Category: Reviews

Emma — Palace Cinemas — February–March 2020

Emma — Palace Cinemas — February–March 2020

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Jane Austen’s beloved novel Emma, published in 1815, is once again brought to the screen, ...
Ansah bros Citizen Kay and Genesis Owusu combine for the '80s-inspired groove-heavy tale of social media trust in 'Funny Business'

Ansah bros Citizen Kay and Genesis Owusu combine for the ’80s-inspired groove-heavy tale of social media trust in ‘Funny Business’

Review by Vince Leigh The ARIA-nominated Citizen Kay has had a successful few years since the release of his first ...
Everclear, Renegade Peacock, and Local Horror pack, and rock, out The Basement on Sunday, 9 February

Everclear, Renegade Peacock, and Local Horror pack, and rock, out The Basement on Sunday, 9 February

Review and photos By Paul Kerr Everclear, the '90s alternative rockers made their way back to Australia after a three-year ...
The Lighthouse: Sometimes horror, sometimes comedy, regularly cryptic, but always entertaining and original

The Lighthouse: Sometimes horror, sometimes comedy, regularly cryptic, but always entertaining and original

With the cinema domination in the 2010s of superhero franchises, remakes and reboots, immediate sequels, belated sequels cashing in on ...
The Rubens' 'Live in Life' offers the confessions of a seriously confused guy to a serious earworm of a tune

The Rubens’ ‘Live in Life’ offers the confessions of a seriously confused guy to a serious earworm of a tune

[Ivy League] The Rubens originated as a five-piece from the tiny town of Menangle, just off the Hume Highway between ...
Intriguing musical figure Rhett May and his 'Cocktails And Cannabis' sounds as if old school Beck and classic-era Pink Floyd joined forces to create a strange yet entertaining hybrid

Intriguing musical figure Rhett May and his ‘Cocktails And Cannabis’ sounds as if old school Beck and classic-era Pink Floyd joined forces to create a strange yet entertaining hybrid

Rhett May is an intriguing musical figure, an Australian musician whose artistic history involves several illustrious music icons: Queen, The ...
Calamity Jane's cover of Devil Went Down To Georgia Feat. Camille Rae combines blistering vocal tones with violin wizardry

Calamity Jane’s cover of Devil Went Down To Georgia Feat. Camille Rae combines blistering vocal tones with violin wizardry

Calamity Jane is a US musical outfit led by violinist and singer-songwriter Lucy Cantley. Lucy’s musical history is worth noting, ...
Life Of Envee (feat. Sam Antony) sees Envee articulate his ambitions via a decorously explicit piece of self-examination

Life Of Envee (feat. Sam Antony) sees Envee articulate his ambitions via a decorously explicit piece of self-examination

This track from emerging Australian rap artist is the follow-up to his debut, Kinda Funny, which received a decent amount ...
Bad Boys for Life — Dendy Cinemas — February 2020

Bad Boys for Life — Dendy Cinemas — February 2020

Seventeen years after the release of Bad Boys II, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back, still paired as police ...
The Peanut Butter Falcon — Dendy Cinemas — February 2020

The Peanut Butter Falcon — Dendy Cinemas — February 2020

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Zak (played by Zack Gottsagen) is a young man who dreams of becoming a champion ...