Enthusiastically received by a delighted audience, the charming Once (music and lyrics by Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova) is deceivingly simple but deeply touching.
The particular joy of reading Lanny is to travel the road without a map.
If the preview I saw of Men in Black: International was a Sydney Film Festival (SFF) film rather than just showing at the same time as the SFF, people would have walked out on it.
Flick back through your old family photo albums and it’s possible, if you’re a Sydneysider, that you’ll find a snap of one of your family members walking down George Street or past the retail emporium Mark Foys.
In this evocative and playful queer reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s fairytale, the opposition between the coldness of the world and the warmth of emerging love is delicately maintained.
In 30 Years of 65 Thousand, three contemporary works are brought together to showcase the strength and vibrancy of Bangarra’s gift to our nation.
EVELEIGH: The theme of this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival was “Lie to Me” and the program promised that the line-up of writers would examine white lies, deceptions, malicious lies and the ways that writing can be employed to deceive people in “an increasingly post-truth world”.
Red Joan is probably the least thrilling spy film ever made.
Alana Valentine worked with designers, brides and health-based scientists to write Made to Measure, a play based on a large-bodied woman’s search for her dream wedding-dress.
While there was a positive reaction to the City of Sydney’s alternative take on the government’s “preferred option” for the redevelopment of the Waterloo estate, the plight of vulnerable residents remains unchanged.