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Sing-a-long Sound of Music: The most fun you can have with Nuns.

The hills, or rather the State Theatre is alive with The Sound of Music, with songs they have sung for fifty-three years. Yep. Everyone’s favourite movie musical (the numbers don’t lie) is 53 and the sing-a-long extravaganza is back in…

Star Wars - A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in concert with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

The Death Star has landed at Sydney’s International Convention Centre for a special event with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. *cue Star Wars theme* Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert. The first of Sydney Symphony’s Star Wars film concert series….

The Little Hours

Sydney Film Festival 2017 Film Review: The Little Hours

The Little Hours is the latest film from writer and director Jeff Baena. The 90 minute comedy is based on the collection of novellas The Decameron by 14th century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, though no knowledge of these stories is…

‘The man with the gun’ is back in John Wick: Chapter 2

Legendary super-assassin John Wick is back. Keanu Reeves is both a weapon and a target, throughout most of his performance in the film’s newly-released sequel: John Wick: Chapter 2.  Struggling to stay retired as a hitman, he’s forced back into the…

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Premieres Down Under

Wednesday night in a galaxy not so far away, a force took over Sydney. Australian media personalities, actors, bloggers, cosplayers, and fans were privy to a premiere screening of the latest by director Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars…

Film Review: ‘Arrival’

A science fiction story in all its magical splendour. After decades, our proclaimed concepts of extra-terrestrials – whether in pop culture or scientific myths, have come to a saturation. A point where we’ve learnt pre-conceived notions of what they are,…

Film Review: ‘Doctor Strange’

A Visually Gorgeous Origin Film with Cumberbatch playing Cumberbatch. Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Ant-Man– these are the origin stories of a single character made within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, given the total number of films already released (13) and…

10 Cloverfield Lane Review

A film as surprising as it’s thrilling, and as unique as it is manipulative. A well received hit in 2008, Cloverfield has been generating much buzz for years on the topic of sequels. However due to the high profile schedule…

Florence Foster Jenkins Review

A genuine, charming picture of great appeal yet somewhat lacking of emotional coherency throughout. Unlike many portrayed by biographical, dramatized versions of films, Florence Foster Jenkins was a woman whose singular story was just that – singular. Yet within the…