Category: Reviews

Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

A sympathetic look at the life of refugees awaiting an asylum decision in relatively comfortable refugee accommodations in Finland, Any ...
Perfumes [Les parfums]

Perfumes [Les parfums]

Guillaume (Grégory Montel), a somewhat maladjusted single father, has steady casual work as a chauffeur for hire. He needs to ...
Set! — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

Set! — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

With broad-ranging experience in film and television, from camera work to production, editing, and directing, the filmmaker Scott Gawlik was ...
Canberra's SKINNY WOLF utilise their lo-fi dreaminess and cathartic sounding ethereality to highlight the eco plight

Canberra’s SKINNY WOLF utilise their lo-fi dreaminess and cathartic sounding ethereality to highlight the eco plight

Review by Vince Leigh Last year, Canberra act Skinny Wolf released their debut Fever, a well-received alluring folk-blues roots and ...
Canberra chameleons CHINS show new colours on their new nostalgia-warding track BACK IN THE 80s

Canberra chameleons CHINS show new colours on their new nostalgia-warding track BACK IN THE 80s

Review by Vince Leigh / Pic by rAwesome imagery The new track from Canberra-based Chins is an unsuspecting dose of ...
The beauty and pain of Dr G Yunupingu and his song lives on in Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange's latest I FEEL LOVE

The beauty and pain of Dr G Yunupingu and his song lives on in Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange’s latest I FEEL LOVE

Review by Vince Leigh The Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange is about to release I Feel Love, the fourth single ...
JAI LARKAN creates emotional alchemy on Springsteen-tinged new track ONLY LOVE

JAI LARKAN creates emotional alchemy on Springsteen-tinged new track ONLY LOVE

Review by Vince Leigh Well, this track is certainly a breath of refreshed air, despite its tendency to reflect a ...
[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) is trying to come to terms with the demons haunting him since his assignment as ...
[Film review] From the Vine

[Film review] From the Vine

Marco Gentile (Joe Pantoliano) spent his boyhood with childhood friends Luca and Amelia in and around his grandfather’s vineyard in ...
A lot more than just punk or grunge, Canberra's CHINS channel concerted energy and self-assuredness on MARGO and BOJACK

A lot more than just punk or grunge, Canberra’s CHINS channel concerted energy and self-assuredness on MARGO and BOJACK

Review by Vince Leigh Chins are a Canberra-based alternative rock band, having released a double-A side featuring Margo and Bojack ...