TV Review: Fear the Walking Dead Season 1 Episode 2 “So Close, Yet So Far” (USA, 2015)

Fear the Walking Dead continues to, very slowly, take shape with the second episode of the spin-off series, and it’s much of the same we got in the pilot only with a bit more punch behind it. There’s still that almost lethargic pace behind one splintered family’s perspective of a city unknowingly flung into chaos, indicating that the showrunners are either really confident with what’s coming in the next few episodes, or are running out of ideas. I’m going to go with the former, since The Walking Dead has shown us that this team almost always know how to hit those high notes so well; though, that still doesn’t mean that they should use these first two episodes as little more than set-up, especially given the hype that led up to the premiere.... Continue Reading

Win a double pass to see Highlander at “In The House” this Friday!

IN THE HOUSE has returned to Sydney’s Event Cinemas on George Street for its third season, and the classic film Highlander is kicking things off. The series of classic films, returning to the big screen for one night only, runs every other Friday at the cinema and Season Three will also see the likes of The Dark Knight, Evil Dead 2, The Goonies in VMAX, a special Christmas screening of Die Hard in VMAX and more! Continue reading Win a double pass to see Highlander at “In The House” this Friday!

You can totally fly on a Star Wars themed commercial airline now.

File this under “is this real life?” because something that shouldn’t be real, just became a reality. Japanese carrier All Nippon Airlines (ANA) have announced that they’re turning several of their aircraft into Star Wars themed battle cruisers passenger jets, in advance of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December. The brand partnership is part of a five year “Star Wars Project”, which already has its own official website.... Continue Reading

10 Games we can’t wait for in the final four months of 2015!

It’s hard to believe we’re already two thirds of the way through 2015. But for gamers, this is quite exciting news, because the last third of the year is almost always home to the best games of the year. And 2015 is no exception. All due for release over the next 4 months at the time of printing, here are the 10 games we’re most excited about for the remainder of the year: Continue reading 10 Games we can’t wait for in the final four months of 2015!

Narcos leads the pack in a slew of new additions to Netflix Australia this week

The first season of Netflix’s new original series Narcos premiered on Friday (read our first impressions here), and today a slew of new films have been added to Netflix Australia’s repertoire. Available from later today will be the following films, a mix of family friendly, Oscar winners and cult favourites:  Continue reading Narcos leads the pack in a slew of new additions to Netflix Australia this week

Vikings actors Travis Fimmel and Alexander Ludwig mingle with fans at The Big Viking Picnic

Australian actor Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Warcraft) attended The Big Viking Picnic held at Grove Gardens in Kells, Co. Meath in Ireland over the weekend, an event that came about due to his association with children’s cancer charity, Aoibheann’s Pink Tie. Continue reading Vikings actors Travis Fimmel and Alexander Ludwig mingle with fans at The Big Viking Picnic

DVD/Blu-Ray Review: Star Leaf (USA, 2015)

It’s hard to know where to start with a movie like Star Leaf. It’s exactly not a work of great great cinematic importance but it’s not really trying to be. The film’s aspirations are humble ones – it wants to be fun, light and kind of forgettable – and for the most part it hits those marks. In short, it’s probably closer to Sharknado than it is Jaws. Continue reading DVD/Blu-Ray Review: Star Leaf (USA, 2015)

Narcos: Our Impressions Of Netflix’s New Crime Drama

At first glance, a lot of the shows that Netflix picks up seem to be positioned to check boxes on their roster. “People like Game of Thrones, maybe they’ll go for Marco Polo?”, ”Superheroes are big on TV right now, how about Daredevil?” and so on. Following in that mould, Narcos seems like it’s supposed to fill the gritty-crime-drama-shaped gap in Netflix’s lineup.... Continue Reading