There are moments of understanding when Nora returns in this curious sequel (“A Doll’s House Part 2”) to Ibsen's classic play, says arts editor HELEN MUSA.
"Men in Black: International" is a genuinely funny movie in both the ha-ha and the peculiar senses of that word, says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Finnish director Dome Karukoski's first English-language film is an affectionate homage to the man who gave hobbits to the world’s readers and moviegoers, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
From Scotland comes a film about self-discovery, determination and musical talent, set in Glasgow with a brief excursion to Nashville, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
This exhibition shows that portraiture is as powerful as the real-life subjects that they depict, writes art reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
One final note is on the thoughtful layout of the exhibition, which allows many of the works by Monet to be viewed from a distance, which is when they truly come to life, writes reviewer JOHN LANDT.
"No one asked how our meals were going, which I always find baffling with a new establishment since it’s a free and quick form of market testing," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON after a visit to The Fenway at Woden.
"The quality of a wine can be linked to the place or circumstances where you drank it," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER in an experiment in taste that starts beside a river in the NT and ends in Tathra.
"All in all, it is a necessary sequel to the Matthew Shepard tale that provides a strong voice for the gay rights movement. Highly engaging, immensely worthwhile." writes theatre reviewer ARNE SJOSTEDT of “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later".
“The Laramie Project” achieves great things through its stellar cast, surgically precise direction and beautifully minimalist set, says theatre reviewer ARNE SJOSTEDT.
"After 114 minutes of 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix', I couldn’t contain myself: 'What a load of crap'." And so brave film reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD sets himself up for the predictable response.
DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews "My Big Gay Italian Wedding", a gentle, moderately humorous Italian-language movie.
“Red Joan” bears scant resemblance to any other English-language film about espionage. Its pace is unhurried and it’s moderately entertaining, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
The work in this exhibition – in porcelain – is fully resolved, both in form and decoration from a ceramicist who is in full control of her medium, writes reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.
"Republique has wonderful service. It’s a family operated business and there’s lots of love about the place. It’s infectious." And that's before reviewer WENDY JOHNSON gets the the restaurant's food.
The bright and exciting finale was also well-played and brought this enjoyable concert to a satisfying close, writes reviewer LEN POWER.
Queanbeyan Players and director, Michael Moore, have given us a very entertaining, well-sung and colourful production of the much-loved and famous musical, "Hello, Dolly!", says reviewer LEN POWER.
"Few musical experiences can compare to the sound of a choir of unaccompanied human voices. When it’s six female artists from The Luminescence Chamber Singers that experience becomes sublime," says reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
Curious movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD comes to a surprise conclusion about the Elton John bio-pic "Rocketman".
“Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion” is the second movie that was not written by the original team of Goscinny (words) and Uderzo (illustrations). It shows, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.