital Bar and Grill and…

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Book Review: Andrew Pippos toasts community and family in his debut Lucky’s

Debut author Andrew Pippos has used his own family history as a leaping off point for his first novel Lucky’s.  The multi-generational family saga details the rise and fall (and rise again?) of Lucky, a second-generation American-born Greek entrepreneur, restauranteur and erstwhile family man. Having found himself stationed in wartime Australia, impersonating clarinetist Benny Goodman…

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Ash Grunwald

Interview: Ash Grunwald gets deep with us about his new collaboration with Josh Teskey

When you hear it, you wonder how a coupling like Josh Teskey and Ash Grunwald had never come to be before now. It’s a match made in Blues heaven. And, in a world that seems to be dominated by just how electronic music can become, this album is a time-capsule full of pure and simple…

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Little Green

Exclusive Single Premiere: Little Green “The Night” (2020)

Little Green is the moniker for Sydney-based singer-songwriter Amy Nelson. As we head into what is becoming known as ‘bushfire season’, today we are premiering “The Night”, a track which highlights the devastation that last years rounds of bushfires had on society and the land on which we inhabit. Little Green wrote of the inspiration…

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Vinny Fire

Guest Playlist: Melbourne trio Vinny bring you the essential 80’s beats you need in your life

Melbourne trio Vinny capped off November with the release of “Fire”, their second release of the year.  Armed with infectious base lines and oozing swagger, “Fire” is as good an introduction as any to the Melbourne band. Think neon lit dance floors, a touch of hedonism and a smidge of seedy dance floor vibes and…

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Track of the Day: Seth King “Numb” (2020)

Today’s Track of the Day comes in the form of Seth King‘s latest “Numb“. Boasting a hook that’s guaranteed to get stuck in your head for days, it’s a great slice of relatable Aussie rock-pop. And with EP 2020 got me feeling like on the way, now’s the perfect time to tap into “Numb”. “I…

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The 40 Best Albums of 2020

the AU review is proud to announce The 40 Best Albums of 2020, from Australia and around the world. Who will top our 12th annual list? Read on to find out, and enjoy streams of the records as you scroll through. 40. San Cisco – Between You & Me After more than a decade together, San…

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Qantas Frequent Flyers

Qantas Frequent Flyers can now use and earn points on Australia’s premium railway journeys

In an unprecedented move for two of the country’s biggest travel operators, Qantas Frequent Flyers are now able to earn, and use, points on premium train trips with Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions. That means interstate trips on historic trains The Ghan, Indian Pacific, and the Great Southern are now more accessible than ever before. This…

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Album of the Week: The Avalanches – We Will Always Love You (2020 LP)

It was always going to be hard for The Avalanches to follow up their debut Since I Left You. At the time of its release, it was groundbreaking and re-wrote the way in which music could and would be created. It may have taken them sixteen years to follow it up, but 2016’s Wildflower went…

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