Day: 8 March 2023

Live Review: Carly Rae Jepsen delivers pure pop precision – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (07.03.23)

The queues outside the Enmore Theatre as doors opened were indicative that even a Tuesday night, after two of the hottest days in years in Sydney and World Pride only just in the rear-view mirror, wasn’t going to stop the rabid Carly Rae Jepsen fans from turning out and partying. You may be excused for…

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Angel Olsen

Live Review: Angel Olsen’s emotionally-charged set comes to Sydney Opera House (06.03.23)

Angel Olsen was made for the Sydney Opera House. As part of her All Mirrors tour of Australia, the 36-year-old singer-songwriter presented a beautiful performance that really iterated how formidable the Concert Hall has become for live music. And while this can be attributed to many factors, no less Angel Olsen’s ethereal and incisive tunes,…

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Interview: Ernie Hudson on reuniting with Woody Harrelson in new comedy Champions

Having graced both the cinema and television screens for close to five decades now, Ernie Hudson is an actor of incomparable stature.  From Ghostbusters to The Crow, Airheads to Miss Congeniality, he has cemented himself in your favourite films, and doesn’t show any sign of stopping. His latest role is that of Coach Phil Peretti…

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Interview: Aunty Donna on joining the world of Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves; “We are not being used by Chris Pine. We are using (him)!”

There’s always room for Christmas Pud and, it would appear, time to join Dungeons & Dragons too.  In a casting decision that I’m sure even the most confident punters couldn’t have predicted, Australian surrealist comedy collective Aunty Donna – performers Mark Samual Bonanno, Broden Kelly and Zachary Ruane – have lent their voices to the…

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Film Review: Champions travels familiar territory but still lands welcome comedic shots

There was a period between the mid-to-late 90’s and into the early 2010’s that filmmaking brothers Bobby and Peter Farrelly had something of a hold on the gross-out subsect of the comedy genre.  After 1994’s Dumb & Dumber (which was actually directed by a solo Peter Farrelly) their films almost became something of an event,…

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Photo Gallery: Carly Rae Jepsen – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (07.03.23)

Carly Rae Jepsen returned to Australia on her The So Nice Tour and performed all her hits to a sold out Enmore Theatre in Sydney. Carly showed all her star quality, delighting her fans with a dazzling performance. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the images.  

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Joel Legget

Exclusive Single Premiere: Joel Leggett “Love Is So Easy” (2023)

Georgeous guitars and an uplifting mesage is at the core of “Love Is So Easy”, the romantic new single from Darkinjung/Central Coast-based indie-folk artist Joel Leggett. We are thrilled today to have the exclusive first listen of this glistening ode to the joy of love. “Love Is So Easy” is a song imbued with gratitude and…

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Blood & Steel

Book Review: Defy prophecy and fate in Helen Scheuerer’s new fantasy romance Blood & Steel

Thea Zoltaire wants to be a Warsword, a legendary warrior of Thezmarr. There’s just two problems. One, thanks to a prophecy, women are forbidden to wield blades. And two, Thea only has a few years left to live. Her time is running out. After years of training in secret, she finally has an opportunity to…

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