The good people at Netflix have found a way of getting the devil to work miracles for them by turning "Lucifer" into a smash hit, writes streaming columnist NICK OVERALL.
"Kiss Me Kate" at The Q gets the thumbs up from reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
Movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD says "The Mole Agent" is a deeply moving film that expands the conventional boundaries of documentary storytelling by going into a Santiago aged persons’ home.
“Fast and Furious 9” scarcely wavers from the formula. "It’s a money mine for director Justin Lin and his team. Same old same old. And whose money? Yours," writes movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
"Marco’s ambition, intention, desire, yearning – call it what you like – lead the film out of the realm of possibility and abandon it on the crags of ridiculousness." Two stars for "From the Vine" from movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
Musica da Camera's "Music for the People catches the ear of reviewer GRAHAM McDONALD.
It's all about young achievers – a teenage musical prodigy and a nine-year-old journalist – for streaming columnist NICK OVERALL, who rather tellingly also admits: "When I was nine I think I was still chasing my dream to become a dinosaur."
"Cousins" is a film with an intensity that examines the status of M?ori women from, in one case, kindergarten to old age. DOUGAL MACDONALD reviews it.
“Heroic Losers” was Argentina’s entry at the 2020 Oscars and reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD gives it whopping 4.5 stars!
"For a civil, as opposed to criminal, lawsuit movie, by and large, 'Percy v Goliath' works well enough," says reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.
This thoughtful exhibition is quite large, and many works provoke viewers to consider several issues society is currently grappling with, says reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.
“Come From Away” is heart-warming entertainment in spades presented in an upmarket performance style that obviously resonated with the audience, says reviewer HELEN MUSA.
A mosaic of anecdotes depicts the trials, tribulations, failures and successes experienced by student and qualified nurses, doctors and surgeons, says reviewer PHILLIP MACKENZIE.
Despite a slight hitch, “Burden of Truth” was a concert of the highest quality, says reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
The images are honest, dramatic, disturbing, warm, domestic, intimate, as well as historic on an international scale, writes reviewer CON BOEKEL of the exhibition, “Mervyn Bishop: Australian Photojournalist".
The rapport between Lorina Gore and her accompanist Alan Hicks was obvious as they seemingly breathed together, says reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
It's a khaki march into the streaming world for this week's streaming column with NICK OVERALL.
"CHRISTOPHER Latham’s “Vietnam Requiem” was a triumph and quite possibly the most moving concert performance this writer has ever attended," writes reviewer CLINTON WHITE.
"The dancers commanded unwavering attention from the opening moments of the performance, to the lengthy curtain call with a standing ovation." Thumbs up from reviewer SAMARA PURNELL for the Sydney Dance Company's new show.
"SOME theatre is a matter of cultural necessity. 'Milk' is one such theatre!" writes reviewer JOE WOODWARD.