Day: 1 May 2021

Theatre Review: Sydney Opera House’s Claudel shines a light on a forgotten genius

You could be forgiven for having never heard of a French sculptor named Camille Claudel. Like many talented and brilliant women history forgot, she existed in the shadow of a man and within the confines of a society that feared the ambitions of women. Growing up with a father who encouraged her and a mother…

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Lime Cordiale are set to embark on their largest Australian tour yet

Lime Cordiale seem to be everywhere since the release of their debut album 14 Steps To A Better You. And through October, they quite literally will be as they embark on their biggest tour yet around the country. 2020 saw the band score the most nominations at the ARIA Awards, taking home the Breakthrough Artist…

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Yellow Face

Theatre Review: Kings Cross Theatre’s Yellow Face will make you laugh, then break your heart

Written by David Henry Hwang, Yellow Face at Kings Cross Theatre is a semi-autobiographical play that features the playwright himself as the protagonist. Set in America over the course of the 1990s, Yellow Face focuses particularly on the inception, creation, release and subsequent failure of Hwang’s 1993 play Face Value, and everything that follows. When…

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Interview: Brock O’Hurn on the paranormal experience of filming The Resort in an abandoned hotel

Famed on Instagram for his 6’7 frame and popularisation of the “man-bun”, California native Brock O’Hurn has traded in influencing for entertainment, transitioning from the phone screen to the big screen.  Having made his film debut in Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, and its subsequent sequel, before earning television roles in drama series such…

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Film Review: The Resort is an unoriginal horror offering saved by its gory finale

There’s nothing particularly original about The Resort.  In some manner hoping to be a type of The Shining-in-Hawaii set-up, Taylor Chien‘s supernatural scarer at least doesn’t tread on the expected genre trope of the found footage angle – something that this type of narrative could easily have adopted. A film that unfortunately lets itself down…

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