May 15, 2019

Balkan superstar Goran Bregovic drops the beats

Goran Bregovic had Hamer Hall dancing in a frenzy but at times the rhythm sectioned drowned out the subtelties.
May 15, 2019

Peterloo shows democracy in all its imperfect glory

Mike Leigh's account of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre is an ode to democracy with its maker's typically sharp eye for human foibles.
May 15, 2019

Opera Australia delights with bittersweet Cosi Fan Tutte

Cosi Fan Tutte requires today’s opera-goer to wholly submit to the farce, or you’re in for a night at the theatre that may leave you feeling flat as a tack.
May 15, 2019

The sharif don’t like it: The rise and fall of Afghanistan’s first metal band

Australian photojournalist Travis Beard captures the story of District Unknown in his documentary film, RocKabul.
May 15, 2019

Lady Gabriella Windsor missing out wedding tradition Eugenie and Meghan Markle had

LADY GABRIELLA Windsor, 38, is having her wedding to fiance Thomas Kingston this weekend. It has been claimed the daughter of the Queen’s cousin will miss out on a certain element of the wedding day both Princess Eugenie, 29, and Meghan Markle, 37, had.
May 15, 2019

Cellist turned R&B rising star Kelsey Lu: ‘I’ve been strategically floating’

She's taken time to make her debut album, but now she has the 28-year-old Los Angeleno is prepared for the spotlight to shine.
May 15, 2019

In Little Woods, we see the seeds of a Trump presidency

This first feature from Nia DaCosta is set on the crumbling edges of American society, in a world of cruel contrasts.
May 15, 2019

Lively political thriller The Realm a speedy snapshot of corruption

The Realm's cast of politicians rival the inhabitants of The West Wing in the art of walking while talking.
May 15, 2019

Game of Thrones’ final season is breaking TV records but dividing fans

"The show doesn't feel like it's concluding organically." 
May 15, 2019

‘I lacked talent’: Clooney on the career that nearly kept him out of acting

George Clooney takes the helm of a new TV adaptation of the iconic novel Catch-22.
May 14, 2019

Alesha MacPhail: Mum’s fury as killer given leave to appeal

THE mother of Alesha MacPhail has slammed the judicial system after her daughter’s killer was granted leave to appeal against his life sentence.
May 14, 2019

Truss: Concrete over the green belt to boost the economy

Treasury Minister Liz Truss is taking a high-risk gamble in her bid for the Tory leadership by proposing building homes on the green belt.