Day: 25 October 2022

Film Review: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris is an exercise in kindness and couture

October 25, 2022

It doesn’t seem to matter what time of year it is, there’s always room for a movie like Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris to warm our hearts and prove simple, undemanding counter programming to the usual loud blockbusters, or, in 2022’s case, creepy horror films, that are often occupying the multiplexes. An exercise in kindness […]

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Interview: Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne on The Good Nurse; “He’s America’s most prolific serial killer, and you’ve never heard of him”

October 25, 2022

Based on an incredible true story centred in the world of hospitals and health care, about how one woman’s growing suspicion of her co-worker led to America’s most prolific serial killer being brought to justice after 16 years of quietly killing patients across the US, The Good Nurse is a chilling true crime story that […]

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The first weekend of the Adelaide Film Festival was action packed

October 25, 2022

The Adelaide Film Festival helps cement Adelaide’s place in the world of cutting-edge arts, music and film. With Gala nights, forums and talks, award nights, and even a children’s program there really is something for everyone. Over 12 days and nights, over 120 films are presented, including many with the directors or stars in attendance. […]

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Joyland has more darkness than joy: Adelaide Film Festival Review

October 25, 2022

The first Pakistani film to premiere at Cannes, Joyland is a daring queer drama by director Saim Sadiq about forbidden desire. The extended Rana family live together in Lahore and the opening scenes are celebrations for the arrival of the fourth child for the older brother’s family. The fourth girl in a row is an […]

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Film Review: The Good Nurse overcomes any true crime narrative mechanisms with a strong, honest core

October 25, 2022

There’s something incredibly refreshing about The Good Nurse in that its true-crime temperament isn’t marred by overt manipulation – as so many of such adapted tales can be. Jessica Chastain (as typically great and committed as expected) is Amy, the titular good nurse, a single mother who is hiding her own ailment as she dedicates […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: The TryOuts – Nothing Bad is Ever Going to Happen (2022 EP)

October 25, 2022

Newcastle indie-pop duo The TryOuts have given us a tasty preview of their debut EP Nothing Bad is Ever Going to Happen, out tomorrow. In support of the EP, they will be heading out on a six-date national tour this Saturday in Newcastle. The TryOuts are married couple Chelsea Reed (drums/vocals) and David Macmichael (guitar/vocals). […]

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