Category: Reviews

A friendly Tale (Le bonheur des uns…) — Alliance Française French Film Festival  2020 — Palace Cinemas

A friendly Tale (Le bonheur des uns…) — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Léa (Bérénice Bejo), a kind, understated woman, works in a women’s fashion shop in a ...
Sultry, sexy, down-tempo soul, Laura Ingram's 'Valentine’s Day' is a powerful reminder about self-worth

Sultry, sexy, down-tempo soul, Laura Ingram’s ‘Valentine’s Day’ is a powerful reminder about self-worth

Canberra ex-pat, Laura Ingram, is back in Canberra this weekend (Saturday, 14 March) to launch her new single, Valentine’s Day ...
In My Blood It Runs — Dendy Cinemas — March 2020

In My Blood It Runs — Dendy Cinemas — March 2020

A festival hit during Dendy’s 2019 Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival, In My Blood It Runs sketches surprisingly intimately the ...
Hula Hooping, Grease Monkey, and stacks of Aussie talent - Inside ANUSA’s Friday Night Party

Hula Hooping, Grease Monkey, and stacks of Aussie talent – Inside ANUSA’s Friday Night Party

Review by Ella Hourigan Following last year’s criticism, ANUSA’s 2020 Friday night party delivered.  The Picturesque scenes of ANU’s Fellows ...
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 ...