David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed offers more than 20 Bowie tunes by a selection of Australian artists, with the backing of a tight rock band and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Fawlty Towers – Live seamlessly merges several episodes of the original show, reminding us of so much that was endearing about the original. To treat it as merely a sentimental trip back to the celebrated comedy series, however, would be to overlook the freshness and the quality of performances brought to it by the current cast.
A 10-piece ensemble comprising strings, brass, piano, drums, bass and guitars can make a mighty noise but there are also wonderful opportunities to use them with delicacy, which renowned singer-composer Glen Hansard demonstrated in a stirring set at Her Majesty’s Theatre.
Featuring fresh interviews alongside striking footage from The Beatles' concerts, this new doco follows the transition of the Fab Four from local band to worldwide phenomenon.
The third movie in the series based on Veronica Roth’s trilogy of dystopian Divergent novels, the Robert Schwentke-directed "Allegiant", is as depressing to watch as it must be to live in her post-apocalyptic Chicago.
Put together a trio of very talented blues players in a down-home, just-right venue like the back room of the Wheatsheaf Hotel and you get Roots of the Blues. ★★★★
Living with a comedian can’t be all fun. According to Arj Barker, a benefit is that you get to hear ideas for jokes in their prototype stages, but the downside is that they may well be about you. ★★★★