month : 10/2017 29 results

The Mountain Between Us Movie Review

The two leads, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet are both great actors but here their chemistry never really gels. Even the moments of adversity they overcome feel forced and more than a little unauthentic. The set up is believable and the third lead, the terrain, is visually stunning and more than sufficient to sell the absolute isolation faced by the stranded couple. Elba and Winslet riff off each other at first and it’s these early scenes that are most enjoyable but the film soon falls ...

Happy Death Day Movie Review

Set in the class system of college sororities and with all the rubbish that entails intact, Tree slowly turns from a self involved brat to a more compassionate individual. This transformation gives the film a bit more heart than most of the genre but it also reduces the number of surprises that await the viewer. The final reveal also lacks a bit in that department.   //   While the sides are drawn early between the giving good guys and the merely self involved, this lack ...

Japanese Film Festival 2017 Returns for Another Year!

With each city’s program carefully curated by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the 2017 Festival will present the most exciting new films direct from Japan, including comedies, samurai and yakuza action, manga adaptations, romances, drama and much more. The Festival will open in true Japanese style with MUMON: THE LAND OF STEALTH, an action-packed film about a deadly ninja with unmatched strength who accidentally triggers a deadly battle between a warlord’s army and the ninjas in his ...

Watch the Justice League Official Heroes Trailer Debut

But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.   //   JUSTICE LEAGUE is directed by Zack Snyder and stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Henry Cavill, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, J.K. Simmons. JUSTICE LEAGUE releases in Australian cinemas on November 16, 2017. www...

The Zombies are Coming to Containment at Brisbane Powerhouse!

One problem – there is a leak in the lab. We’re on the edge of the zombie apocalypse. Containment is your chance to save the world and challenge the ordinary in this 90-minute strategy-based team adventure game.   //   Containment is a highly immersive, limited season experience that integrates live adventure gaming, immersive theatre, technology and world creation to create high-fidelity entertainment. Step out of reality and launch into Australia’s most ...

Gerhard Richter – The Life of Images Exhibition

Exclusive to Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ is the German artist’s first major Australian exhibition, with loans from public and private collections in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, including the artist’s own collection. Exploring Richter’s endless capacity to shift form, this unprecedented exhibition is a testament to his technical virtuosity, rigorous work practices and unparalleled influence on contemporary art. Am...

Watch the new Trailer for Maze Runner: The Death Cure – In cinemas 25 January 2018

Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.   //   Maze Runner: The Death Cure is directed by Wes Ball and stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Ki Hong Lee, Barry Pepper, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson - will be released in Australia January 25, 2018! www.facebook.com/MazeRunnerMovie

Watch the new Trailer for Daddy’s Home 2 – In cinemas November 23!

In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas.   //   Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (John Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos. Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, John ...

West End Street Art Festival 2017

Featuring the work of artists and independent crafters from Brisbane and around the country, WESAF brings together some of Australia’s best creative talent for an amazing festival. West End will be transformed by some of Brisbane’s most talented street artists in an effort to raise the profile of street art painting several buildings along Boundary Street with large murals.   //   The festival will also include an arts and design market, live music and a live ...

Watch the Brand New Trailer for Paul King’s highly anticipated Paddington 2!

A Heyday Films and STUDIOCANAL production, Paddington’s return to the big screen is helmed by BAFTA nominated director Paul King (PADDINGTON, COME FLY WITH ME, THE MIGHTY BOOSH) written by Paul King and Simon Farnaby (PADDINGTON, YONDERLAND and MINDHORN). Paddington 2 is produced by multi award-winning David Heyman (producer of all eight of the HARRY POTTER films, GRAVITY, THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM).   //   Paddington ...