ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

From the instant his claws come out to gore his murderous father in the Canadian woods of 1845, to the final cold dish he serves to brother Sabretooth, Wolverine’s tale is a classic one; revenge. Join him for some ferocious good fun, sans any meaty character development. (AB)

TULPAN

Tulpan is a stripped back love letter to the dusty steppes of Kazakhstan, punctured with poignant moments of humour and tenderness. Hapless ex-sailor Asa has big dreams of his own jurte … but first he needs a wife, and the only one available doesn’t want him …

GENTLEMAN REG – JET BLACK

Before his move to the major-minor label Arts & Crafts, Reg Vermue put out three Canada-only albums, worked with Sufjan Stevens, Final Fantasy, Broken Social … Read more

NO THROUGH ROAD – WINNER

If you haven’t heard No Through Road’s single Party to Survive then you need to adjust your radio dial. If it has become your creed, … Read more

VARIOUS ARTISTS – MAKING WAVES

“How can we relate if you can’t face my music?”, Wire MC and Sista Native sing; and in that line, you’ve got the whole philosophy … Read more

CHARLES SPEARIN – THE HAPPINESS PROJECT

So much can be said to describe this extraordinary project, it’s hard know where to begin. At face value, what we have here is essentially … Read more

NEIL YOUNG – FORK IN THE ROAD

The handwritten title and credits, the soft (out-of focus) picture of the artist ought to provide a clue; particularly when you look at the name. … Read more

FILM FESTIVAL: MESSAGE STICKS

Celebrating its 10th birthday, the Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival returns to Sydney Opera House from May 7-10 with its biggest program yet. Message … Read more

COMEDY: REGGIE WATTS

Anyone who is described as a “sonic Salvador Dali” (Chortle, UK) piques our interest. Will comedian Reggie Watts’ fast and furious words sport … Read more

THEATRE: A SECRET PLACE

The Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp) has been working for over 40 years to nurture creativity and encourage authentic voices of expression from youth.… Read more