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Review: Cut the Sky

“Story through song” is an interesting and at times emotive method of telling stories, and Cut The Sky is a great example of this....

Review: Abigail/1702

Haunting, thought-provoking, and sinister. That’s Abigail/1702, a play that looks into the life of Abigail Williams 10 years after her escape from the horrors of...

Review: Mira Fuchs

When we picked up our tickets to Mira Fuchs at the North Melbourne Town Hall we were asked to sign off on being filmed,...

Review: Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man is essentially a fart joke stretched out over an hour and a half. The movie had audience members walking out in...

Review: Warcraft

I know Warcraft. I’ve put far more time into the games than I’m willing to admit (let’s just say the amount of solid 24-hour days...

Festival of Fully Baked Ideas

What’s better than half baked? Fully baked of course! Off the back of January’s hugely successful Festival of Half Baked Ideas, Howler (in collaboration...

Review: Now You See Me 2

Let’s start with a TLDR, because this may get a little rant-y and spoiler-y, and I appreciate some of our readers don’t have time...

Review: Flesh Eating Tiger

Alcoholism is something that is not really addressed in Australia’s booze-soaked culture often enough. Considering that the amount of alcohol consumed by Australians (especially...