Day: November 8, 2018

9 events you don’t want to miss at the 2019 Perth Festival

November 8, 2018

With summer just down the track, why not prepare yourself for one of the best Arts festivals to hit WA shores. Running from the February 8th to March 3rd, Perth Festival has cultivated the growth and exploration of some of the greatest Australian and International acts and is one of Australia’s premier Arts events. Here […]

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Film Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web (USA, 2018) lacks adherence but compensates with thrills, fun and a great performance by Claire Foy

November 8, 2018

Lisbeth Salander is back! In another reiteration! Over the years, we have had four films revolving around the characters created by acclaimed Swedish author Stieg Larsson, and each have been hits in their home territory, as well as receiving rave reviews from many critics. Many people have complimented the Scandinavian cinematic thriller tropes (i.e. winter settings, […]

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Live Review: Bootleg Rascal + The Moving Stills + Zac Slater – Howler, Melbourne (05.11.18)

November 8, 2018

Bootleg Rascal came out firing on Monday night at the Howler, showcasing their newest album Anònimo. Along for the ride were blossoming RnB artist Zac Slater and Alternative pop rock band, The Moving Stills. Beginning with some emotion and passion, Zac Slater opened the evening. The man and his guitar were impassioned and his short […]

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Telltale, The Beginner’s Guide and the inherent artistic value of narrative-based video games

November 8, 2018

As the medium has grown in complexity and ambition, the debate over whether or not video games can be considered art has continued unabated. The mixture of media elements that influence game development, from gameplay to graphics, art, sound design and narrative all lend themselves to the idea that games can be considered art, but […]

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Book Review: Sohaila Abdulali’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape is an uncomfortable yet vital discourse on sexual assault and its aftermath

November 8, 2018

Combining memoir, social science, and collected stories, author Sohaila Abdulali provides readers with a well-researched exploration of the many discursive threads surrounding rape and sexual assault. It is, quite simply, a vital piece of literature for the post #MeToo world and beyond. All around the world, definitions differ, and coping mechanisms vary, making the topic both […]

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Track of the Day: Foxwarren “Everything Apart” (2018)

November 8, 2018

Formed more than a decade ago amidst the Canadian prairies, Foxwarren are set to release their debut self-titled record via ANTI- Records at the end of the month. In anticipation of it’s release the band have dropped the infectious lead single – “Everything Apart”. Foxwarren is comprised of siblings and childhood friends, all of whom […]

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Games Review: My Hero One’s Justice (Switch, 2018) is a shallow but immensely fun romp filled with superheroics

November 8, 2018

My Hero One’s Justice is a game designed purely for the My Hero Academia faithful, not because it’s inaccessible, but because the story begins at the halfway mark, picking up our protagonist Midoriya’s journey from his internship with hero Gran Torino – about the halfway mark of season two for those that follow the anime. […]

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