"The evening was punctuated by various exclamations of praise for this intense and complex shiraz." Wine columnist RICHARD CALVER waxes lyrical about a Mitolo shiraz.
The result is a compelling, meticulously researched, and very readable, account of Fredrikson’s career, and a fascinating insight into the inspiration and process which drove this extraordinarily creative individual, writes reviewer BILL STEPHENS of the book "Kristian Fredrikson Designer".
“Rockspeare: Richard III”, Lakespeare and Co. At Live in Ya Lounge Studio (Mallee Pavilion, EPIC), August 7-8. Reviewed by ARNE SJOSTEDT.
With the Emmy award nominations announced, the elbowing has just begun, writes streaming columnist NICK OVERALL.
“Black Water: Abyss” doesn’t need great acting and doesn’t get it, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD. Its best ingredient is the aerial shots of North Queensland and its rain forests.
IS it a thriller? A psychological drama? A black comedy? A story of obsession? A fantasy escape from every restraint that human morality can devise? DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews "Deerskin".
“We'll End Up Together” is a film that belongs to François Cluzet as Max, in a great performance in a happy-ender made more credible by the close shaves traversed before arriving there, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
If there’s ever a time where a good laugh is needed, this is it. Karen Vickery’s fine production of this very funny and life-affirming play provides comedy and drama equally, writes theatre reviewer LEN POWER about "Brighton Beach Memoirs".
Perhaps it’s partly the large gap in time since I’ve heard anything live, but I truly believe this was a concert of the first rank, writes music reviewer TONY MAGEE.
The Luminescence Chamber Ensemble has returned to live performance and reviewer TONY MAGEE was there.
Coronavirus can't stop the music or the ingenuity, writes streaming columnist NICK OVERALL
"Unhinged" is not a “nice” film. Russell Crowe plays a man beset by an awful family tragedy, who happens to be driving the pick-up truck that doesn’t move off after the light goes to green.
"23 Walks" a tale of the human condition as old age begins to bite, telling it like it is when two strangers, no longer young, meet in a London park while walking their dogs, says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"'The Secret: Dare to Dream' isn't a bad movie. It’s merely a pot-boiler about people dealing with not only a wild storm but also some of life’s realities that they’d rather not have to confront," writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"Wine Australia says that the fastest growing segment of the wine market was the $6-$9.99 a bottle market with the value of sales in that segment growing 31 per cent in the month to early April," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER.
"Movie production companies are cooking up an almost perfect, what I’m going to call "marvelesque" formula, in order to get people watching." And the numbers confirm that it's working, writes the "CityNews" star of streaming, NICK OVERALL.
"Ottoman is housed in a gorgeous, glass, art-deco pavilion in Barton, surrounded by water features and gardens. It’s worth visiting for the surroundings alone," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON.
"The Burnt Orange Heresy" is in the best tradition not of film noir as classically defined by pessimism, fatalism, and menace but of murder, greed and other varieties of dishonesty, writes reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
“Babyteeth” comes with a generous sprinkling of comedy to moderate our awareness of the inevitability of its underlying sadness, writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
The full force of lockdown is explored in Zoe Brand's carefully thought-out show, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.