10 Cloverfield Lane

For most of its running time, 10 Cloverfield Lane is everything you want from a psychological thriller; taught, tense and awash with ambiguity. It is unfortunate then that the last portion of the film is such a nonsensical descent into the monster malarkey that made Cloverfield ­so nauseating. In fact, this script from Josh Campbell and […]

Triffid Sounds Good

Presented by The Good Beer Company, Sounds Good featured a rollicking night of free live music at The Triffid, with tunes courtesy of Deeds, Good Oak and The Belligerents. A collection of images from the event are now available for viewing in the Gallery. To see more photos from the event, click here.

Bleach by the Beach

A selection of images from the Bleach Festival event at Burleigh Heads have been posted in the Gallery. This free event was blessed with great weather, an enthusiastic crowd and a fabulous line-up of live music performances from the likes of Black Rabbit George, We All Want To, Sahara Beck and Ben Lee. To check […]

Eye in the Sky

Humans have forever been finding new ways to kill each other and movies have forever documented the myriad ways in which humans kill each other. This latest effort from South African director Gavin Hood follows in such traditions, exploring the very latest in military tactics and technology that has been developed to make the taking […]

A Bigger Splash

There is certainly nothing subtle in this latest offering from Italian director Luca Guadgnino. Set on a picturesque Mediterranean island, A Bigger Splash is a steamy, sun-scorched thriller populated by a collection of narcissistic, insecure characters who are seemingly oblivious to just how good they’ve got it. The action takes place in a villa tucked […]

Hail, Caesar!

The principal narrative arc of this latest effort from Joel and Ethan Coen is a very slight story, buttressed by a series of incidental scenes that shoehorn myriad recognisable faces (and some less so) into various supporting roles, only some of whom have any connection to the kidnapping and ransom of Hollywood star Baird Whitlock (George Clooney). […]

Festival Season

Film fanatics in Brisbane and throughout regional Queensland have plenty of reasons to be excited with several festivals and special events scheduled across the state. Upcoming film festivals include: Flickerfest Celebrating 25 years in 2016 Australia’s leading Academy Awards-accredited short film festival is currently screening a program of selected Australian and international shorts throughout regional […]