Day: 17 August 2023

Fall Out Boy, Limpbizkit and Devo to headline Good Things

The country’s favourite pop punk and heavy music festival is back for a fourth time with a stellar lineup! Headlining the Good Things festival is none other than Fall Out Boy, who haven’t toured Australia since 2018. After a lengthy wait and cancelled tour due to the unforeseen circumstances of the pandemic, we’re ecstatic to…

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The Heart is a Star

Book Review: Megan Rogers gets to the heart of a family secret in her much-lauded debut

In The Heart is a Star, debut novelist Megan Rogers explores one woman’s struggles to balance the demands of her career and family against her own needs as a person. As the book opens, we meet Layla Byrnes, an anaesthetist who is just ending a period of enforced leave when she receives a disturbing phone…

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Theater Camp is a biting, self-aware mockumentary: Melbourne International Film Festival Review

“You guys are so talented.  So unbelievable.  This will break you.  This will fully destroy you.” Not exactly the type of words you expect to hear from the head of a theater camp said to a collection of young, eager pupils, but such is the way of creative existence at AdirondACTS Theater Camp where camp…

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Aspera Mobile launches new and feature-packed AS8 4G smart phone

Hot off the heels of the affordable AS5 4G smartphone, Australia’s Aspera Mobile has launched the AS8 4G, one of the most feature-packed budget smartphones you can find for just A$149. Also compatible with 4G networks, the AS8 4G will add to Aspera’s recent goal to combat the rising cost of living. Aspera Mobile has…

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Wandering Blind

Exclusive Single Premiere: Wandering Blind “Only A Matter Of Time” (2023)

We’re stoked to be premiering an absolute earworm today. “Only A Matter Of Time” is from Gold-Coast duo Wandering Blind, and will be released on all digital platforms tomorrow. The track is a captivating blend of pop and indie rock. It is deftly constructed, from the opening guitars to the trance-like repetition of the “Only…

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Interview: Director Josh Greenbaum on new comedy Strays; “A little kind of absurdism always goes a long way for me.”

When Peter Gray last spoke with director Josh Greenbaum it was in conjunction with the trailer release for his foul-mouthed, furry-friended comedy Strays, a subversion of the dog movies we know and love, about the complications of love, the importance of great friendships, and the unexpected virtues of couch humping. When Reggie (voiced by Will…

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Film Review: Strays delights in its own absurd, unapologetic nature

Despite the fact that screenwriter Dan Perrault is a fan of such canine-centric cinema as Homeward Bound and 101 Dalmatians, his Strays is far from the family-friendly temperament those aforementioned titles adhere to.  But that’s also not to say that Strays doesn’t love the four-legged furries at its core – if ever there was a…

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