Reviews

Film: Wild

Belinda Hazelton22nd Jan, 2015
www.samesame.com.au

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Film: Into the Woods

Film: Into the Woods

By Adrian Phoon 8th Jan, 2015

"Make no mistake. The new Disney musical is terrific. Here at last is a bona fide Sondheim film success."

Film: The Imitation Game

Film: The Imitation Game

By Adrian Phoon 4th Jan, 2015

A man with secrets tries to break the biggest secret of all.

Film: The Water Diviner

Film: The Water Diviner

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 2nd Jan, 2015

An Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to trace his three missing sons.

Film: Nightcrawler

Film: Nightcrawler

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 1st Jan, 2015

"Nightcrawler is a tour-de-force for Mr Gyllenhaal as the sociopathic Lou, hell-bent on success, who won’t let anything or ANYONE stand in his way to the top."

Film: Exodus - Gods & Kings1

Film: Exodus - Gods & Kings

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 18th Dec, 2014

"Cecil B. DeMille probably did it better with 'The Ten Commandments', but as far as 'sword & sandal' epics, 'Exodus: Gods & Kings' isn’t too bad."

Game: Coming Out On Top

Game: Coming Out On Top

By Nathan Li 17th Dec, 2014

You are Mark Matthews, a senior in your last semester at Orlin University. You decide it’s time to come out your best friends, a geeky app developer and a cute boy next door kinda guy, and grab the last chance to have a whirlwind romance and find the man of your dreams.

Dirty Dancing @ The Lyric Theatre Sydney

Dirty Dancing @ The Lyric Theatre Sydney

By Matthew D'Silva 16th Dec, 2014

"This is a show for the fans of the original movie, they scream and shout with enthusiasm and quote lines from the script as the actors say them on stage."

The Musician Speaks with Jade Leonard

The Musician Speaks with Jade Leonard

By Dean Arcuri 12th Dec, 2014

Jade Leonard has blade the jump to the small screen and is bringing along some fantastic musical performers with her. A joy to be in the audience and sit behind the camera in the record of 'The Musician Speaks with Jade Leonard'

Film: Men, Women and Children

Film: Men, Women and Children

By Belinda Hazelton 27th Nov, 2014

"We meet seven families in a world dominated by technology, where meaningful face-to-face communication is rare and the social structures of earlier years are constantly challenged."

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ New Theatre

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ New Theatre

By Christian Baines 20th Nov, 2014

Small-scale Sweeney is a tasty treat.

Pop to Popism @ Art Gallery of New South Wales

Pop to Popism @ Art Gallery of New South Wales

By Matt Akersten 19th Nov, 2014

Let Australia's most colourful, expansive and vibrant collection of Pop Art wash over you and you'll notice plenty of kitsch campness and queer sexuality in the mix.

Katy Perry @ Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena

Katy Perry @ Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena

By Matthew Harden 16th Nov, 2014

Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour takes you to somewhere like Disneyland, a place where only fun is suggested, and the characters seem a little unreal, even Katy herself, at times.

Mariah Carey @ Melbourne Rod Laver Arena5

Mariah Carey @ Melbourne Rod Laver Arena

By Michael Nguyen 8th Nov, 2014

"Carey literally teeters over and on every dramatic note, keeping you on the edge of your seat and hooked to the message in each word and note."

Cirque du Soleil's Totem @ Entertainment Quarter

Cirque du Soleil's Totem @ Entertainment Quarter

By Matthew D'Silva 2nd Nov, 2014

Cirque du Soleil is back! Totem engages the imagination and stimulates the senses with lights, sounds and terrifically talented bodies.

Handsome Devil @ The Butterfly Club

Handsome Devil @ The Butterfly Club

By Dean Arcuri 31st Oct, 2014

Be bedazzled by the comedy and comfortableness as Jamie Burgess looks at all things manly with a cocktail in one hand and a microphone in the other. With original music and a sequinned shirt don't miss out on the manly fabulousness.

Taylor Swift - 1989

Taylor Swift - 1989

By Paul Keevers 26th Oct, 2014

Taylor Swift's in full blown synth pop blast mode, having well and truly decided to play the pop megastar game full time.

Dangerfield Park @ La Boite Indie

Dangerfield Park @ La Boite Indie

By Tim Passmore 24th Oct, 2014

Contemporary gay life in the shadow of the 'homosexual panic' defence is pondered in La Boite's new offering from playwright Sven Swenson