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…

Girls night out at Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Rally the girlfriends for martini’s and baklava followed by an incredibly fun session of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Everyone who was anxious for more after the first film will love going back in time to the adventures of a young, fun and carefree Donna. Set in Europe in1979, the audience is treated to…

QUT abstract exhibition

If you’re looking for something different to do in your lunch break then head down to the QUT Art Museum, Gardens Point precinct. Abstraction, toured by the National Gallery of Australia, covers the dynamic course of abstract art in Australia from its emergence, right through to contemporary practice. Early works include cubist inspired paintings by…

Elle Fanning in Mary Shelley – coming this July

Directed by Haifa al-Mansour, this movie is a beautifully rendered drama about the life of English author Mary Shelley (Elle Fanning). The film is hugely successful in teasing out the struggles, inconsistencies and inequities that she endured to publish Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, one of the most revealing gothic novels about the modern world in…

Seasonal Flavours Winter Edition this weekend

We love early market days in the winter when the line for coffee and croissants are a little competitive, cute Insta worthy dogs are sporting puffy jackets and the boyfriend keeps you ultra warm with cuddles. Next up for us is the Milton Farmers Markets who are holding their Seasonal Flavours Winter Edition this Sunday.…

It’s bring your pet to work day 🐶!! Woohoo!!

Did you know this Friday 22 June is the best day to celebrate your furry friend in the workplace? We know some Brissie offices have this day everrryyy day of the year – lucky ducks 🦆 😉. But if you’re like us you might want to check with the manager and show off your gorgeous…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and a rumoured sequel

The fifth franchise in the Jurassic Park movie series continues with the same volcanic excitement and edge of your seat thrills. Dinosaurs run riot and our heroes gear up for extraordinary stunts to save the day against some new baddies on the scene. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is set three years after the timeline from…

Avengers: Infinity War will rock your world

Avengers Infinity War brings together a dramatic climax to over ten years of Marvel hero movies, where all the characters come together to fight for the survival of the universe. This is Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, Black Panther, Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy all rolled into one universally superstar…

Queensland Museum events this April

Take the kids to the Queensland Museum this month with three great events. Museum Detective Children aged 7–12 years are invited to put on their favourite detective caps with Museum Detective. The kids can investigate some cool objects in the lab using cameras, UV light, magnifiers and x-rays to reveal hidden clues. The event has…