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Brisbane’s House of Fandom Markets: Recap

The cosplay season is underway for 2016 kicking off a few weeks ago on the Gold Coast which Beyond Cosplay was lucky enough to cover. But what to do in between that, and the next event in September? We all want to cosplay and get together with our friends as much as we can. But sometimes it’s nice to have ... Read More »

Ironfest 2016 ‘The Arts festival with a metal edge’

 Ironfest If you haven’t made the trip out to the other side of the Blue mountains yet then you really should think about adding this incredible event to your bucket list, there is literally something for everyone! Seriously, I don’t even know where to start. I have had a few friends ask me what its all about and I always ... Read More »

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America Civil War: Review and Midnight launch   I was privileged enough to attend a media screening of this amazing movie at Event Cinemas Chermside, which has an amazing venue. With Gold Class, Vmax and even with the regular cinema experience, it’s all very comfortable. The staff were great and they even took it a step further for the ... Read More »

Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

To say 2016 has been a year (which is barely four months old) for contentious movie releases is an understatement. Accusations fly and still do regarding The Force Awakens being a Jawa in Jedi’s clothing, and now we have Batman v Superman, which shares the dual dubious honors of some of the highest grossing weekends for a movie but also ... Read More »

Gold Coast Supanova Wrap-Up

The beginning of another Con season in Queensland saw the Gold Coast host yet another relatively successful Supanova. It had all the trimmings with stars, cosplay, stalls, panels, and even the cosplay parade on Sunday morning. Despite all these wonderful things, I felt as though the weekend was missing the energy of previous years. FRIDAY The Friday night saw small ... Read More »

Cosplay is not Consent

Even Superheroes Need A Reminder Sometimes Superheroes, villains and pop culture icons alike all make their way to an Exhibition Centre for Oz ComicCon mid last year. Spanning over three days, ComicCon has only grown in popularity since being introduced in Australia. A common feature of Comic conventions are the hordes of cosplayers, coming to show off their craft. Cosplay ... Read More »

Zedtown Outbreak Sydney 2015: Handsome Pat’s experience

Imagine a zombie outbreak, the entire world has gone down in flames, any sense of government order no longer exists and everything around you is in total chaos. Your family is probably also either scattered or dead. You don’t know who to trust or who to keep an eye on, sounds like a living hell right?     Wrong, it’s ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

  With the most anticipated movie in years, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opened in Australia at midnight on the 17th December 2015. This should have been a date and time on everyone’s calendar. So as a very excited Star Wars fan I purchased my ticket and donned my Dark Jedi costume, (my Revan costume requires 2 sets of hands ... Read More »

3010- The Righteous Path premiere

  By Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo Science Fiction wouldn’t necessarily be the genre that comes to mind when you think Australian film and television, however the cast and crew of 3010 hope to change that. On Sunday, November 8th, 3010: The Righteous Path, the short film, premiered at New Farm Cinemas in Brisbane. The short was created to showcase the possibilities of ... Read More »

Zed Town.. The battle might be over but the war continues..

After yet another successful Zedtown Zombie event in October they are pulling out all the stops and throwing down the bloody gauntlet and running just ONE more this year on the 13th of December. Unfortunately its on a Sunday so it doesn’t have the added spooky cache of being on a ‘Friday the 13th’ but at least most people will ... Read More »