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Nicole Kidman transforms into Lucille Ball in ‘Being the Ricardos’

Nicole Kidman transforms into Lucille Ball in ‘Being the Ricardos’

Being the Ricardos | Amazon Prime | Dir: Aaron Sorkin | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Writer-Director Aaron Sorkin is one of Hollywood’s most celebrated creatives with an impressive track record that includes The West Wing, The American President, A Few Good Men, The Newsroom, The Social Network and The Chicago Seven.  Here in his latest work he delivers a […]

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Review | The Matrix Resurrections plugs us in one more time

Review | The Matrix Resurrections plugs us in one more time

The Matrix Resurrections | Dir: Lana Wachowski | From 26th Dec | ★ ★ ★ When The Matrix arrived in 1999 it make a huge impact, a mind-blowing story, a great line-up of actors, a good dose of influence from Hong Kong action films, and some special effects that were groundbreaking for their time. It told the story […]

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UK Versus The World: ‘Drag Race All Stars’ gets global spinoff

UK Versus The World: ‘Drag Race All Stars’ gets global spinoff

After many months of rumours churning online, BBC has finally confirmed an international version of the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars format. BBC3 has revealed RuPaul’s Drag Race: U.K. Versus The World will be hitting our screens as soon as February, with nine queens from across the world’s Drag Race franchises will be battling it out for the […]

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Björk makes return to cinema in Robert Eggers ‘The Northman’

Björk makes return to cinema in Robert Eggers ‘The Northman’

The first trailer for the next film from critically acclaimed rising star Robert Eggers has landed and is charging across social media. The Northman is the third film from Eggers, following the critical success of his debut The Witch and multiple award-winning The Lighthouse. The Scandinavian-set Viking epic stars Alexander Skarsgård as Amleth, a legendary warrior who […]

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Review | Sally Phillips shines in ‘How To Please A Woman’

Review | Sally Phillips shines in ‘How To Please A Woman’

How To Please A Woman | Dir:  Renée Webster | ★ ★ ★ ★  Gina (Sally Phillips) gets together with a group of women for early morning swims at Leighton Beach. Turning fifty has not been great but the sunrise swims in the Indian Ocean refresh her. Life seems joyless and overwhelming and she is unable to […]

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Review | Catch ‘La Traviata, My Brothers and I’ at UWA Somerville

Review | Catch ‘La Traviata, My Brothers and I’ at UWA Somerville

La Traviata, My Brothers and I | Dir: Yohan Manca | ★ ★ ★ ★  Yohan Manca’s first feature film was shot in Sète, a French fishing port and seaside resort on the Mediterranean. Beyond the expensive hotels, picturesque beaches and luxury yachts inhabited by the seasonal tourists, is a low-income housing filled with struggling families and […]

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Iconic TV series ‘Prisoner’ to stream on 10Play in 2022

Iconic TV series ‘Prisoner’ to stream on 10Play in 2022

Before there was Wentworth, there was Prisoner.  The iconic Australian television series aired on Network 10 from 1979 until 1986 lasting eight seasons and 692 episodes, and in 2022 the series will be available to stream on 10 Play. Created by Reg Watson, who also created Sons and Daughters, Neighbours and British soap Crossroads, it followed the lives of the women kept […]

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‘West Side Story’ banned in Saudi Arabia over transgender character

‘West Side Story’ banned in Saudi Arabia over transgender character

Steven Speilberg’s new film version of West Side Story is getting heaps of rave reviews, but one place people won’t be seeing the film is in the Middle East. Several countries have banned the film citing the inclusion of a transgender character as the reason for the censorship. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman […]

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Colton Underwood’s coming out series is labourious viewing

Colton Underwood’s coming out series is labourious viewing

Coming Out Colton | Netflix | ★ ★  Former NFL player Colton Underwood came to prominence in the USA when he joined The Bachelor franchise. In 2018 he was a contestant on The Bachelorette, and he then went on to appear on The Bachelor in Paradise and was was the star of 2019’s The Bachelor.  Much was made of Underwood’s status […]

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Hannah Gadsby, Sydney Mardi Gras & more win at AACTA awards

Hannah Gadsby, Sydney Mardi Gras & more win at AACTA awards

The best and brightest in Australian film & TV talent have been honoured at this week’s Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) awards. The Newsreader led the pack for television awards with five AACTAs, including acting wins for Anna Torv and William McInnes, while the controversial Nitram took out the major categories for film, including Best […]

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