ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

TROPIC THUNDER

Written by, directed by, and starring Ben Stiller, a Vietnam war film goes over budget due to the massive egos of its stars, who are … Read more

EXHIBITION: AN ARCHITECTURE OF THREAD AND GESTURE

BY AMELIA GROOM Currently on show at the Japan Foundation Gallery is a new installation from artist, architect and UNSW academic, Ainslie Murray. An architectural … Read more

SON OF RAMBOW

Set in an English summer in the 1980s, two school friends set out to make a film inspired by Rambo: First Blood on a home … Read more

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS OSAMA BIN LADEN?

Feature documentarian Morgan Spurlock has laudably taken on a more contentious subject matter than McDonalds with his latest, Where in the World Is Osama Bin … Read more

TAKEN

┬áIt’s an ageing action hero’s worst nightmare: your beautiful daughter is abducted by baddies and you’re the only one who can get her back. Liam … Read more

THE VISITOR

A widowed college professor from Connecticut becomes involved in the lives of a young immigrant couple when he finds they have been tricked into illegally … Read more

PINEAPPLE EXPRESS

Producer Judd Apatow’s movies put the moral confusion of generation Y in front of a camera and scream: ‘laugh.’ Pineapple Express is the baby of … Read more

Sophie Koh – All Shook Up

All Shook Up – Sophie Koh by Aidan Roberts Sophie Koh. She’s a bit of an elusive figure in the current indie singer-songwriter arena, quietly … Read more

Afro Dizzi Act – Walkin

Walkin’ – Afro Dizzi Act by Aidan Roberts What starts as a subdued and quietly psychedelic jam, Fender Rhodes and dubby bass-lines gradually bubbling away, … Read more

OPERA: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN In Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti (1797-1848) took inspiration from Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor, no doubt aware of … Read more