month : 01/2020 35 results

Billie Eilish announced for No Time To Die title song!

The 18-year-old multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® Award nominated Billie Eilish has written the title song with her elder brother; fellow multi GRAMMY® Award nominated FINNEAS. Billie Eilish is the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond theme song. “We are excited to announce that Billie and FINNEAS have written an incredibly powerful and moving song for No Time To Die, which has been impeccably crafted to work within the emotional story of the film,” said ...

The Biggest Little Farm Movie Review

Set into action by being evicted from their tiny apartment due to their dog’s incessant barking, John and Molly Chester make the life changing decision to leave the city life behind and learn to live off the land. This takes the form of them buying a dilapidated farm and bringing it back to life with the intent of it being an organic, pesticide and cruelty free environment. They illicit the help of a biodiversity expert and begin their journey to bring Apricot Lane Farms back from the ...

Bad Boys for Life in 4DX Movie Review

The boys are back after more than a decade and a half away and are showing their age. That advancement is used as ammunition for an ongoing riff off between the two and provides material for a few good laughs to be had at the other’s expense. The story is sufficient enough to stitch together the action sequences and includes topics like growing old, dealing with crazy ex-girlfriends and their off spring and of course revenge, lots of revenge.   //   The adventure ...

Bombshell Movie Review

Bombshell shines a light on one of these stories, in the case, it’s the detestable behaviours that took place at Fox News under the leadership of serial abuser Roger Alies, played here with suitable repulsiveness by actor John Lithgow. He is a repugnant man in every way but his ability to make millions of dollars for his overlords keep him in power for way too long. A few brave women came forward and ended his reign.   //   The main women in this action are played by ...

Dolittle Movie Review

Fast forward to 2020 and you now have the latest film attempt to capture some of that magic. It’s loosely based on Lofting’s second book, The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle that was originally published way back in 1922. It gives lead actor Robert Downey Jr a chance to break out of the MCU and franchise straitjacket for well, another franchise.   //   Downey is his usual charismatic self and it’s a good thing as the film doesn’t aim very high. It’s a contented work ...

Australian cinemas and film distributors unite to raise funds to assist Australians affected by bushfires

The following statement is issued jointly on behalf of Australian cinemas and film distributors by the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA), National Association of Cinema Operators (NACO), Australian Independent Distributors Association (AIDA) and Independent Cinemas Australia (ICA). “As an industry, we have been deeply saddened, like all Australians and many people around the world, by the bushfires ravaging our country. The loss of lives, wildlife, homes and land ...

Go! Movie Review

This retelling of the Karate Kid storyline with its mentor/student dynamic is set in the world of go cart racing and delivers it message in a very angst free way. There are no surprises in store and that makes for a nostalgic experience.   //   Jack Hooper (William Lodder) is a young man who is morning the loss of his father and dealing with the move to a new town. His mother Christine (Frances O’Connor) is trying her best to help with the transition more as a friend ...

Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages

Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages is a free thought-provoking exhibition about the survival and revival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Over 125 Queensland languages were once spoken, now approximately 50 of these remain spoken daily. Join the journey of six Queensland communities saving their traditional languages. Spoken presents an alternative retelling of the prevailing colonial narrative – placing rare historical records alongside the inspiring work ...

Raise ‘Em Up – Give A Real Hand to Those Affected by the Australian Bushfires

In the true spirit of art, creativity and community – The Tivoli, along with thier special family of artists and friends, are throwing a benefit to support those affected by the Australian bushfires. Hearts and thoughts - and now our coin – will be going out to those on the frontline. Come and join us at The Tivoli on Saturday 25 January and show your support. Featuring an incredible line-up of Aussie musicians including Megan Washington, Matt Corby, The Kite String Tangle, Ngaiire + ...

Contemporary dance and Indigenous culture intertwine in a powerful performance

As Mother Nature’s fate hangs by a thread, we find ourselves scrambling for a lifeline. Though sometimes tangled, does the connection to our ancestry reveal a way forward? mi:wi (pronunciation: mee-wee) refers to the invisible ties we have to our past and future, people and country. In this dance theatre work, choreographer and performer Taree Sansbury thoughtfully re-connects three Indigenous women through the practice of Ngarrindjeri weaving. Looking back and moving forward with ...