Day: 17 April 2024

Irish rockers Inhaler heading down to Australia this August

Dublin-based indie rockers Inhaler are gearing up to traverse Australia with their debut headline tour in August. Described as “a bunch of lads writing their own songs, and their own script,” they are more than humbly self-portrayed, having just come off a global tour in the wake of their 2023 album Cuts & Bruises, which…

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Interview: Abigail directors Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin on the beauty of ballet and bloodshed in their heightened vampire flick

Children can be such monsters. After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch the girl overnight.  In an isolated mansion, the captors start to dwindle, one by one, and they discover, to their mounting…

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Interview: Kathryn Newton and Dan Stevens on manifesting roles and finding the humour in the horror of Abigail

Children can be such monsters. After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch the girl overnight.  In an isolated mansion, the captors start to dwindle, one by one, and they discover, to their mounting…

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Interview: Abigail stars Kevin Durand and William Catlett on character quirks and what truly terrifies them

Children can be such monsters. After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch the girl overnight.  In an isolated mansion, the captors start to dwindle, one by one, and they discover, to their mounting…

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The Lost Supper

Book Review: Taras Grescoe’s The Lost Supper celebrates ancient food, glorious food!

Journalist Taras Grescoe is like the Willy Wonka expert of ancient foods. In his eighth book, The Lost Supper he invites readers along on a journey of pre-imagination to rediscover the lost flavours that our ancestors enjoyed. These flavours looked like they would be extinct…until now. Grescoe fuses together a tome that is part travelogue…

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Updated: TV Girl and The Last Dinner Party to tour Australia in July (*venue upgrades*)

Yes, we are disappointed that we will not be heading to Byron Bay this July, but fear not, some of the stellar acts on the lineup are still making their way to Australia. Updated 19/4 – venues have all been upgraded due to MASSIVE demand – see new venues below This morning, news has dropped…

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Jack Biilmann

Exclusive Video Premiere: Jack Biilmann & The Black Tide “Hot Blood” (2024)

Last year we were lucky enough to premiere Divided Mind, the latest LP from Canberra-based singer/songwriter Jack Biilmann. We are stoked today to be premiering  the video for a track from the album, “Hot Blood”, which has been re-recorded as a high-energy electric blues/rock jam. It was little surprise to us that the album has…

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Film Review: Challengers serves itself up as one of this year’s true cinematic winners

Going into Challengers, I think it needs reiterating for unsuspecting audiences that, as much as this is being advertised as “a sexy tennis movie” (which it absolutely is), it’s a Luca Guadagnino feature.  So don’t be at all surprised that the director of the lush and tragic Call Me By Your Name, the oft-unnerving Suspiria…

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