The first major Minecraft competition to take place on Australian shores will kick off at the Sydney Opera House over two days during the coming school holidays. The major, main stage competition will see fans of all ages competing to build a series of increasingly impressive structures. Continue reading Minecraft is set to take over the Sydney Opera House this July (seriously!)
Hollywood came to Sydney last night as the stars of Universal’s The Mummy held its Australian premiere at the iconic State Theatre. Stars Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis were joined by director Alex Kurtzman as they told the attending audience they “hoped the movie scared the shit out of them”. You’ll find out closer to the June 8th release date whether they were successful or not in doing so, but in the meantime enjoy these black carpet photos from our photographer Nathan Atkins:... Continue Reading
Event Cinemas on George Street in Sydney has announced a one-of-a-kind event later this month, that will allow cinema lovers to see Australian actor David Wenham in a live 1-hour Q&A.... Continue Reading
Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival.... Continue Reading
April is shaping up to be an absolute cracker for Sydney peeps. The For Film’s Sake Festival (formerly WOW) runs from April 26th to 30th.... Continue Reading
Hot on the heels of the release of the new trailer for The Mummy comes news that Sydney will act as the first stop on a global tour headlined by the film’s star Tom Cruise.... Continue Reading
Grab a box of eggos (or your nearest waffle substitute) and crack out the Dungeons And Dragons kids, coz Supanova Pop Culture Expo has us going to the Upside Down!... Continue Reading
After beginning life on the Gold Coast in Queensland’s Great South East, the EB Expo gaming convention has made its home in Sydney for the last few years. It was an important growth period for the con, and with its draw now larger than ever, one of Australia’s two largest consumer show-and-tells is heading home. Continue reading EB Expo 2017 heads home to the Gold Coast
Geek and gaming conventions are pretty magical places.
RTX doesn’t have same energy as that of a PAX. It’s a different vibe, cruder, in line with the kind of scatological humour Rooster Teeth excels at. These attendees are rowdier, less patient and a great deal snarkier than your average PAX-goer. This is not to suggest that they are unpleasant, nothing could be further from the truth. On the whole, everyone I met and spoke to was very warm, friendly and having the time of their life. But they worship a group of people known for endlessly busting each other’s balls and so it doesn’t come as a surprise to find that their fanbase deals in the same. Continue reading What’s it like to attend RTX Sydney if you don’t really know that much about Rooster Teeth?
The star-studded cast of the acclaimed new film Lion hit the red carpet in Sydney earlier this week, a month out from its cinematic release here in Australia.... Continue Reading