Marie Curie’s story is an important one, and should have presented an enthralling film subject, but Marjane Satrapi’s Radioactive is an overly bleak film, revising history arbitrarily and often reducing triumph to trial, and treating redemption as a belated and understated postscript.
Summer land – Jessica Swale’s directorial debut – is a sensitively told story of loss and redemption, powered by strong performances from Gemma Arterton and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
Josh Pyke’s new album, Rome is his best work yet. A lush rumination on a world that is experiencing empires crumbling, it is an album of maturity and beauty.
All things considered, Nathan Cavaleri’s latest release, Demons, is a pretty good album. It is certainly great to hear such a fine musician playing for us all once again and showing us that he has lost none of his natural flair.
Well, if this was to be the last live gig we would see for a while as we head into this indefinite period of social uncertainty, then it certainly was a good one!
At their Adelaide Fringe 30 Year Anniversary gig, Things Of Stone And Wood’s repertoire of Australian folk-rock classics still sounded as fresh and vital as ever.
Steve Reich – Music For 18 Musicians. A stand-out Fringe experience!
Truckload Of Sky – The Lost Songs Of David McComb provided fans with a magnificent celebration of the life and artistry of a much-missed Australian musical titan.
Jimeoin is no has-been, and his Fringe show confirms that he can still deliver plenty of comedy gold.
Whilst comedian Evan Desmarais’ unfettered honesty made for some brief moments of audience discomfort, overall, it is actually a heart-warming tale of human yearning and our ever-changing sense of our own life’s priorities.