Day: June 6, 2019

Interview: Osric Chau on conventions, cosplay and individualism

June 6, 2019

Canadian actor and filmmaker, Osric Chau is best known for his roles as Kevin Tran in Supernatural and Vogel in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, as well as starring in The Walking Dead, Sherlock and 2012. Also, a seasoned con-goer and cosplayer, he returns to our shores this weekend for Melbourne’s Oz Comic Con.

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First Impressions: Christmas gets a spooky makeover in AMC’s NOS4A2

June 6, 2019

In Here, Iowa, Charlie Manx is on the hunt. He has a target – the lonely and unloved little Daniel – and his Rolls Royce Wraith is packed with presents, ready to take the needy child off to Christmasland. Sounds nice, right? Well, not if acclaimed horror writer Joe Hill has anything to do with […]

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Exclusive EP Premiere: Down For Tomorrow – Thanks To You (2019)

June 6, 2019

Sydney pop punkers Down For Tomorrow are gearing up to drop their sophomore EP Thanks To You, and we’ve scored an exclusive listen ahead of the official release tomorrow! From humble house parties and local bars to support slots for the likes of Dear Seattle, Dead Letter Circus, RedHook, Forever Ends Here, The Dead Love and Yours Truly, Down For Tomorrow are […]

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Track of the Day: Kaurna Cronin “Gotta Get Outta This Place” (2019)

June 6, 2019

Last week saw Folk troubadour Kaura Cronin release his emotive new single “Gotta Get Outta This Place”, a song all about longing for the road and desiring to be flung outside of ones’ comfort zone. Cronin, himself, is no stranger to an itinerant life on the road, having performed over four hundred shows across the […]

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Interview: Mansionair (AUS) on their Australian tour, Shadowboxer and touring with Carly Rae Jepsen

June 6, 2019

Mansionair cracked the music market with their song ‘Hold Me Down’ in 2015 but took a few years to treat fans their debut album Shadowboxer. Now currently touring the album globally and penning the next, this Grammy-nominated Sydney-born indie electronic trio are only a few steps away from world domination. We got the chance to catch […]

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Album of the Week: AURORA – A Different Kind Of Human (Step II) (2019 LP)

June 6, 2019

Enigmatic, ethereal and endearing AURORA, has at last released the response to her call, A Different Kind Of Human (Step II), following up her 2018 release Infections of a Different Kind (Step I). Like many artists of this moment, more and more performers are turning their lyrical focus towards ecological themes, and cries to save the Earth. […]

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Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction

June 6, 2019

It has today been announced that Tayari Jones’ novel An American Marriage has won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction, taking home the £30,000 prize money.  Endorsed by both President Obama and Oprah Winfrey, An American Marriage, Jones’ fourth novel, follows the devastating aftermath of a young African-American man’s incarceration following a wrongful accusation of […]

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Film Review: X-Men: Dark Phoenix is mutant X-Crement

June 6, 2019

It has been almost two decades since the X-Men franchise started and now it has finally come to an end. Over the years, we have had a series of generally positive outcomes from this franchise — a list of mostly great films and a handful of very bad ones. For every film like X2: X-Men […]

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Sydney Film Festival Opening Night Gala: Palm Beach World Premiere (05.06.19)

June 6, 2019

Celebrities walk the red carpet for the 2019 Sydney Film Festival opening night gala and to watch the world premiere of Palm Beach directed by Rachael Ward and starring Bryan Brown, Sam Neill and Greta Scacchi. The Sydney Film Festival is on until June 16th. You can find more information HERE

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