month : 04/2018 27 results

Behind the Magic: about the award-winning music of the Harry Potter movies!

On Saturday 19 May 2018, Queensland Symphony Orchestra will perform the magical score to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 12-metre screen. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who seems to pose a great threat to Harry. Harry and his friends spend their third year learning how ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Tully starring Charlize Theron!

Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron gives a knock-out performance in the new comedy-drama from UP IN THE AIR and JUNO director, four-time Academy Award® nominee Jason Reitman. TULLY is a brilliant, refreshingly modern and surprising film offering an honest and entertaining look at the funny-but-true realities of parenthood, family relationships and female friendship. From renowned filmmakers and with a stellar cast, TULLY is sure to get people talking! When Marlo (Academy Award® ...

Tim Finn writes new songs for Shakespeare’s best comedy – Twelfth Night!

Opening on April 24 in the Playhouse at QPAC, Queensland Theatre’s Twelfth Night stars a rollcall of the very best Shakespearean specialists including performing with a live band onstage under the inspired directorship of Sam Strong. They will bring Shakespeare’s hilarious and ageless characters to life, with the music of Tim Finn providing an unparalleled soundtrack to one of the Bard’s most appealing tales. Sam Strong explains, “our starting point for this Queensland Theatre ...

Patricia Piccinini – Curious Affection Exhibition at GoMA

Known for her imaginative, yet strangely familiar, lifelike hybrid creatures, Piccinini invites us to think about our place in a world where advances in biotechnology and digital technologies are challenging the boundaries of humanity.   //   Working in Melbourne, Piccinini has attracted international renown since 2003, when she represented Australia at the prestigious Venice Biennale. Most recently, her exhibition ‘Consciousness’, which toured Brazil in 2016–17, ...

Rowan Atkinson Returns to Espionage in First Johnny English Strikes Again Trailer!

The new adventure begins when a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, leaving Johnny English as the secret service’s last hope. Called out of retirement, English dives head first into action with the mission to find the mastermind hacker.   //   As a man with few skills and analogue methods, Johnny English must overcome the challenges of modern technology to make this mission a success. JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is In ...

Maiwar Exhibition

Now in its third year, the month-long program offers in-depth learning and engagement with First Nation contemporary art practices which include nine outdoor gallery sites including a display at Museum of Brisbane and large-scale projections on to the William Jolly Bridge. Maiwar also offers opportunities for the public to chat with the artists and curators at the one the many guided tours and panel discussions. // Artwork in Maiwar 2018 responds to the thematic concept of ‘endu...

The Spanish Film Festival Returns for 2018 with a stellar lineup!

The twenty-day festival, which showcases 25 films, will close with Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. The visionary Mexican director recently took home four Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Director with a further nine nominations for his whimsical and spellbinding underwater romance The Shape of Water. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we’re bringing his beloved dark fairy-tale back to the big screen to close the 21st Festival. Special event ...

Truth Or Dare Movie Review

Most of the actors on board have connections to well know TV shows and they often remind you of someone else, look there is a poor man’s version of Kate Hudson or a Kardashian, that type of thing. This has the knock on effect of making it a lot more fun when the meet their maker, and no I don’t mean today’s version of Aaron Spelling.   //   Fans of the shows Pretty Little Liars, Teen Wolf, The Flash and Degrassi: The Next Generation will have fun seeing their fav ...

Watch the new music video for acclaimed post-punk band RVG – Eggshell World!

RVG – Romy Vager (vocals, guitar), Reuben Bloxham (guitar), Angus Belle (bass), Marc Nolte (drums), known less formally as the Romy Vager Group – deliver a refreshing kind of honesty and intelligence that you don’t hear in your everyday garage band. Hailing from Melbourne’s northern suburbs, they released their acclaimed debut album A Quality of Mercy in 2017 which was self-recorded live off the floor at The Tote. The eight songs on A Quality of Mercy traverse through the myth of the ...

Isle Of Dogs Movie Review

Returning to the stop-motion animation technique he used so successfully in The Fantastic Mr. Fox had not limited him in any way. In fact just the opposite has taken place as this film is his most imaginative work yet.   //   It’s also so lovely to look at. The beauty is everywhere, the sets are amazing, the storyline is rich and the characters that make up the cast ring emotionally true. Wes even manages a completely satisfying ending, never that easy with a film of ...