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Life Will Be The Death Of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour is coming to Australia this October!

Life Will Be The Death Of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour, taking the same name as her just-released #1 NY Times Best Selling sixth book, Life Will Be The Death Of Me, will see the disarmingly honest and riotously funny Handler, head to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne from October 4.   //   Fresh from her 27-date tour in the US, this brand-new stand up show is classic Chelsea Handler. The brash candour and self-deprecating humour that fuelled her previous ...

Gutsy Girls Adventure Australian Film Tour

Showcasing a 3 hours program of the most heartfelt, inspiring and entertaining films celebrating adventurous women from independent film makers around the globe. Featuring a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles, covering topics relevant to women in the outdoors the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour will connect with both the avid adventurer and the armchair adventurer alike.   //   The 2019 tour showcases Samantha Gash on her quest to run across ...

Top End Wedding Movie Review

Tapsell plays Lauren, a lawyer climbing the ladder at a law firm in Adelaide. Her boyfriend Ned (Gwilym Lee) is also a lawyer but is sick of his job as a prosecutor. On the day he quits his job, he also proposes to Lauren. They have to plan a rushed wedding to fit the demands on her time placed by her single minded boss, Hampton (Kerry Fox).   //   When Lauren returns home to the top end, her mother has left her father and gone walk about. She doesn’t want to tie the ...

Sharon Van Etten World Tour heads to Australia!

Recently released to rave reviews, Remind Me Tomorrow veers towards the driving, dark glimmer moods that have illuminated the edges of Van Etten’s music and pursues them full force. The breadth of her passions (musical, emotional and otherwise), of new careers and projects and lifelong roles, have inflected this album with a sense of warped-time perspective. It reckons with the life that gets lived when you put off the small and inevitable maintenance in favour of something more present...

Check out the first look trailer for Top End Wedding!

This heartwarming romantic comedy tells the story of successful Sydney lawyer Lauren (Tapsell) and her fiancé Ned (Gwilym Lee). Engaged and in love, they have just ten days to pull off their dream Top End Wedding.   //   First though, they need track down Lauren's mother, who has gone AWOL somewhere in the Northern Territory. Top End Wedding will be in Australian cinemas May 2! www.facebook.com/UniversalPicturesAU

Backtrack Boys Movie Review

His approach is unique, using dogs as calming agents and approaching the children with a clam but concerned demeanour. He is approachable and more a friend than disciplinarian. Director Catherine Scott was given long term access and the story she weaves is both heartbreaking and encouraging.   //   We follow two boys through life in the home and the travails of dealing with the legal system. These boys were rudderless in their upbringing and had no good adult role models ...

Ladies In Black Movie Review

It was a straight jacketed life for the women who had to follow their man’s lead even if it meant a life spent in the kitchen while the man of the house runs down to the local pub. In the context of the slowly emerging freedom that women would have to work so hard to achieve, the main players here are forbearers of a better time.   //   Foreigner Julia Ormond as Magda is married to Stefan (Vincent Perez) and together they form an unusually equal union. Lisa (Angourie ...

Bloody Tasmanian revenge thriller The Nightingale wins at Venice Film Festival!

THE NIGHTINGALE, which enjoyed its world premiere on September 6 in Venice, was the only female-directed film to screen in competition at the festival. On receiving the Special Jury Prize over the weekend, Kent said “To all those women out there wanting to make films, please go and do it, we need you.” THE NIGHTINGALE is Ganambarr’s first performance onscreen, where he stars in a lead role as Billy. He is a passionate dancer and actor, and performs with the internationally acclai...

La Scala Ballet is coming to Australia!

This November, Italy’s celebrated Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company (La Scala Ballet) performs live for the first time in Australia and only in Brisbane. La Scala Ballet will be accompanied by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.   //   Enjoy the ultimate La Scala Ballet experience. See both Don Quixote and Giselle over one spectacular weekend in Brisbane from 16 to 18 November 2018. QPAC is located in South Bank, Brisbane’s cultural epicentre. Make the most of your ...

John Russell – Australia’s French impressionist Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW

Part of the French avant-garde of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, John Russell was a close friend of Vincent van Gogh and Auguste Rodin, taught impressionist colour theory to Henri Matisse and dined with Claude Monet. Yet history has largely forgotten Russell, who was a key member of this ground-breaking group of artists during one of the most exhilarating periods in art history. Bringing together 120 paintings, drawings and watercolours – including a number of works by his ...