How did nastiness become so cool? What, if anything, is trying to be said here (other than the original made a motza so we might as well clean up with a sequel)? It is horrible, stupid and, worst of all, alarmingly sadistic for a movie that will be seen mainly by impressionable young people.
Bow and Arrow are an eccentric husband-and-wife duo that live in a big love bubble in the Blue Mountains. Bow (Mindy Jane) met Arrow (Mitchell Kwanten) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and they have been partners in crime ever since.
The Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex (BRSCC) in Ewingsdale lost $300,173 last year and is critically underutilised.
On Saturday night I went and watched the Titans play against the warriors. It was Mark Minichiello’s 150th game; he’s the first person to ever play that many for the Titans. I was going to interview him but it was a very tough game and Mini got knocked in the head and couldn’t come back on the field.
Byron Bay’s topsy turvy NRRRL season came to a shuddering halt at Grafton’s Frank McGuren Field on Saturday.After imposing prop Chris Coleman had his jaw broken in the very first tackle of their elimination semi-final, the Red Devils never quite got into their stride as the Ghosts’ hard-nosed, percentage football carried them home by 22-6.
This year 250 people participated in the Byron2Bruns Beach Run on Sunday. The weather was beautiful and runners and walkers were treated to a show by a pod of whales who hung around the coast for the entire morning. The... Read More →
Mandy Nolan My mountain greets your mountain, my river greets your river, my Tribe greets your Tribe. Prepare to be immersed in the powerful sounds of Moana and the Tribe under the stars at Boomerang. Moana Maniapoto has one of... Read More →
Peter Griffin The much-anticipated final-round clash between Byron Bay rugby and the Lennox Head Trojans has taken on added significance in the race to the First Grade finals. With the teams locked together in third place a home semi final... Read More →
Joe Davidson The Byron Coopers Magpies didn’t finish the season as planned on Saturday when they were defeated by reigning premiers, the Tweed Tigers. Byron went down fighting in an afternoon of footy interrupted by light showers at Ballina. The... Read More →
Max Binkley In the recent annual Under-16s Titans Shield played in Ballina the Mullumbimby High School team showed just what they’re made of. Mullum had a tough draw with their two games to be played back to back. The boys... Read More →
After the remarkable District 9, South African-born writer/director Neill Blomkamp got $100 million to make this big-stars, red-carpet, futuristic blockbuster, which is based on the same theme of ‘haves and have-nots’. It works just as well as his less celebrated... Read More →
After a rousing success launching Aussies Against Fracking (AAF) in the gasfields of Tara in southeast Queensland, AAF will now have a local launch and fundraiser on Saturday 24 August at 7pm at the Bangalow Bowling Club. This musical extravaganza... Read More →
Suffolk Park’s Kieren Perrow won his opening heat at the Billabong Pro in Tahiti with an excellent 16.60 (out of 20.00) to advance directly into round three last Thursday. Perrow on 17.93 was knocked out of the comp in... Read More →
They say that a week can be a long time in politics (it’s like Chinese water torture at the moment), and it proved to be so also for the Byron Bay Red Devils on Saturday at Lismore’s Crozier Field. Coming... Read More →
Joe Davidson – The Byron Coopers Magpies will play Tweed Coast Tigers this Saturday afternoon in the local AFL Grand Final at Fripp Oval, Ballina. Byron defeated Tweed Coast by 40 points just two Saturdays ago in their semi to... Read More →
Mandy Nolan – Mullumbimby used to be the sleepy, slightly pigeon-toed cousin of Byron Bay, and yeah, it was never all sun-kissed and smooth in an eeny-weenie bikini, but country cousin has had some pretty interesting things to offer. Why,... Read More →
Peter Griffin Byron Bay rugby has climbed to third on the First Grade table after a brave 28–19 win in Grafton on Saturday. It was the Bay’s tenth win from 14 outings in an already stellar season. The Bay started... Read More →
Love, blood, boy – they are all heavily weighted words when used in movie titles, reliably good for a few extra bucks at the box office. Mud, you’d have to think, might have the opposite effect. More’s the pity, for... Read More →
Far North Coast Five Far North Coast representative players have been selected to the 2013 NSW Country Rugby under-15s including Finn McElroy from Byron Bay who has been appointed team captain. Finn plays school rugby for Byron High and club... Read More →
Story Dean Trevaskis With a who’s who of club legends in attendance, glorious sunshine and celebration in the air, the Mullumbimby Moonshiners went toe to toe with Lismore in a battle for the minor Premiership. Ironically it was the same... Read More →
John Campbell During Byron Bay’s NRRRL clash with Ballina on Sunday, a 4×4 from the local cop shop cruised into the ground and parked itself on the grassy knoll at the north end of Red Devil Park. They had either... Read More →
Biggest Little Festival puts Mullum on the Map There is probably nothing more local in the northern rivers than a festival – we love a good gathering and the Mullum Music Fest is one of the local-est. Mandy Nolan caught... Read More →
The Byron Bay Basketball Association will host a carnival next month. There will be three grades included at the event: A Grade men, A Grade women, and B grade men. Local referees will be supported by a team of highly... Read More →
Eve Jeffery A lad from a Wilsons Creek banana farm, who has traveled the world as a filmmaker, will come back to home turf this weekend for a special screening and Q&A event for his latest film, which is winning... Read More →
Brian Mollet It was as fine and clear a late winter morning as you could order, and the famous Lomath Oval turf glowed like a plasma screen set on ‘retina burn’ for the Shand series eastern derby between high flying... Read More →