Category: Reviews

Of Love and Lies [Fourmi] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Of Love and Lies [Fourmi] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

In its opening scenes, Of Love and Lies rapidly sketches the characters of 12-year-old Théo (Meleaume Paquin — Remi, Nobody’s ...
Roxane — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Roxane — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Raymond and his fellow egg-producers just get by, so decide to push for a tiny ...
Modulii's 'SFL' brings the bluesy angst post-grunge sludge metal aesthetic with vivid new video

Modulii’s ‘SFL’ brings the bluesy angst post-grunge sludge metal aesthetic with vivid new video

SFL is the new track from Canberra’s Modulii (formerly Teen Skank Parade), taken from their 2019 debut album The Last ...
Big Room 'Unleash The Beast', where ancient battle and classic rock collide

Big Room ‘Unleash The Beast’, where ancient battle and classic rock collide

Review by Vince Leigh Adelaide indie-rock band Big Room has just released their new track Unleash The Beast, a track ...
New Austrian band Shine brings the rock-pop brightness with 'We’ll Be Alright'

New Austrian band Shine brings the rock-pop brightness with ‘We’ll Be Alright’

Review by Vince Leigh Shine is a new Austrian band, fronted by vocalist Gregor Glanz, a renowned vocalist and musician ...
Edmond — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Edmond — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Edmond Rostand’s name may be unfamiliar until you learn that he authored a play, subsequently adapted for film many times, ...
The Mystery of Henri Pick [Le mystère Henri Pick] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

The Mystery of Henri Pick [Le mystère Henri Pick] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Frederic Koska (Bastien Bouillon) has published his first novel and waits anxiously for ruthless literary ...
Anita Spring delivers a curious self-empowerment country-pop hybrid that soothes while it surprises in 'This Ain't Pretty'

Anita Spring delivers a curious self-empowerment country-pop hybrid that soothes while it surprises in ‘This Ain’t Pretty’

Review by Vince Leigh Australian singer-songwriter Anita Spring has just released This Ain’t Pretty, a country-pop style track that adopts ...
Alice and the Mayor [Alice et le maire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Alice and the Mayor [Alice et le maire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Anchored on the nuanced performances of two stars of French cinema and on cinematography that quietly draws you into the ...
We’ll End Up Together [Nous finirons ensemble] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

We’ll End Up Together [Nous finirons ensemble] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Max’s stubborn despair is a challenge to the combined strength of his friends’ steadfast loyalty to him, and the movie ...