Day: 20 February 2023

Win a double in-season pass to Elizabeth Banks’s Cocaine Bear

Thanks to Universal Pictures Australia we have 5 digital double in-season passes (Admit 2) to see the wild new comedy Cocaine Bear, directed by Elizabeth Banks, in cinemas from February 23rd, 2023. Inspired by the 1985 true story of a drug runner’s plane crash, missing cocaine, and the black bear that ate it, this wild…

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Theatre Review: Rocky Horror Show’s 50th Anniversary Production does the time warp – again!

If you can believe it, it’s been 50 glorious years of Rocky Horror, across stage and screen. It all started in a small 63-seater in London on the evening of 19 June 1973. Since, it has been performed worldwide in over thirty countries and has been translated into more than twenty languages. Of course, there…

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Silence! explodes with raw heat and energy

Despite the name, Silence! is anything but quiet. The French performance artists, Les Commandos Percu created an incredible eye-popping mashup of fireworks, drumming and explosions. As the sun set over the Torrens River in Adelaide, the Zimbabwean-born R&B musician KYE warmed up the crowd. Encouraging everyone to dance, she gained some new young fans who…

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Maho Magic Bar - cast and audience members

Adelaide Fringe Review: Maho Magic Bar lives up to its name

The Maho Magic Bar has returned to Adelaide Fringe in The Garden of Unearthly Delights. Modelled on the Magic bars of Tokyo, tricksters entertain the audience whilst they sip on cocktails. Inside the Maho Bar, there are four bar areas and a separate table and each one hosts a conjurer. The atmosphere is loud, raucous…

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The Grief Nurse

Book Review: Sorrow, jealousy, and the pursuit of power come to a head in Angie Spoto’s speculative fiction debut The Grief Nurse

Only the wealthiest and most influential families can boast of having their own Grief Nurse. Shunned, feared, and revered in equal measure, Grief Nurses ensure their families are free of negative emotions, freeing them from sadness, anxiety, and heartache. Lynx is the Asters’ Grief Nurse, removing their Sorrow and replacing it with Bright. Taken as…

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Interview: David De La Hoz of Belle Haven talks new single, touring and lineup change

Melbourne emo rockers Belle Haven have been steadily evolving over the past few years, most notably with their latest single “I Can’t Find the Words”. The band’s first new music since 2021 EP Time Changes Nothing signals a shift in their traditional metalcore sound as an upbeat take on the darker side of love. We…

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Film Review: Lonesome revels in the filthy reality of queer eroticism

You’ve really got to hand it to writer/director Craig Boreham for embracing queer eroticism and all that entails in Lonesome, a movie that revels in filth but is at its most uncomfortable when it simply lets its lead characters exist. Casey (Josh Lavery) is the embodiment of the titular state, a cowboy who has escaped…

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