Reviewer ARNE SJOSTEDT has mixed feelings about Rep's production of "Cosi".
"I found 'Ascendant' tedious and lacking a sense of conviction," writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD. It was made in Australia though.
"Antoinette in the Cévennes" is a warmly charming film, an agreeable escape occasionally testing our credulity without abusing it and ending on an optimistic note, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Why would many Canberra filmgoers find it familiar territory, asks movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD. "The issue driving 'Collective' is not endemic in Australia. But it illuminates a government presence that functions in a manner very similar to Canberra’s main industry. And finds it wanting."
The subtlety and ingenuity in this work were extraordinary. And to make it even better, Cheetham singing her songs added that special touch, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
After a spellbinding couple of days at the 2021 Four Winds Festival, the final day, Sunday, April 4, hosted more musical and artistic treats, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
After a year’s hiatus because of covid, the Four Winds Festival was back stronger than before, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
Reviewer GRAHAM McDONALD enjoys a concert with a different approach in combining elements of liturgical choral music with a jazz accompaniment.
"The Father" is a film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD describes as one that touches our hearts and souls, for the best of reasons – its absolute humanity, sympathy and credibility, without demanding a box of tissues. But take a few, just in case.
"This is no James Bond spy thriller. It’s a sober telling of a version of actual events," writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD. He'd been to see "The Courier".
"What worries me most about 'Nobody' is the example it might set to young adult males in search of anti-social diversion." Not a toe curler for movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
In Jeff Mincham’s 90th exhibition after more than 40 years of professional practice, each work displays his supreme skill and confidence in form and glaze, writes reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.
Arts editor HELEN MUSA immediately picked up on the tone of joyous relief pervading the Bowral Autumn Music Festival at being back into live performances.
Greta Claringbould and Maartje Sevenster sang beautifully throughout, and the five string players were well-balanced, writes reviewer GRAHAM McDONALD.
Cleary and Raineri gave a performance that, not only was packed full of virtuosity, but also was in superb balance, and with a clarity that only brilliant artists could achieve, writes reviewer CLINTON WHITE.
A PUMPED-UP crowd greeted the revival of an old favourite, “La Traviata”, with understandable enthusiasm, reports arts editor HELEN MUSA.
ONCE upon an autumn evening, in the Belconnen Community Theatre, a fairytale unfolded. Reviewer SAMARA PURNELL was there.
ROB KENNEDY reviews an exhibition with miniature paintings that make you feel like you're standing in a wetland or on the edge of a glorious landscape.
"The Painter and the Thief" delivers a compelling portrait of compassion and forgiveness, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"For all its noise and futuristic violence, I must confess to having slept through much of it." DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews the new movie "Godzilla vs. Kong".