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Australian film ‘Disclosure’ is powerful & captivating

This Aussie flick concerns child abuse of an extraordinary nature and highlights that powerful and captivating films can be produced on a shoestring budget. The premise is absorbing. What would you do if your children told you they were subject to some kind of abuse? Would you act upon the alleged abuse or believe that […]

Queer horror flick ‘Death Drop Gorgeous’ has it all

Monster Makeup, LLC is an independent entertainment company based out of Providence, Rhode Island in the USA. Aside from creating music, art and scary monsters, they now also produce low budget horror films funded primarily from public donations. Their first feature Death Drop Gorgeous is a LGBTQI slasher flick and screened in over 20 film festivals […]

15th Sydney Underground Film Festival

Several film festivals have been postponed until 2022 owing to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns, but the anticipated Sydney Underground Film Festival streams on demand for the second consecutive year. This unique film festival has mesmerised fans with its outrageously bizarre, quasi experimental, and vastly non-mainstream films and documentaries. Now in its 15th year the program […]

‘Ride The Eagle’ is the perfect comedic escape

This is the surprise dramedy of the year and the most suitable film to take our minds away from these dark times during COVID-19, even if only for 90 minutes. America’s top comedian Jake Johnson produced, co-wrote and stars in what can best be described as humorous and pleasurable viewing. Johnson portrays a man who […]

Irish Film Festival Goes Online Again In 2021

The Irish Film Festival returns online nationally for the second consecutive year, owing to the ongoing lockdowns associated with COVID-19. “In light of the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic and in order to deliver our festival program in the safest way possible, we have made the tough decision to run this year’s festival online again,” […]

‘Royal Jelly’ is a horror film for all the wrong reasons

Sometimes a movie can be so bad that’s it’s good but unfortunately this celluloid fodder is just downright awful! Imagine – a serious horror flick that surrounds a mysterious woman who grooms a young unsuspecting bee nerd teenager to be the next beehive’s queen bee! Laughable! Royal Jelly ticks all the wrong boxes. Poor direction, […]

Sooshi Mango disappointed to not be performing ‘biggest show ever’

Brothers Joe and Carlo Salanitri and good mate Andrew Manfre are the hilarious Australian trio known as Sooshi Mango. The group commenced their comedic career in 2015, performing in sold-out shows Wogs At Work and Star Wogs in 2018 before venturing to Canada. In total, they’ve performed in 33 shows around Australia and their online videos have […]

Liam Neeson Takes To ‘The Ice Road’

Aging Liam Neeson has once again highlighted that he can still hold an audience as an action hero. In his latest venture he heads the cast as a driver on what can best be described as an adrenaline powered suicide mission. Along with four others he must deliver life-saving equipment travelling in 30-ton trucks over […]

REVIEW: Once – The Musical

The Irish romantic movie Once (2007) spawned an award-winning theatrical musical with productions staged in many countries including America and the UK. The Darlinghurst Theatre Company production in Sydney was a critical and box office success when it played at the Eternity Playhouse in 2019 and now, that success should justifiably be replicated. The simplistic […]

Envoy: Shark Cull

Society is taught to be terrified of sharks, but the more we learn of these ‘mankillers’ the more the fear subsides. There is a misconception – are sharks actually the victims? Marine biologists agree that sharks are not out hunting for humans and on the rare occasion when there is an attack it’s owing to […]