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We Are One: A Global Film Festival

With the coronavirus bringing the world to a standstill all film festivals have been cancelled owing to the social distancing measures in place. Film festivals affected include the prominent Sydney, Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, and Venice Film Festivals. However, Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube have come together to present the We Are One: A Global Film Festival […]

Detectorists

From the UK comes this delightful comedy series that explores the day to day lives and loves of a couple of metal detectorists as they search paddocks for a 17th century Saxon ship burial. Filmed in a quaint little town in Essex this pleasant and light-hearted show has a wonderful array of eccentric characters which […]

The Wrong Missy

You generally know what to expect when watching a comedy produced by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions – outrageously cheesy, immature, vile and tasteless entertainment which predictably appears to be quite popular amongst younger audiences. The Wrong Missy starts on the right track – Tim has made two acquaintances, both named Melissa. One is a […]

Sydney South African Film Festival

The Sydney South African Film Festival is one of the first film festivals to go online nationally this year as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc across the country. With a program of only four feature films, four documentaries, and one short, it’s a virtual film festival offering a limited program to ensure that only the […]

Butt Boy

Undiscerning viewers who enjoyed the idiocy of films such as the Sharknado franchise should enjoy the perverse originality of this loopy and bizarre satirical film. The synopsis says it all. After a computer nerd attends a prostate examination, he has the ongoing insatiable fetish of inserting anything and everything up his anal passage – objects, […]

Hostage

This incredibly successful classic Australian crime film from the 1980s has had a 4K restoration and is available for a whole new generation of viewers to watch. Hostage is a cautionary tale based on the true story of a sadistic German man called Walter Maresch who emotionally blackmailed a young Australian woman into marriage. He […]

Isolation Smartphone Film Festival

Lights! Camera! Action! Are you a budding filmmaker who would like to produce a short film and see where it can take you? Perhaps a career in the Australian film industry or even live the dream and work in Hollywood? Well now’s your chance as the Smartphone Film Festival (SF3) returns for its sixth year, entries […]

Hearts And Bones

Hugo Weaving delivers a powerful performance in this important but excruciatingly slow-paced film that examines the building friendship between a photographer and a refugee who dreams of a better life. Daniel (Weaving) is a professional photographer who photographs ‘what his conscious asks him to.’ His photos are described as ‘misery porn,’ as much of his […]

Productions Affected By COVID-19

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought the whole world to a standstill and one of the industries greatly affected in Australia is the arts, with the production of television programs and feature films halted indefinitely. Some of the popular television programs affected include Neighbours, Home And Away, Wentworth, The Voice Australia, The Block and The Bachelor […]

Ensemble Theatre Conversations

With the city under lockdown owing to the coronavirus, ardent theatergoers can now go online, tune into the Ensemble Theatre Conversations and stay connected. Mark Kilmurry, the Ensemble Theatre artistic director, explained that he came up with the idea of keeping audiences engaged with the actors they may have seen on the stage. “I wanted […]