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Supanova Sydney 2017: Gods and Monsters

Sydney doesn’t mess around when it comes to supercons. We have Supanova, OZCC, SMASH and Ironfest, that’s at least four events with the attendance way past the thirty thousand mark by the end of the weekend. If EB Games expo comes back next year and we can somehow poach PAX from Melbourne we will have SIX of the countrys largest ... Read More »

Oran Con 2017

On Saturday 27 May 2017, I had the pleasure of being a store holder at Oran Con 3 held at Oran Park Podium. A small con but what it lacked in size, is more than made up for in personality and entertainment. From Disney Princesses to Pirates of the Caribbean, they were out in force to instill the cosplay spirit ... Read More »

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

So far this year, Disney has killed it at the box office. With Beauty and the Beast grossing $1.2 billion and Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 grossing $660 million at the box office. Their latest installment of the “Pirates” franchise certainly hasn’t changed pace in what could be another smash hit. “Dead men tell no tales” comes out on ... Read More »

Ironfest 2017 “The Lost World”

  “Everywhere you look you see something different, I love it!”   A common refrain among the crowd pouring through the gates of the Lithgow showgrounds, this year more than ever, the variety and inclusiveness of this thriving festival was on show for all to see and admire. With nearly twenty thousand tickets sold, it’s the most successful Ironfest to ... Read More »

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2

  2017 was always set out to be a big year for everyone, not just in movies. 2016 seemed to be the “year to forget” with many beloved actors passing, and many terrible events taking place across the globe. When it comes to movies themselves though, I thought we had a tremendous year with Marvel movies. Captain America: Civil War ... Read More »

Get to know the cosplayer: Will-O-Wisps Cosplay

So Bec, you have been cosplaying for a little while now. When you started down the path, who did you first cosplay and what drew you into the scene? Yep! Since 2009. I started back in primary school when I grew apart from my friends and felt quite lonely. I found cosplay through Youtube and more specifically through Twinfools. I ... Read More »

Building Lightsabers with Part Time Hero Props

While we are currently working on our cosplay projects for the upcoming convention season ahead – and starting to lose sleep over it – these guys came to our attention with their ambitious project ever. Shaun of Part Time Hero Props and his wonderful team have created and tested durable Lightsabers. Whether to partake in the epic battle between the light versus the dark side of the force or an ... Read More »

Moana: a Boxing day movie release

Boxing Day this year is going to be amazing for so many kids around the world. We have quite a few great movies coming out and I know the cinemas around Australia are going to be full to the brim. Beyond Cosplay was given an early present this year and we attended a premier for the new Disney movie “Moana”. ... Read More »

Disney’s Queen of Katwe

On the 1st December 2016, Disney studios will be releasing a movie unlike any other that I have seen in some time. Queen Of Kawte, based on the true story of Ugandan girl, Phiona Mutesi (Madalina Nalwaga). Trying to get through everyday while living in the slums and like so many others: surviving. But one fortunate day sees her finding Robert ... Read More »

Storms dont dampen the Brisnova spirit

The end of 2016. The end of another convention season, or in some peoples minds – due to the recent events in the US, it’s the end of the world. For me, I think either 2 things are happening. 1. Its been a long year and people are just getting tired, busy with the Christmas lead up, or 2. The ... Read More »