Watch the trailer for Dragon Rider – in Aussie cinemas January!
This is the tale of the exciting quest of this unlikely trio for the fabled “Rim of Heaven”, the dragons’ final refuge.
It is a magical adventure of courage, self confidence, optimism, confidence, optimism and the beginning of an unusual friendship.
Dragon Rider will be released in Australian cinemas January 14!
Retro Movie Review – America: The Bill Hicks Story
In America: The Bill Hicks Story, filmmakers Paul Thomas and Matt Harlock tell the story of someone who knew early on what their life’s calling was going to be. The transition from clean comedy to confrontational and drug influenced humour with insights that are more relevant today than they were almost two decades ago closely follows Hicks’ own growth as a human being and his embracing of the then red hot counterculture. It’s a culture today that has been greatly diffused and ...
Watch the trailer for Archenemy – releasing exclusively at Dendy Coorparoo!
The film is about an alcoholic homeless man named Max Fist (Joe Manganiello) who claims to be a hero from another dimension who fell through time and space to Earth. While most of the people Max encounters don’t take him seriously, when he meets a wanna be social media storyteller (Skylan Brooks) and his sister Indigo (Zolee Griggs), it’s not too long before they’re working together to stop a vicious crime boss known as The Manager (played by an unrecognizable Glenn Howerton).
Retro Movie Review – Amelia
Hilary Swank plays Amelia with a strangely varying accent; it starts defined but subsequently slips from scene to scene. Her vocal coach must have taken a lot of smoking breaks during filming. Richard Gere as her svengali George Putnam also suffers from an elusive accent. The film relies on its spectacular flying footage to provide a heart and soul and at this it is impressive.
Putnam’s actual impact on certain parts of Amelia’s life is only hinted at and this ...
Watch the trailer for The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – in Aussie cinemas this December!
From award-winning producers Nigel Sinclair and Jeanne Elfant Festa (The Beatles: Eight Days a Week; George Harrison: Living in the Material World) and directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Frank Marshall (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Seabiscuit) the film tells the story of how three brothers created music that touched the collective unconscious across five continents for five decades straight.
The Bee Gees hold a special place in the hearts of ...
Retro Movie Review – (500) Days of Summer
Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works with Summer (Zooey Deschanel) and fanciers her but takes his time to get up the nerve to ask her out. When he finally does, we get to see the signs of a possible couple being formed at least on Tom’s side. Summer is a bit of a narcissist and never really feels the same way as Tom. He is so smitten he sees in her what he wants to see.
The inevitable break-up hits Tom hard and he goes through a long period of misery. Unfortunately ...
Here I Came to the Very Edge 2020 Exhibition at MoB
Throughout her 2017 Q ANZAC 100 Fellowship at the State Library of Queensland, Greer researched the experience of soldiers and servicepeople during the First World War. Accessing photographs, letters and diaries from the library archive allowed Greer to develop a deeper insight into the lives of Queensland soldiers, reverends and other wartime workers. Greer continues to translate these stories into her artworks today.
This series encourages us to remember and ...
Watch the trailer for In the Name of the Land – in Aussie cinemas November 26!
It tells the story of Pierre (portrayed in a superb, career-best performance by Guillaume Canet), who returns from Wyoming to the Mayenne district of France in the late 70’s to marry his sweetheart and take over his imperious father’s farm.
The couple have two children, and for many years, life is good. But the business is soon placed under enormous pressure, and what was once satisfying begins to take an insidious toll on the family.
Bauhaus Now Exhibition
Bauhaus Now brings to life the little-known story of how revolutionary ideas of the Weimar Republic in Germany influenced modernist art, design and architecture in Brisbane and Australia. The exhibition reveals the migrant and refugee contribution to Australian life and art history in the inter-war period and post-Second World War years.
The famous Bauhaus school started in Germany in 1919 and was closed by the Nazis in 1933. From the 1930s onwards, a significant number of central ...