Category: Reviews

Unpacking the Tempest

Review: Fear Inoculum by Tool Fear Inoculum is the long awaited fifth album from progressive metal band Tool, an album that took 13 years to come to fruition, almost...

Breathing life into the whole church

Review: Growing Young All churches are growing old but strategic churches are growing young. This is the opening line of the growing young website at...

Video Games: Beneficial For Our Health and Wellbeing

Earlier this year, I posted a short video to Twitter of myself completing a difficult level in Tetris Effect. Looking over the responses to the tweet, I was surprised at...

What is your legacy?

Review: Downton Abbey Starring: Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggart, Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter, Allan Leech For many...

Space and the sparkle of technology

The Apollo Chronicles, Brandon Brown, Oxford. Reaching for the Moon, Roger Launius, Yale. Putting aside for a moment the ethical issue of whether it was worth all the...

Life, death and everything in between

Review: The Farewell Starring: Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen, Diana Lin, Tzi Ma, Chen Han One of the joys of working in a culturally-diverse city is experiencing the...

This Phoenix struggles to fly

Review: Dark Phoenix Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicolas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Jessica Chastain Nearly twenty years since X-Men...

Accused developer dies

Content warning: this article contains discussion of suicide, sexual violence, and mental health issues. Days after news of allegations against him, videogame designer...

Resilience in the face of colonisation

The Original Australians: Revised and Updated Edition, Josephine Flood, Allen and Unwin. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, David Treuer, Corsair. Josephine Flood is...

A slow-burn sci fi with ideas to spare

Review: Control I’m not sure how well I understand what’s happening in Control, the new game by Remedy Entertainment (Alan Wake, Quantum Break) but I know that I...