year : 2019 153 results

Win tickets to a special screening of The Chaperone!

The Chaperone takes place amid the backdrop of the tumultuous times of the early 1920’s. The life of a Kansas woman (Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey) is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer named Louise Brooks to New York for the summer. One of them is eager to fulfil her destiny of dance and movie stardom;  the other hopes to unearth the mysteries of her past.   //   The Film reunites the writer, director and star of ...

Supercell, A triple threat dance festival returns to Brisbane for a third year!

The premier showcase of contemporary dance leaps on to stages across the city, spotlighting Queensland’s major dance companies including Expressions Dance Company, Dancenorth, Queensland Ballet, Phluxus2 Dance Collective and The Farm as well as interstate artists and emerging and independent talent. Curator and co-founder Kate Usher said the 2019 theme was The view from here: Dance in the Asia Pacific and encompasses seven major performance pieces, emerging works, a film program, a ...

Swimming with Men Movie Review

Comedian/actor Brydon has the perfect face to translate the boredom and uncertainty of his middle years. He lets things get out of control at home and ends up leaving his wife Heather (Jane Horrocks) and son Billy (Spike White). He is also frustrated with his repetitive work as an accountant.   //   While the overall theme of the film may seem slight on paper, on-screen, the results are very charming albeit in a very British way. Eric’s underwater friends all have ...

2019 Outback Comedy Gala returns!

Headlined by comedy festival veteran Dave Williams ("David Williams who has a Jim Carrey look and manner brings the house down" – USA Today), the Outback Comedy Gala hits the dusty road with Christine Basil (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ABC-TV’s One Size Fits All), Ting Lim ("Funny, charming stuff" – The Heckler), and Craig Quartermaine (“A once in a lifetime show” – Australia Times). The 2019 Outback Comedy Gala will visit 15 towns across central and western ...

Win tickets to a special family screening of Back of the Net!

For American teenager Cory Bailey (Sofia Wiley) star of The Disney Channel’s top rating show, Andi Mack, attending the Harold Science Academy Semester at Sea in Australia is a dream come true, but when she accidentally boards the wrong bus at the airport, Cory finds herself at school’s Soccer Academy instead.   //   With her science ship well and truly sailed and her parents volunteering in remote India, Cory has no option but to stay and complete the semester. ...

$8 Movie Tickets at Dendy Portside!

The bargain tickets are just in time for a string of great new releases including, Hotel Mumbai and the charming Swimming With Men. Plus, a favourite for all the age groups, The Lego Movie 2! Book your tickets online at www.dendy.com.au. There’s more to love at Dendy. Terms & Conditions: $8 movie tickets are valid for sessions on Thursday 21 March through to Wednesday 27 March exclusively. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and not valid on special previews, ...

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

Their lives revolve around schedules and treatment but within those strict confinements they are still teenagers. They push the limits and still believe in love (or at least the teen version of it). Will and Stella are drawn to each other, he is the resident bad boy with a disregard for protocol and she is the OCD teen that must have everything perfectly organised.   //   Of course they fall for each other and run headlong into the myriad of rules and restrictions, the ...

The Little Mermaid Family Screening this Sunday at Dendy Coorparoo!

Ariel, the fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father's order to stay away from the world above the sea, she strikes a bargain with a devious sea witch to trade her beautiful voice for legs. But can she also win a prince's heart? Little Mermaid Family Screening Sunday March 24 - 2.30pm Dendy Coorparoo www.dendy.com.au

The Lego Movie 2 Movie Review

Emmet (Chris Pratt) is back and so is his main squeeze Lucy (Elizabeth Banks) together they lead an idyllic and peaceful existence. Perfect it is, until aliens invade and turn their colourful home into a bleak and monotone land. They also kidnap Lucy and the rest of Emmet’s best buds and disappear off into the plastic cosmos.   //   This abduction leads to major adventures and a long quest that visits many new lands. The life’s lessons are inter spread amongst an ...

Fighting With My Family Movie Review

When the son and daughter get the opportunity for a try out with the American company, the youngest member of the family, Saraya (Florence Pugh) makes the grade but has to leave behind her brother Zak (Jack Lowden). This causes a strain in the family as Zak has also dedicated his life to the squared circle.   //   Wrestling forms the backdrop but what the film is really about is the power of love and the feeling of inclusion that can only be provided by family. By blood ...