Storm Boy

The remake of that classic Australian movie Storm Boy provides viewers with a heart-touching story line, set against a stunning landscape as the backdrop. Rather than simply remake the new movie in the same vein as the original, Director Shawn Seet, tells the touching tale through clever use of flashback.  Our young intrepid Storm Boy has now grown up to…

Get ready for picnic weather – our top 5 spots

It’s picnic weather Brisbane! We adore the moment when the weather turns from hot and sticky to slightly overcast and a little rain comes through to cool everything down and the gardens become alive again – hello lush green grass and sweet smelling roses. But where to from here? We’ve listed a few of our…

Arctic – where actions speak louder than words

After surviving an airplane crash in the chilling Arctic, a man (Mads Mikkelsen) treks through dangerous weather conditions to find safety. The 2018 Icelandic survival film is truly powerful and compelling as it captures the freezing conditions of the Arctic with very little words. After Mikkelsen flags down a passing plane and what seems like…

Catch some slapstick comedy in cinemas with Holmes & Watson

Will Ferrell is back in the cinemas in Holmes & Watson with his unique brand of slap stick comedy that has some hilarious laugh-out-loud moments. The movie is however a mixed bag with some of the humour being over the top and at times somewhat unnecessarily crass.  In playing Sherlock Holmes, Ferrell adds humour to the character that we haven’t seen before. Our past…

The Bowerbird and The Bride

Enthusiastic fashionistas, designers and lovers of bridal couture are buzzing about the latest exhibition The Bowerbird and The Bride. An exquisite collection of 45 bridal gowns ranging from the 1880’s to 1970”s are currently on show at Old Government House, Brisbane. Australian costume designer Marion Bryce generously loaned a stunning range of garments from her personal…