Arts

February 25, 2008

Theatre Militia brings us yet another victory this Fringe Festival with Sensible Susan and the Queens Merkin — A Morality Play. Drawing upon children’s literature such as The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and theatrical forms such as English pantomime, Sensible Susan is a triumph of theatricality that combines all the necessary elements to […]

February 25, 2008

Atonement, by Pride and Prejudice director Joe Wright, is a beautifully filmed, middle of road period romance with a war tacked on the end. Through its aspirations as a current Merchant Ivory equivalent, the film struggles to get away from period romance clichés (class struggle, standing on hills looking despondent etc).

February 25, 2008

Adam Art Gallery is an art gallery situated in the middle of the university. When you’re feeling bored between lectures and feel like looking at something pretty, go pay them a visit. They’re up by the Student Union Building – just turn left before the National Bank/Vic Books entrance. It’s FREE! Adam Art Gallery is […]

February 25, 2008

Tim Steers & William Page from the Lookie Loos (conducted before Bodega show, 9th February with Family Cactus and Pyramid Scheme) It’s been an exciting few months for Hamilton pop-rock four-piece the Lookie Loos. From opening for the Veils at a couple of shows in November to playing a slot on the local stage at […]

February 25, 2008

An Interview with director David O’Donnell If you study theatre at Vic you probably already know, without me having to tell you, that David O’Donnell is the man, but if you’ve just started studying I will tell you this plainly and I will tell you this simply — David O’Donnell is the man. And if […]

February 25, 2008

Six-piece, Wellington band, Spartacus R, returned to play the Fringe festival with “Delusions in 3D”, a surreal movie-scape extravaganza combining psychedelic/groove-heavy tracks, Quadraphonic sound and six short films – in 3D!

February 25, 2008

Ellen Page sure can pick a role. Do you remember Hard Candy? With its manipulation of expected gender roles, and ass-kicking character design, Hard Candy was one hell of a movie. Well, Juno is as heartwarming as Hard Candy was disturbing.

February 25, 2008

Platform – PC Developer – EA in partnership with Crytek Genre – First Person Shooter Hardware specifications – Extreme Every year a game is released that is specifically designed to fuck with your computer and push it to its maxed up limit. To run Crysis properly you would need an Intel quad core system with […]

February 25, 2008

An entertaining exploration of the colourful community we pass through every day, Familiar Strangers is poised to be one of the highlights of the Fringe Festival this year. Its original premise and bold execution pay off well, and the result is a fresh and lively spectacle that will win over audiences from far and wide.

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