Day: 14 December 2022

Film Review: Avatar: The Way of Water is a visual, immersive spectacle that lacks a certain narrative thrill

Whilst there are those that will sternly attest that 2009’s Avatar was an impactful piece of cinema with a lasting relevance, there’s the equally valid counterpoint that beyond the special effects and its introductory lesson to the 3D technique it’s a movie that doesn’t have the emotional weight it so wants to believe it has. …

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Adelaide’s Heaps Good festival reveals set times and site map

Set times and the festival map has been released for the inaugural Heaps Good Festival in the heart of Adelaide. With a great line up including Arctic Monkeys, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, and Jamie xx it’s sure to be an incredible day of music. Taking place across two huge stages, Heaps Good’s Eucalyptus Stage will play host to…

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The Prime Minister's Literary Awards

The 2022 Winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are here!

Six categories, six winners. The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards have announced the six books that represent outstanding literary talent in Australia and have made a valuable contribution to Australian cultural and intellectual life. Let’s learn more about the winners… Fiction: Red Heaven by Nicolas Rothwell Beginning in the late 1960s in Switzerland, a boy’s ideas about…

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First Impressions: National Treasure: Edge of History needs to uncover more excitement in order to match the spirit of its filmic predecessors

Though it’s created by Cormac and Marianne Wibberley, the screenwriters of the two National Treasure movies, and has links through the casting of guest-spotted performers Harvey Keitel and Justin Bartha, National Treasure: Edge of History has very little of the ultimate charm and adventurous spirit of its predecessors. The films – 2004’s original and its…

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