Day: 10 February 2022

Gourmet Life has your valentines day picnic plans sorted this weekend

February 10, 2022

Purveyors of taste and decadence, Gourmet Life, are playing it smart ahead of Valentine’s Day this year. The popular online gourmet grocer has curated its top-shelf products into three different Valentine’s Day packs for couples planning to picnic this weekend, offering up what is easily some of the ritziest packs around. From fresh black truffle […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022: 5 gifts that anyone would love

February 10, 2022

Just because Christmas is in the rear-view, doesn’t mean you get a break when it comes to the year’s most notable gift-giving occasions. Valentine’s Day may have lost some of its allure over the years, with an ever-evolving culture where the majority is moving away from the cheaply marketed idea of having a day dedicated […]

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Here’s every major announcement from today’s Nintendo Direct

February 10, 2022

This morning’s Nintendo Direct showcase covered a bunch of new announcements for Nintendo fans. If you missed out, however, allow us to unwrap things for you below. Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Houses returns as a Musou-style hack-and-slash experience, arriving on Nintendo Switch June 24, 2022. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp […]

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Interview: Sarah Silverman, Michelle Buteau and Marry Me director Kat Coiro on crafting the romantic comedy and working with “the real” Jennifer Lopez

February 10, 2022

In addition to hearing the principle cast of Marry Me discuss the making of the film, Peter Gray chatted one on one with stars Sarah Silverman, Michelle Buteau, and director Kat Coiro. In between being serenaded by the two comediennes, he discussed working with Jennifer Lopez, the Anaconda reunion we didn’t know we needed with […]

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Interview: Mark Williams on directing Blacklight with Liam Neeson and filming in Australia

February 10, 2022

Ever since 2008’s Taken reorganised Liam Neeson‘s career, the actor has embraced his action persona and, almost annually, kept his fans satiated with each subsequent outing. His latest release is Blacklight, a slightly more grounded action film where he stars as FBI operative Travis Block who uncovers a conspiracy within his own agency.  To coincide […]

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Film Review: Blacklight opts for an emotional and political edge over standard action thrills

February 10, 2022

It’s almost hard to believe there was a time before Liam Neeson took an almost exclusive stance on the midrange-budgeted actioner where his character, usually an operative in some form or another, possessed enough of a skillset to inflict pain on an interchangeable villain.  It’s been the actor’s go-to for almost 15 years, and whilst […]

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William Crighton

Album of the Week: William Crighton’s Water and Dust cements him as one of Australia’s finest artists

February 10, 2022

There’s always something fun about artists throwing it back to a time where music was nothing more than stories, vocals, guitar and percussion. Here on his third album, Wiradjuri Country artist William Crighton is all guns blazing as he takes the listener into his mind and experiences with Water and Dust; a vast and sprawling release that […]

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Interview: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson and Maluma on Marry Me; “There are going to be so many people from Latin America that will feel attached to this movie”

February 10, 2022

Releasing in Australian cinemas today – just in time for the Valentine’s season – Marry Me is the latest romantic comedy from Jennifer Lopez, with the global icon starring as a pop singer who suffers a public humiliation and, on a leap of faith, marries a stranger on an impulsive whim.  After saying “I Do” […]

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Beautiful Little Fools

Book Review: Heroines of a Jazz Age classic speak up in Jillian Cantor’s Beautiful Little Fools

February 10, 2022

“I hope she’ll be a fool– that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” So says Daisy Buchanan, the glamorous but fickle love interest in F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic novel The Great Gatsby. She’s talking about her young daughter, Pamela, who rarely appears on the page in the original […]

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Wild Dogs

“The way it feels, the way it smells, and the way it sounds”: Michael Trant talks about his new thriller Wild Dogs

February 10, 2022

Michael Trant is a WA country boy who now resides in Perth after a variety of careers ranging from farmer, marine draftsman, pastoralist, and FIFO pot washer. He writes with an authentic rural voice, drawing on his experiences to open readers to places and lifestyles foreign to many. Trent is passionate about farming, writing and […]

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William Crighton

Exclusive Video Premiere: William Crighton “Stand” (2022)

February 10, 2022

We have a very special premiere today, the video for the track “Stand” from the third album, Water and Dust, to be released tomorrow by William Crighton. It beautifully captures the essence of a William Crighton show. He is without a doubt one of the most authentic and dynamic storytellers and singer/songwriters in the country […]

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Film Review: Marry Me basks in the glow of Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson’s warm chemistry

February 10, 2022

Prior to Jennifer Lopez becoming the global icon she’s considered today, her path as an actress was one that oft travelled in directions not expected.  Sure, now we align her with romantic comedies such as The Wedding Planner, Maid In Manhattan and Second Act, but some 20-odd years ago, before she was synonymous with that […]

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