Category: Reviews

[Musical-theatre review] Fangirls — The Playhouse, Wednesday 24 to Sunday 28 March 2021

[Musical-theatre review] Fangirls — The Playhouse, Wednesday 24 to Sunday 28 March 2021

Fangirls revolves around the sensation that a fictitious band’s lead singer, Harry, has stirred up in one of his millions ...
Canberra's SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON'T TALK MUCH

Canberra’s SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON’T TALK MUCH

Review by Vince Leigh The third single in for Canberra’s Slow Dial sees the band fulfilling the promise of its ...
Black Box [Boîte Noire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Black Box [Boîte Noire] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Mathieu (Pierre Niney), a dedicated, highly skilled air-accident investigator with exceptional ability to distinguish sounds on cockpit voice recorders, is ...
De Gaulle — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

De Gaulle — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

World War II, June 1940, Paris. Germany has crossed into France and battered the French military. In a French cabinet ...
Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

The school holidays are imminent, and teacher Antoinette (Laure Calamy) is excited by the prospect of a clandestine week with ...
[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League - a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League – a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

With Cameron Williams “Are you finished yet?” a CGI alien barks at another digital monstrosity. Zack Snyder’s Justice League clocks ...
An outstanding cast and dynamic stagecraft lit up Jersey Boys @ Erindale Theatre (13 March)

An outstanding cast and dynamic stagecraft lit up Jersey Boys @ Erindale Theatre (13 March)

Review by Rory McCartney Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons had a string of huge pop hits from the '60s ...
[Arts Review] Music-Nature-Dance combine to deliver a beautifully staged yet strongly stated message in Symbiosis @ Australian National Botanic Gardens (7 March)

[Arts Review] Music-Nature-Dance combine to deliver a beautifully staged yet strongly stated message in Symbiosis @ Australian National Botanic Gardens (7 March)

Review by Rory McCartney Run as part of this year’s Enlighten Festival, Symbiosis is an environmentally themed performance run by ...
[Gig Review] E-Gads! They're back! With as many instruments as they've had years performing - The Gadflys @ Smith's Alternative, 6 March

[Gig Review] E-Gads! They’re back! With as many instruments as they’ve had years performing – The Gadflys @ Smith’s Alternative, 6 March

Review by Rory McCartney The Gadflys were channeling a bit of the Derelict look, taking the stage in a kaleidoscope ...
Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel opens just before the acceptance of Gustave Eiffel’s entry into the competition to build France’s magnificent display piece for ...