Day: 9 May 2024

Sydney Film Festival announces full program for its 71st year

“The 71st Sydney Film Festival unfurls a canvas of bold narratives and remarkable visions, mirroring the evolving dynamics of our world,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “This year, we are proud to present films that challenge, entertain, and provoke dialogue, from the sweeping landscapes of Australian dramas to the complex human stories from global cinema.” “The 2024 selection reinforces our commitment to…

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Comedy Review: Dawn French is the only one who can be a comedy queen and a twat

There aren’t many people who would willingly publicise themselves as a “huge twat,” least of all a celebrity. But actress, comedian and writer, Dawn French, is exceptional in every sense. Her latest standup show – an extension of her recent memoir The Twat Files – is all about embracing your failures and relishing every minute…

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Jovi Skyler

Exclusive Video Premiere: Jovi Skyler “Lil Bo Weep” (2024)

Last month, Sydneysider punk-rocker singer-songwriter and DIY music video maker Jovi Skyler released Call It A Day, his latest EP. One of the tracks on the EP is “Lil Bo Weep”, a wild and haunting song that details the life and struggle of the late Adelaide artist.  We thrilled today to be premiering the video…

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Book Review: Best Australian Political Cartoons 2023 edited by Russ Radcliffe wraps up bumper year of misdirection and contradiction

2023 was a big year in politics. The year started with unrest in the major party ranks, progressed into a cost-of-living crisis, a series of polarising court battles around corruption in parliament, and finished with the disastrous referendum on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Along the way, there were of course all the ongoing political…

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The Backbone One USB-C (2nd-Gen) further refines some of its best features

Remote play is certainly becoming a more viable option here in Australia, thanks to slowly (but surely) improving internet speeds and newer ways to play on the go. PlayStation’s Remote Play, Xbox’s Game Pass and Cloud Play each offer some easy ways to get your hands on the latest games, should you have something as…

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