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Review: STATUS @ The ArtsCentre

Dean Arcuri26th Jul, 2014
www.samesame.com.au

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Hedda Gabler @ Belvoir

Hedda Gabler @ Belvoir

By Matthew D'Silva 24th Jul, 2014

How does Ash Flanders go in the prized and privileged role of Hedda?

DVD: The Great Beauty

DVD: The Great Beauty

By Ian Horner 23rd Jul, 2014

"Rome has never looked so beautiful. Which only under-scores Jep’s frustration as his search for real eternal beauty and meaning gets increasingly desperate."

DVD: The Battle of the Sexes

DVD: The Battle of the Sexes

By Ian Horner 22nd Jul, 2014

"This is the best tennis documentary ever made, and it’s not even about tennis."

Shake & Stir Theatre's '1984'

Shake & Stir Theatre's '1984'

By Chad St James 21st Jul, 2014

"When it reaches its chilling climax, it will hit you like a cruel fist to the stomach. This is one performance not for the weak-hearted."

Review: Lorde in Melbourne4

Review: Lorde in Melbourne

By Matthew Harden 21st Jul, 2014

"One of Lorde's most noticeable performance traits is her thrashing stage presence. Her body jerked with every smash and pound of her synthesised production."

Transmission: The Journey from AIDS to HIV

Transmission: The Journey from AIDS to HIV

By Dean Arcuri 18th Jul, 2014

'Transmission: The Journey from AIDS to HIV' is not only beautifully shot, it inspires and educates. All who helped to bring it to the world should be congratulated.

Every Second @ Eternity Playhouse

Every Second @ Eternity Playhouse

By Matthew D'Silva 18th Jul, 2014

Have you ever wanted to see a musical number with people dressed as sperm? Well here's your chance.

Book of Days @ New Theatre

Book of Days @ New Theatre

By Christian Baines 13th Jul, 2014

Book of Days reminds some of us why we got out of small towns.

Richard III @ Ensemble Theatre

Richard III @ Ensemble Theatre

By Matthew D'Silva 8th Jul, 2014

"This production has a great cast of actors to present the classic Shakespearean script, and you can see some relish in the dialogue."

Sia - 1000 Forms of Fear

Sia - 1000 Forms of Fear

By Paul Keevers 4th Jul, 2014

"Lyrical genius washes over the listener with each repeat. There’s power, rawness, subtle touch and a dark lurking hunger burning with each track."

The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You @ Griffin Theatre

The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You @ Griffin Theatre

By Matthew D'Silva 1st Jul, 2014

Remember what it was like to be a frustrated teenager? All that testosterone and sexual energy and nothing to do with it, also that feeling that no one understands you and it just makes you angry, all the time.

Ruthless! @ Seymour Centre

Ruthless! @ Seymour Centre

By Matthew D'Silva 24th Jun, 2014

Honestly this has to be the campest piece of theatre currently playing in Sydney. It drips in double entendre and one-liners that will make you laugh out loud.

Grounded by Red Stitch

Grounded by Red Stitch

By Kel McCon 18th Jun, 2014

Two words - see it, If there was ever any doubt about the importance of Red Stitch in the fabric of contemporary theatre, then Grounded well and truly put that thought process to bed.

Lana Del Rey: Ultraviolence1

Lana Del Rey: Ultraviolence

By Matthew Harden 16th Jun, 2014

"Her voice on ‘Ultraviolence’ often droops in sorrow as much as it gets feverishly high and ethereal, regularly within the space of one chorus."

Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them @ New Theatre

Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them @ New Theatre

By Christian Baines 6th Jun, 2014

Violence, torture, terrorism, porn, Looney Tunes, modern American farce and French toast.

Film: Grace of Monaco

Film: Grace of Monaco

By Belinda Hazleton 5th Jun, 2014

"See this rather odd fairytale if you dare, but don’t be surprised if you find yourself wondering why it was even made!"

DVD: Date and Switch

DVD: Date and Switch

By Ian Horner 4th Jun, 2014

Two lifelong best mates, Michael and Matty (Nicholas Braun and Hunter Cope), have been talking about it long enough.