Patti Cake$ – Movie Review
Patty Cake$ is a white female rapper whose big persona and bravado behind the mic hide a life riddled with ridicule and self doubt. Her life at home is also far from ideal and watching her overcome these issues pulls you in and makes you more than just a casual observer.
You care about the outcome of her life and wisely the filmmakers keep the unbelievable away in most instances. This only enhances the experience. The acting performances are universally good and the characters are wild ...
Watch the New Trailer for Downsizing starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz and Kristen Wiig!
Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small.
People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to ...
Paul Kelly Life is Fine Tour 2017
Kelly will be joined by a stellar line-up of special guests across the tour, with Steve Earle and Middle Kids supporting for the Brisbane to Perth leg of the tour, Busby Marou supporting in Darwin, Cairns, Townsville and on the New Zealand leg of the tour, The Eastern supporting for all New Zealand shows and Sahara Beck as support at the Rockhampton show.
Kelly’s recently released 23rd studio album Life Is Fine (out now through EMI) showcases this stellar songwriter in firm command of ...
Gothic, Giallo, Gore: Masters of Italian Horror at GoMA
The word giallo is Italian for 'yellow' – a reference to the colour of the covers that adorned pulpy paperbacks in post-war Italy. This film genre first emerged in the 1960s and was popularised by these three directors as highly stylised and gruesome thrillers that took horror cinema to new and often outrageous extremes. Throughout the 1970s, the style became more pronounced – with innovative cinematography, convoluted scenes of death and mayhem, and an intense psychosexual edge – ...
Win a double pass to see the 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival!
The 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival (LIFF) screens at Palace Barracks and Centro cinemas in Brisbane from 20 September - 8 October, showcasing a huge program of Italian cinema. LIFF is thrilled to have Milan-born Italian/Australian actor Greta Scacchi on board as this year’s Festival Ambassador. For the first time, the festival is also honoured to introduce the Bulgari Critics' Choice Award; a new prize to celebrate Italian contemporary cinema with an exceptional partner emblematic of ...
The Surprise Collection Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse
This collection of oil paintings depicts the turbulence of a descent into the darkest depths of the unconscious mind where form and structure dissipate to leave the raw, intense energy of a struggle for survival. A powerful visual depiction of the darkness man must conquer to gain ultimate iconic stature.
Townley’s work has been exhibited at The National Gallery, The Royal Academy and Saatchi Gallery in London. Some of his clients are made up of the world’s greatest stars; Sir ...
Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94 Exhibition at QAG
'Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94' features more than 100 works from a period when Aboriginal art began to be more widely shown and appreciated in Australia as fine art. It draws together work by major artists from the Maningrida region in central Arnhem Land, N.T. and the Kimberley, W.A., who were at the forefront of this intensely productive moment of art-making.
Among the highlights are paintings by Rover Thomas (c.1926–98), and works on bark and canvas by Jack Wunuwun ...
Check out the Fun House at the Brisbane Festival!
From the creators of sell-out festival sensations Blanc de Blanc and LIMBO comes a brand new show full of exhilaration, exaltation and the best kind of inflation. This is fun on a BIG scale.
Watch as a cast of international performers creates a pop-up technicolour world before your very eyes and then invite you in to explore.
Featuring the music of viral YouTube sensation DJ Pogo, pale-faced harlequin Spencer Novich, multi-award winning star of Kracken Trygve ...
Shakespeare like it’s 1614 – Pop-up Globe Coming to Melbourne!
It will pop-up, be amazing and then disappear again.
Epic battles. Laugh-out-loud comedy. Dazzling special effects. Elaborate costumes. Spectacular dances. Sword fights in full suits of armour. This is Shakespeare like it’s 1614.
Don’t miss the immersive experience of Shakespeare performed in the space for which it was written.
This isn’t dusty Shakespeare. This is now. Alive. Like a party.
The game’s afoot…
21 September – 12 ...
Watch the New mother! Featurette – In Cinemas September 14
From Darren Aronosfky, director of Requiem For A Dream & Black Swan, Academy Award ® winners Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star in mother!
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Mother stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, and Michelle Pfeiffer in this Darren Aronofsky film – in cinemas September 14!