Category: Reviews

Emerging songster LIAM RORKE plucks both roots-based contemp pop and heart strings with WILL YOU BE MINE

Emerging songster LIAM RORKE plucks both roots-based contemp pop and heart strings with WILL YOU BE MINE

Review by Vince Leigh Emerging Australian singer-songwriter Liam Rorke began his career in the music world at a very young ...
THE RAVEN’S ROCK use folk-edged contemp rock to explore a socially important theme in 6 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

THE RAVEN’S ROCK use folk-edged contemp rock to explore a socially important theme in 6 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra based musical outfit The Raven’s Rock has just released a new track 6 Minutes to ...
A desperate, listless group attempts a heist in the twisty-turny GOLDEN MEN [Gli uomini d’oro] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

A desperate, listless group attempts a heist in the twisty-turny GOLDEN MEN [Gli uomini d’oro] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey Shortly before his retirement with plans to live the high life in Costa Rica, armoured-car ...
Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR deliver the electro equivalent of stoner rock with their oft dreamy oft savage new album

Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR deliver the electro equivalent of stoner rock with their oft dreamy oft savage new album

Review by Rory McCartney Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR comprises Shannon Roberts (of bands Future Silence and Gun Creeps), ...
KIM YANG's luxuriously hypnotic cadences transport you geographically and emotionally in DOMINOES

KIM YANG’s luxuriously hypnotic cadences transport you geographically and emotionally in DOMINOES

Review by Vince Leigh In 2019 Canberra based indie folk artist Kim Yang toured her debut EP Ocean of Mind ...
A simple science-fiction trope makes for a rollicking, original comedy in ONCE UPON A TIME IN BETHLEHEM [Il primo natale] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

A simple science-fiction trope makes for a rollicking, original comedy in ONCE UPON A TIME IN BETHLEHEM [Il primo natale] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey Local priest Valentino (Valentino Picone) has a firm — actually, an immovable — idea of ...
A beautifully filmed, touching story of brotherhood awaits with THE BIG STEP [Il grande passo] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

A beautifully filmed, touching story of brotherhood awaits with THE BIG STEP [Il grande passo] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by Michele E Hawkins Mario (Stefano Fresi), who runs a local hardware store in Rome with help from his ...
LETS-CLEAN-APP delivers favouritism, corruption, plagiarism, and comedy [Tuttapposto] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

LETS-CLEAN-APP delivers favouritism, corruption, plagiarism, and comedy [Tuttapposto] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey All his life, Roberto (Roberto Lipari) has gone along with how things work, because it ...
A comedy with heart-stopping moments awaits with I HATE SUMMER [ODIO L’ESTATE] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

A comedy with heart-stopping moments awaits with I HATE SUMMER [ODIO L’ESTATE] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by Michele E. Hawkins Aldo (Aldo Baglio), an essentially happy man who suffers from “a bad back”, takes his ...
Unfolding wonder, mystery, and delight awaits with MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS [Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Unfolding wonder, mystery, and delight awaits with MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS [Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey When Davide (Alessandro Gassman — Transporter 2; Messy Christmas) and Katia (Isabella Ragonese — The ...