L’Appartement theatre review (QPAC, Brisbane)

pat
Reviews, Stage, Theatre |

Australian theatre lovers would understandably get excited if a play’s title has the bonus of “written and directed by Joanna Murray-Smith” attached to it, so you go into this production with hopes high. Commissioned by Queensland Theatre, the world premiere production at QPAC’s cosy Cremorne Theatre hits most of the right notes and definitely doesn’t

Read More

Yesterday film review: Life without The Beatles

yesterday-trailer
Film, Reviews, Screen |

Richard Curtis can no doubt add Yesterday to his impressive list of screenplays that have touched a huge nerve with audiences. No matter how irritating some might find the saccharine sentimentality of Love, Actually or the upper-class indulgences in Four Weddings and a Funeral, the movies are watched over and over, year in, year out. In Yesterday, (co-credited

Read More

Mary Poppins Returns film review

MP
Film, Reviews, Screen |
|

There was a great disturbance in the force when it was announced there was going to be a new Mary Poppins movie. Messing with such a beloved classic that’s stood the test of time and entertained youngsters and their parents since its 1964 release was always going to be risky. The big question was, how

Read More

The Girl in the Spider’s Web film review

spider
Film, Screen |
|

The extra half star is a generous gesture aimed at those who haven’t read the fourth instalment of the Millennium books, written by David Lagercrantz after the untimely demise of original author, Stieg Larsson. Anyone who has read the books, and particularly The Girl in the Spider’s Web, will spend much of the time caught

Read More

Newsletter Signup