THREE SUMMERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ben Elton Stars: Robert Sheehan, Rebecca Breeds, John Waters, Michael Caton, Magda Szubanski, Deborah Mailman, Jacqueline McKenzie, Kelton Pell, Kate Box, Amay Jain, Peter Rosethorn, Christian Van Vuren, Nick Boshier, Caroline Brazier. This amiable crowd-pleasing comedy is set against the backdrop of the fictitious annual Westival Folk Music Festival in Western Australia. Every year people gather to enjoy the music and the atmosphere. Amongst the regular visitors are the WArrikins, an Irish folk music band fronted by fiddle Continue reading

RETURN TO NIM’S ISLAND

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Brendan Maher Stars: Bindi Irwin, Matthew Lilliard, Toby Wallace, John Waters, Sebastian Gregory, Jack Pearson, Nathan Dekker. This is the sequel to 2008's Nim's Island, which was based on a series of children's adventure books written by Wendy Orr. In that film Nim was a lonely girl stuck with her fantasies and was played by Abigail Breslin. Now she has grown into a feisty 14-year old tomboy adventurer and eco-warrior who is prepared to do anything to protect her island home from outside threats. Now she is played by Steve Irwin's Continue reading