Friday, May 27, 2022

Going Out

At The Movies: The Courier

Based on the gut-wrenching true story of a Soviet agent and the kind-hearted man recruited to help him, ‘The Courier’ is a gripping watch for any modern history buff.

At The Movies: Ascendant

The trend of teen-based sci-fi films seems to be circling back this year, first with ‘Chaos Walking’, and now with ‘Ascendant’, the part-fantasy, part-thriller film from Antaine Furlong.

Penrith’s Lakeside Long Lunch spearheads return of major festivals

Live music returns in the biggest possible way next weekend with Penrith hosting the Lakeside Long Lunch – one of the first festivals in the world to go ahead after the pandemic.

What can we learn from Keating?

Visionary, reformer and rabble rouser Paul Keating is embodied by one of Australia’s most beloved actors, Jonathan Biggins, in ‘The Gospel According to Paul’.

Lonnie Lee’s still making music and memories

After 60 years in the industry, Lonnie Lee is still going strong, bringing joy to his audiences by sharing his music all around Australia. Speaking...

At The Movies: Nobody

There may be some overly familiar ingredients in the new low-budget action flick ‘Nobody’, but this quick, fast-paced movie certainly doesn’t suffer.

Magic on stage at The Joan

Adapted for the stage by Finegan Kruchemeyer, this production celebrates the power of imagination, and the differences that make children special.

At The Movies: Godzilla vs. Kong

A battle of two cinematic giants.

At The Movies: Raya and the Last Dragon

A family movie with a strong message.

At The Movies: The Little Things

‘The Little Things’ throws us back to a time some 25 years ago, hoping to revive the dark and brooding thriller that became popular with the likes of ‘Seven’ and ‘The Bone Collector’.

Lakeside Long Lunch returns bigger and better

Thirsty Merc and Sneaky Sound System locked in for April 24 event.

A not-so-secret love for Doris

Country music singer Melinda Schneider has been working for two decades now, writing and recording albums and performing across Australia. She claims to have loved...

At The Movies: Wrong Turn

The ‘Wrong Turn’ franchise has been re-booted and while Mike P Nelson’s horror/thriller won’t be lining up for a gong next awards season, the result of this 2021 incarnation exceeds expectations.

At The Movies: Long Story Short

Josh Lawson achieves a lot with ‘Long Story Short’, which manages to be an anxiety-inducing, yet funny and romantic reminder about the shrinking nature of time.

There’s something for everyone at Big Swing Golf

Big Swing Golf is running an ace business on Mulgoa Road, offering family-friendly fun that the whole family can enjoy.

Powerful and poignant play heads to The Joan

The popular Australian play ‘LAMB’ is coming to The Joan for three epic performances next month.

At The Movies: The Marksman

It’s that time of year – time for your annual dose of Liam Neeson playing a simple guy with a big problem.

Travel back to the ’70s with fun show at Panthers

What’s not to love about the 1970s? Fun fashion, Woodstock, and most of all – fantastic music.

At The Movies: Penguin Bloom

It sounds more cheesy than enjoyable; paralysed from the chest down after a freak accident, Sam Bloom finds a new sense of purpose by caring for an injured bird.

Shark ready to bite into 2021

Homegrown singer-songwriter Amy Shark has announced she will be headlining a national tour, which will kick off in June later this year. The ‘Cry Forever’...