The fertile musical ground that is the 90’s. An era filled with guitar driven bands that released huge records and filled stadiums with its buyers. Faith No More had already been around in various forms for ten years before this record became a behemoth. In the early days in a search for a new lead singer even Courtney Love got an audition.
Roger Federer announced on his twitter account on Wednesday that his season is done. The 38 year old Swiss revealing he’s had another recent knee surgery, which will see him off the tour until 2021. The ATP Tour ground to a halt in March this year due to the pandemic, so by the time Federer returns presumably in January that’s ten months without a competitive match. Continue reading Federer is out for the rest of the year
Don’t we love a big hook, songs that are so catchy they transcend the artist. The first few seconds of ‘Right here right now” take you back to a place in time and when the hook kicks you’re back there living it. Norman Cook, aka ‘Fatboy Slim’ has the knack for operating inside the big beat but can wander outside it with reggae, hip-hop and pop. Continue reading Fatboy Slim ‘You’ve come a long way baby’
Universal studios released ‘Trolls World Tour’, a kids movie, last month. They didn’t do it in movie theatres as they’ve been shuttered due to the coronavirus. The studio released it straight to a $20 digital rental release; it raked in US$100 million in three weeks. I’d say a lot of parents were thrilled to distract the housebound kids. Continue reading Is this the death of movie theatres?
As the weeks drag on in the middle of a pandemic your time at home may start to vary as the Government slowly attempts to spark the economy. On the other side of the world in Hollywood production on TV Shows and Movies grinded to a halt months ago so not much is being released. I’ve found myself dipping into the past, taking another look at a few gems. Here are five movies you may have already seen but they are definitely worth a rewatch. Continue reading Five Rewatchable Movies
Joe Exotic owns a private zoo in Oklahoma with over 200 big cats. He has a blonde mullet, wears bedazzled shirts and shoots his guns seemingly whilst high. He also has many demons in the closet that slowly get revealed, and employs the people living on the fringe of society at the zoo, strangers off the bus and locals with missing teeth or limbs. Continue reading Tiger King
This damn pandemic has sent us inside more than ever. Which means Foxtel, Netflix, Itunes or any other platform you can get a hold of is getting a heck of a workout. There have been so many great movies over the years, most of which you’ve probably seen, especially if you’re a movie buff. Here are five that may have snuck in under the radar. ‘Contagion’ will not be on the list. Continue reading Five Housebound Movies
Richard Jewell has been through the meat grinder of law enforcement but can’t keep his job, Sheriff’s deputy, College campus cop. One night at the beginning of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics whilst ‘patrolling’ a grassy area at his new job, as a security guard, concertgoers are doing the Macarena when Jewell discovers a suspicious unattended backpack under a bench. It has a bomb in it. Continue reading Richard Jewell
I can’t decide if this is an artistic masterpiece or the worst movie I’ve ever seen. Filmed in black and white it’s an old school gothic tale of two Lighthouse keepers in the 1890’s sent to a remote island off the coast of New England to care for a Lighthouse amongst the fog and stormy seas. Continue reading The Lighthouse
The Kim family live in a below street level dingy apartment, with no Wi-Fi and a barely payable job folding pizza boxes, they are straddling the poverty line. A chance meeting sets them on a course to insert themselves into the lives of the Park family, who are uber wealthy and live in a mansion on top of a hill. Continue reading Parasite