Author: John P. Harvey

Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Philippa (Barbara Sukova), long estranged from her own daughter and granddaughter, has been “grandparenting” children through an agency and encourages ...
Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Best friends and fellow bartenders Milo (Elyas M’Barek) and Renzo (Frederick Lau) dream of establishing their own nightclub. But Renzo, ...
[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira)’s years-long quest to find the son whom she surrendered at birth has acquired fresh urgency with ...
The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

Marc-Uwe (Dimitrij Schaad), an anarchist musician, pedantic about language but a slob in his daily life, answers his flat’s door ...
It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good follows a familiar comic theme of fathers seeing their teenage daughters’ boyfriends as worryingly unsuitable ...
The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race — The Playhouse — Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 June 2021

The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race — The Playhouse — Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 June 2021

Every year, Appleton’s men farmers race with a sack of potatoes over their shoulders for prize money of $1000; and, ...
[Film review] De Gaulle

[Film review] De Gaulle

World War II, June 1940, Paris. Germany has crossed into France and battered the French military. In a French cabinet ...
Face to Face With The Spooky Men’s Chorale — Saturday 1 May — Gungahlin College Theatre

Face to Face With The Spooky Men’s Chorale — Saturday 1 May — Gungahlin College Theatre

The characteristics that contribute to The Spooky Men’s Chorale’s wonderful silliness are many and varied, ranging from postures of contemplation ...
Dream Factory [Traumfabrik] — German Film Festival 2021

Dream Factory [Traumfabrik] — German Film Festival 2021

When a young boy’s heart is broken, his grandfather helps him to see that true love is worth fighting for ...
[Film review] The Man in the Hat

[Film review] The Man in the Hat

Every so often, a film, a play, a novel, a biography comes along that quietly converses with your soul in ...