TV & Streaming

First Impressions: Amazon Prime’s Good Omens is a black comedy doomsday romp

May 23, 2019

In these current dark and tumultuous times it can often seem like we’re rushing faster towards an impending apocalyptic like end. But fear not, the world continues to turn and we can rest assured that in the meantime watching Amazon Prime’s new series Good Omens will alleviate some of that tension. The show is based […]

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New teaser trailer invites you into the world of His Dark Materials

May 18, 2019

The first teaser trailer for the forthcoming TV adaptation of His Dark Materials has been released out into the world, and we for one are excited! Set for release later in the year, the BBC and HBO co-production has amassed a sterling cast of small screen and big screen talent. Logan actress Dafne Keen has […]

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Amazon Prime Video and CBS team up to “Make It So!” for Star Trek‘s Picard spin-off

May 15, 2019

With filming on the as yet untitled Picard Star Trek spin-off series underway, this week it’s been announced that Amazon Prime Video will, under a multi-year agreement with CBS, be the exclusive streaming home of the new series in more than two hundred countries and territories outside the U.S. and Canada, including here in Australia. Each […]

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Game of Thrones: Five things we know about The Battle of Winterfell

April 26, 2019

It doesn’t seem like enough to just say this next, third, episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 will be ambitious. Plenty of things in this day and age are ambitious: jazz-rap concept albums from chiselled Compton emcees; some absolutely fucked mutant food hybrid, likely involving Nutella and doughnuts; millennial media start-ups that are so […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8: Who will die in the Battle of Winterfell?

April 25, 2019

People are going to die in Game of Thrones next week. There’s absolutely no question about it. Hyped as the longest battle sequence ever committed to film/tv, the third episode – probably titled “The Long Night” – will undoubtedly be a milestone in television history as it deals with the direct result of the fearsome […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2 Review: Final Preparations, Final Goodbyes

April 22, 2019

Season 8’s premiere, “Winterfell”, was a surprisingly disappointing and robotic brush of box-ticking. Reunions and moments of levity took up the most of it, appealing to the masses with schlocky CGI dragon-riding and destined-for-meme Bran stare-downs. The only thing remotely impressive about the episode was John Bradley’s acting. “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” was […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8 “Winterfell”: what worked and what didn’t

April 18, 2019

After what felt like an endless wait, Game of Thrones has returned for its sweeping final run of episodes, six instalments which will wrap up what has essentially been one of the greatest television events of all time. I’ve spent the past week and a half re-watching it all – my fifth time doing so […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8: Five theories on the end

April 9, 2019

George R.R. Martin loves his irony. It’s pretty much the only reliable rule that runs throughout A Song of Ice & Fire, and hence Game of Thrones. Arya kills Polliver the same way he killed Lommy; Ramsay Bolton is mauled by his dogs; Jorah is sold into slavery at one point – Martin loves drawing […]

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HBO to commence Game of Thrones studio tours in 2020

April 3, 2019

As the final season of HBO’s monumental Game of Thrones creeps ever so closer, an exciting announcement has ensured fans of the hit TV show will still be able to ride the wave of crushing character deaths, extreme violence, and pouncing sers long after this forthcoming string of episodes is done and dusted. As reported […]

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Kim Dickens and the crew behind The Highwaymen talk about the 15 years it took to bring this story to our screens

March 25, 2019

We hit the red carpet earlier this month to meet the cast and crew behind the brand new Netflix original film The Highwaymen. Some 15 years in the making, the film’s writer John Fusco, actress Kim Dickens (Fear The Walking Dead), Producer Casey Silver and Director John Lee Hancock, reflect on the journey to bring the film to our […]

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Watch Grammy winner Brandi Carlile and Handmaid’s Tale‘s Elisabeth Moss fan over each other at SXSW

March 25, 2019

Watching Grammy winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile interview Emmy Award-winning actress Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) earlier this month at SXSW was like watching two fans gush over each other in front of a packed auditorium. These are two artists who have immense respect and adoration for each other, and they came together on this stage after […]

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SXSW Film Review: Netflix’s The Highwaymen is the companion to Bonnie & Clyde with the tone of True Detective

March 19, 2019

From the director of The Blind Side, John Lee Hancock, comes a new telling of the Bonnie and Clyde story; this time told from the perspective of the men who took the criminal pair down. Set for release in on Netflix later this month, the film stars Woody Harrelson, Kevin Costner and Kathy Bates – surely three […]

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SXSW Interview: Kevin Costner talks about playing Texas Ranger Frank Hamer in Netflix’s The Highwaymen

March 17, 2019

We caught up with legendary actor Kevin Costner at SXSW last week to chat about his role in the new Netflix film The Highwaymen, in which he plays Texas Ranger Frank Haymer as he chases down Bonnie & Clyde alongside Woody Harrelson. The Highwaymen streams worldwide on Netflix from 29th March 2019.

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SXSW: A look inside the Presidential Library dedicated to Donald J. Trump’s Tweets

March 11, 2019

Built in 1886 and sitting on the corner of Brazos and 6th Street, The Driskill Hotel is Austin’s oldest operating hotel. Positioned right around the Austin’s Capitol, it has a illustrious history when it comes to American Presidential History. This week at SXSW, it’s home to the ever-unfolding modern history of current US President Donald […]

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WATCH: The official trailer for Game of Thrones’ final season has arrived

March 5, 2019

Just days after the internet started buzzing with talks that the forthcoming final season of Game of Thrones will feature “the longest consecutive battle sequence ever committed to film”, the official trailer has arrived. As you can expect, details are fairly scarce on exactly how the season will play out, but we have been given […]

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First Impressions: STAN’s Miracle Workers is a weirdly relatable existential workplace comedy

February 12, 2019

What do you get when you take a reluctant easily distracted God, a bunch of overworked angels and a bet that has the continued existence of Earth on the line? The new 7 episode mini-series on STAN called Miracle Workers, based on the novel “What In God’s Name” by series creator Simon Rich gives us […]

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Our five favourite moments from Foxtel Arts series- The Day The Rock Star Died

January 1, 2019

The Day the Rock Star Died returns to our screens soon. The show is a series of half-hour programs and handy little primers to some beloved musicians who are no longer with us. Their story is told through the use of some archive material and interviews with esteemed authors, producers and broadcasters. The AU Review […]

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Music and Politics lead the way in the 76th Golden Globes Nominations

December 10, 2018

The Golden Globe Awards is an event that occurs once every year to acknowledge and bestow recognition to people working in the film and television world, both domestic and foreign. The event began in 1944, started by the Hollywood Foreign Press Organisation. The first ever Golden Globes ceremony commenced on January 20, 1944, where trophies were […]

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First Impressions: The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel makes a triumphant return to Amazon Prime

December 5, 2018

Walking away from both the Primetime Emmys and the Golden Globes with awards galore, including accolades for lead Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has been a runaway hit for creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and streaming service Amazon Prime. Set in the late 1950’s, Brosnahan stars as Upper West Side housewife Midge Maisel, who discovers she […]

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This Aussie streaming favourite is getting a Christmas Special

December 4, 2018

Stan has released a teaser trailer to confirm that their original series No Activity will be returning for a Christmas Special. The festive seasons special, No Activity: The Night Before Christmas, will be reuniting the original award-winning creative team of Patrick Brammall (Glitch, Upper Middle Bogan, A Moody Christmas) and Trent O’Donnell (New Girl, Brooklyn 99, The Good Place, A Moody Christmas), who […]

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Disney takes on Netflix: Everything you need to know about the exclusive new content coming to Disney+

November 14, 2018

Production giant Disney has finally confirmed the name of its long talked about streaming device. The name, Disney+, might not be the most creative, but it will contain the beloved classics and well as new features and might put other streaming platforms to shame. The new direct-to-customer service will go online in late 2019. CEO Bob […]

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Supanova Interview: Ryan Potter talks DCU Titans and making his Australian convention debut

October 31, 2018

You’re probably more likely to recognise Ryan Potter’s voice first before recollecting the young actor for his film and television credits. Potter voiced the character of Hiro Hamada in Big Hero 6, both the film and the television series, as well as in a variety of Disney Infinity War games. But soon that’s all about […]

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Netflix Review: Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina conjures a dark edgy twist to high school drama

October 24, 2018

Back in the mid 1990’s Sabrina The Teenage Witch took the original Archie Comics character and gave her a more kitschy comedic vibe. With Sabrina often having to learn deep moral lessons after her attempts at magic go awry. But if you ever did read those original comics, you’d be aware that Sabrina and co […]

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Jackie Weaver and Bryan Brown star in the new original series Bloom coming to Stan this summer

October 23, 2018

This Summer, Stan will introduce us to another new, and original series. From creator, writer and Executive Producer Glen Dolman, comes mystery drama series Bloom. The series takes place in an idyllic country town, one year after a devastating flood kills five of their local residents, where a mysterious new plant with the power to restore their […]

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Ned Stark to return for Game of Thrones reunion special

October 21, 2018

It appears that Sean Bean has spilled…the beans? The former Game of Thrones cast member, who portrayed patriarch Ned Stark in the show’s first season, has let slip that HBO has been busy filming a reunion special ahead of the final run of episodes. The one-off special, which was reportedly hosted by Conan O’Brien, was […]

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The Wheel of Time and Neil Gaiman are coming to Amazon Prime Video

October 5, 2018

A subsidiary of Amazon, known as Amazon Studios focuses on developing TV series, distributing and producing films and comics from online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback. The company have dropped some pretty exciting news at a star studded Amazon Prime Video event in London. Now, if you don’t know what Amazon Prime Video is, then you’re like a […]

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Interview: Nathaniel Buzolic on The Originals, cosplay, channelling Tom Hardy and Oz Comic Con

October 2, 2018

When Oz Comic Con rolls in to Sydney, a wide variety of film and television stars get the chance to visit Australia as part of the convention line-up. More often than not they’re international stars, but funnily enough for the Brisbane and Sydney Oz Comic Con dates this September, Australian actor Nathaniel Buzolic got to […]

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The King of the Small Screen: There hasn’t been a year Ted Danson hasn’t been on TV since 1975

October 2, 2018

Holy forking shirtballs! Did you know there hasn’t been a single year since 1975 that Ted Danson hasn’t been on our TV screens? It’s true! The American actor, currently appearing as Michael on the third season of NBC/Netflix’s The Good Place, has not shied away from the limelight over all these years. As a result, we […]

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5 things we learned at the Shadowhunters panel at Oz Comic-Con Sydney

October 1, 2018

When the end of September rolls around you can be certain of two things, the end of the NRL/AFL football seasons, and Oz Comic Con Sydney. Once again one of Australia’s biggest pop culture events rolled into the International Convention Centre (ICC) where fans can meet some of their favourite celebrities from film and television, […]

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Flight of the Conchords release new song “Father and Son” ahead of new HBO Special

September 29, 2018

Earlier this year, Bret McKenzie and Jermaine Clement reunited Flight of the Conchords for a tour across England. And now, the beloved New Zealand comedians and folk musicians will return to HBO after having concluded their TV show nine years ago, for a special recorded in London on July 1st. The show will see the […]

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