Day: 18 November 2022

Film Review: The People We Hate at the Wedding lives up to its title as it wastes a talented cast on a tired premise and unlikeable script

Well, we can’t say we weren’t warned that with such a title as The People We Hate at the Wedding we’re unprepared to be subjected to people at a wedding that we do indeed hate.  A “comedy” that commits the cardinal sin of trying to make its hateful characters relatable and forgivable of their actions,…

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Film Review: The Menu is an eat-the-rich black comedy that’s prepared and plated to near-perfection

A satire surrounding the wealthy, faux celebrities, foodies and their misplaced importance, or chefs with a God complex seems far too easy to execute for a mock artist.  For director Mark Mylod (What’s Your Number, TV’s Succession) and screenwriters Seth Reiss (TV’s Late Night with Seth Meyers) and Will Tracy (TV’s Succession) it’s low-hanging fruit…

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New Music Discoveries 18th November: Nomes, Kira Puru, Anna Weatherup and more

We have added ten more tracks to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. This week, our Track of the Week is “Stone’s Throw” — the debut single from South West WA singer-songwriter Nomes.  “Stone’s Throw” comes from Nomes forthcoming debut EP, which is due next year. As debuts go, it’s a striking one,…

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Guest Playlist: Towns share the tracks that inspired their EP things you might feel sometimes

Adelaide pop-punk duo TOWNS have today released their EP, things you might feel sometimes. A band that has been making waves since their 2018 debut EP, Television, the pair have been captivating audiences and building their following ever since. With a golden slice of searing pop-punk, infused with a healthy dose of Australiana and a…

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KORA share their top 5 venues to play in New Zealand

Who said breaking up had to be such a disheartening affair? Certainly not New Zealand reggae/dub outfit KORA.  Today they have released “Gone”, a heartfelt track detailing the end of a romance and the difficulty in coming to terms with its end. The song acknowledges heartbreak, yet has a vibrant and captivating silky smooth vibe. If…

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