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Fury Road: A high octane death machine’s truimphant return to form

Few people thought that in 1977 anything would capture the imagination of the world quite like Star Wars would, a galaxy-spanning fairytale with dizzying special effects and a fresh take on the previously thought worn out genre of science fiction. However, it was a forty thousand dollar budgeted view of a near-collapsing society that would also go on to capture ... Read More »

Supanova Hip Hoth Afterparty

Hey gang! So obviously the biggest cosplay event in Sydney for the year is now fading into a haze of dim but happy memories but before you climb out of those post con blues lets quickly remind you why it was so much fun and drag out that bittersweet feeling for just a little bit longer.. For a start we ... Read More »

Avengers: Age of Ultron

 Avengers: Age of Ultron Review thingy! This ‘review’ maybe a little late but hell, you try holding down a full time job, raising a child, keeping up with social media AND writing for a website! Okay so probably far too much of my time is spent playing Trivia Crack or checking Facebook but well, we’re all only human right? Anyway ... Read More »

The Empire Strikes Back…at Dreamworld?!

STORMTROOPERS WEEKEND AT DREAMWORLD 2015 By Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo For 5 years now, one weekend in May, the 501st Legion Redback Garrison alongside their associated Star Wars cosplay fan clubs such as the Rebel Legion- Tatooine Base invade Dreamworld’s Main Street all in the name of charity, raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Clearly from the public attendance, this is ... Read More »

RASCAL

 The REAL Rascal Today we are talking to one of Australia’s most creative cosplayers none other than ‘Rascal’!  While she is based in the Newcastle area she is a regular at conventions all over the country and she is quickly making a name for herself as a very skilled costumer and propmaker. Predominantly cosplaying stronger female characters she is one ... Read More »

Wyrmwood – Road of the Dead

The Australian Film Industry is not dead but it might be Undead! The release of ‘Wyrmwood – Road of the dead’ in early 2015 created an unexpected whirlwind of basically monstrous proportions. Showing in over 76 cinemas all over the country, the movie bought out some of Australia’s well hidden Zombie and Post apocalyptic Connoisseurs. The three and a half ... Read More »

Cozziecon and Paulapalooza!

“Variable, Trisha Kerr and Mel Costello hoisting the Bat Symbol in a touching moment “ In a short period between late 2014 and early 2015 the cosplay community tragically lost two of it’s greatest cosplayers.. Justin Costello, who was a veteran in the Sydney Cosplay scene died of a heart attack on November the Twenty Third and only a few weeks ... Read More »

Suikoden is coming back, is your playstation ready?

  A cult hit in the late nineties, this Japanese RPG combined anime inspired artwork, compelling game play and the potential to harness an entire army of heroes in your battle across the map for supremacy has finally returned to gamers screens across the world and soon also here in Australia thanks to the dauntless efforts of its fans. We ... Read More »

2014 The Beyond Cosplay Year in Review

So people, 2014 has come to a close. While we’re all excited about whats in store for us in this fabulous new year with its shiny big round numbers and promise of bigger and brighter everything it wouldn’t hurt to look back on the last twelve months and reflect on the journey so far..   Our Favourite Con! It is ... Read More »

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

The Review “So I’ve seen the final Hobbit movie. Also possible spoilers, but probably not. Bassically it’s Peter Jackson trying to go bigger than he has before, warts and all. The battles are bigger and longer than any previous, in fact around half the film is the titular battle of five armies. Though the battles typify much of the problem ... Read More »