Newstead Roots Festival

Since November last year, The Triffid has showcased original roots music every Sunday afternoon with live performances in the Beer Garden. So, on the Queen’s Birthday weekend this year, things are going to get a little bit bigger for Triffid Roots with the staging of the inaugural Newstead Roots Festival on Sunday, June 7. Kicking […]

West End Film Fest

Fancy a few short films?  Like the idea of hanging out in one of Brisbane’s most cosmopolitan inner-city suburbs? Well, this weekend you can do both at the 2015 West End Film Festival. On Sunday (May 31), the 2015 WEFF will showcase some of Australia’s best short films with a program that includes comedy, drama, […]

Danny Collins

The chance to see Al Pacino back on the big screen is perhaps the best reason to see Danny Collins, the directorial debut from screenwriter Dan Fogelman. That is not to say the movie is bad per se, but nor is it anything that is likely to resonate after you leave the cinema. It is […]

Brisbane’s Festival Season Begins

With the searing heat of summer having made way for balmy autumn days and winter now looming, Brisbane comes alive with a host of community festivals across the city over the next few months. The annual Paniyiri Greek Festival at South Brisbane gets the festival season underway this weekend, with several other great events to […]

Ex Machina

Alex Garland is nothing if not versatile; a novelist, screenwriter and producer with a body of work that fluctuates from the great (28 Days Later) to the middling (The Beach, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go) to the god-awful (Dredd). With Ex Machina, Garland makes his debut as a director and it might just be the best […]

Little Sleeper Launch at The Bearded Lady

On Friday night (May 15), Little Sleeper (the artist formerly known as Amy Shark) launched her new single Middle of the Night at the Bearded Lady to an enthusiastic crowd. A few photos from the event are now in the gallery. To hear Middle of the Night, click here.

Clouds of Sils Maria

Kristen Stewart was roundly lambasted for her performances in the insipid Twilight films, as if to suggest that she was responsible for the movies being so god-awful, rather than the material with which she was lumbered. For whatever reason – and it seems to have more to do with her perceived personality than her ability […]