Review

Once

 

· Thursday, July 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Enthusiastically received by a delighted audience, the charming Once (music and lyrics by Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova) is deceivingly simple but deeply touching.

Lanny

 

· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

The particular joy of reading Lanny is to travel the road without a map.

Men in Black: International

 

· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.

Street photography conjures lost lives

 

· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.

The Happy Prince

 

· Monday, July 1, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.

30 years of 65 Thousand

 

· Wednesday, June 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.

Lies and truth tangential at Sydney Writers’ Festival

 

· Monday, June 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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

 

· Tuesday, June 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Red Joan is probably the least thrilling spy film ever made.

Made to Measure

 

· Sunday, May 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.

No direction home

 

· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

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.