Tag Archives: Victoria

We went to BAM9 in Melbourne last weekend and it was the absolute best

The profile of competitive eSports only seems to be growing in Australia with the Intel Extreme Masters drawing a massive crowd in Sydney just a few weeks ago and the ESL continuing to grow by leaps and bounds. These events tend to focus on one of two genres — shooters or strategy — but there is a third genre that has been building a following with the rise of streaming services like Twitch, fighters. Continue reading We went to BAM9 in Melbourne last weekend and it was the absolute best

Film Review: Victoria (Germany, 2015)

New in films that unexpectedly leave you completely satisfied and slightly breathless: Victoria, a two-hour, one-shot, action-drama from Director Sebastian Schipper. It’s a film that takes you all over the late-night streets of Berlin as the sun slowly creeps up and the fallout from a chance encounter continues to get more and more intense until the very end. The film is stylish without ever tipping into gimmickry, benefiting from a rich, detailed story that unfolds with an impeccable sense of pace, demanding the world from the few actors it follows, all of whom deliver strong and razor-sharp performances as their after-hours adventure tracks in real time.... Continue Reading