Us is every bit as chilling and unsettling as the trailer alludes. Peele, along with an astounding cast and production team deliver the kind of film that paves the way for a new era of horror, one that may just try to live among us, or at least force us to better understand ourselves. Be prepared for a slight existential crisis, a complete disenchantment with 11:11 and be kinder to your reflection, you know, just in case it turns out to be alive.
Tim Burton’s Dumbo is a film uncertain of its intended audience. It pitches its social messages awkwardly, and in its retelling of the classic ‘ugly duckling’ story which lies at its core, it becomes too focussed on spectacle over substance to be deemed fully successful.
Sometime in the early seventies, experimental music icon, Brian Eno, left a hand-written note at the foot of […]
What I learn, over the course of the next 20 minutes spent in a hot-boxed shipping container lit up only by the Adelaide sun shining in through a gap in the door, is that the premise of the show relies on a deep human desire: everyone craves intimacy. And there are only very few moments in life where we truly experience it.
A tale as old as a few too many Jägerbombs: a young girl from Scarborough falls for a locally famous DJ, gets knocked up and follows through with her teenage pregnancy. A struggle for money, loss of identity, lack of community brings a story-many-times-told to the stage.
In an attempt to resurrect self-proclaimed prophet and erstwhile founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, the troupe have a crack at satirising the pseudo-religion / pseudo-science, constructing a hilarious, yet messy, comedy rock opera.
Evan Ziporyn’s Ambient Orchestra provided Adelaide audiences with an evocative and transportive overview of the evolution of ambient music at Elder Hall last night.
Masters Apprentices – Hands Of Time – there was a lot to like in this show because their songs are always great to hear, and the ring-in musicians were of top quality, but there were more than a few low points too.
English singer-somgwriter, Phoebe Katis, delivered a fantastic 5-star performance in The Carole King Story at the Garage International tonight.
Tom Araya engaging with the crowd at the end of the show was also a highlight, displaying that he is a humble man who truly appreciates how loyal the Slayer army is.