Author: John P. Harvey

Another World [Un autre monde] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Another World [Un autre monde] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Philippe Lemesle (Vincent Lindon), executive manager of one of eight French manufacturing facilities for the ...
Petite Maman — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Petite Maman — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Odd experiences and intergenerational understanding combine in this warm fable of an eight-year-old girl’s new ...
The Wider Earth — Dead Puppets Society — The Playhouse, 9–12 March 2022

The Wider Earth — Dead Puppets Society — The Playhouse, 9–12 March 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Its thematic basis lying in the contents of his journal published as Voyage of the ...
The Villa [Maison de retraite] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

The Villa [Maison de retraite] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

The Villa review by John P. Harvey. With a long-standing problem in relating to older people, Milann Rousseau (Kev Adams, ...
Waiting for Bojangles [En attendant Bojangles] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Waiting for Bojangles [En attendant Bojangles] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. At a garden party at the home of well-to-do parliamentarian Charles (Grégory Gadebois) in the ...
[Film review] Riddle me this; is THE BATMAN worth the hype?

[Film review] Riddle me this; is THE BATMAN worth the hype?

Review by John P. Harvey. The Batman is a gorgeously filmed noir mystery set early in the career of the ...
[Film review] Cyrano

[Film review] Cyrano

Review by John P. Harvey. An unlikely actor as the unlikely swashbuckler with a love unlikely of requital, Peter Dinklage ...
[Film review] Marry Me

[Film review] Marry Me

Review by John P. Harvey. In this surprisingly moving romantic tale, Owen Wilson plays Charlie, a straightforward maths teacher and ...
[Film review] UNCHARTED goes to familiar places in this absolute hoot

[Film review] UNCHARTED goes to familiar places in this absolute hoot

Uncharted film review by John P Harvey When its opening high-octane battle for survival comes to a natural pause, Uncharted ...
Fred Smith and friends — The Playhouse — Thursday 17 February

Fred Smith and friends — The Playhouse — Thursday 17 February

The Canberra Theatre Centre played generous host on Thursday evening to Fred Smith’s Welcome Concert to Aid Recently Arrived Afghan ...