Day: 18 October 2022

Interview: Black Adam producers Beau Flynn and Hiram Garcia on bringing the anti-hero to life on the big screen; “This is just the beginning”

October 18, 2022

“Power born from rage” may be the tagline selling Black Adam, but the film’s vision was born from the creative and collaborative minds of producers Beau Flynn and Hiram Garcia. Long-time partners with Black Adam himself, Dwayne Johnson, Flynn and Garcia spoke at the global press conference for the anticipated action film – which our […]

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Zebra Girl brings horror in the form of childhood trauma: A Night of Horror International Film Festival review

October 18, 2022

One of the closing night films at A Night of Horror International Film Festival, Zebra Girl (directed by Stephanie Zari) brings a melancholic yet disturbing story to the table. The film is based on a one-woman play titled Catherine and Anita. In it, Catherine (Sarah Roy) marries an academic by the name of Dan (Tom […]

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Shehan Karunatilka takes out the 2022 Booker Prize for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

October 18, 2022

Shehan Karunatilka‘s story of a war photographer who wakes up dead in a celestial visa office and has ‘seven moons’ to try and solve the mystery of his own death has taken out the 2022 Booker Prize. The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida (published by Sort of Books) is Karunatilka’s second novel and was announced […]

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Austin City Limits wraps up with a female dominated lineup and a little Californication

October 18, 2022

Austin City Limits closed out its second weekend Sunday with a lineup led by spectacular performers, with the overwhelming majority being women-led bands. As day three wound down, we saw some of our favorite performances of the weekend. The biggest name on Sunday was rock legend’s Red Hot Chili Peppers. It has been 10 years […]

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Bella Deer

Exclusive Video Premiere: Bella Deer “Bloom” (2022)

October 18, 2022

It’s always exciting when the debut recording from an artist lands in our inbox. We landed a gem this time, in the form of “Bloom” from Victoria’s Bella Deer. This time, the first song off the rank is very much the finished product. “Bloom” is a a seismic banger of a tune. We’re thrilled today […]

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Our most anticipated games of 2022 and beyond

October 18, 2022

Before we go any further, we can’t believe it either. Here we are, with just over two months to go in 2022, a flurry of releases either on our doorstep or in our living rooms, and we decide now to talk about upcoming releases in 2022 that we’re excited for? Hear us out. There really […]

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The Ballroom Murder

Book Review: The Ballroom Murder shines a light on one of Perth’s most fascinating murder trials

October 18, 2022

In 1925, Perth woman Audrey Jacob shot dead her former fiance, Cyril Gidley in the middle of the ballroom at Government House in front of hundreds of witnesses. Yet she did not go to jail for her crime. Now, almost one hundred years later, historian and author Leigh Straw has delved into this case for […]

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Interview: Dwayne Johnson and the cast of Black Adam; “We wanted to usher in a new era in the DC universe”

October 18, 2022

The world needed a hero… It got Black Adam! A passion project for Dwayne Johnson over a decade in the making, Black Adam is the first-ever feature film to explore the DC Universe anti-hero – an ancient God freed from his tomb of 5,000 years ready to unleash his power on an unsuspecting modern world. […]

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Album Review: Press Club encapsulate modern life in Australia with new album Endless Motion

October 18, 2022

Melbourne punk quartet Press Club have never been afraid to say what they mean and their third album Endless Motion – released 14 October – is no different, but with a twist. The self-produced 10-track project is aptly named for its theme of momentum as the energetic songs chronicle the experience of life going too […]

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Interview: Jack Ryan of We Burn Bridges talks new single, video and launch show

October 18, 2022

Darwin metalcore quintet We Burn Bridges have recently shared their latest single “Death Curse” featuring rapper and ex-member BxK, along with awesomely graphic visuals. The band will be celebrating the release with a single launch at The Railway Club in Darwin on 3 December, supported by DRAFTDAY, Ask the Axis and Whisper. We had a […]

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Photo Gallery: ACL 2022 Day Three Weekend Three ft. Yungblud, Marcus Mumford, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and more

October 18, 2022

Waytao Shing brings us all the action from the third and final day of Austin City Limits Festival‘s second weekend. Check out shots of Yungblud, Marcus Mumford, Paramore, Japanese Breakfast, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and more.

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A Plague Tale: Requiem Review: Revenge of the Rats

October 18, 2022

I had reviewed A Plague Tale: Innocence when it released back in 2019, making for one of the most surprising and underrated games of that year. So it’s safe to say that A Plague Tale: Requiem had me excited to dive back into 14th century France to experience the continuation of this story based on […]

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