Caxton Music Schedule

The set times for the live music performances at the Caxton Street Festival this Sunday (October 2) have been released and there is  delicious collection of artists on the menu across two stages. The music program kicks off at 12.00pm and wraps up with Urthboy headlining the main stage from 9.00pm. There will be 18 […]

Don’t Breathe

Marketed ostensibly as a horror film, Don’t Breathe is tense rather than terrifying and sits much more comfortably within the thriller genre (if we must insist on such labels). A home invasion gone wrong is the premise of this latest offering from Uruguayan director Fede Alvarez, whose only other feature production thus far is the […]

Captain Fantastic

The idea of Viggo Mortenson as a father raising a tribe of kids in an off-the-grid self-sufficient lifestyle hints at something really interesting and, whilst there are some really enjoyable moments in Captian Fantastic, ultimately the film fails to fully realise the potential of the premise. That is not to say this is a bad movie […]

Big Sound Snaps

No event brings Fortitude Valley to life quite like Big Sound. Whilst there is always plenty happening in Brisbane’s entertainment and live music precinct, including great annual events such as Valley Fiesta, it is only Big Sound that brings artists, music industry representatives and fans together for a feast of  live music over three nights. Wednesday and Thursday evenings feature official […]

The Space Between

The title of this first ever Australia-Italy co-production could easily refer to the myriad spaces between those moments when something actually happens. First time feature director Ruth Borgobello – a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts – has crafted a film that looks beautiful but is lacking in emotional or narrative heft. Themes […]

Big Sound Starts Now

The annual Big Sound music festival gets underway tonight (September 7) in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. Featuring more than 150 bands and musical artists across 15 venues, Big Sound is a feast for live music lovers. Amongst those performing over the two nights of the festival are Alex Lahey, Tkay Maidza, Vera Blue, DZ Deathrays, Olympia and […]