month : 02/2020 36 results

Paul Hogan returns to the big screen in The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee!

THE VERY EXCELLENT MR. DUNDEE sees Paul Hogan playing himself and on the brink of receiving a Knighthood for services to comedy. “Don’t do anything to mess this up”, his manager tells him. However, despite all his best efforts, the next 6 weeks sees his name and reputation hilariously destroyed. Joining Paul is UK comedy legend John Cleese, US comedy legend Chevy Chase, the much loved Olivia Newton-John, Aussie favourites Shane Jacobson, Julia Morris, Rachael Carpani, comedy star ...

Watch the Minions: The Rise of Gru Trailer

In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru (Oscar nominee Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. Together, Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please—deploy their skills as they and Gru build their ...

The Neighbourhood Theatre Review

Different avenues to the same hopeful destination. Those paths are lined with obstacles of omission and the hurdles of acceptance. Sometimes it’s just an uncaring aside that cuts the deepest. Embracing a world view outside the easily known is often a step too far. Rattle the cage of easy avoidance. Each remembrance carries the weight of deeply felt emotion, sometimes through appalling apathy, sometimes amid armed conflagration or even the deep desire for anonymity. After giving our ...

Win tickets to a very special screening of Queen & Slim!

From two-time Grammy award winning director Melina Matsoukas (HBO’s Insecure, the Emmy award-winning “Thanksgiving” episode of Netflix’s Master of None, and Beyonce’s “Formation,”) and from trailblazing, Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe (Netflix’s Master of None), comes the unflinching new drama, Queen & Slim. While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith), are pulled over for a minor ...

Supercell to challenge and inspire as the dance festival returns for fourth year!

Running from 21 to 29 February 2020, Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance will share its thoughtprovoking and innovative cultural showcase to the people of Brisbane as they take over iconic landscapes spanning workshops, talks, social gatherings and performances. In 2020, Supercell is free to the public thanks to the generous support of Brisbane City Council. Spotlighting major home-grown and international dance companies including Gogi Dance Collective, Australian Dance Party, ...

Teacher Movie Review and Blue-ray Giveaway

When two of his more reserved and hard working students, Daniela Lopez (Esme Perez) and Preston Walsh (Matthew Garry) become victims of bullying by the school’s resident rich jock hotshot, Tim Cooper (Curtis Edward Jackson), things reach a critical mass. After Preston is jumped, beaten and robbed by two thugs in black masks and Daniela attempts suicide, the detonator pin is pulled.   //   From this point forward, the film transitions from a study of high school ...

Paul McDermott & Gatesy are coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Best known as the middle-men of two of Australia’s greatest musical-comedy trios, Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All-stars ) and Steven Gates (Tripod) lock harmonies and minds in one unmissable show. An evening of beauty and heartbreak, freshly-minted comedy concoctions, old squabbles and spontaneous nonsense.   //   Don’t miss the chance to see these two extraordinary talents, together at last. Paul McDermott & Gatesy 7-8 March 2020 Brisbane Powerhouse, ...

Win double in-season tickets to I Still Believe!

From the makers of I Can Only Imagine comes the true-life story of country music mega star Jeremy Camp and his remarkable journey of love and loss that proves there is always hope in midst of tragedy, and that faith tested is the only faith worth sharing.   //   I Still believe is releasing in cinemas March 12 from StudioCanal. To enter this great competition just fill out the entry form below. Competition will be drawn March 9, winners will be notified by ...

Fantasy Island Movie Review

Given the popularity and appealing quirkiness of Blumhouse films like Get Out, Happy Death Day and BlacKkKlansman, one would have the initial impression of a certain level of quality but a Wiki investigation of the company’s large and spotty output reveals just the opposite. Unfortunately they have done themselves no favours with their latest production.   //   The biggest flaw (and there are many) is a weak concept that they constantly dilute by changing the instig...

A Guide to Second Date Sex Movie Review

Ryan (George MacKay) and Laura (Alexandra Roach) are out with friends at a night club, where they drink too much and end up in bed by the end of the night. That was the easy part, no comes the difficulty of following up that night of drunken passion with a second date. Ryan and Laura both receive absolutely useless advice from their friends and so end up getting together completely unprepared.   //   It’s the screenplay’s ability to tip toe its way through cliche and ...