Tag Archives: Daniel Portman

Event Review: Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017 was a mixed bag of vampires, zombies, superheroes and the supernatural

It’s freezing in Melbourne, my BOM app is telling me it’s like 2 degrees outside so I know I need to rug up even though I’m only a 5 minute walk away from the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. I throw on my warm jacket over my dress / leggings combo and make my way over to the venue. It’s a nice brisk start to the day as I make my way in, passing Stormtroopers and Wonder Woman and Wolverine and Master Chief from Halo. You know it’s a pop culture convention when you’re passing by all these fictional characters and it’s considered “normal”.... Continue Reading

Oz Comic-Con delivers guests from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and Highlander to Melbourne

There can be only one Oz Comic-Con, and this year on the 1st and 2nd of July the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre will play host to a huge variety of guests from teleivision and film fantasy, sci-fi, and drama genres. As well as being one of the go-to events for cosplay, comics, books, gaming demonstrations and creative workshops. A place to celebrate all forms of fandom and geekdom.... Continue Reading

Review: Oz Comic-Con delivers once again at its 2016 event in Sydney

It’s the start of Spring, and the Sydney weather turned on some spectacular blue skies over the weekend past but quite a lot of people were going to miss it.Oz Comic Con Sydney was back for 2016 and this time it would be bigger and better than last year.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 8 “No One” (USA, 2016)

“No One” is an episode of Thrones that can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. It isn’t quite clear whether this episode is the spark that sets off the cascading events of the season’s final two episodes or a climax in its own right. Though it offers some closure to the Braavos and Riverlands plotlines, neither lands with much of a punch. Simply put: this feels like much more of a mid-season episode than last season’s “Hardhome” did.... Continue Reading