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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice MAD MEN Sell Out, China Takes Transport to a New High, China Also Take Education to a New High, The New Arms Race, and How to Capitalise on an Opportunity.  If you love living in the past, and had done that vicariously through Don Draper and Peggy Olsen for the last nine years, […]

Film Review: The Nice Guys

Film Review: The Nice Guys

Words by Ryan Grice  Director: Shane Black Screenplay: Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi Cast: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer and Kim Basinger Synopsis: En Sabah Nur (Apocalypse), the world’s first mutant, comes out of a 3000+ year hibernation to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting earth and it’s up to the un-unified X-Men, young […]

Between Dreams & Reality: June Kim

Between Dreams & Reality: June Kim

Words by Jo McTavish “SOMEWHERE between dreams and reality. I’m constantly inspired by locations—places with poetry, geometry, and a story to tell” – June Kim… Based in Oakland, “June’ is a photographer who left her early career in marketing and advertising to shoot for clients as a freelancer. Her client based includes Teva, Joshu+Vela, Moment, Offscreen […]

Moustache Mix #012: Want

Moustache Mix #012: Want

Words by Michelle Zhu There’s always a period of yearning before you get what you want. Attaining something and having it in your grasp is almost not as satisfying if you didn’t spend a period of time waiting and wanting… This week’s Moustache Mix is for all those times you’re having an insatiable craving, for whatever […]

Serious Section

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice AMERICA-TALK, no more Filet-O-Fish for NZ, Aussies need alco-gates, and migrating man-eating crocodiles are upon us… 2016 is a progressive time to be alive and it seems only right to be taking such radical steps forward as legally removing offensive racial terms such as ‘Negro’ and ‘Oriental’ from government vernacular. President […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice CHILDHOODS Ruined, Mack Daddy and Papa B, Oh Russia, Oh Chechnya, New Death in America? If you’re not prepared to lose your innocence at 8am on a Monday morning, stop reading now. In what was expected to be a relaxed fashion interview at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Thursday, […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice THE progress of humankind, it’s Doughnut Time, Big Brother Exists (And He’s Russian), 1800-SIMPSONS, and surprise sounds… There are some discoveries throughout history, both great and terrible, that the discoverer should probably have kept to themselves, for example: Oppenheimer’s team and their isotope separating, or Britney Spears and her music. The […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice THE artist formerly known as on The Simpsons, Game of Thrones is better than porn, manipulating baby’s (spines), the world’s most powerful nations (mis) use the internet, and Southside with you… The TV show that teaches kids more than school ever will, The Simpsons, apparently scripted a Prince episode way back in the […]

Fashion

A Night In The Torture Garden

A Night In The Torture Garden

Words by Jo McTavish WHEN you enter the unknown there is always a sense of caution but when it comes to Hunger beauty editor-at-large Andrew Gallimore and photographer Louie Banks this is not the case… British make-up artist Andrew Gallimore  is no stranger to the beauty world, in 2015 he was assigned the UK make-up artist […]

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 […]

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: The Nice Guys

Film Review: The Nice Guys

Words by Ryan Grice  Director: Shane Black Screenplay: Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi Cast: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer and Kim Basinger Synopsis: En Sabah Nur (Apocalypse), the world’s first mutant, comes out of a 3000+ year hibernation to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting earth and it’s up to the un-unified X-Men, young […]

Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Bryan Singer Screenplay: Simon Kinberg & Bryan Singer Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac and Rose Byrne Synopsis: En Sabah Nur (Apocalypse), the world’s first mutant, comes out of a 3000+ year hibernation to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting earth and it’s up to the un-unified […]

Film Review: The Fits

Film Review: The Fits

Words by Jo McTavish WHEN you watch a film many emotions run through your body, our minds start to wonder in unfamiliar places and then we process it all. THE FITS goes one step further, as it takes the wonder of traditional filmmaking whilst combining mixed genres, leaving you with a unique and rare experience […]

Giveaway: Warcraft: The Beginning

Giveaway: Warcraft: The Beginning

Words by Jo McTavish THE cinematic world of games has never really exceeded expectations around the world, but next month one of the biggest games in history is upon us and with Duncan Jones behind the lens audiences await what could be the biggest film from this genre to date… Legendary’s WARCRAFT: THE BEGINNING is […]

Art

Between Dreams & Reality: June Kim

Between Dreams & Reality: June Kim

Words by Jo McTavish “SOMEWHERE between dreams and reality. I’m constantly inspired by locations—places with poetry, geometry, and a story to tell” – June Kim… Based in Oakland, “June’ is a photographer who left her early career in marketing and advertising to shoot for clients as a freelancer. Her client based includes Teva, Joshu+Vela, Moment, Offscreen […]

Kyuin Shim’s Disfigured Emotions

Kyuin Shim’s Disfigured Emotions

Words by Jo McTavish THE beautiful work of Kyuin Shim takes your mind to another place, as you stare at these disfigured and out of this world sculptures… Based in Seoul, Korea this digital artist explores the various meanings of Korean expressions throughout his work. The first series featured titled ‘흑흑’, meaning ‘cry cry’ and […]

Exhibition Preview: Sally Gabori Retrospective

Exhibition Preview: Sally Gabori Retrospective

Words by Ryan Grice TW: This article may contain images and/or names of deceased persons. ART Has No Demographic… Retrospectives are inherently something of a double-edged sword in that you are able to appreciate an artist’s change and progression over time, but being in the presence of so many pieces that were only one part of […]

The Loneliness Of Tokyo By Hiroharu Matsumoto

The Loneliness Of Tokyo By Hiroharu Matsumoto

Words by Jo McTavish THE streets of Tokyo are often depicted as a vibrant centre of colour, technology and mixed fashion that all come together to form the heart of a futuristic epicentre, but when Japanese photographer Hiroharu Matsumoto captures the city streets another side is revealed… A member of the National Geographic, this Tokyo […]