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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice SIRI watches game of thrones, Put another stereotype on the barbie, Sister Perry makes her parents proud, Tribeca will not be vaccinated, and Would you like shares with that? With the long-awaited sixth season of Game of Thrones only days away, some lonely soul has discovered that Apple has once again […]

Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

Words by Steven Mitchell Director: Dexter Fletcher Screenplay: Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton Cast: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken Synopsis: Underdog Eddie Edwards wants nothing more than to compete in the Olympics no matter who disagrees with him This feel good movie overcomes its familiar narrative and strikes all the chords it aims for… […]

VISUAL MIX #02

VISUAL MIX #02

Words by Michelle Zhu EVERY week we’re going to be listing ten videos you need to watch. Catch up on this week’s essential viewing and make sure you don’t miss out on these stunning and intriguing visuals. Joey Fatts ft. Vince Staples – Farrakhan (Official Video) Joey Fatts has brought us the visual accompaniment to […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice CHINA loves IKEA, River of fire, The life-saving zebrafish, Menstruation in space, and Jeff Goldblum. China has IKEA. As if this isn’t surprising enough, what really amazes is how much more intense the experience is. The stores are larger: having up to 30,000 customer per day at a single location, often […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice SIRI watches game of thrones, Put another stereotype on the barbie, Sister Perry makes her parents proud, Tribeca will not be vaccinated, and Would you like shares with that? With the long-awaited sixth season of Game of Thrones only days away, some lonely soul has discovered that Apple has once again […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice CHINA loves IKEA, River of fire, The life-saving zebrafish, Menstruation in space, and Jeff Goldblum. China has IKEA. As if this isn’t surprising enough, what really amazes is how much more intense the experience is. The stores are larger: having up to 30,000 customer per day at a single location, often […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice LOVE Boat, Clooney <3 Clinton, Aliens are among us, Chat up a Swede, and Dogs on a plane. Bristol native, 65 year-old Susan Brown, had an argument with her husband on the Portuguese island of Madeira where their cruise ship had docked, and they decided to cut the holiday short and […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice Your face is the reason your friends hate you, Trump talk, No Indo for Leo, Kitty talk, and Do you fucking hate the weather as much as these people? Though it has not been officially confirmed as such, it seems that scientists at the Ohio State University have discovered a new […]

Fashion

Converse Have You Covered

Converse Have You Covered

Words by Jo McTavish  THE latest Converse Chuck Taylor All Star collection has finally arrived, and once again we are highly impressed by their latest innovation… Based off the success of the Rubber Hi Top Collection, the rubber collection is the latest addition to the forward thinking companies ready to wear shoes, and they are […]

#VAMFF: Opening Runway

#VAMFF: Opening Runway

Words by Jo McTavish & Ana Neves THIS evening we celebrated all things fashion, as the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival opened by showcasing the latest trends presented by David Jones… In association with Vogue Australia, the two power houses delivered a fantastic level of style which complemented the demand for information from consumers for […]

Live Stream: Burberry Menswear AW16

Live Stream: Burberry Menswear AW16

  Words by Jo McTavish IT feels like yesterday when we last celebrated the Burberry AW15 menswear show, and here we are again about to witness it all in twenty sixteen. Today in London at 1pm (Tuesday 12am AEST) you can witness the divine aesthetic right here, as we live stream this year’s show. So […]

Guilty Pleasure

Guilty Pleasure

Words by Courtney Deagon  IT finally happened – Sephora Australia has blessed beauty addicts nation-wide by its arrival online! The change comes as the beauty giant made the next big move after its purchase of Luxola back in July of this year. But Australians want more: with only two street stores at present (both in […]

Lifestyle

Song Contest – The Almost Eurovision Experience

Song Contest – The Almost Eurovision Experience

Words by Jo McTavish THE world’s largest cultural song contest Eurovision is finally coming to Melbourne, and it promises to be a contagious party experience…but without the rash! Since its beginning Eurovision has formed the careers for many big name artists such as ABBA (1974), Céline Dion (1988) and Conchita Wurst (2014) to name a few, and now Glynn […]

Think Outside The Egg…

Think Outside The Egg…

Words by Riana Horner BREAKFAST… chocolate, lunch… chocolate, dinner… chocolate. It is the one time of year when we can justify stuffing our faces with sugary deliciousness all day and not get totally judged by it. But admit it, by the end of Easter Sunday the thought of indulging in another piece of chocolate is […]

Creativity, Culture and Cooking: Montalto’s Martin Webster

Creativity, Culture and Cooking: Montalto’s Martin Webster

Words by Michelle Zhu THE Peninsula Picnic is returning to the Mornington Peninsula on the 20th of March (Sunday) for an even bigger year than ever before. The event is dedicated to celebrating fine wine, fresh local produce, delicious food and beautiful music, and is a must-do for anybody looking to fill up their cultural calendar. […]

Giveaway: Trumbo

Giveaway: Trumbo

Words by Jo McTavish THIS year we saw the turn of comedy favourite director Adam McKay (Anchorman 2004) into an Oscar hopeful with The Big Short, and now Jay Roach (Meet The Parents 2000) brings another in the same vein with Trumbo. An unusual choice for “Roach’, as he normally plays with outlandish comedies but […]

Film

Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

Words by Steven Mitchell Director: Dexter Fletcher Screenplay: Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton Cast: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken Synopsis: Underdog Eddie Edwards wants nothing more than to compete in the Olympics no matter who disagrees with him This feel good movie overcomes its familiar narrative and strikes all the chords it aims for… […]

It Feels Good To Be Bad: The Suicide Squad Blitz Trailer

It Feels Good To Be Bad: The Suicide Squad Blitz Trailer

Words by Jo McTavish IT has been a long time coming for DC but after several attempts they’re finally brining us their comic book universe, and it is bad in the best ways possible… Zack Synder kicked off the universe with Man of Steel (2013) which gathered mixed reviews and recently he delivered one of […]

AF French Film Festival: Mon Roi

AF French Film Festival: Mon Roi

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Maïwenn Screenplay: Etienne Comar and Maïwenn Cast: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, and Isild Le Besco Synopsis: After a skiing accident, Tony(Bercot) finds herself in a rehabilitation clinic following a therapist’s suggestion, that her pain may be partially psychological, by exploring the ups and downs of her memories of […]

Giveaway: Allegiant

Giveaway: Allegiant

Words by Jo McTavish IT’S business as usual in Hollywood, as every year we see more and more sequels hitting our screens in the attempt to satisfy fans of every genre. This month brings the third instalment of the blockbuster Divergent Series, taking us into a new world, far more dangerous than ever before. I […]

Art

“Dark Homonyms” Illustrations

“Dark Homonyms” Illustrations

Words by Jo McTavish TODAY we bring you another series of work by a multi-talented artist, that combines many forward thinking methods into a creative collection of black and white illustrations… Nickoloz Bionika is a self-taught painter and designer from Tbilisi who focuses on graphic and web design, paint, illustration and photography. His latest series […]

“The One I Know” By Jack Davison

“The One I Know” By Jack Davison

Words by Jo McTavish THE multi-talented portrait and documentary photographer Jack Davison, explores the conurbation of China in his latest fashion editorial “The One I Know” …  Based in London “Davison’ is no stranger to the fashion industry working with many major labels. This series is right in the middle of Shanghai, and captures the gritty scenery […]

A Beautiful, Dark & Twisted Fantasy By Daria Endresen

A Beautiful, Dark & Twisted Fantasy By Daria Endresen

Words by Jo McTavish “I am a dead fish in a cyanide sea. I like boys that look like girls and girls that look like aliens.” Oslo (Norway) based digital artist and photographer Daria Endresen has an unusual style, that can be dark, twisted and beautiful. Within her work she injects her most intimate feelings, […]

The Surreal World’s Of Alix Jacops

The Surreal World’s Of Alix Jacops

Words by Jo McTavish “SEXUALITY is the strongest force in human beings. To be born with a forbidden sexuality must be agonizing.”   – Lars von Trier Alix Jacops from Antwerp, Belgium is a young photographer, especially known for her abstract studio photography. Her passion lays in photographing people in a staged environment. Instead of capturing reality, she creates a […]