Category: Reviews

The Forger [Der Passfälscher] — German Film Festival

The Forger [Der Passfälscher] — German Film Festival

Review by John P. Harvey. Samson “Cioma” Schönhaus (Louis Hofmann) is under threat in Nazi Germany. His Jewish parents and ...
It’s Just a Phase, Honey [Es ist nur eine Phase, Hase] — German Film Festival 2022

It’s Just a Phase, Honey [Es ist nur eine Phase, Hase] — German Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. In their younger days, Paul (Christoph Maria Herbst), now a successful author, and Emilia (Christiane ...
[Film review] How to Please a Woman

[Film review] How to Please a Woman

Review by John P. Harvey. In How to Please a Woman, Sally Phillips plays Gina, whose otherwise unremarkable 50th birthday ...
The Black Square [Das schwarze Quadrat] — German Film Festival 2022

The Black Square [Das schwarze Quadrat] — German Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Having stolen a famous painting, Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square, former artist and now professional art thief ...
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Canberra’s SPINNING PLATES beguile and delight on ‘Neon Desert’

Spinning Plates single review by Vince Leigh Spinning Plates, the three-piece alternative rock band from Canberra, has just released Neon ...
RON E BUCKPITT tells us to Put It on Face Book

RON E BUCKPITT tells us to Put It on Face Book

Ron E Buckpitt single review by Vince Leigh Ron E Buckpitt calls himself a “roustabout from the shearing sheds”, and ...
EMME LENTINO changes direction with Shake It Off

EMME LENTINO changes direction with Shake It Off

Emme Lentino single review by Vince Leigh Singer–songwriter Emme Lentino has hit the ground running in 2022 with a new ...
Contra — German Film Festival 2022

Contra — German Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. When first-year law student Naima (Nilam Farooq) arrives a few minutes late for a law ...
A Stasi Comedy [Stasikomödie] — German Film Festival 2022

A Stasi Comedy [Stasikomödie] — German Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. When, against his every urge to save a cat on the road, the young poet ...
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TALIESIN’s ‘Faceless’ – a killer of a concept album

Taliesin album review by Vince Leigh The five-piece progressive metal band from Canberra, Taliesin, has released the album Faceless. Originally ...