Leonard Cohen

Film Review: Death of a Ladies’ Man is an unbalanced film centred by a commanding Gabriel Byrne

May 20, 2021

Singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has often had his work incorporated into film.  Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz was one such work that set itself to the name-same song, whilst the documentary Marianne & Leonard highlighted the singer’s relationship with his “muse” and the time they spent together throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s. Death of a Ladies’ […]

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Ladies Who Sing Leonard to feature 16 of the best female vocalists paying tribute to Leonard Cohen

October 21, 2020

The Festival of Jewish Arts and Music (FOJAM) have prepared a special event to wrap up their Homeward Bound series. Ladies Who Sing Leonard will feature 16 of the world’s best female vocalists paying tribute to the legendary Leonard Cohen. The event will take place on November 7, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of the […]

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Jewish International Film Festival Review: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is a flawed look at a bohemian love story

November 5, 2019

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is a documentary about music’s biggest bohemian and his muse. Poet and songwriter, Leonard Cohen and his lover, Marianne Ihlen had a rich and complex relationship, before they both passed away in 2016. This documentary is like a love letter to their passion; a flawed yet visceral look at […]

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Live Review: Leonard Cohen – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (11.12.13)

December 11, 2013

Whilst half of Adelaide were across town seeing Bon Jovi, another demographic of music lover had made their way to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre to see one of popular musics most skilled songwriters perform. The venerable poet of the 1960s, Leonard Cohen returned to Adelaide for the final leg of his ‘Old Ideas World Tour’. […]

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Live Review: Leonard Cohen – Perth Arena (13.11.13)

November 16, 2013

This week the Australian leg of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Old Ideas World Tour’ arrived in Western Australia with a packed show at the Perth Arena. At 79 years old, Cohen doesn’t look to be slowing down any, treating his Perth fans to a three-hour set, that featured, a good twenty songs and not one, but two […]

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