Star Wars

Posted 14 Dec 2016 @ 2:11pm

Welcome to the Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. This week, Disney beats everyone to the punch, with what is shaping up to be the biggest screen event of the year.


I, too, intend to punch first by getting a few more of these big ol' Boxing Day launches out of the way. I'm dosing you out another three so that you can still fit...

Posted 17 Dec 2015 @ 9:43am

When Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hits cinemas this week, it’ll be 38 years since the release of the film series’ first instalment, Episode IV: A New Hope. Despite the misleading chronology, this is in fact the seventh entry into the series, comprising the original trio of A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and the highly contentious turn of the millennium...

Posted 22 Feb 2012 @ 4:15pm


“Basically I’m two things: I’m a geek, and I’m a pervert,” laughs Russall Beattie, on what inspired him to develop Star Wars Burlesque: The Empire Strips Back! The show, which sold out months in advance in Sydney, visits Melbourne this weekend to entertain those who love George Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy, and wondered what Darth Vader would be like if he was female, wore black...

Posted 28 Nov 2011 @ 10:16am

DJ Yoda takes an inimitable approach to the art of the mixture. 


Most other superstar DJs in the nineties were stroking their own egos and demanding huge fees, but Yoda was doing it for laughs – a quality that has distinguished him from others, and made him such an enduring and well-loved figure. Most renowned for his How to Cut and Paste series that exemplified his irreverent...

Posted 14 Jul 2011 @ 3:03pm


"Franc (drums) from Bowcaster."


Ten acts everyone should know about:

"Breach, MF Doom, Mos Def, DJ Krush, The Nation Blue, Qua, Robotosaurus, Coerce, Pops & The Murdered Birds and Cocks Arquette."


Nine food items that you need to make a kickarse dinner party:

"Pork crackling, cheesecake, party pies, tequila, ice-cream cake,...

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