The Giants is a documentary biopic on the life of former Senator and Greens party powerhouse, Bob Brown. There is no missing the analogy between the film’s title, the trees – some up to 100 metres tall – and Brown, a man both tall in stature and an imposing figure in shaping Australia’s politics.Continue readingBob Brown: a giant for the environment
After a five year hiatus, SZA has finally released her latest album, SOS. Released on the 9th December 2022, SOS had already accrued 1.4 billion streams by 30th January 2023. Read the review by The Owl’s Shania McCormack.Continue reading‘SOS’: the wait for SZA’s new hit album was worth it
British virtual band Gorillaz have returned with a brand-new album titled ‘Cracker Island’. Hit or miss? The Owl’s Reid Hampson decides.Continue reading‘Cracker Island’: are Gorillaz still making hits?
Renowned game studio Bungie (known for the Halo franchise) has released the newest DLC for their live service game Destiny 2, titled: ‘Lightfall’. The Owl’s Reid Hampson fires up his console and takes a look.Continue reading‘Destiny 2: Lightfall’ – has Bungie fallen from grace?
You’re picked for jury duty alongside 11 other jurors. What’s the catch? They’re all actors. Prime Video’s ‘Jury Duty’ is this year’s must watch show. Read the review by The Owl’s Chloe Swan to see how this show was pulled off and why you just have to watch it for yourself.Continue readingMockumentary meets reality TV: ‘Jury Duty’ is guilty of being hilarious and ridiculous
If you turned on the radio in mid-2022 you would’ve heard ‘Baddest of them All’ (B.O.T.A.) by Interplanetary Criminal and Eliza Rose. The Owl’s Will Bayliss wasn’t sure what to expect from the follow-up release, ‘Coming on Strong’, but he liked it.Continue reading‘Coming on Strong’: Interplanetary Criminal’s sequel EP to B.O.T.A.
Most people have a TV show or a movie that scared the lights out of them as a kid. For The Owl’s Grace Buckmaster, it’s the 2009 movie ‘Coraline’. But as an adult, the film looks quite different.Continue reading‘Coraline’: the movie kids fear but adults should revere
The launch of A Boy Called Sailboat in 2018 was the realisation of a long term dream for former child actor Cameron Nugent. The script he lovingly crafted was originally set in Melbourne. Twenty years later, these early ideas became a fully-fledged and award-winning film produced in Silver City, New Mexico.Continue reading‘A Boy Called Sailboat’: A film about a song that plucks the heart strings
Lime Cordiale’s regional Australian tour, the “Fantastical Country Club Experience”, was a cosy and captivating concert filled with energy. The Owl’s Harrison Frater was there.Continue readingNot your average country club: the Lime Cordiale experience
Heroes, life and laughs — that’s what we all seek in a movie. A happy ending (something to change our perspectives) that shapes, builds, and livens our reality. It happened to The Owl’s Jaheedah Arendse because of the movie ‘Surf’s Up’, despite her fear of chickens!Continue reading‘Surf’s Up’: how Chicken Joe helped me face my fear of chickens