Weekly update: Trailer. Park. Shark.

Greetings, Gothamites! It has been a hot one in Australia this week, with temperatures where I am rising to 44ºC (111ºF). One night, the overnight low was 29ºC (84ºF) so all I can say is “Thank Spock for air-conditioning and ice cream!” A bonus of not moving much is that I plowed through a couple […]
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Weekly update: Let me Trixie Mat-tell you what’s up

Greetings, Gothamites! It’s been an interesting week as 2019 starts to settle in and make itself at home. It’s all but got its feet up on the coffee table at this point. I’m still getting back into the groove of pop cultural goodness, but I have managed to immerse myself in some beauties and beasties […]
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Weekly update: Something something trident

Greetings, Gothamites! I must admit, I have slacked off this week when it comes to pop cultural goodness. The first week back to reality after two weeks of no responsibility has left my brain a little gooey and a little fried. Mostly after work I have just been watching Safiya Nygaard’s YouTube videos. I only […]
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Weekly update: January escapes and curious creations

Greetings, Gothamites! I hope everyone has had a great first week of 2019. I’ve spent most of the first week trying to keep cool (Aussie summers, mate) and out of the sun, so that has meant lots of books and TV shows. I also went to see Calamity Jane at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre and it […]
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Just blew in from the Windy City — A review of Calamity Jane (2019)

Live at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre Starring Virginia Gay, Laura Bunting, Anthony Gooley, Christina O’Neill, Rob Johnson, Matthew Pearce and Tony Taylor I love musicals. I love musicals a lot. Most of my favourites come from the “golden age of musicals” — think Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra et al. One of my favourites from […]
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Comic Review: Cellies, vol. 1

I was perusing the comics available on NetGalley recently when this cleverly named collection jumped out at me. Cellies follows a group of retail employees at a cell phone store through midnight launches, parental drama and store romances. Volume one of Cellies is a fun introduction to some interesting and varied characters. The staff feel […]
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The best of 2018

I’d like to restart the tradition of posting my opinion on the best of the movies and TV shows I watched, and books I read in the past year. So I will! None of the items on these lists are required to have been released in 2018, but I had to have watched or read […]
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Weekly update: It’s a jolly holiday with Mary

Once again, Gothamites, happy New Year. I hope your holiday season was joyous and filled with the things that make you happiest. Right, let’s get into my latest pop culture adventures. Mary Poppins Returns Speaking of happy holidays. I was fortunate enough to be gifted many tickets to the theatre last year. These were given […]
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The (Gotham City) Times, they are a-changin’ …

Happy New Year, Gothamites!  In light of the “New Year, new me” credo, I’ve decided to mix up what Gotham City Times (GCT) is and how it is portrayed. Bear with me and hopefully this post answers any questions that statement brings forth. Instead of having twice weekly reviews of single movies/TV shows/books/etc, I would […]
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Castlevania: Season One

Review by CJ Director: Sam Deats Writer: Warren Ellis, Hitoshi Akamatsu (based on the series created by) Starring: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso, Matt Frewer, Tony Amendola Other notable appearances: Graham McTavish, Emily Swallow Running time: 22-25 minutes per episode Number of episodes: 4   After humanity burns his wife at the stake, Dracula […]
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