There is no disguising the stage origins of Una, the first foray into the feature film realm for Australian theatre and opera director Benedict Andrews. This is a film where the characters and the relationship between them are everything and it is easy to see how this story could be contained to a stage. Whilst […]
The Teneriffe Festival is on again this weekend (Saturday, July 1) with food, fashion, market stalls, entertainment and live music throughout the afternoon. Despite the fact that a few locals have gone out of their way to undermine the festival in recent years, it has continued to grow as a celebration of an area that […]
The emergence of the Queensland Film Festival has given Brisbane movie lovers access to screen content to which they may not otherwise have access and this year sees the festival continuing to grow, offering up an array of contemporary and classic feature films, documentaries and shorts. The 2017 program, which runs from July 13 to […]
In the wake of the success of F. Gary Gray’s Straight Outta Compton (2015), further biographical renderings of influential figures within the hip hop community were an inevitability and there seems no better candidate for such a treatment than Tupac Shakur, the west coast rapper shot dead in Las Vegas at the age of 26 […]
Unfortunately for Gal Gadot, her casting as the titular superhero has brought her scrutiny for pretty much everything other than her performance. The overwhelming majority of (male) critics have spent an inordinate amount of time and page space commenting on her looks and whether her level of ‘sexiness’ is in keeping with their expectations. As […]
War and military conflict have always proven fine fodder for cinema stories and there has been upwards of 200 films made capturing the horrors and heroics of World War 1 since the conflict ended in 1918. Of these, less than 20 have focussed on the Armenian Genocide of 1915 that saw more than 500 000 […]
The Southern Comfort Fat Tuesday event drew a large mid-week crowd for a night of free live music to The Triffid. Photos from the event, which featured Mojo Webb Band and a sensational set from Harts, have been posted in the photo gallery.