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Film: Nasty Baby

Glenn Dunks30th Jul, 2015
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Detroit @ Darlinghurst Theatre Company

Detroit @ Darlinghurst Theatre Company

By W. Todd Magowan 27th Jul, 2015

"This is such a great play. I'm trying to figure out when I can see it again."

On Netflix: Tig

On Netflix: Tig

By Jade Gulliver 24th Jul, 2015

Tig Notaro became internet famous when her stand up set about her cancer diagnosis, the death of her mother and her break up went viral.

Film: Mr. Holmes

Film: Mr. Holmes

By W. Todd Magowan 23rd Jul, 2015

"I thought this movie would be a bit predictable. I was wrong."

Film: Self/Less

Film: Self/Less

By Belinda Hazelton 23rd Jul, 2015

This entertaining and enjoyable sci- fi/thriller explores the concept that enough money and medical technology can prolong life indefinitely.

The Typists @ Exchange Hotel

The Typists @ Exchange Hotel

By Matt Akersten 13th Jul, 2015

"It's like a lesbian 'Waiting for Godot'! Well, not quite."

El Circo @ Slide

El Circo @ Slide

By W. Todd Magowan 13th Jul, 2015

Slide Bar on Oxford Street has handcrafted such a wonderful show. “Concept Dining” – as they call it, is a magnificent success.

Avenue Q @ Enmore Theatre

Avenue Q @ Enmore Theatre

By W. Todd Magowan 13th Jul, 2015

“There is life outside your apartment, but it can’t come to you”

Orange is the New Black Season 3

Orange is the New Black Season 3

By Jade Gulliver 4th Jul, 2015

"Most TV shows showcase an inoffensive femme type of lesbian. Here, there really is a character for everyone to relate to."

Book: From This Day Forward - Marriage Equality in Australia

Book: From This Day Forward - Marriage Equality in Australia

By Matt Akersten 24th Jun, 2015

Here's the definitive guide to why we need marriage equality in Australia, and how we go about getting it done at last.

Sven Swenson's Tiptoe @ Brisbane Powerhouse

Sven Swenson's Tiptoe @ Brisbane Powerhouse

By Tim Passmore 21st Jun, 2015

Sven Swenson's 'gothic thriller' is a period piece that pretty much ignores the outward primness of its era to explore the dark soul-spaces beneath.

Film: Holding the Man5

Film: Holding the Man

By Adrian Phoon 14th Jun, 2015

Holding the Man premiered last night at Sydney Film festival, bringing one of Australia's greatest love stories to the big screen at last.

Film: Jurassic World

Film: Jurassic World

By Adrian Phoon 12th Jun, 2015

"The park’s investors are pouring money into making new, ever more terrifying dinosaurs. But in creating Indominus Rex, Dr. Wu goes too far."

Film: Woman In Gold4

Film: Woman In Gold

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 11th Jun, 2015

What can one say about Helen Mirren? I could go on and gush for paragraphs about how superb she is.

Film: 54 - The Director’s Cut3

Film: 54 - The Director’s Cut

By Glenn Dunks 6th Jun, 2015

"A gorgeously recreated world where fluid sexuality and disco take centre stage like never before."

Grace Jones at Vivid Sydney10

Grace Jones at Vivid Sydney

By Adrian Phoon 2nd Jun, 2015

"She is psychedelic, tribal and deadly. She is retrofuturistic. She is the Lion Queen. She is Cleopatra, her sails so perfumed that the winds were lovesick with them. And she belongs to the world."

Film: The Circle

Film: The Circle

By Deborah Singerman 1st Jun, 2015

Over 60 years since they set eyes on each other Ernst Ostertag and Röbi Rapp's love glows like an everlasting light; clichéd but true.

Film: Gemma Bovery

Film: Gemma Bovery

By Belinda Hazelton 28th May, 2015

Adapted from a graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, this latest offering from director Anne Fontaine loosely re-creates the famous story of Flaubert’s 'Madame Bovary'.