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Happiest Season

Not your conventional Christmas cinematic offering, but there are endless laugh out loud moments in this romantic comedy surprise hit of the year! “Come with me to my parent’s house for Christmas. What’s five days? How bad can it be?” Harper (Mackenzie Davis) suggests to her lesbian lover Abby (Kristen Stewart). Well for starters Abby […]

REVIEW: Picnic At Hanging Rock

On St Valentine’s Day 1900, a party of schoolgirls set out to picnic at Hanging Rock... some were never to return. That’s the synopsis of the classic Australian novel written by Joan Lindsay which was produced into a successful film and more recently as a television series. The theatrical production, which was adapted by Tom […]

The Grogans – Day/To/Day

​In their latest album, Day/To/Day, The Grogans deliver fresh material with new sounds and beats. Drawing inspiration from the 60s, The Grogans dive into a heart pumping mix of punk and surf-rock. And while exploring vintage sounds, The Grogans come up with a style that’s all their own. ​Ahead of the album, The Grogans have […]

REVIEW: Iphigenia In Splott

Iphigenia In Splott set a dark tone from the get-go, confronting the audience with the main character launching directly into a sarcastic monologue. The whole way through, Meg Clarke keeps audiences at the edge of their seats wondering whether they should laugh or cry. The minimalistic background and darkly lit stage provides a keen insight […]

I Am Greta

This insightful documentary commences with 15-year-old Greta Thunberg as she sits all alone on a school strike protesting about climate change. When asked why she wasn’t at school her response was, “Why should I get an education if there’s no future?” Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg quickly builds a huge following worldwide. The cameras follow […]

Freaky

This horror/comedy ‘body swap’ film can best be described as a cross between horror flick Scream and Disney’s Freaky Friday and feels like ‘a movie within a movie’. The film commences as a run of the mill slasher flick where four teenagers are brutally murdered by a masked assailant. There’s no humour initially, just a […]

Caitlyn Shadbolt – Stages

In the face of adversity rising star Caitlyn Shadbolt is continuing to chase her dreams with her second album, Stages. Throughout the 11 track offering Shadbolt delivers incredibly catch songs which build upon her country music roots. For this record Shadbolt injects a pop edge to her sound, which echoes Taylor Swift - another young […]

A Lion Returns

This low budget controversial new Australian film, written and directed by Serhat Caradee, deserves many accolades and should be classified as mandatory viewing. Jamal is a Muslim who returns to Australia to visit his terminally ill mother. He’s regarded as a terrorist in Australia, disowned by his father for bringing much shame and misery to […]

The Climb

A long and somewhat toxic friendship between two men is put under the microscope in this bizarre low budget indie comedy which leaves audiences asking, can precious friendships survive regardless of what moralistic borderlines have been crossed? Mike (Michael Angelo Covino) and Kyle (Kyle Marvin) can best be described as the quintessential ‘odd couple’ and […]

Never Too Late

Australian filmmakers have always had a problem producing successful comedies, more often than not being cheesy, poorly written with contrived performances and cringe-worthy gags that leave audiences wondering how the film ever made it past the scripting stage. Finally, a comedy Australia can be proud of. Never Too Late is refreshing, funny, boasts a stellar […]