Retro Movie Review – Frost/Nixon
The film is based on a play by Peter Morgan (writer of The Queen) and features the original stars from its London and Broadway performances. British born actor Michael Sheen plays David Frost and the American actor Frank Langella plays Nixon. At first, Langella seems an odd choice to play the unlikable Nixon but by the end of the film, his emulation of Nixon’s odd body language and speech patterns become quite convincing.
As the interviews begin, the lightweight ...
Win tickets to Music – in Aussie cinemas January 14!
Music is a powerful, original, and celebratory artistic statement and the directorial debut of multi-Grammy nominee and internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Sia. She also co-wrote the screenplay based on her own short story.
Music shines a spotlight on the many talents of a cast that stars Oscar nominee and Golden Globe-winning Kate Hudson (Almost Famous), and Tony and Grammy winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton). Maddie Ziegler makes her film debut as Music. Ziegler has been Sia's ...
Watch the trailer for Nine Days – in Aussie cinemas January 28!
But Will soon faces his own existential challenge in the form of free-spirited Emma (Zazie Beetz), a candidate who is not like the others, forcing him to turn within and reckon with his own tumultuous past. Fueled by unexpected power, he discovers a bold new path forward in his own life.
Making his feature-film debut after a series of highly acclaimed and award-winning short films and music videos, Japanese Brazilian director Edson Oda delivers a heartfelt and ...
Retro Movie Review – Bad Teacher
The plot line revolves around Diaz getting dumped by her rich fiancé and being forced to continue with the teaching gig, a job she is almost completely unsuited to. She thinks a set of new boobs will help her to snare a new rich man and spends the rest of the film trying to scam, cajole and out right steal the money to pay for the procedure. It’s a simple story line that doesn’t get in the way of all the bad taste gags.
The only real complaint with the film ...
Brisbane Immersive Ensemble’s Speakeasy: On New Years Eve is coming to The Tivoli
Leave prohibition and your inhibitions at the door, as you enter through the Bakery shopfront and into The Tivoli ballroom to find powerhouse performances, bump and grind burlesque and colourful characters mixing with the crowd.
Saucy showgirls and debonaire vaudevillians sing and dance for tables of thirsty patrons as tumultuous love triangles play out, desperate lovers seek a midnight kiss, and resolutions are made and broken in the same wild night.
For one ...
Watch the trailer for Boss Baby: Family Business!
Tim and his wife, Carol (Eva Longoria), the breadwinner of the family, live in the suburbs with their super-smart 7-year-old daughter Tabitha (Ariana Greenblatt, Avengers: Infinity War), and adorable new infant Tina (Amy Sedaris, Netflix’s BoJack Horseman). Tabitha, who’s at the top her class at the prestigious Acorn Center for Advanced Childhood, idolizes her Uncle Ted and wants to become like him, but Tim, still in touch with his overactive youthful imagination, worries that she’s ...
Win ticket to Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo 25th Anniversary Screening of Ghost in the Shell!
It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly.
Major Motoko Kusanagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber-criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit ...
Adam Movie Review
Then an accident happens that results in Adam becoming a quadriplegic. This forces Adam to confront many hard truths. His gift of gab and the results they used to enable runs headlong into the reality of not being able to talk one’s way out of medical certainties. His progress at returning to a sense of normalcy is slow at first as his anger clouds almost all his actions. Returning to live with his parents and brother only accentuates the distance.
Briefs: Bite Club is coming to The Tivoli!
Bite Club re-introduces Brisbane’s award-winning cult-cabaret mischief makers, circus stars and heart-stopping hooligans Briefs Factory International, as they go head-to-head with much celebrated and sainted song bird Sahara Beck. In an event sautéed in hedonistic haze, guests will be treated to a shotgun wedding and table settings of music, circus, drag, burlesque, theatre and comedy.
Under the ornate ceiling and on the punk infused flooring of Brisbane’s ...