Little Big Shots Film Festival 2016 at ACMI
Australia’s largest and longest running film festival curated especially for kids aged 2 to 12, Little Big Shots runs for 10 days from Friday 1 July, beginning on the first day with a special Opening Gala event. The festival is designed to entertain young minds and inspire future filmmakers, featuring a selection of the best local and international films, made both for kids, and by kids.
Spanning animation, live-action and documentary titles, the Little Big Shots ...
Driftwood at JWCOCA
On Friday 17 June, Brisbane’s Casus Circus presents their highly anticipated new work Driftwood for one night only at the Judith Wight Centre of Contemporary Arts.
Through the unique acrobatic shapes signature to Casus, Drfitwood takes you on a journey of explosive encounters, hidden looks and humorous discoveries.
In this colourful and turbulent concoction of pure joy and intimacy, watch Casus bring a blank canvas to life and revel in our innate need for human contact.
In Character: Absolutely Fabulous at GoMA
Absolutely Fabulous 1992–2012 follows the adventures and struggles of PR maven and fashionista Edina Monsoon (Saunders) and her best friend, magazine fashion director Patsy Stone (Joanna Lumley).
In their first outing, we get caught up with Edina's emergency weight-loss regime, 40th birthday tantrums, last-minute fashion show preparations, a Romanian baby adoption plan, and the endless quest to remain relevant and fashionable.
In Character: Absolutely Fabulous...
Hunt For The Wilderpeople Movie Review
Named as ‘One of ten new directors to watch’ by Variety magazine in 2007 following his excellent feature debut, Eagle Vs. Shark and having received widespread acclaim for his follow up film, Boy, Waititi now presents one last ‘small’ film before he bursts Peter-Jackson-style onto the Hollywood scene with his helming of the forthcoming Thor: Ragnarok.
Hunt For The Wilderpeople follows very much in the flavour of Waititi's previous features. It too skates the fine line between ...
Cindy Sherman Exhibition at GoMA
Sherman expands on contemporary society's fascination with aspiration, narcissism and the cult of celebrity, and explores the resulting emotional fragility. Focusing on large-scale photographs made since 2000, this exhibition charts the artist's return as the central model in her artworks, for which she is also costume designer, make-up artist and photographer.
The exhibition includes two series made with high fashion houses Balenciaga and Chanel, and an entirely new ...
Money Monster Movie Review
The storyline revolves around a TV show called Money Monster that dispenses financial advice and features George Clooney as Lee Gates, its smarmy and egotistical host. When Gates’ on-screen advice looses one of its viewers his life savings, he concocts a plan for revenge.
While the film is set in the television studio, it’s a claustrophobic thriller as Kyle Budwell (Jack O'Connell) seeks retribution for the loss of his inheritance and life’s savings. When ...
FearLess Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse
Cochrane’s work combines portrait photography and expressionism painting in order to create works that are colourful, expressive and tantalise the viewer – is the photographic portrait’s beauty obscured or amplified by the vibrant splash of paint? You decide.
The exhibition also investigates the male gaze and women’s view of themselves – Cochrane takes photos which exemplify the “male gaze” (the view of women as plaint, sexual objects) and then transf...
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW
This exhibition presents 40 artworks from the renowned collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, including outstanding self-portrait paintings and drawings by Frida Kahlo, and major examples of Diego Rivera’s canvas paintings.
Alongside these works are approximately 50 photographs by figures such as Edward Weston, Lola Alvarez Bravo and Frida’s father, Guillermo Kahlo, which provide insights into the artists’ worlds and their intriguing relationship.
The Rubens Hold Me Back Tour
Bursting onto the scene in 2012 with their Platinum-certified debut The Rubens, the three Menangle-born brothers plus two friends are no strangers to success. The album debuted at #3 on the ARIA Album Chart and earned The Rubens three ARIA Award nominations, while thumping track ‘My Gun’ picked up both Rock Work of the Year at 2013’s APRA Music Awards and a spot in the top 10 of triple j 2012 Hottest 100.
The momentum behind The Rubens’ trademark bluesy ...