Category: Reviews

If you’ve ever struggled, be prepared for Clare Bowditch's 'Your Own Kind of Girl' to find a home close to your heart

If you’ve ever struggled, be prepared for Clare Bowditch’s ‘Your Own Kind of Girl’ to find a home close to your heart

[Allen & Unwin; 2019] Your Own Kind of Girl is the book Claire Bowditch promised herself at 21 she’d write ...
The Good Liar — Palace Cinemas — January 2020

The Good Liar — Palace Cinemas — January 2020

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) is a ruthless con artist who with a partner, Vincent (Jim ...
Jojo Rabbit — Palace Cinemas — January 2020

Jojo Rabbit — Palace Cinemas — January 2020

In 1943 Germany, 10-year-old Jojo (newcomer Roman Griffin Davis) holds imaginary conversations with his idol, the nation’s dictator, one Adolf ...
Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club's single 'Robert Smith' is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club’s single ‘Robert Smith’ is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Wollongong-spawned indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club won a place on the Lorne leg of the Falls Festival, courtesy of JJJ Unearthed ...
Timely 'The Biggest Little Farm' doco is a work of immense joy, and offers how we might learn not merely to get along with Mother Nature but to become best friends

Timely ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ doco is a work of immense joy, and offers how we might learn not merely to get along with Mother Nature but to become best friends

When a promise to their rescue dog, Todd, that he was with his forever family leads filmmaking husband John Chester ...
Keith Potger @ Beyond Q, Saturday, November 21

Keith Potger @ Beyond Q, Saturday, November 21

Live music venues are a bit thin south of the lake, especially anywhere outside the Woden area. It is a ...
Grace & Hugh @ Beyond Q, Sunday, 29 November

Grace & Hugh @ Beyond Q, Sunday, 29 November

Have piano will travel! While it is only a small outfit, the sound-check for Grace & Hugh took longer than ...
The Gadflys have reemerged, with their punk ethos intact, writing an enchanting paean to rock icon Deborah Harry

The Gadflys have reemerged, with their punk ethos intact, writing an enchanting paean to rock icon Deborah Harry

Review by Vince Leigh The legendary Moriarty brothers are back. The Gadflys have just released Deborah, the first single from ...
Foxie Balboa implores that you don’t give those abject, controlling loser parters any time with 'Ain't Got Time'

Foxie Balboa implores that you don’t give those abject, controlling loser parters any time with ‘Ain’t Got Time’

Review by Vince Leigh Ain’t Got Time is the debut single for Australian artist Foxie Balboa. The track is an ...