Day: June 29, 2016

Win a double pass to a preview screening of Swiss Army Man in Adelaide

June 29, 2016

A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, Swiss Army Man is the feature film debut of acclaimed music video directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (collectively known as Daniels, and responsible for the beloved Turn Down For What video, among many others). Bursting with limitless creativity in both form and content, Swiss Army Man goes from the absurd to the emotional to the whimsical to the profound and back again. ... Continue Reading

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Zach Snyder talks directing Superman vs Batman: Dawn of Justice

June 29, 2016

Zach Snyder had willingly placed himself at the mercy of every comic book fan when he seated the throne for Superman vs Batman: Dawn of Justice. He was dead center in the most polarizing DC debate there ever was, sitting precariously beneath the weight of a very passionate fan base.... Continue Reading

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Win a double pass to see Our Kind Of Traitor, in cinemas July 14.

June 29, 2016

While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor, The Impossible) and Gail (Naomie Harris, Spectre), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money-launderer for the Russian mafia.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Central Intelligence (USA, 2016)

June 29, 2016

There’s an ancient proverb: when you place two of the most charismatic actors in Hollywood in the same room together, they’re either going to carry the movie or destroy it. Or at least, that’s roughly how it goes. In the case of Central Intelligence, placing comedy’s new golden boy Kevin Hart in a suit alongside Dwayne Johnson, the Arnold Schwarzenegger of the new millennia, in a unicorn t-shirt you know the pair are going to carry the movie no matter how refined or dry the film ends up being.... Continue Reading

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Lessons we hope Star Trek: Beyond learned from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

June 29, 2016

Although the upcoming Star Trek Beyond is the first post-reboot film in the franchise that JJ Abrams isn’t Directing, there’s a lot that the film could learn from the success of Abram’s recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: The BFG (USA, 2016)

June 29, 2016

Like many people in the world, Roald Dahl has been one of my favourite authors during my childhood. His twisted sense of humour, his unique whimsical touch and its warm-hearted tone have delighted kids as well as adults all around the world and even the film adaptations of his works have all been well-regarded by critics as well as audiences.... Continue Reading

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Video Games Review: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (PS4, 2016)

June 29, 2016

The fact that Mirror’s Edge Catalyst exists at all is a minor miracle. When the original Mirror’s Edge released in 2008, it sank like a stone in the sales charts. Despite clunky combat and some glaring clipping issues, it still managed to amass a small fan base who enjoyed its willingness to try something new. Can Catalyst give […]

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Call of Duty is adding dragons because sure, why not

June 29, 2016

The new DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, titled Descent, drops in just a few short weeks, bringing with it new maps, and a new mission that will have you fighting zombies and dragons together because why the hell not.

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Overwatch‘s competitive mode arrives on PC today

June 29, 2016

Blizzard will update the PC version of their world-beating team shooter Overwatch today, adding the hotly-anticipated Competitive Play option. The mode will give skilled players looking to take the game a little more seriously the ability to do so, however console players will need to keep waiting for now.

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Microsoft produces one-millionth Xbox One Elite Controller

June 29, 2016

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has announced the production of the one millionth Xbox One Elite Controller this week. This is a pretty significant milestone considering how hard it was to find the AU$199 controller last year due to surprisingly high demand.

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