Day: 22 September 2022

Film Review: Fall delivers the expected thrills but having the suspension of disbelief for it is a very tall order

September 22, 2022

, Fall tells the story of Becky (Grace Caroline Currey), an adventurous go-getter who is always up for a challenge in service of thrills and living life to the fullest. She is happily married to the charismatic Dan (Mason Gooding, in a small role). Whilst climbing together on a cliff face with the voracious Hunter […]

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Ted Lasso is coming to FIFA 23

September 22, 2022

Believe. The one word many may associate with Ted Lasso, within the Apple TV+ show and the character himself. But who would have thought this would happened? Both Ted Lasso and the entire fictional AFC Richmond team, will make their way onto the FIFA 23 roster. It looks like both Ted and Coach Beard will […]

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In Hearts Wake

Interview: Jake Taylor of In Hearts Wake chats about the doco Green is the New Black

September 22, 2022

In the middle of their first Australian tour in several years, we sat down with In Hearts Wake frontman Jake Taylor to chat about the band’s new feature-length documentary Green Is The New Black. It holds a mirror up to the music industry and its relationship to the environment. The movie chronicles the making of […]

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Marlon Williams

BRISBANE & BIGSOUND 2022: A view from a transplant [Op-Ed]

September 22, 2022

The sort of creature that vomits in a little bag as their plane lands in Brisbane should not, perhaps, feel entitled to comment on the week that followed. Unfortunately, I (the creature) feel just that sense of entitlement and will continue to comment. I am on the (now-profaned) plane, and in Brisbane, because I am […]

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Portable Magic

Book Review: Emma Smith’s Portable Magic is a book lover’s compendium to dip in and out of

September 22, 2022

Portable Magic, the latest book by Shakespeare scholar Emma Smith, is more than just a book about books. Or rather, it’s not exactly what you would expect from a book about books. Instead of being a cultural history of books, reading and publishing, it’s a thematic account of books as physical objects. Divided into chapters about […]

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Turpentine Babycino release debut single “Write A Song Sounds Shit” and share influential bands

September 22, 2022

Newcastle punk quartet Turpentine Babycino have emerged with their debut single and video “Write A Song Sounds Shit”, released 15 September. The fervent track begins with searing riffs over driving drums and bass before a simmering verse of angsty but vulnerable vocals. A catchy chorus with comical lyrics detailing the aftermath of a breakup leads […]

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Frontier Airlines Review: What’s the experience flying Colorado’s “ultra low-cost” carrier?

September 22, 2022

It’s understandable that most frequent travellers will instinctively shy away from “ultra low-cost carriers”. With limited service both in terms of the amount of daily flights, and the actual service they offer, they are generally far from the best, nor most reliable ways to travel. But every so often, a deal is too good to […]

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My Policeman suffers from a glossy sheen that doesn’t naturally represent its queer merit: TIFF 2022 Review

September 22, 2022

Given how wild everyone – or teenage girls, to be a little more accurate – are for pop’s main man-candy Harry Styles, it will no doubt throw much of his female following off as to how graphic the sexual scenes are in My Policeman, a queer love story that perseveres with grand intentions but, sadly, […]

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